4: Sadly, with time, Nigerians are gradually losing hope in the ability of their government to protect and secure them. While we religious leaders have continued to use our moral authority to encourage our people not to take the laws into their hands, we risk being swept away by the anger and frustration of our people. We even risk being seen as accomplices to an erring state. The Nigerian state itself risks becoming an undertaker in the eyes of its citizens. Our cups of sorrow are overflowing. We have cried enough tears.


Passage Of Governor Akeredolu And Speaker Na'abba: Bishop Kukah's Tribute

I join millions of Nigerians but especially the people of Ondo and Kano States to mourn the death of two of Nigeria’s illustrious sons, His Excellency, Ladi Akeredolu , SAN, now late Governor of Ondo State and Alhaji Ghali Na’abba, former  Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives.  I knew and interacted with both men over the state of our dear country at different fora for well over twenty years.


Bad Governance: Stop blackmailing Religious Leaders, CBCN tells Buhari

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria, led by President Muhammadu Buhari to stop focusing energy, time and resources in any form of propaganda against religious leaders who disagree with his performance.

President of the CBCN and the Catholic Archbishop of Benin City, Most Rev. Augustine Obiora Akubeze made the call in a statement he issued on Thursday, May 6 and titled: “Urgent call to the Federal Government to be open to criticism in Addressing the pervading Insecurity in Nigeria”.


Threat To Religious Peace: CAN Kicks As Islamic Group Tells Kukah To Apologise Or Leave Sokoto

Following the statement of threat made by the Muslim Solidarity Forum calling on Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese over a purported homily he delivered on Christmas eve, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has kicked against the call for tge Catholic Bishop to apologise for his alleged attack on Islam and Muslims or leave the Caliphate.