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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

Archbishop Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba elected as next Primate of Anglican Church of Nigeria

The Bishop of Gombe, Archbishop Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba, has been elected as the next Primate of the Anglican Church in Nigeria.

26 September 2019

Archbishop’s new book on faith in the face of persecution

The Archbishop of the internal province of Jos, Ben Kwashi, has shared his story in a new book about living on ‘the front line’ in Nigeria.

06 September 2019

Anglican Communion’s Secretary-General says education is key to peaceful communities

Dr Idowu-Fearon says inter-faith religious education will move some of Nigeria’s most divided communities away from hatred and fear.

19 July 2019

Anglican Communion Secretary General pushes for peace in Nigeria’s Kaduna State

Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has decried the “worrisome” levels of insecurity in parts of Kaduna.

18 April 2019

Anglican treasurer shot dead in £1,000 robbery at Diocesan office in Akure, Nigeria

The bursar of the Anglican Diocese of Akure, Gabriel Abiodun, has been shot and killed by robbers who escaped with ₦500,000 (£1,000).

09 April 2019

Family of murdered priest Anthony Idris Jata’u released by kidnappers

The family of Father Anthony Idris Jata’u, who were kidnapped in an incident in which he was killed, have been released, Sokoto diocese annouced.

07 March 2019

Kidnappers murder Nigerian priest and demand ransom for release of his family

Reports from Nigeria say that a priest from the Diocese of Sokoto has been murdered by kidnappers who are continuing to hold his family.

13 February 2019

Archbishop of Nigeria calls for three days of prayer ahead of General Election

The Archbishop of Nigeria, Nicholas Okoh, has called for three days of prayer and fasting ahead of the country’s General Election.

30 January 2019

Anglican Communion Secretary General honoured for Nigerian reconciliation ministry

On the eve of his 70th birthday, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon received the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation 2019 Merit Award in Kaduna.

17 January 2019