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Archbishop of Canterbury urges British government to intervene on violence in Nigeria

Archbishop Justin Welby has asked the British government to support Nigeria to find a solution to the increasing violence in the country.

17 July 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury makes a pastoral call after deadly Nigeria attack

Archbishop Justin phoned the Archbishop of Jos, Benjamin Kwashi, after an armed attack on his home in which a neighbour was shot dead.   

 

04 July 2018

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

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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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.