Fr. Zacharia Samjumi. Credit: ACI Africa

Nigeria’s Families “at verge of disintegrating because of hardships”, Catholic Official Warns, Decries Food Insecurity

Apr 19, 2024

The Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) has decried economic challenges in the West African Nation noting that many Nigerians are traumatized as a result of the hardships they are facing.

Fr. Mike Nsikak Umoh, National Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN). Credit: Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria

Youth in Nigeria Cautioned against Sharing Social Media Content to Stir up Violence

Apr 21, 2021

Young people in Nigeria have been urged to use social media for the development of the country and to desist from engaging such platforms to cause animosity and violence in the West African country.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Nigeria’s Benue State / Courtesy Photo

Christian Leaders in Nigeria Decry “collapse of security” Following Attack on Governor

Mar 23, 2021

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.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese. / Abuja Archdiocese/Facebook Page

Every Christian has “a missionary DNA”, Nigerian Prelate on World Mission Sunday

Oct 20, 2020

The call to be a Missionary has no boundaries of whether or not one has been called into Priesthood or Religious Life, a Catholic Prelate in Nigeria has underscored, outlining the various roles of all Christians in participating in the Church’s mission.

Members of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC).

“Take security as a top priority for every Nigerian,” Religious Leaders Tell Government

Aug 5, 2020

Disturbed by the state of insecurity in Africa’s most populous country, members of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) have called on the government to prioritize the security of its citizens.

Bihsop Emmanuel Badejo, President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS). / Diocese of Oyo

Christian Communicators in Africa Urged “to make people see a larger story with God”

May 25, 2020

On the occasion of the 54th World Communications Day (WCD) this year marked Sunday, May 24, the leadership of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has called on media practitioners on the continent who practice the Christian faith to tell stories that make people visualize the bigger picture of their respective lives, with God at the center.

The Secretary General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), Fr. Zacharia Nyantiso Samjumi.

Catholics in Nigeria to Be in Black on Ash Wednesday “in solidarity with abducted, killed”

Feb 22, 2020

Against the backdrop of insecurity in Nigeria, Catholic Bishops in the West African country have resolved to have all Catholics demonstrate their solidarity with the victims of kidnappings and murder by organizing a Prayer Protest while wearing black at the start of the Lenten Season February 26.