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State-sponsored violence: Nigeria and politics of vigilantism

By Dr. Michael  Nwankpa Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, is currently experiencing an increase in partially or fully state-supported non-state armed group with Amotekun in the Southwest region, Shege Ka Fasa in the North, Ogbunigwe in the Southeast, while other regions such as the Niger Delta (South-South) are deliberating on forming their own security outfit. Typical […]

… Holds valedictory Synod in Abuja

The Primate of All Nigeria and Bishop of the Diocese of Abuja Anglican Communion, the Most Rev’d Nicholas D. Okoh has charged Church leaders to take heed to themselves, lead by example, and guard the flock of Christ by arming them with the truth of the gospel. He gave this charge at the One-Day Valedictory […]

‘Ogbunigwe’ not for South East … We will follow Nigerian constitution, says Umahi * INC insists Igbo nation must have a security outfit

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebony State has ruled out the establishment of a regional security outfit for the South East, just as many had muted the idea of naming the outfit ‘Ogbunigwe’, a name given to one of the most lethal weapons used during the civil war. Umahi, the Chairman of the South East Governors’ […]

Show compassion to your followers – Bishop advises politicians, other leaders as Christians mark Ash Wednesday

By Chukwudi Ikpe As Christians mark Ash Wednesday, the Anglican Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Chukwuma Oparah, Ph.D, JP has called on political and religious leaders in the country to show compassion to their followers. The Bishop, who made the call in an exclusive interview with Christian Voice on Ash Wednesday, also called on leaders […]

Primate Okoh stresses discipline among Knights

The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) His Grace Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has stressed the need for discipline among Knights in the Church. The Primate, who received the President-General of the Joint Council of Knights (JCK) Sir Gab Oduah JP, at Abuja, recently, directed that disobedient Knights should be disciplined and, if possible, disrobed. […]

CAN asks Buhari to fulfill promise

Christian Association .of Nigeria (CAN) has reminded President Muhammadu Buhari of the electoral promises he made regarding the rescue of Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, and other Chibok girls that are still under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents. CAN said the situation was disheartening and painful that a government that freed Leah Sharibus fellow school-girls […]

2020 workshop for Church of Nigeria Publications writers ends in Owerri

By Chukwudi Ikpe The 2020 Church of Nigeria Publications Writers Workshop has ended with loud ovation and great expectations. The four day event, which kicked off on Monday and ended on Thursday at St. James (Anglican) Church Uzii was hosted by the Diocese of Owerri. In his address after the Holy Communion service which proceeded […]

Bishop Oparah descends on politicians … Says many of them have no integrity

By  Chukwudi Ikpe Politicians have come under attack for frequently dumping parties that helped them into power and joining others. The Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Chukwuma Oparah, Ph.D, JP, who condemned such act, last Sunday, described it as shameful. Bishop Oparah was preaching the sermon at a thanksgiving service to mark the end of […]

Prove that Nigeria is not a terrorist nation – Bishop challenges FG

Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Ohaji/Egbema, the Rt. Rev. Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku, has challenged the federal government to prove to the world that Nigeria is not a terrorist nation  by addressing the insecurity that is ravaging the country. Bishop Oparaojiaku threw the challenge in his homily at the 61st Birthday ceremony of the Bishop of Egbu […]

Bishop Chukwuma pats Anglicans in New Owerri North Area on the back for their good work

By Chukwudi Ikpe The Anglican Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Chukwuma Oparah,  Ph.D, JP has commended  the congregation of New Owerri North Area for their efforts in ensuring progress in the work of God. He gave the commendation at a Eucharistic service of confirmation for the Area at St. Michael’s and All Angels Anglican Church, […]

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