News - Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese

 

Atiku Signs Peace Accord

6 days ago /
Nation 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday appeared before the National Peace Committee convened by Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (RTD) and Catholic Bishop of Sokoto diocese, REV. Fr. Mathew Hassan Kukah, where he signed the peace accord for the 2019 general elections.

Bishop Kukah Advocates Constitutionalism As Building Block For Good Society

2 months ago /
Nation 

Every Nigerian must be ready to make sacrifices that are required for building blocks for a better and greater Nigeria.

Dogara Harps On Good Governance

1 year ago /
Nation 

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says the house is committed to its role of rescuing Nigeria from the clutches of hunger, poverty, political and infrastructural challenges. Dogara said this in Keffi while addressing representatives of key sectors in Nasarawa state on the role of the legislature in...

 

2015 Elections: Bishop Kukah Urges Nigerians To Put The Nation First, Not Tribe Or Religion

3 years ago /

Democracy is said to be the best form of government because it allows the people to decide who governs them. At a forum in Abuja, Bishop Kukah pointed out that for any country to progress democratically, the political players must be deeply involved in the pursuit of the tenants of democracy. The...

NBA Vows To Tackle Indiscipline Among Lawyers

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, on Thursday, reiterated its resolve to tackle indiscipline within the profession. The Chairman of the branch, Mr Agada Elachi, announced this at the inauguration of the new executive members of the association in Abuja. He said that the level of indiscipline in the profession was...

Catholic Bishop Proposes Use Of Noncustodial Sentence For Lesser Crimes

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Mathew Hassan Kukah, on Thursday in Abuja proposed the use of noncustodial sentence for lesser crimes in order to decongest the nation’s prisons. Kukah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that noncustodial punishments would also enable the Federal Government to redirect revenue...

Be Closer To God: Bishop Kukah Tells Prison Inmates

3 years ago /
Nation 

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto diocese, on Thursday advised inmates of Sokoto prisons to move closer to God. He made this declaration when he visited the prisons as part of activities to mark this year's Christmas saying that God never failed His servants. He also said that the...

Ebola: Avoid Burials, Mass Gatherings - Jonathan

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that his administration will give the country credible election in 2015 .