A Christian student in Nigeria was visiting home when he was killed by Fulani militants earlier this month.

Christians continue to endure militant attacks in Nigeria, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Sebastine Stephen died at the hands of Islamic militants on April 16, 2020. The group also kidnapped two villagers, CBN News reports.

Residents from the area say Stephen, who was visiting his home after his school closed over coronavirus concerns, was shot and killed by armed militants.

in the world, according to Open Doors USA's 2020 World Watch List.

In 2019, almost 1,000 Christians were murdered.