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Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese. Credit: Kaduna Archdiocese

Empower Nigeria’s Youths with “relevant skills”, Give Them Dignity: Catholic Archbishop

Feb 19, 2024

Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese is advocating for youth empowerment in the West African nation.

Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna Archdiocese in Nigeria. Credit: Umuahia Diocese

Catholic Archbishop Faults Fuel Subsidy Removal, Says “many Nigerians are dying of hunger”

Sep 4, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna in Nigeria has faulted the removal of fuel subsidy, saying that the move has resulted in many deaths in the West African nation. 

Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna Archdiocese in Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigeria’s Situation “not irredeemable nor insurmountable”: Archbishop in Easter Message

Apr 11, 2023

The situation of the West African nation of Nigeria where terrorism, banditry, corruption, and negative ethnicity are among the challenges affecting the people of God is redeemable, and the challenges can be surmounted, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.

Nigeria's President-elect, Bola Tinubu. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigeria’s President-Elect Likely to “behave differently”: Catholic Archbishop

Mar 29, 2023

Pending the court ruling on the Presidential election in Nigeria, the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, could “behave differently”, succeeding in resolving some of the challenges President Muhammadu Buhari failed to address, a Catholic Archbishop in the West African nation has said.

Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna Archdiocese in Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Seize Moment to Vote in “fresh, less contaminated leaders”: Nigerian Catholic Archbishop

Feb 23, 2023

The Archbishop of Kaduna Archdiocese in Nigeria is calling upon eligible voters in the West African nation to make good use of the “God-given time” of the general elections to vote in new leaders who he says need to be “less contaminated”. 

Angwan Aku Village in Kaduna after the Christmas Day attack. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Dozens Still in Captivity after Christmas Day Attack in Nigerian State: Catholic Priest

Jan 10, 2023

Dozens of abductees are still being held in captivity following the Christmas Day attack on Angwan Aku Village in Kaduna, a state located in the North of Nigeria, a Catholic Priest in the West African country has told ACI Africa in an interview. 

Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna Archdiocese in Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigeria Needs Leaders Who Can Manage Cultural, Religious Diversity “very well”: Archbishop

Nov 25, 2022

Nigeria is in need of leaders capable of managing “very well” the cultural and religious diversity of citizens, the Catholic Archbishop of the country’s Kaduna Archdiocese has said. 

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Catholic Archdiocese Kaduna in Nigeria Seeking Prayers for Safe Release of Abducted Priest

Nov 11, 2022

The Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna in Nigeria is seeking spiritual solidarity towards the safe release of Fr. Abraham Kunat who was kidnapped from a Church residence in the early hours of Tuesday, November 8.

Priests protest at the funeral of Father Vitus Borogo in the archdiocese of Kaduna on June 30, 2022. Photos courtesy of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna

Nigeria “never had it this bad in terms of insecurity”: Catholic Archbishop at Wake Mass

Jul 1, 2022

At the Vigil Mass in honor the late Fr. Vitus Borogo, a Catholic Clergy of Kaduna Archdiocese, the Archbishop of the Nigerian has decried the high levels of insecurity in the West African country, saying it has reached unprecedented levels. 

Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Nigeria's Kaduna Archdiocese. Credit: ACN

Nigerians “on edge; nobody is safe anywhere”: Catholic Archbishop amid Rising Insecurity

Jun 30, 2022

The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna in Nigeria has decried the deteriorating security in various parts of the West African nation, regretting the fact that “nobody is safe anywhere” in the country.

Late Fr. Vitus Borogo (left) killed by armed bandits in Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese on 25 June 2022 and Late Fr. Christopher Odia killed by gunmen in Nigeria's Catholic Diocese of Auchi on 26 June 2022. Credit: CBCN

Two Catholic Priests in Nigeria Killed in Separate Attacks Over the Weekend

Jun 26, 2022

Two Catholic Priests were killed in separate attacks in their respective Nigerian Dioceses over the weekend, one in Kaduna Archdiocese on Saturday, June 25, and the other in Auchi Diocese on Sunday, June 26.

Late  Fr. Joseph Akete Bako. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Archdiocese in Nigeria Announces “with heavy heart” Death of Kidnapped Priest

May 11, 2022

Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna has announced the passing on Fr. Joseph Akete Bako who was kidnapped from the Archdiocese in March.

Fr.Joseph Akete Bako. Credit: Father Emmanuel Anyanwu

Mixed Signals as Nigerian Catholic Archdiocese Disputes Abducted Priest Murder Allegations

May 8, 2022

Conflicting reports have emerged describing the fate of a Catholic Priest who was kidnapped in Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, with some sources alleging that the Priest has been tortured to death in captivity.    

Christian leaders in Nigerian State Decry Government Indifference to Train Attack Victims

Apr 30, 2022

Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State have expressed disappointment at the way their country’s government seems indifferent to the plight of the victims of the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna train attack. 

A demonstrator holding a sign during a protest against insecurity in Nigeria. Credit: Vatican News

Christian Leaders in Nigerian State Push for Leaders “treating everyone with dignity”

Apr 7, 2022

Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State are advocating for a leader who are keen to foster the dignity of everyone and “a true servant leader” ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place next year.

Kaduna State. Credit: CSW

Christian Entity Urges International Community to Pressure Nigeria after Kaduna Attacks

Apr 4, 2022

UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), is appealing to the international community to pressure the Nigerian government to be accountable for its failure to protect citizens of Kaduna State who are experiencing heightened insecurity. 

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Christian leaders in Kaduna, Nigeria, Implore “God’s comfort” for Victims of Train Attack

Mar 30, 2022

Christian leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have offered their prayers for the victims of the Monday, March 28 train attack.

Archbishop Matthew Man-oso Ndagoso of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese. Credit: Kaduna Archdiocese/Facebook

Seek Divine Intervention to Insecurity Challenge During Lent: Nigerian Catholic Archbishop

Mar 12, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria has urged the people of God in the country to use the Lenten Season to seek divine intervention to the challenge of insecurity in the West African nation.

St. John’s Catholic Church located in Kudenda of Nigeria's Kaduna Archdiocese. Credit: St. John’s Catholic Church Kaduna

Catholic Priest Abducted in Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese, Security Guard Killed

Mar 8, 2022

A Catholic Priest serving in Nigeria's Kaduna Archdiocese has been kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday, March 8 and his security guard killed.

Logo of Christ the King Major Seminary in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

All Three Seminarians Abducted from Nigerian Major Seminary Freed

Oct 13, 2021

The three Major Seminarians pursuing their studies in Theology in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese who were abducted Monday, October 11 after their seminary came under attack have been released, the Chancellor of the Nigerian Diocese has confirmed.