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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
JALINGO DIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Jos
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MOST REV. CHARLES M. HAMMAWA Date of Birth: October 1, 1962. Priestly Ordination: July 4, 1987 Episcopal Ordination: July 4, 2008 Address : Bishop's House. Box 110 Jalingo, Taraba State. Ph […]
Geographically, the Diocese of Jalingo and Taraba State are the same area. They are situ […]
LAGOS ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos
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MOST REV. ALFRED ADEWALE MARTINS Date of Birth: June 1, 1959 Priestly Ordination: September 18, 1983 Episcopal Ordination: January 24, 1998 Enthroned Archbishop: August 4, 2012 Address: Ar […]
In 1870, after 10 years of existence, the Vicariate of Dahomey became the Vicariate of t […]
ONITSHA ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Onitsha
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MOST REV. DR. VALERIAN M. OKEKE Date of Birth: October 20, 1953 Priestly Ordination: July 11, 1981 Episcopal Ordination: February 9, 2002 Address: Archdiocesan Catholic Secretariat, Arch […]
The Archdiocese of Onitsha was founded by the missionaries of the Holy Ghost Congregatio […]
CALABAR ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Calabar
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administration of the Archdiocese is Sacred Heart Cathedral, Calabar which foundation was dug in 1932. The edifice is considered to be the most outstanding Cathedral in Nigeria in terms of […]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE The Catholic Archdiocese of Calabar as a territory was creat […]
OWERRI ARCHDIOCESE
Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri
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MOST REV. ANTHONY J.V. OBINNA Date of Birth: June 26, 1946 Priestly Ordination: April 9, 1972 Episcopal Ordination: September 4, 1993 Address: Archbishop's House, Villa Assumpta, Box 85, […]
The Catholic Church arrived Owerri in 1912 through Fr. Feral and Bro. Joseph. In 1937, t […]