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
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
Bishop Clement Ekpeye has been released, five days after unknown gunmen abducted him from his home in Nigeria’s Rivers State.
26 December 2018
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
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
The release of 21 schoolgirls who had been held by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has been met with “delight, relief and optimism” by the Anglican Church of Nigeria.
17 October 2016
The Archbishop of Nigeria has praised police and government officials after their successful rescue of three teenage schoolgirls who had been kidnapped from their church-run boarding school in Lagos.
09 March 2016
The Bishop of Gwagwalada in the Province of Nigeria has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom
07 September 2015
Leaders of the International Anglican Women's Network have called on women around the Anglican Communion to do what they can to help the 200+ women kidnapped in Nigeria
06 May 2014
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town today called for "all of Africa, and especially South Africa" to rise up and demand the release of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted from their school three weeks ago.
06 May 2014