Catholic bishop decries lack of citizens’ engagement in policy making debates

He quoted Nobel laureate, Amartya Sen, as stressing the importance of public discussions as a vehicle for social change and economic progress. Bishop Matthew Kukah, the current Bishop of the Roman CatholicRead More...
By : admin | Jun 15, 2016

Why anxiety over Buhari’s health is unnecessary – Bishop Kukah

The  Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Mathew Kukah, has called on Nigerians to avoid making the health of Nigeria’s public figures a subject of political discourse or speculations. He spokeRead More...
By : admin | Jun 15, 2016

Intellectual class apathy behind Nigeria’s problems – Kukah

Bishop Matthew Kukah, founder of the public policy analysis group the Kukah Centre, said on Thursday Nigerian “intellectual class” giving up responsibility was to blame for the myriad agitations besieging the countryRead More...
By : admin | Jun 15, 2016

Shi’ite Crisis: Kukah calls for peaceful negotiation

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto State, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah has called for calm and peaceful negotiation over the recent clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Shi’ite Islamic MovementRead More...
By : admin | Dec 27, 2015

Kukah calls for peaceful negotiation over Shi’ite-Army crisis in Zaria

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto State, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, has called for calm and peaceful negotiation over the recent clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Shi’ite Islamic MovementRead More...
By : admin | Dec 27, 2015

Soldiers-Shi’ites’ clash: We lost 1,000 members – Zakzaky group

Leaders of the Shi’ite Is­lamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have given more insights into the death toll from the sect’s clash with soldiers in Kaduna State last weekend. The violence erupted whenRead More...
By : admin | Dec 27, 2015

NSCIA, CAN demand inquiry over Zaria killings

• N/Assembly sets up committee, to meet Buratai • Army hands over 220 sect members to police The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) andRead More...
By : admin | Dec 27, 2015

Shi’ite Violence: Kukah Calls For Caution

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, has called for caution over the recent clash between the Nigerian Army and Shi’ite members in Zaria. He urged aggrieved members to embrace dialogueRead More...
By : admin | Dec 27, 2015

Army-Shiite Clash: Kukah, Lawyers Call for Caution

As the tension in Zaria between the military and Shiite Islamic Movement, led by Mu’allim Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, continues to generate reactions, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto and founder, The Kukah Centre BishopRead More...
By : admin | Dec 23, 2015
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