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Creation of the Niger Delta West Diocese

Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa

Creation of the Niger Delta West Diocese

the challenges

by Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa

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Published by Onyoma Research Publications in Port Harcourt, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of the Province of Nigeria. -- Diocese of Niger Delta West,
  • Anglican Communion -- Nigeria -- Niger River Delta,
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria) -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.J. Alagoa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX5700.57.A44 N55 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23227633M
    ISBN 109783507540
    LC Control Number2001385227

    Port Harcourt (Ikwerre: Igwuocha; Pidgin: Po-ta-kot; Igbo: Ugwu Ọcha) also called Pitakwa is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger of , the Port Harcourt urban area has an estimated population of 1,, inhabitants, up from 1,, as of Port-Harcourt is also the home of Bole y: Nigeria. History and origin of the Niger Delta. The Niger Delta is situated along the South – South and South East and South West of Nigeria in West Africa. As the name implies, it is located on the delta of the Niger River and its environs stretching from the Old Calabar Kingdom through part of the hinter land to part of the Old Benin Kingdom. When President Umauru Yar’Adua recently announced the creation of a new Ministry of Niger Delta he must have expected seven gbozaas for the initiative. However, the reactions that have thus far greeted the decision had been as diverse as the issues in the hydra-headed Niger Delta question itself. Niger West - (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Anthony Nkwoka Sun 10 May Rogation Sunday - we pray for the farming communities Nike - (Enugu, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Evans Ibeagha Church of Norway: Diocese of Björgvin, Bishop Halvor Nordhaug Mon 11 May Worksop St Paul (Nicolas Spicer) Nnewi - (Niger, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Dr Godwin Izundu OkpalaFile Size: KB.

    Since geographically Warri District fell within the Niger Delta Pastorate territory the C.M.S. was not in a mood to, and did not, consider the request favourably. The Diocese of West Equatorial Africa. Herbert Tugwell was appointed bishop after the ephemeral episcopacy of Mr. Hill, Crowther’s successor.


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Diocese On the Niger is the mother diocese (oldest diocese) of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). It is one of 10 Anglican dioceses in the Province of Niger within the Church of Nigeria.

The diocese was created in as the Diocese of Western Equatorial Africa. In the Diocese of Equatorial West Africa was divided into two: an eastern part (the continuing Diocese, now named the.

Niger Delta Diocese, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. likes. I welcome you to the corporate website of the Diocese of The Niger Delta, the premier Church of the Niger Delta ers: Special churches.

The Cathedral is Saint Benedict’s Cathedral in Osogbo. History. 3 March Established as Diocese of Osogbo from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oyo; Christian activities in Nigeria began in the first place around through the Portuguese Catholic traders around the Niger Delta area – Calabar, Bonny, and Warri ral: Cathedral of Saint Benedict in Osogbo.

Address: Bishopscourt, PO BoxPort Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria: Office: + (0) Niger Delta Diocesan Sunday School. 1, likes 9 talking about this. The Church in Study across the Niger Delta Diocese, Anglican Communion. A Sunday without Sunday School is a Sunday ers: K.

Our Story. The Church of Nigeria is part of the one,true God,Father, Son and Holy Spirit. She professes that faith uniquely revealed in the Holy Scriptures and set forth in the Catholic creeds,which.

The Niger Delta, is a densely populated region once known as the Oil Rivers because it was a major producer of palm oil. This region is on the Atlantic coast of Nigeria where the Niger River divides into numerous tributaries.

The region extends along the coast from Benin River on the west to the Imo River on the east. There are several. InIgnatius was appointed Principal, School of Ordination, Diocese of Niger Delta North, a school established to train pastors to meet the manpower needs in the Diocese.

Later, the school was called Staff Development Centre and he became the Director. The proposed dioceses are Awgu/Aninri and Ngwo from Enugu diocese, Ikwo, Afikpo and Ngbo from Abakaliki diocese, Ogbaru from On the Niger, Etche from Niger Delta North, Isiala Ngwa South from Aba.

Kotangora from Minna, Zaria from Kaduna, while Jos diocese will produce Bukuru and another diocese encompassing the communities in Pankshin. This brought about the rapid growth of the church to the effect that bythe church had fully grown to a Diocesan status, hence the creation of the premier Diocese in Igboland and in Nigeria in general namely, the Diocese of Niger Territories with headquarters in Onitsha which was later renamed the Diocese of Western Equatorial Africa in.

