Men gathered the villagers on Tuesday morning and started shooting in the incident which lasted several hours.
U.S. State Department added Nigeria to its “special watch list” of countries engaging in “severe violations of religious freedom."
They arrived in vehicles and on motorcycles, shooting with AK-47s, razing the village and stealing 1,200 cattle and camels.
Rev. Biyela wrote a text describing the escalation of tribal conflicts ongoing in his local area as recently as two week ago.
Violence committed by Boko Haram has affected some 26 million people in the Lake Chad region and displaced 2.6 million others.
In the 2020 Annual Report, USCIRF has officially designated Nigeria as a “country of particular concern”
The criminal was initially let out on bail in 2016 but was later rearrested for failing to appear in court.
The Nigerian Christian girl was abducted at the age of fourteen.
Operation 'Bomo’s Anger' was launched on the 31st of March in the Lake Chad border region