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The Ven. In 1997 the Church of Nigeria was split into three ecclesiastical provinces (see below). He is to replace Archbishop Godwin Okpala. Lending his voice to Igbo presidency in 2023, the Anglican Archbishop on the Niger, Dr. Alexander Ibezim, in his message, lamented that Ndigbo had not given their due right in Nigeria … He is to replace Archbishop Ikechi Nwosu. Ten new bishops of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) were being consecrated. It’s a joyous moment as the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion elect new Bishops, Archbishop, translate one. Benjamin C. Okeke JP is the Bishop-elect for Orlu Diocese. It is the first missionary diocese of CANA launched by the Church of Nigeria in the United States and Canada, working as an evangelical, church planting movement now have Four new Suffragan Bishops namely: 1. 2 Chron. © Virtueonline 2014 all rights reserved.570 Twin Lakes Rd.,P.O. The juxtaposition justifies the creation of additional missionary dioceses, which are mostly located in rural areas. Bishop Ken Okeke praying before the Sermon (Church of Nigeria). On 24 February 1979, the sixteen dioceses of Nigeria were joined in the Church of Nigeria, a newly founded province of the Anglican Communion, with Timothy O. Olufosoye, then Bishop of Ibadan, becoming its first archbishop, primate and metropolitan. Martyn Anagbogu – Region 2; 3. Jacob Bada, current Bishop of the Diocese of Etsako has been translated to the Diocese of Akoko in Ondo State. Having inherited three provinces, 76 dioceses and 76 bishops from the former Primate, Archbishop Joseph Adetiloye in 2000, Archbishop Akinola has gone ahead to create an additional 14 dioceses, five years into his primacy. [ACNS] Bishops should be “the leading light, shining to help those still groping in the dark,” the bishops of the Anglican Church of Nigeria heard last week at their annual retreat where they explored the nature of the role of bishop. He is to replace Archbishop Benneth Okoro (PhD). Anglican Communion News Service. THE Bishops of Anglican Church on Wednesday rejected the Supreme Court judgment on the Imo State governorship election. Box 111Shohola, PA 18458, NIGERIA: Ten new bishops consecrated for Anglican Church of Nigeria. The new Bishop of Kubwa is Simon Bala who was translated from the Diocese of Gusau. That was the experience of King Jehoshaphat many centuries later. Rt. He currently serves at All Soul’s Anglican Church, Lekki in the Diocese of Lagos. Beware of the tyranny of the urgent! Also, the … He is from Nnewichi, Nnewi and is a Venerable at St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, Federal Housing Estate 3-3, Onitsha in the Diocese on the Niger. The present primate, at a recent public gathering, hinted that the possibility of the dioceses swelling to 100 before he retires cannot be ruled out. Johnson Nwaohalama Ekwe, appointing him Bishop of Niger West; and the […] Taking the gospel to the villages will contend with raw paganism, Islamisation, syncretism and spiritual shallowness, which have continued to threaten the Church in Nigeria. The House of Bishops of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) is set to elect a new Primate for the Church, two senior bishops confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Asaba. The appointment came during the plenary session of the Anglican Bishops. The Primate Elect is currently the Bishop of Gombe Diocese, Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical province of Jos and Chairman of the Liturgy and … Church of Nigeria Appoints Four Bishops to Minister in the US, Bypassing ACNA. So within 10 years there were 27 new regular dioceses and 15 mission dioceses created. The creation of additional dioceses has been a major thrust of the leadership of the church under Primate Peter Akinola. Ibrahim Makus, the Bishop of Yola to be the new Archbishop of the […] These elections were made at an Episcopal Synod held at St. Peter’s Chapel at the Ibru International Ecumenical Centre Agbarha Otor, Delta State, Nigeria. The Ven. History of the Anglican church in Lagos. Justus Mogekwu, the Anglican Bishop of Asaba, told NAN the tenure of the current Primate, Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, would