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An ACN Feature Interview – Nigeria

Nigeria Boko Haram contained, Islamic aggression takes different form   Nigeria, located in the eastern part of the country’s so-called “Middle Belt.” The population of 2.3M is about equally divided between Muslims and Christians, 450,000 of whom are Catholic, with 10 percent of the people belonging to traditional religions. On a recent visit to New […]

An interview with Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria

Nigeria ACN Feature – Corruption is as great a danger as Boko Haram An interview with Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria Nigeria is Africa’s most densely populated country. About 20 million of a total of approximately 170 million Nigerians are Catholic. The greatest challenges currently facing the country are the terrorist organization Boko Haram […]

Boko Haram: “They wanted to hurt the heart of Nigeria”

Maria Lozano, ACN International On the night of 14–15 April 2014, approximately 275 girls were kidnapped from a Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria. Boko Haram admitted responsibility for the kidnappings. Aid to the Church in Need spoke to Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, President of the Catholic Bishops […]