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Nigeria: arrested for Christ

A Nigerian university student who converted from Islam to Christianity has been arrested by state security forces, as has the man who introduced her to Christianity, according to reports in mid-January.

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Simput Dafup and Nabila Umar Sanda

Nabila Umar Sanda, 19, is a student at Bingham University in Karu, which is owned by one of Nigeria’s major churches. While studying there, she became friends with Simput Dafup, a Christian, who, once she expressed an interest in Christianity, invited her to meet a local church leader, Jeremiah Datim.