• What Kukah told Fani-Kayode, Obanikoro, Abati – FFK’s aide

    What Kukah told Fani-Kayode, Obanikoro, Abati – FFK’s aide

    A fresh insight has been given into what Bishop Mathew Kukah discussed with the trio of Femi Fani-Kayode, Musiliu Obanikoro and Reuben Abati during his visit to EFCC detention facilities Monday.

    Jude Ndukwe, media aide to Fani-Kayode said in a statement Tuesday that, “On Monday, October 31, 2016, the highly revered Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, His Lordship, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, paid a visit to the trio of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Musiliu Obanikoro and Dr Reuben Abati in EFCC custody. […]

  • Kukah, Soludo, others to grace launch of book on Biafra

    Kukah, Soludo, others to grace launch of book on Biafra

    Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Matthew Kukah and former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, are among dignitaries expected at the public presentation of a book, “The Politics of Biafra and the Future of Nigeria” in Abuja.

    While Kukah will deliver a keynote address, Soludo will be among the discussants at the even schedule for Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.

    At the event, Chairman of Safari Books Limited, Chief Joop Berhout, will make remarks as publisher, while Eze Festus Odimegwu, […]

  • Stop blaming Jonathan, solve current problems – Kukah tells Buhari

    Stop blaming Jonathan, solve current problems – Kukah tells Buhari

    The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop agonising about the past administration but to tackle the challenges facing the country.

    He said Nigerians did not vote for him ( Buhari) to complain about previous government but to perform better than his predecessor.

    The clergymen stated this at a dinner organised by the Ondo State Government after the 2016 Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria held in Akure, the state capital on Wednesday.

    He said, […]

  • Stop the blame game, rebuild economy – Kukah tells Buhari

    Stop the blame game, rebuild economy – Kukah tells Buhari

    Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to stop blaming the immediate past administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan, and rebuild the nation’s economy, which he said is comatose.

    Also, Kukah, who was in Akure, the Ondo State capital for the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigerian (CBCN), told the Federal Government not to focus only on the fight against corruption but should put in place policies that would check corrupt practices and improve the standard of […]

  • Oshiomhole appoints Utomi, Kukah into varsity governing council

    Oshiomhole appoints Utomi, Kukah into varsity governing council

    Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has appointed Professor Pat Utomi as Chairman Governing Council, Edo University, Iyamho.

    The governor, who inaugurated the nine-man Council, Wednesday, said his vision was to midwife a first-class university for the state and turn Edo State to the hub of tertiary education in the country.

    Other members of the University’s Governing Council are Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, (The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto); Bishop Gabriel Dunia (The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Auchi); […]

  • I’m not raising funds for birthday and IDPs – Kukah

    I’m not raising funds for birthday and IDPs – Kukah

    Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of some fraudulent persons, who have approached some prominent Nigerians to raise funds ahead of his 58th birthday celebration.

    In a disclaimer notice which he personally signed, Kukah said there was never time he made public statements that he was raising funds for his birthday celebrations while raising funds for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, Borno State.

    The statement reads: “In the last […]