Giving Compass' Take:

• Lela Gilbert at Hudson Institute discusses an unrecognized genocide taking place against Christians in Nigeria.

• What support can donors, doctors and philanthropists supply to help those being threatened or affected by this genocide? How can we relay their message so their voices are heard?

• To learn more about taking steps towards peace in Northeast Nigeria, click here. 

How much do Western Christians know about Nigeria? Do we recall that it is the largest nation in Africa? Are we aware of its hugely important economic role?

Most important of all, do we realize—at this very moment—that another genocide against Christians seems to be taking place there?

Nigeria is home to 186 million women, men and children. Of those, about 86 million—46 percent of the population—are Christians.

Year after year, this West African powerhouse is the topmost economic performer in Africa. It is also a key regional force, capable of stabilizing—or destabilizing—the countries that surround it, including Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso, and Mali.

Read the full article about an unrecognized genocide in Nigeria by Lela Gilbert at Hudson Institute