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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

Nigeria's Primate appeals for calm after fatal separatist protest

The Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, has appealed for “peace, justice, equity and cordial co-existence in Nigeria” after a series of protests by pro-Biafra separatists resulted in violent clashes and several deaths.

04 December 2015

Nigeria: Anglican Primate joins call for credible, peaceful polls

Archbishop, other members of elections peace committee meet with President Jonathan

26 March 2015

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.