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Gunmen attack bishop of Makurdi in Nigeria’s Benue State

The Bishop of Makurdi, Nathan Inyom, has been attacked by gunmen as he travelled near Gondozua Village in Nigeria’s Benue State.

09 May 2018

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

The President of Nigeria held a meeting today with Archbishop of Canterbury and the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

11 April 2018

University investigating “sex for pass” claims against Anglican professor

A university in Nigeria investigates claims that an Anglican priest and university professor demanded sex from a female student to pass.

11 April 2018

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

Two children killed in machete attack on Anglican school in Nigeria

Two children have died after being attacked by a man wielding a machete at St John’s Anglican Primary School in Agodo, Ogun State.

16 March 2018

Church of Nigeria defends electoral process in selection of Humphrey Olumakaiye as Bishop of Lagos

The provincial secretary of the Church of Nigeria has hit back at accusations of corruption in the selection of the next Bishop of Lagos.

20 February 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 bishops speak out against increasing attacks by Fulani herdsmen

Nigeria’s bishops have criticised their country’s government for failing to stop a series of fatal attacks carried out by Fulani herdsmen.

23 January 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

Anglican Communion Secretary General “excited” by his new peace role in Nigeria

Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has spoken of his excitement at being appointed to lead a peace commission in the Nigerian state of Kaduna.

01 December 2017

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Bishop of London Sarah Mullally introduced to House of Lords

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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.