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3rd session of the 8th Synod, Diocese of Abuja. Theme: Christian Stewardship - I Corn. 4 : 1-2
Date: Thursday 16th May - Sunday 19th May, 2013. Venue: St. Mathew's Church, Maitama, Abuja.
Archbishop Okoh Says No to Emergency Rule in Nasarawa, Borno, Others
May, 13th 2013 | 2013 Synod Press Conference | Filed under Archives
* Calls for National Conference to address the myriad of problems confronting the country
* Seeks equitable representation on presidential amnesty committee on Boko Haram
* Warns the nation to embark on serious reflection ahead of the centennial celebration in 2014
* Urges leaders not ready to give accountability and offer servant-leadership to resign
* Reaffirms CofN opposition to gay marriage and homosexuality
Economics of Common Sense versus Economics of Love – Archbishop Maduoma
May 5th, 2013 | Diocese of Ideato | Filed under Archives
The Most Rev. Dr. Caleb A. Maduoma, Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province and Bishop of Ideato Anglican Diocese has expressed concern about the Christian attitude towards giving to God and His Church. He made this known during the Third Session of the Fifth Synod of the diocese, held at the Anglican Cathedral of St. Peter, Arondizuogu, Ideato-North LGA, Imo State. He added that it is quite disturbing that some Christians especially Anglicans consider it as a “waste” or misplaced priority to make generous donations to the Church.
The Rough Edges of the Amnesty Proposition
April 26, 2013 | The Rough Edges of the Amnesty Proposition | Filed under Archives
With the swearing in of the Committee on Amnesty, Nigerians who think it is a wrong step towards a genuine peace in the land, are struggling rather patriotically to accommodate the strange situation. Many notable and respectable people across ethnic and religious divides have spoken in favour of the suggestion, some due to the general frustration with Boko haram, and the government. This amnesty proposition therefore seems like "peace at all cost."
The Deliverance of Nigeria Is In the Hands of Believers - Bishop Musa
April 26, 2013 | The Deliverance of Nigeria Is In the Hands of Believers | Filed under Archives
“Amnesty is a political language and not a solution to the persecution in Nigeria.”
This pronouncement was made by the Rt. Rev. Joseph Musa, Bishop of Idah Diocese during the Abuja Diocesan Power night held at All Saints Anglican Church, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. While speaking on the topic, ‘Looking unto Jesus’, he said that the Church must arise in prayers as was often done in the Scriptures by the early Christians and look unto Jesus for the nation and the President adding that the deliverance of Nigeria is in the hands of believers.
The Abuja Diocesan Synod
April 22, 2013 | The Abuja Diocesan Synod
The Third Session of the Eighth Synod of the Diocese of Abuja (Anglican Communion) will take place from 16th – 19th May, 2013. The Theme for this year is ‘Christian Stewardship’ from 1 Corinthians 4:2 and the Venue is St. Matthew’s Church Maitama, Abuja.
The Opening Ceremony which will also include the presentation of the Bishop’s Charge is scheduled to hold at 10am on Friday,17th May, 2013, and the Thanksgiving Service will hold on Sunday, 19th May, 2013 at 10am.
2013 Egba Diocesan Synod Communique
April 25, 2013 | 2013 Egba Diocesan Synod Communique | Filed under Archives
A communiqué issued at the end of the 1st Session of the 13th Synod of the Diocese of Egba, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) held from Thursday 25th day of April, 2013 to Sunday 28th day of April, 2013 at the Silver Jubilee Multipurpose Hall, Bishopscourt, Onikolobo, Abeokuta.
Election of Ms. Amal Pepple as President of United Nations Habitat
Monday April 22, 2013 | Ms. Amal Pepple's Election
The Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Ms. Amal Pepple has been elected President of the governing Council of the United Nations Habitat.
The Election took place last week in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. This is the first time Nigeria is elected to that position since 1978. Ms. Amal Pepple will occupy the seat for two years, 2013 – 2015.
Second Synod of Isiala Ngwa South Diocese
May 02, 2013 | Second Synod of Isiala Ngwa South Diocese
The First Session of the Second Synod of Isiala Ngwa South Diocese will commence on Friday 10th to Sunday 12th of May, 2013. Venue is St. Mathias Church, Umueleghele. The Bishop’s Charge will be presented on Saturday May 11th, 2013 at 10.00am by Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac C. Nwaobia. The grand finale of the 1st Session of the 2nd Synod is the Thanksgiving on Sunday 12th, May 2013 at the same venue.