The gist of this article seems to be persecution and repression are taking their toll in northern Nigeria, but the somewhat-misleading title of the article calls attention to some good news:

Those who are choosing to stay are experiencing a renewed fervour in their faith, according to the report, and some Christians reported that their churches in the north are growing as Muslims convert to Christianity. The report cited reasons including many Muslims having dreams of Jesus.

“Many among the Muslims want to become Christians, but they are afraid of being killed or pressured by fellow Muslims,” the report quoted one interviewee as saying.

Read the whole thing. Nigeria is really important: