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Obasanjo/Atiku: Catholic Secretariat backs Mathew Kukah

The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), described as mischievous demands by the Buhari Media Organisation that the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Mathew Hassan Kukah, should be withdrawn as convener of the National Peace Committee (NPC).
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Catholic Bishops demand release of Leah Sharibu

Seven months after her abduction, the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria has reiterated calls for the release of Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu.

2019: Catholic bishops advise Nigerians against vote-buying

Catholic Bishops have urged all registered voters to ensure that they are equipped with voter’s card and reject the illegal practices of selling and buying of votes.
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Catholic Archbishop: Why President Buhari should not seek re-election

The Metropolitan Bishop of the Calabar Archdiocese, His Grace, Most. Rev. Joseph Ekuwem, has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should not seek re-election.
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Cardinal Onaiyekan: Nigerians have lost confidence in President Buhari

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, maintained Saturday that Nigerians had lost confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.

Catholic Bishops: We aren’t convinced of federal government’s sincerity to end killings

Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, said, yesterday, it was not convinced the Federal Government was earnestly seeking ways to end the wanton killings by herdsmen militia in the Middle-Belt.

Archbishop Kaigama: Plateau killings shameful projection of Nigeria’s image

A former President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) and Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, Monday said the recent killings in Plateau State perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen is a shameful projection of Nigeria’s image.

Killings: Security architecture in Nigeria has collapsed – CAN, Catholic Bishops

Act decisively against killer-herdsmen, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari.

Catholic bishops urge President Buhari to step aside over incessant attacks

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the incessant attacks in the country.

Governor Obaseki congratulates Archbishop Akubeze on his election as Catholic bishops president

Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Archbishop of Archdiocese of Benin, Augustine Akubeze on his election as the new President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).

Archbishop Kaigama advises Catholics to support the new Ahiara diocese administrator

The Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the immediate past President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has advised priests and faithful of Ahiara Diocese to obey and support the new administrator appointed by Pope Francis.

Catholic bishops urge INEC, federal govt to tackle underage registration without bias

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria under the aegis of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) have decried reported registration of under-aged people for electioneering purposes by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and called on the commission to urgently do something about it.

Archbishop Akubeze urges Christians to speak with one voice

Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze, the New President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), has appealed to Christians to speak with one voice on matters that affect the church and the country.

Catholic Bishops criticise gender equality bill

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has criticised the “Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill” saying some of its content could “provide an avenue for the legalisation of many anti-human life and anti-family activities.”

Archbishop Akubueze emerges new Catholic bishops president

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has elected a new president to replace the Archbishop of Jos Catholic Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama.

Catholic church yet to fully return to CAN – Archbishop Kaigama

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has denied media reports that it returned to the umbrella body of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

Nigeria in state of political emergency, needs urgent rescue – Cardinal Onaiyekan

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, yesterday lamented the present state of the country, saying the nation was going through a period of political emergency.

Methodist Prelate Kanu-Uche prefers ranches to colonies

The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr Samuel Kanu-Uche, said on Sunday that the church prefers ranches to be built by individuals, who have ownership of the cattle as a business venture in their host communities

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AFCON: South Africa fans shun Super Eagles match

South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have become increasingly worried with the response of fans towards this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.