end by March 2020. And they came with some of their parishioners from the length and breadth of the over 17-million Nigerian Anglican Congregation. Using the experience of Saul he explained "Saul became yesterday's man and degenerated to consulting a medium - one in a group of people he zealously wiped out of Israel when his heart was in the right place and he was following God faithfully. The Most Revd Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba is elected, 5th Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria. Numbering at 17 million, Nigerian Anglicans account for nearly a quarter of the 77 million Anglicans in the world. In the case of Moses, from whom we shall learn a lot today, He took away all the trappings and comforts of Egypt's one and only palace. He is Venerable Ndubuisi Obi, who was formerly of St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, … Kubwa was carved out of the Diocese of Abuja, where Archbishop Akinola doubles as Bishop. He currently serves at St. John’s Church, Iyoku Sagamu in the Diocese of Remo. Anglican Bishops Anayo Okoli – Enugu. The good news is that whenever we seek God, we shall find Him. Though he served as a Canon and Archdeacon of the Diocese of Abuja, he remained a media practitioner and was soon made the general manager of Crowther Radio Station; from where he became the Director of Communication and later a newscaster at the Anglican Cable Network Nigeria (ACNN TV). The House of Bishops of the Church of Nigeria have elected two new archbishops and four bishops while gathered at their 6-10 Jan 2020 meeting at the Ibru Conference Center in Agbara-Otor in the Delta State. The Ven. The consecration ceremony in practice marked the beginning of nine new missionary dioceses in the 26 year-old Church of Nigeria, bringing the total number of dioceses to 91. Among the newly elected Bishops is the Venerable Foluso Taiwo, who is currently the Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and the Vicar at Church of the Holy Cross, Wuye District, Abuja. A bishop-elect for the Nnewi Anglican Diocese, Nnewi, Anambra State, has emerged. The Ven. Rev. A Radio Nigeria commentator described as colourful the procession into the Cathedral Church of the Advent, dedicated in 1999 by the former Nigeria Primate, the Most Revd Joseph Adetiloye. ", On continuity, the preacher who spent one week with the bishops-elect as their retreatant, charged them to seek the Lord always. Dr. Adedokun Adewunmi – Region 3; 2. The presentation of the 10 bishops elect was done by 20 different bishops. He is to replace the late Bishop Ebunoluwa Ogunele. Among the newly elected Bishops is the Venerable Foluso Taiwo, who is currently the Director of Communication, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and the Vicar at Church of the Holy Cross, Wuye District, Abuja. Seyi Pirisola is the Bishop-elect for the Diocese on the coast. The bishops elected the Rt. On 26 April 2015 the primate of Nigeria laid hands on the Ven.Moses Bukpe-Tabwaye, appointing him Bishop of Gwagwalada; the Ven. ABUJA - The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion has threatened to breakaway from the Church of England over the decision of the later to drop opposition to gay bishops in civil partnerships. ", The preacher also warned on the consequences of choosing to obey or disobey God. The Ven. By 19 March 2005 the inauguration of other dioceses nationwide (involving a road trip over 1500km) will have been completed. Ndubuisi Obi is the Bishop-elect for Nnewi Diocese. Anglican bishops in Nigeria reject a compromise over homosexuality, saying the US church is a cancer that should be excised. The Full lists of the Bishops-elect are as follows: The Ven. He is to replace Bishop Afolabi Popoola. The new bishops and their dioceses are the Rt Revd Edafe Emamezi - Elected Bishop of Warri, the Rt Revd Ezekiel Awosoga - Bishop of Ijebu, the Rt Revd Matthew Osunade - Bishop of Ogbomosho and the Rt Revd Joseph Adeyemi - Bishop of Badagary. Beware of the pomp and arrogance of office! Rev. Three hymnals served their slow march to the altar including "Lift high the cross! Rev. A 30-minute procession comprised the choir clad in red; the clergy in white vestments, the legal luminaries and the grandeur of red cassocks