Why are so many Christians killed in Nigeria?

More Christians are killed for their faith in Nigeria than in the rest of the world combined.

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) faces a vast humanitarian catastrophe, as a wave of religiously motivated violence nurtured in Nigeria has swept across the region, targeting Christian populations at an alarming rate in countries like Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Mali and Niger. Signs of jihadist expansion are also clearly visible in Mozambique , Congo DR  and other countries. This is the disturbing finding of Open Doors’ 2023 World Watch List.

Here's how Islamic militant violence is spreading in the region.