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

Amid Interethnic Violence in Nigeria, Prelate Encourages Mutual Understanding of Diversity

Dec 3, 2020

Amid persistent interethnic violence between Nigeria’s Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups, the Archbishop of Abuja has encouraged members of both tribes to understand cultural diversities and to “appreciate what each has.”

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama with Tiv and Jukun women at a women Peace-Building Conference that took place at the Global Suite Hotel in Nigeria’s Nasarwa State. / Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama

“Tell your children, husbands, relations to drop arms”: Nigerian Prelate to Women

Aug 8, 2020

At a peace-building conference organized to seek solutions to the interethnic violence between the Tiv and Jukun communities in Nigeria, the Archbishop of Abuja in the West African country has underscored the role women can play to bring an end to the conflict, urging them to reach out to their “children, husbands or relations to drop the arms.”

Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese.

“Stop mutual brutality, give hand of fellowship”: Nigerian Prelate to Warring Communities

Jun 29, 2020

The continuous interethnic violent conflict between the Jukun and Tiv communities in Nigeria is a matter that is troubling the Archbishop of Abuja who is calling on members of both ethnic groups to put an end to the “mutual brutality” and extend to each other “the right hand of fellowship”.

Fr. Ephraim N. Sani, Chairman of NCDPA reading the Press Release, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. / Catholic Broadcast Commission of Nigeria (FB).

Our State “almost suffocated by crises”, Clerics in Nigeria’s Jalingo Diocese Decry

Jun 17, 2020

The Clergy of Nigeria’s Jalingo Diocese within the territory of Taraba State have, in a collective statement, bemoaned multiple cases of violence in their pastoral jurisdiction and called on all parties in conflict to “give peace a chance” and save the State from suffocation under insecurity-related crises.