Drivers of Communication Apostolate Urge Catholic Bishops to Step -Up financial Support to Communication Apostolates

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have been charged  to financially support communications apostolates in their various dioceses in Nigeria in order to make Church Communication competitive and effective against the heavily funded antagonistic secular media.


Bishop Kukah Chairs the Signing of Peace Accord by Gubernatorial Candidates in Sokoto State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in conjunction with the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized the signing of the Peace Accord by the Gubernotorial candidates in Sokoto state.



There is something outstanding about the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah. His education spans across many disciplines, notable among them leadership and politics in Nigeria. This possibly propels him to continue to work for peace and conflict resolution despite the murky waters of Nigerian politics.


I was not in Abeokuta to endorse Atiku Abubakar- Says Bishop Kukah, discloses his role in Obasanjo-Atiku reconciliation, endorsement

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, has released statement explaining his role in the October 11 meeting  at Abeokuta were he among other clerics brokered peace between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar.



No President In The World Can Be As Irresponsible As The Nigerian President, Says Bishop Kukah

His words: “No President in the world has the kind of power the Nigerian president has and as such, no President in the world can be as irresponsible as the Nigerian President. His power is so much that he can give oil bloc to his girlfriend and many others. You thus can’t be a man of honour and live in a country like Nigeria and not be angry."There is a very high tendency for any Nigerian President to be irresponsible due to the extent of power he wields, Matthew Hassan Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, has said.


Bishop Kukah visits IDP in Gandi, Donates Relieve Items

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah has paid a solidarity visit to the Internally Displaced Persons in Gandi, Rabat Local Government Area of Sokoto State. He was there to sympathise with the remaining 4,900 displaced persons who survived the attack by bandits during which not less than 76 persons lost their lives.

Bishop Kukah was accompanied on the visit by some members of the Catholic Community from Sokoto as well as the Zonal and Sector Commanders of the FRSC.


Sokoto Diocese donates to IDP in Katsina State

The Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, under the stewardship of Most Rev. Dr. Matthew H. Kukah, donated relief materials to the displaced persons in Jibia, Katsina State.

The delegation led by Rev. Fr. Lawrence  Emehel (JDPC Director)  & Very Rev. Fr.  Eugene Nwachukwu (Dean, Katsina Deanery).

State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) received the materials on behalf of Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State at the camp premises which had about 1,500 displaced persons.