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1. NIGERIA: HOPE BETRAYED
Hope is described as 'the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled'. I tend to believe that was the feeling of our forebears (that is, the fou... 

 


2. THE BENUE VALLEY OF BLOOD
The first act of murder ever committed in history was the killing of Abel by his own brother Cain as recorded in the Book of Genesis chapter 4 of the Bi... 

 


3. LENTEN SEASON GIVES US LIFE
One message out of the many social media messages I receive daily made an impression on me. I was not receiving this particular message for the first ti... 

 


4. DIALOGUE AT CROSS ROADS
I was appointed Benin Archdiocesan director of Inter-religious dialogue and the Coordinator for Inter-religious dialogue in 1991. When the Catholic dioc... 

 


5. MARIAN YEAR IN NIGERIA: DID WE LISTEN TO MARY OUR BLESSED MOTHER?
The entire Catholic Faithful in Nigeria have just rounded up a year dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in union with the universal Church as she marks... 

 


6. PROPHETS OF JUSTICE AND PEACE
The reactions to my publication, “PROPHETIC VOICES IN A CONFUSED NATION” call for this reflection. Among these reactions are:  (1) that... 

 


7. Genetically-Modified Organisms: How Harmful, Harmless or Beneficial?
COMMUNIQUE PREAMBLE The Association of Catholic Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (ACMPN) held its 12th scientific conference and annual general meeti... 

 


8. Ogoja Episcopal Ordination Homily
EPISCOPAL ORDINATION: BISHOP DONATUS AKPAN  Ogoja, July 7th, 2017. Homily by John Cardinal ONAIYEKAN, Archbishop of Abuja. “How can we rep... 

 


9. Ahiara Catholic Diocese: A Time To Heal (A Theological Appeal)
Ahiara Catholic Diocese: A Time To Heal (A Theological Appeal) By, Fr Stan Chu Ilo, STL, PhD, D.ED.[i]   “Those who love the Church as sh... 

 


10. PROPHETIC VOICES IN A CONFUSED NATION
Israel was a nation guided by God as his own possession through the prophets. Israel was “a kingdom of priests and a holy nation” (Exodus 19... 

 


11. EUCHARIST – BEGINNING AND CENTRE OF OUR WORSHIP
Eucharist celebrates the death and resurrection of Christ which is grounded in these realities, that Jesus is the lord of the universe and as such we ca... 

 


12. MININGITIS: CATHOLIC CHURCH’S WIDOW’S MITE SUPPORT FOR GOVERNMENT TO SAFE LIVES IN NIGERIA
The position of the Catholic Church as a principal partner of government in making life worth living for majority of Nigerians, irrespective of their di... 

 


13. CALLING FOR EXODUS IN NIGERIA
It was 1979, Alhaji Shehu Shagari was campaigning for the presidency of Nigeria and Professor Ambrose Alli was campaigning for the governorship of the t... 

 


14. AHIARA, THE POPE, AND A TIME FOR HEALING
"Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life" (John 6:68)The words of St. Peter the first Pope were said in response to Jesus' passion... 

 


15. FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
Life generally is a struggle and only the fittest survive. Our journey back to our creator (God) is likewise a struggle, therefore only those who are fi... 

 


 
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