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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

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