The negative effects of the actions by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria will always be felt by the people of God in the West African nation, a Catholic Bishop has said.
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.
The leadership of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Yola is completing the construction of houses meant to accommodate victims of Boko Haram who have been living in camps within the Diocese located in Northeastern part of the West African country for more than five years.
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 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.
After spending days in isolation under the care of health practitioners, the Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Yola Diocese has recovered from COVID-19, he told journalists at his residence, thanking all those who have accompanied him spiritually.
The Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Yola Diocese who has confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 has advised citizens of the West African nation to readily present themselves for the coronavirus tests when they are required to.
The Catholic Diocese of Yola in Nigeria has laid the foundation for the building of a residence that will house Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) fleeing from Boko Haram insurgency in Maiduguri, Northern Nigeria.