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Primate of Nigeria dedicates new church and diocesan secretariat building in Kwara

Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has formally dedicated a new church and diocesan offices for the diocese of Kwara in Ilorin, western Nigeria.

09 February 2018

Nigerian Primate predicts positive future despite ongoing violence

“Do not be vengeful” - Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s New Year Message as as armed gangs shoot 17 churchgoers dead in Rivers State.

03 January 2018

Nigeria’s General Synod convenes under theme “Thou shalt not steal”

The General Synod of the Church of Nigeria has convened in the capital of Rivers State this week, under the theme “Thou shalt not steal”.

21 September 2017

Theology college members killed in road accident

Three members of an Anglican theological college in Nigeria were killed and others have been critically injured after “a ghastly motor accident”.

06 December 2016

"Fear not", says Nigerian primate, despite the church "passing through tough times"

The phrase “fear not” appears in the Bible 365 times, the Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh said, one for every day of the year. 

10 November 2016

"Every community needs a church" - Nigerian Primate says

Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, the Primate of Nigeria, has said that large communities of people need “a recognisable Anglican presence”.

26 October 2016

Nigerian primate's "delight" at release of Chibok girls

The release of 21 schoolgirls who had been held by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has been met with “delight, relief and optimism” by the Anglican Church of Nigeria.

17 October 2016

Primate calls on persecuted Christians to remain faithful

The Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, has called on Christians in the north of the country to remain faithful despite an onslaught of persecution.

25 July 2016

Nigerian bishops discuss recent killings and security with president

Nigerian Anglican bishops, led by the Primate of Nigeria, discussed recent killings by herdsmen in the south east of the country and issues of security at a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, last week.

07 June 2016

Archbishop of Nigeria praises police after rescue of kidnapped church school girls

The Archbishop of Nigeria has praised police and government officials after their successful rescue of three teenage schoolgirls who had been kidnapped from their church-run boarding school in Lagos.

09 March 2016


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.