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Latest stories: Makurdi Diocese

A mass burial site at Genabe village, in Makurdi- Benue State where over 80 people who were killed following an attack on 1 January 2018 on the village were buried. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Makurdi

This is “ethnic Cleansing”, Catholic Bishop Says of Killings by Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria

The growing attacks reportedly by armed Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria have left villages previously occupied by Christian farmers desolate, a Catholic Bishop has narrated, adding that the attacks suggest “an Ethnic cleansing agenda” in the West African country.

Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe of Nigeria's Makurdi Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

In Nigeria, “silence no longer golden”, Bishop Says, Urges Citizens to Engage Government

A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has urged the people of God in the country to engage their government on the country’s challenges, cautioning against silence amid insecurity. 

An invitation card to the 40th anniversary of the Priestly Ordination of Fr. Patrick Alumuku. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigerian Catholic Priest Recalls Beginnings of Four Decades of “very exciting” Ministry

A Nigerian Catholic Priest has, in an interview with ACI Africa, looked back at the beginnings of his Priestly ministry four decades ago, saying the decision to give his life to the service of God’s people has accorded him “very exciting” experiences.

Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe of Nigeria's Makurdi Diocese during Holy Mass to officially launch the third Diocesan Synod Monday, November 9, 2020. / The Catholic Star Newspaper/Facebook Page

Synod in Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese to "look into proper ways of evangelization": Bishop

The third Diocesan Synod of Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese that kicked off over the weekend seeks to “look into” methods of sharing faith, the Local Ordinary said.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Nigeria's Abuja Diocese speaking during the celebration of the 90th anniversary of Holy Ghost Parish in Makurdi Diocese Sunday, November 1, 2020. / Diocese of Makurdi/Facebook Page

"Protest, talk, shout, use media, do so positively but don’t destroy": Nigerian Prelate

An Archbishop in Nigeria has emphasized the need for peaceful protests amid reports of looting and destruction of property in the nationwide youth-led demonstrations.

St. Peter’s Low-Level Parish in Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese. / Makurdi Diocese/Facebook Page.

Attempt to Desecrate Recently Reconsecrated Church in Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese Thwarted

A fresh attempt to desecrate St. Peter’s Low-Level Parish in Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese was thwarted Wednesday, October 21 by security officials guarding the church.

St. Augustine Parish in Makurdi.

“Forgive us Father,” Man Begs Catholic Priest while Robbing Parish in Nigeria

A Priest ministering in Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese has narrated how one of the men that robbed him in a morning raid kept asking for forgiveness for each item that was stolen.

Bishop Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe of Nigeria's Makurdi Diocese.

Corruption in Nigeria “will leave country tattered if not controlled,” Bishop Cautions

The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Makurdi Diocese has condemned the high level of corruption in the country saying if not addressed, the West African nation will be left “tattered” by the vice.