Terrorist groups such as Boko Haram, Fulani Militants, and ISWAP have already killed tens of thousands of Christians in Africa.
The thirty-five-year-old woman was kidnapped along with her husband and seven children; they lived as hostages for two years.
Security forces told Premium Times that Yikura’s family and the EYN church had been negotiating his release since last week.
Hundreds of Christians were likely killed by radical extremists affiliated with Boko Haram in 2020.
Church leader pleads for rescue from ISWAP (formerly Boko Haram) captors.
Book Haram kept fourteen-year-old Leah Sharibu captive due to her refusal to deny Christ and convert to Islam.
Many women and girls were released from Boko Haram, in a Nigerian army operation
Open Doors shared a video about the story of a woman who escaped a Boko Haram attack.
This number does not include the hundreds of militants killed or the hundreds of civilians killed by unidentified bandit groups.