Church leaders in Nigeria have cautioned their Muslim counterparts against activities that provoke Christians saying doing so amounts to “fishing in troubled waters.”
There is a need for agencies, be they government or humanitarian, to empower former Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), according them opportunities for self-reliance, a Nigerian Bishop has emphasized.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have, in a statement, claimed that the Muhammadu Buhari-led government is keen on Islamizing the West African nation following the recent appointments of Court of Appeal judges.
The attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Nigeria’s Benue State over the weekend has exposed the level of insecurity in the West African nation, Christian leaders in the country have said.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have hailed the appointment of their compatriot, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the new Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Christians in Nigeria have been urged to seek a deeper understanding of the word of God and to guard against misinterpretation of the Scriptures.
Following the recent murder of Fr. John Gbakaan, a Catholic Priest of Nigeria’s Minna Diocese, Christian leaders in the West African nation have called on the Federal Government to put a stop to the crimes targeting Clerics.
Christian leaders in Nigeria are calling on the President to protect Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah whose Christmas message sparked controversies in the West African nation with some quarters accusing him of “very serious crimes.”
Christian leaders in Nigeria have, in a collective statement circulated Sunday, December 6, expressed their shock and sorrow following last month’s killing of dozens of rice farmers in Borno State, located within the country’s Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri.
The reported use of excessive force on those peacefully protesting against police brutality in Nigeria has caught the attention of Christian leaders in the West African nation who have, in different platforms, condemned the excesses and reiterated their support for peaceful protests.
The ongoing protests against police brutality in Nigeria has attracted support from individuals and bodies in Africa’s most populous country, one latest support coming from a Catholic Prelate who terms the nationwide demonstrations "a step in the right direction."
Christian leaders in Nigeria have welcomed the decision of the country’s government to disband the controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), whose members have been accused of committing various atrocities.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has urged Catholic lawyers in the West African nation to consider offering their legal services to people who cannot afford the required fees and work toward reducing the backlog of pending cases so that justice is delivered.
The President of Nigeria has said that the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, which is being contested by Christian leaders over its attempt to control churches, is a measure to help fight corruption.
The Bishop of Nigeria’s Yola Diocese, Stephen Dami Mamza on Wednesday, September 23 received the “Hero of Peace Award” for being a “champion, symbol and epitome of peace” in Africa’s most populous nation.
The government of Nigeria and Christian leaders are yet to reach an agreement on the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 that seeks to allow the authorities to control church operations.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Yola Diocese who has confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 has advised citizens of the West African nation to readily present themselves for the coronavirus tests when they are required to.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have termed as “unacceptable, ungodly, and reprehensible” the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 legal framework that seeks to allow the government to control church operations.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has called on the government to address the “antagonism” between Christians and Muslims in the West African country and enforce the rule of law saying the faithful of both religions suffer equally from the reported skirmishes in the country.
How we relate with the needy in society amid COVID-19 challenges can be a good litmus test of the extent to which we value our Christian faith, the Bishop of Nigeria’s Diocese of Yola said this week.