Resist Muslim aggression, Archbishop tells Nigeria

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has urged Christians in Northern Nigeria to hold fast and not abandon their homes in response to attacks by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram. The archbishop’s plea for peaceful resistance comes amidst heightened anti-Christian persecution in Northern Nigeria.  The Barnabas Fund reports that 95 […]

Meet murder with love, archbishop tells Nigeria

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has urged Nigerian Christians not to seek vengeance for the wave of anti-Christian and ethnic violence sweeping across Northern Nigeria.  The archbishop’s peace plea follows a series of bombings carried out by the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group, Boko Haram, which last week killed over 200 people. […]

Civil war looms in Nigeria

Action, not talk is needed from Muslim leaders if Nigeria is not to fall into civil war, the Primate of the Church of Nigeria said last week in the wake of Christmas Day terror attacks mounted by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. Archbishop Nicholas Okoh appealed to Nigeria’s Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs to […]

National week of fasting and prayer for Nigeria

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, has called upon citizens of the West African nation to begin a season of fasting and prayer for their embattled country. Plagued by sectarian strife in the North and separatist violence in the Niger Delta, political stagnation and economic uncertainty, Archbishop Okoh told the 2011 […]

Nigerian winter over, ACNA says

The chill in relations between the Church of Nigeria and the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) is over following a meeting of the churches’ archbishops in London, senior ACNA leaders tell The Church of England Newspaper. A breakdown in communications was blamed for the frost in relations between Nigeria and the conservative province-in-waiting in […]

Growing pains for ACNA

By George Conger   A chill has descended over relations between the Church of Nigeria and the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) in the wake of the creation of a diocese for Nigerians in America by the Church of Nigeria. While official statements from Archbishop Robert Duncan of the ACNA and Bishop Martyn Minns […]

Prosperity Gospel is a false gospel, archbishop warns

The ‘prosperity gospel’ that equates material blessings with spiritual holiness is a false gospel and a corruption of Jesus’ teaching, the Archbishop of Nigeria said last month in an interview with an African website. An interview with Sahara Reporters published on 21 August, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh stated that “what is being presented as prosperity gospel, […]