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Archbishop of Canterbury offers to contribute to peace negotiations in violence-hit Nigeria

Archbishop Justin Welby has offered to contribute towards any peace negotiations as violence continues to erupt in parts of Nigeria.

27 March 2018

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

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Archbishop Masimango Katanda previews Lambeth Conference 2020

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.