Shelly, B.L. (), Church History in Plain Language, Texas: World Book Publishers Tasie, G.O.M. () “The Church in the Niger Delta” in Christianity in West Africa: The Nigerian Story. Address: PO Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria: Office: + (0) The proposed dioceses are Awgu/Aninri and Ngwo from Enugu diocese, Ikwo, Afikpo and Ngbo from Abakaliki diocese, Ogbaru from On the Niger, Etche from Niger Delta North, Isiala Ngwa South from Aba.

Kotangora from Minna, Zaria from Kaduna, while Jos diocese will produce Bukuru and another diocese encompassing the communities in Pankshin. The Niger Delta region comprises of 9 administrative states in Nigeria namely: Bayelsa, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Edo, Abia, Ebonyi and Imo states.

The wider aim is to unlock the languages of the Niger Delta region, enabling peoples from all over the world, to learn and communicate in them, leading to a deeper understanding of the.

5 Nos. Road construction projects have been completed across the Niger Delta Region with a total length of KM, a. Rehabilitation and re-construction of Otuo Ikhin Road in.

Signs that the tenuous, relative calm in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta could be in jeopardy have manifested in recent days. On J the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), an umbrella group of elders, monarchs, and other local stakeholders led by Chief Edwin Clark, issued a threat to the federal government declaring that it would pull out of its negotiations with Abuja by Nov.

1 should. As in the Niger valley, progress in the Delta was [17/18] followed by persecution of converts. Even the Bishop and his son were kidnapped. In the course of these upheavals the proto-martyr of the Niger, an African named Joshua Hart, met his death by being thrown into. The Church of the Province of West Africa; The Church in the Province of the West Indies; The Church of Ceylon (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury) Bermuda (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury) The Lusitanian Church (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury) The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury).

Diocese of Ngbo. Diocese on the Niger Onitsha, All Saints Cathedral. Diocese of Niger Delta. Diocese of Niger Delta North Diobu, St Paul's Cathedral Port Harcourt, St Matthew Port Harcourt, St Silas Rumuapara, Holy Trinity Church.

Diocese of Niger West. Diocese of Nnewi. Diocese of Nsukka. Missionary Diocese of Ogbomoso. Diocese of Offa. Previous governments largely ignored the Niger Delta, partly because its geography made it relatively inaccessible.

The long period of military rule in Nigeria contributed to bad governance and corruption; and the burden for the provision of government services fell to oil and gas companies, which were ill equipped to supply water and electricity and maintain road networks.

The creation of Niger Delta North Diocese on 16th May, with I.C.O. Kattey as its first Bishop brought the number of the Dioceses in what the present writers describe as “Rivers/Abia Zone.

With this encouraging statement the President of the Synod, Bishop D. Hall proposed formally that the Diocese on the Niger, under whose care Owerri Archdeaconry was ready to be made a diocese, and moved that a prayer be sent to the Archbishop of the Province of West Africa to institute a Diocese of Owerri, and to request the Episcopal Synod.

PROVINCE OF THE NIGER. DIOCESE OF AMICHI. BISHOP'S PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Delivered to the. SECOND SESSION OF THE FIRST SYNOD @ The Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Amichi. On Friday 11 th June, By. His Lordship, THE RT. REV'D EPHRAIM.

IKEAKOR. Bishop, Diocese of Amichi. Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques de Burkina Faso et du Niger International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) as of   As the bishop of Niger Delta North and the archbishop of Niger Delta, Kattey, 65, is the second most senior leader of the Anglican Church of Nigeria.

Anglican Ink reports, “While driving to Port Harcourt on the evening of 6 Sept to attend a meeting of the Church of Nigeria’s Standing Committee, the archbishops car was stopped on the.

4 The Western Niger Delta is a deltaic region of West Africa, mostly in the modern Delta State of Nigeria, which is drain ed by four main riverine tributaries of the River Niger — namely, Benin Author: Peter Ekeh. On 10th Octoberthe Nigerian country, West and North of the Niger were cut-off from the Diocese of Equatorial West Africa to form THE DIOCESE OF LAGOS.