nestled in white richly embroidered garments announcing the bishops. Ndubuisi Obi of Niger Diocese has just been elected as the New Bishop of Nnewi Anglican Diocese, to replace Arch-Bishop Godwin Okpala. Others are the Rt Revd Duke Akamisoko - Bishop of Zonkwa, the Rt Revd Samuel Chukuka - Bishop of Isikwuato, the Rt Revd Joseph Musa - Bishop of Idah, the Rt Revd Solomon Gberegbara - Bishop of Ogoni, the Rt Revd Johnson Onuoha - Bishop of Arochukwu/Ohafia and the Rt Revd Chigozirim Onyegbule - Bishop of Ikwuano. The Lagos mainland Bishop-elect of a new church, Orthodox Anglican Church in Nigeria which has its root in the US, The Revd. The Rt. The new primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Henry Ndukuba, installed at low-key service in Abuja. The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has elected Most Rev’d Henry Ndukuba as the new Primate of the church for the next ten years. Also Crowther Radio, the Abuja-based radio station funded by the Church of Nigeria, beamed the consecration service to listeners around Abuja, the Nigerian capital, Lagos, and other satellite towns within its coverage. The ten new bishops were ordained at the Cathedral Church of the Advent, Abuja, to accommodate the explosive growth of Nigerian Anglicans. The seed of the Anglican Church in Lagos was planted by the activities of liberated Africans in Sierra Leone and the Church Missionary Society, an evangelical society within the Anglican community in Great Britain that was popularly known as CMS in Nigeria. Foluso Taiwo is a notable broadcaster, who started his media career since as far back as 1980 at Radio Nigeria, Ibadan, as a freelance journalist and Newscaster before he was fully employed as a Reporter/Editor/Newscaster and HOA correspondent under the Television Service of Oyo State (TSOS). It was also the experience of other men of faith like Gideon, David arid Paul. He is to replace Bishop Abraham Akinlalu. ACNN TV can reliably report from sources that at its just concluded annual retreat of the Bishops of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) which held at the Ibru International Ecumenical Centre in Delta State of Nigeria, an episcopal synod was held to elect Suffragans, Bishops and Archbishops to fill vacant positions in the Church in and outside Nigeria. The event which was attended by the archbishop of the ecclesiastical province of Bendel and bishop, diocese of Ughelli, the Most Revd Cyril Odutemu, had the theme, “Sowing and Reaping for Eternity” with the bishops applauding the emergence of the new primate of the church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), His Grace, the Most Revd. The Bishop on the Niger, the Rt Revd Ken Okeke, preached the sermon. Worshippers at the consecration service on Sunday (Church of Nigeria) By David W. Virtue, DD www.virtueonline.org January 18, 2019. Ven. He is married to Mrs. Uloma Okeke JP, the Coordinator Prayer Healing and Deliverance Unit in Orlu Diocese. He is to replace Archbishop Gabriel Akinbiyi. Adegoke Oludare Agara for Idoani Diocese, Ven. God's Hand The homily entitled 'In God's hand', said by the Bishop on the Niger, the Rt Revd Ken Okeke, was to a large extent directed at the new bishops. Olukayode Adebogun – Region 1; 4. Get a bi-weekly summary of Anglican news from around the world. Anglican Youth Fellowship, Diocese of Minna. He currently serves at St. Silas Anglican Church, Old Umuahia in the Diocese of Umuahia. Doeme, Oliver Dashe (59), Bishop of Maiduguri (Nigeria) Dung, Philip Davou (61), Bishop of Shendam (Nigeria) Dunia, Gabriel Ghieakhomo (62), Bishop of Auchi (Nigeria) Echema, Augustine Ndubueze (61), Bishop of Aba (Nigeria) The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has announced the election of new Bishops in the Church of Nigeria. April 4, 2020. 31 March 2020. Bishops of Orthodox Anglican Church in Nigeria. Bishop Okeke focused his sermon on four pegs namely "Call, Concentration, Continuity and Consequences. ", Describing the call of God, he said "God's call is always definite and many times when He calls someone He 'strips' the person bare. And they came with some of their parishioners from the length and breadth of the over 17-million Nigerian Anglican Congregation. 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