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Archbishop condemns oil companies for 'sparking environmental genocide'

Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to be taken to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state.

07 November 2019

Bishop of Ahoada, Clement Ekpeye, freed by kidnappers after five days in captivity

Bishop Clement Ekpeye has been released, five days after unknown gunmen abducted him from his home in Nigeria’s Rivers State.

26 December 2018

No word from kidnappers as more details of Bishop Clement Ekpeye’s abduction emerge

Police in Nigeria’s Rivers State have expressed their hope that Bishop Clement Ekpeye, who was kidnapped on Tuesday, will be released.

21 December 2018

Bishop of Ahoada, Clement Ekpeye, kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Nigeria’s Rivers State

The Bishop of Ahoada, Clement Ekpeye, was abducted from his home in Nigeria’s Rivers State by unknown gunmen on Tuesday night.

20 December 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