Christian leaders in Nigeria have expressed their condemnation of gender-based violence and called for “collective action” to end the vice that seems to target women and girls.
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Bauchi State are encouraging the people of God within their pastoral region to take part in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination exercise amid reported low uptake of the jab.
Christian leaders in the West African nation of Nigeria have called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to go beyond statements and meetings and address to the country’s challenge of insecurity or admit defeat and “throw in the towel.”
Christian leaders in Nigeria have called on the military and other security agencies to end killings and destruction of farmlands in Miango chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau State.
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.