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AWKA
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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Brief Biography of Most Rev. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor Most Rev. Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor was born at Ifite Nanka in Orumba North Local Government Area, Anambra State, to late Mr […]
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Awka (Latin: Avkaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city […]
Umuahia
Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri
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Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji Date of Birth: 13th January, 1952 Date of Priestly ordination: April 16,1977 Date of Episcopal Appointment: April 2, 1990 Date of Episcopal Ordination: J […]
The Diocese of Umuahia was erected on June 23, 1958 with Most Rev. Anthony Gogo Nwaedo C. […]
Awgu Diocese
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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 Most Rev. John Ifeanyichukwu Okoye
Bauchi
Ecclesiastical Province of Jos
GBOKO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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MOST REV. WILLIAM AMOVE AVENYA Date of Birth: June 21, 1955 Priestly Ordination: May 30,1981 Episcopal Ordination: January 24, 2009 Installed Bishop of Gboko: 24th February, 2013. Address: […]
On 29 December, 2012, the Holy See announced the creation of Gboko Diocese by the Holy F […]
ENUGU DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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MOST REV. CALLISITUS VALENTINE ONAGA Date of Birth: September 29, 1958 Priestly Ordination: August 8, 1987 Episcopal Ordination: May 2, 2009 Address: Catholic Secretariat, Box 302 Enugu Sta […]
The illumination of the territory of Enugu with the Word of God took various stages and […]
EKITI DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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MOST REV. FELIX FEMI AJAKAYE Date of Birth: 25 May, 1962 Date of Priestly Ordination: 4 July. 1987 Date of Episcopal Ordination: 12 July, 2008 House Address: Bishop's House. Ajilosun, Ad […]
Towards the end of the 19th Century and early 20 Century, many Ekiti young men travelled […]
CALABAR ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Calabar
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MOST REV. JOSEPH E. EKUWEM Date of Birth: December 18, 1949 Priestly Ordination: 1979 Episcopal Ordination: December 9, 1989 Address: 1, Bishop Moynagh Avenue, Housing Estate, Calabar, Cr […]
The Catholic Archdiocese of Calabar as a territory was created on 9 July, 1934 after bei […]
ILORIN DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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MOST REV. DR. AYO-MARIA-ATOYEBI O.P Date of Birth: December 3, 1944 Priestly Ordination: December 27, 1978 Episcopal Ordination: May 17, 1992 Address: Catholic Bishop's House 16, Umar Audu […]
The Province of Ilorin can be linked to the old western region of Nigeria which was main […]
GBOKO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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William Amove Avenya from Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State is the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gboko in the Ecclesiastical province of Abuja in Nigeria. Avenya is t […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE O n 29th December, 2012, the Holy See announced the creation […]
IKOT-EKPENE DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Calabar
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MOST REV. DR. CAMILLUS UMOH Date of Birth: July 18, 1956 Priestly Ordination: July 7, 1984 Date Appointed Bishop: July 16, 2010 Episcopal ordination: October 9, 2010 Address […]
Ikot Ekpene located in South Eastern part of Nigeria is one of the Dioceses under the su […]
ENUGU DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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Callistus Valentine Onaga is the fifth child of Vincent and Victoria Onaga. His mother was the daughter of Tribal Chief Chukwuani of Ozalla Nkanu. Onaga attended St Anthony’s Primary School […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE T he illumination of the territory of Enugu with the Word of […]
EKITI DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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Date of Birth: 25 May, 1962 Date of Priestly Ordination: 4 July. 1987 Date of Episcopal Ordination: 12 July, 2008 House Address: Bishop's House. Ajilosun, AdoEkiti, Ekiti State. Nigeria. Po […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE Towards the end of the 19th Century and early 20 Century, ma […]
IJEBU-ODE DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos
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MOST REV ALBERT AYINDE FASINA Date of Birth: July 8, 1939 Priestly Ordination: March 8, 1980 Episcopal Ordination: September 10, 1988 Enthronement: September 8, 1990 Address: Catholic Bi […]
The history of Ijebu-Ode Diocese which was created on the 29 May, 1969, with Bishop Anth […]
IDAH DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja
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Most Rev. Anthony Ademu Adaji, MSP Date of Birth: October 13, 1964 Priestly Ordination: July 1, 1995 Episcopal Ordination: September 22, 2007 Appointed bishop of Idah: June 1, 2009 Address: […]
Roman Catholic Diocese of Idah is located in the Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja, Niger […]
IBADAN ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
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MOST REV. GABRIEL 'LEKE ABEGUNRIN Date of Birth: September 29, 1949 Priestly Ordination: April 21, 1979 Episcopal Ordination: May 13, 1995 th Appointed Archbishop of Ibadan: 29 October, 201 […]
Ibadan as a Yoruba town has been part and parcel of the Vicariate of Dahomey and then la […]
KANO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna
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MOST REV. JOHN N. NIYIRING OSA Date of Birth: June 4, 1960 Priestly Ordination: July 11, 1992 Episcopal Ordination: 13th May, 2008 Address: Bishop's House, 19 Race Course Rd Nassarawa G.R.A […]
The official history of the Catholic Diocese of Kano began in the second decade of the T […]
KANO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna
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MOST REV JOSEPH DANLAMI BAGOBIRI Date of Birth: November 8. 1957 Priestly Ordination: June 11. 1983 Episcopal Ordination: October 21. 1995 Address: Bishop's House, Box 85 Madakiya Kafanch […]
Kafanchan Diocese was carved out of the initially existing Archdioceses of Kaduna and Jo […]
KADUNA ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna
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MOST REV. MATTHEW MAN'OSO NDAGOSO Date of Birth: March 1, 1960 Priestly Ordination: October 4, 1986 Episcopal Ordination: May 1, 2003 Address: Archbishop's House, Box 248 Kaduna Ph: 0805767 […]
The first Catholic Mission Station in what is now Northern Nigeria was established in Lo […]
JOS ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Jos
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MOST REV. IGNATIUS AYAU KAIGAMA Date of Birth: July 31, 1958 Priestly Ordination: June 6, 1981 Episcopal Ordination for Jalingo: April 23, 1995 Installed Archbishop of Jos: June 22, 2000 Ad […]
The beginnings of what is now the Archdiocese of Jos can be traced to February 12, 1907 […]