Democracy, Dictatorship Can’t Coexist —Bishop Kukah

By |2021-07-29T12:14:39+01:00July 29th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

Bishop Kukah The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, said, yesterday, that democracy and dictatorship cannot coexist, noting Nigeria was treading a dangerous path because young people are feeling disempowered. Bishop Kukah, who spoke at an event organised by The Kukah Centre and Open Society Initiative for West Africa, OSIWA, in Abuja,

Nigeria Collapsing due to Incompetent Leadership –Bishop Dachelem

By |2021-07-29T09:36:03+01:00July 29th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

Bishop Dachelem By Justine Dyikuk The Catholic Bishop of Bauchi Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Hilary Dachelem, CMF has lamented that Nigeria is gradually collapsing due to the incompetence of its leaders while urging the President to do the needful. Bishop Dachelem, who made the disclosure recently during an interview with journalists at St. John the

St. Thomas Aquinas’ Major Seminary Gets New Rector

By |2021-07-29T09:31:34+01:00July 29th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

Fr. Iber Rev. Fr. Simeon Iber has been appointed as the Rector of St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary, Makurdi, Benue State after serving in acting capacity for ten months. In the appointment letter dated July 5, 2021, the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Rome, charged the new Rector to “form youths into committed disciples

Silence is no Longer Golden in Nigeria —Bishop Anagbe

By |2021-07-29T09:11:33+01:00July 29th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

Bishop Anagbe The Catholic Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe has called for persistent and frank engagement of the political leadership of the country by the electorates on critical issues of governance, warning that fence-sitting, docility and sycophancy “at this defining moment” will never get Nigeria out of its current quagmire of insecurity

ICC acknowledges Petition by Yoruba Strategy Alliance

By |2021-07-16T15:53:01+01:00July 16th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has writing an acknowledgement to Yoruba Strategy Alliance, who in a petition addressed to the Office of the Prosecutor ICC, alleged severe ongoing existential violence and insecurity suffered by the Yoruba people in  Nigeria, at the hands of the Fulani. The group noted in the petition that

Catholic Church in Nigeria buries Muslim-Born Saintly Bishop

By |2021-07-16T11:31:27+01:00July 16th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

By Padre Mike Umoh, CSN  L-R: Picture of Late Bishop Fasina, while National Director of Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Mike Nsikak Umoh answering questions from the Media The President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop Augustine Obiora Akubeze, led 2 Cardinals, 3 Archbishops, 18 Bishops, hundreds of Priests and

Abakiliki announces date for Ordination of New Bishop

By |2021-07-13T15:56:11+01:00July 13th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

Msgr. Peter Nworie Chukwu By Emmanuel Eko The Catholic Diocese of Abakiliki has scheduled Thursday, August 19, 2021 for the ordination and installation of a new Bishop in the person of Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Nworie Chukwu. The ordination date was announced in a Special Announcement by the Diocesan Director of Communications, Rev. Fr. Ifeanyi

Kukah Centre holds Zoom Conference on Security Tips

By |2021-07-01T16:14:02+01:00July 1st, 2021|News, Nigeria|

Following incessant mass abduction of school students as well as kidnap and murder of Catholic priests and Religious in Nigeria, the Kukah Centre is organizing a zoom conference with Capt. Umar Aliyu (Rtd) to be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 by 10am prompt. The Conference will give security tips for Priests, Religious and Managers

Lux Terra Institute Awards Certificates to 189 Graduates

By |2021-07-01T10:39:40+01:00July 1st, 2021|News, Nigeria|

By Josef Ishu The Psycho-Spiritual Institute of Lux Terra Leadership Foundation, Abuja in partnership with Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has graduated and awarded certificates to 189 participants at its "Basic Psycho-Trauma Healing Skills" training programmes, held between 2019 and 2020. The 2nd Certificate Award Ceremony, which took place at the Lux Terra Leadership Foundation, Abuja,

UN Reps, others meet Bishop Kukah over insecurity in Nigeria

By |2021-06-30T09:35:20+01:00June 30th, 2021|News, Nigeria|

By Josef Ishu Worried by the spate of insecurity in Nigeria, representatives of the United Nations Development Programme, the European Economic Community and the International Office for Migration have held meeting with the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah. According to the representatives of the three international bodies, their visit to

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