The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has urged finance ministers in African countries to unanimously propose policies that seek to promote the development of African people for the common good of the continent.
Religious extremism and violence are at “absolutely appalling” levels in the West African country of Nigeria, the leadership of the Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has said.
A 24-hour curfew has been declared in Nigeria’s Sokoto State amid Muslim youth protests characterized with destruction of property, including the Holy Family Catholic Cathedral of Sokoto Diocese.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in Nigeria has condemned the killing of a Christian student at her college, noting that the murder is “a criminal act and the law must take its cause”.
A U.S-based Catholic Priest has come to the defense of a Nigerian Bishop whose Easter 2022 Message has triggered controversy, with a State official accusing the Catholic Church leader of being extremely critical of the government and getting too involved in politics.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese known for speaking boldly against failures in good governance has said that he does not speak to gain followers but “to invoke conversation”.
The Bishop of Nigeria's Catholic Diocese of Sokoto has, in his Easter 2022 Message, highlighted “religious undertones” as being among issues that have contributed to the current instability in the West African nation.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has urged parents in the West African country to be always available for their children to protect them from cultists and other social vices that might destroy their future.
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese has urged religious leaders in the West African country to refrain from endorsing politicians and termed such moves as “misleading”.
Following Nigerian media reports over the weekend that a Catholic bishop had been summoned for questioning by a state security agency, the bishop in question says he is "fine" and that "the matter [has] actually passed."
A prominent Nigerian bishop has reportedly been ordered in for questioning by a state security agency, after the prelate criticized Nigeria’s government for complicity in the face of kidnappings and other persecution of the country’s Christians.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese in Nigeria has faulted the Federal Government of the West African nation for year of silence amid kidnappings and loss of human life.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese in Nigeria has defended his prophetic stance saying he will continue to speak out against injustices and bad governance in the West African nation because “silence in the face of injustice is corruption”.
The success of the planned gubernatorial elections in Nigeria’s Anambra State will be determined by the lack of casualties and violence during the exercise, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
The adoption of the electoral law that will allow the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit poll results electronically is a turning point for Nigeria’s democracy, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Christians in Nigeria have a duty to take “seriously” the task of bringing unity and healing to their country, which “is fracturing and breaking apart by the day”, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese has said.
One of the things that Alhaji Ahmed Joda, a Permanent Secretary in Nigeria’s Federal State longed for, in the years that the Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese knew him, was a peaceful Nigeria where people from various religious divides live in harmony especially in the Northern part of the country.
The challenges bedeviling the West African nation of Nigeria originate from a failure on the part of citizens to have a national conversation about their identity as members of one nation, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has highlighted various challenges bedeviling the country, saying the future of the West African nation is uncertain as it is “treading on dangerous paths.”