Through the initiative of Bishop Herbert Tugwell, F. Melville Jones, an energetic European Missionary Educationist and Principal of St. Andrew’s College, Oyo was consecrated as the first. The Niger Delta proper is actually made up of what came to be known in Europe as the Oil Rivers City States of West Africa in the late 18th and throughout the 19th century.

The hinterland adjacent to the territory was a major source of human labour for the Americas from the 16th century and of palm oil to Europe from the 18th century.

Diocese of Niger Delta; The [Niger Delta, Nigeria] - Bishop Ralph Ebirien For the growth of the Family Services in Prestaty nthat are successfully engaging with many who find the other forms of worship less a c esibl.

27 th - Saturday Diocese of Niger West [Niger, Nigeria] - Bishop Johnson Ekwe For good stewardship of our buildings andFile Size: KB. [3] The Niger Delta Diocese was inaugurated on January 1 st Lagos Diocese gave birth to the Dioceses of Ibadan on 25 th JanuaryOndo - Benin on 24 th February Northern Diocese on 27 th January Between andfurther dioceses were created as follows: Benin (3/1/62), Ekiti (29/10/66), Enugu (16/8/70), Aba (9/1/72), Kwara(1/11/74) Ilesa (2/11/74), Egba/Egbado (3/8.

Dennis Memorial Grammar School. Principal: Rev. CANON C. Address: Onitsha, Anambra State. Contact: The first title in a planned series of classic texts, written and published in Africa, on the history and culture of the Niger Delta. Long out of print, this book brings together oral traditional evidence and all other available historical material including the work of the eminent historian of.

Tribes of the Niger Delta;: Their religions and customs [Talbot, Percy Amaury] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tribes of the Niger Delta;: Their religions and customsAuthor: Percy Amaury Talbot.

History. The new ministry would have a Minister in charge of development of Niger Delta area, and a Minister of State in charge of youth empowerment. The existing Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was to become a parastatal under the ministry. Yar'Adua said that the Ministry would coordinate efforts to tackle the challenges of infrastructural development, environment protection and Minister responsible: Godswill Akpabio.

DIOCESE ON THE NIGER ANGLICAN COMMUNION. The journey into what is today known as Ascension Anglican Church would be said to leave started in September when Mr. Moses C. Chibuzor together with the likes of Mr.

Emmanuel Umeji, Emeka Agu, Simon Omekodimma, Oforjindu and Mrs. Eunice Umeji took a bold step and met the then Superitendent of Immanuel Church District. The PFN leader, during the prayer, read the Book of Luke chapter He explained to the congregation that life is full of issues, and of course, Niger Delta is an issue.

On the creation of Ministry of Niger Delta by the Federal Government in order to stop youth restiveness in the area, Rt. Rev. Odubogun stated that the new ministry may not be able to achieve the.

Christian missionary enterprise in the Niger Delta (Studies on religion in Africa) [Tasie, G. M] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Christian missionary enterprise in the Niger Delta (Studies on religion in Africa)Author: G.

M Tasie. That was when the Charismatic Renewal was relatively new to the Catholic Church in the Niger Delta, even though the movement was already flourishing in the East and West. a new creation. Port Harcourt is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria.

It lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta. As ofthe Port Harcourt urban area has an estimated population of 1, inhabitants, up from 1, as of The area that became Port Harcourt in was before that part of the farmlands of the Diobu village group of the Ikwerre, an Igbo.

MEND Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta MOSOP Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People MPP Micro-Projects Program NDSCA Niger Delta Social and Conflict Analysis NDBDA Niger Delta Basin Development Authority NDCFI Niger Delta Community Foundations Initiative NDDC Niger Delta Development CommissionFile Size: 1MB.5.

The case of Nigeria's Niger Delta. The conflict in the oil producing region in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producing country offers a good case for an analysis of the nexus between oil and violent conflict in Africa. The conflict in the Niger Delta is very well known and continues to nourish a steady stream of scholarly writing and news Cited by: The Niger Delta Development Commission is a federal government agency established by Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in the year with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger Delta region of SeptemberPresident Umaru Yar'Adua announced the formation of a Niger Delta Ministry, with the Niger Delta Development Commission to become a parastatal under the Chairman: Victor Ndoma-Egba.