Death toll rises following Nigeria Christmas massacre The death toll in the Nigeria Christmas massacre has now risen to 238 with more bodies still being discovered across Plateau state, according to persecuted church agency Release International. Iain Taylor Source: Release International 80 communities were affected and about 20,000 Christians were driven from their homes. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.