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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
7 Oct 201356.8AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
29 Oct 201366.8AppointedGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinArchbishop of Ibadan
66.8AppointedGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinApostolic Administrator of OsogboArchbishop of Ibadan
75.3RetiredFelix Alaba Adeosin JobArchbishop of IbadanArchbishop Emeritus
13 Jan 201456.0AppointedSimon FaddoulApostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa (Maronite)
24 Jan 201467.0InstalledGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinArchbishop of Ibadan
18 Mar 201450.0AppointedMichael Gobal GokumBishop of Pankshin
15 Apr 201450.2AppointedPeter Kayode OdetoyinboBishop of Abeokuta
30 May 201451.3AppointedJonas Benson OkoyeAuxiliary Bishop of Awka
51.3AppointedJonas Benson OkoyeTitular Bishop of MasclianaeAuxiliary Bishop of Awka
12 Jun 201450.3Ordained BishopMichael Gobal GokumBishop of Pankshin
25 Jun 201450.4Ordained BishopPeter Kayode OdetoyinboBishop of Abeokuta
5 Jul 201454.5AppointedJohn Ebebe AyahBishop of Uyo
54.5AppointedJohn Ebebe AyahApostolic Administrator of OgojaBishop of Uyo
8 Jul 201449.2AppointedWilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Coadjutor Bishop of MakurdiBishop
29 Aug 201479.7DiedSimon Akwali OkaforBishop Emeritus of Awka
51.5Ordained BishopJonas Benson OkoyeTitular Bishop of MasclianaeAuxiliary Bishop of Awka
29 Sep 201490.9DiedCarlo CurisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Canada
4 Oct 201449.5Ordained BishopWilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Coadjutor Bishop of MakurdiBishop
6 Nov 201448.0AppointedDonatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A.Bishop of Uromi
12 Jan 201558.7DiedJames Naanman Daman, O.S.A. †Bishop of Shendam
31 Jan 201548.3Ordained BishopDonatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A.Bishop of Uromi
6 Feb 201559.0AppointedDenis Chidi IsizohAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha
59.0AppointedDenis Chidi IsizohTitular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha
8 Feb 201573.8DiedVincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Aba
21 Mar 201549.6DiedMalachy John GoltokBishop of Bauchi
28 Mar 201549.9SucceededWilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Bishop of Makurdi
72.9RetiredAthanasius Atule UsuhBishop of MakurdiBishop Emeritus
1 May 201559.2Ordained BishopDenis Chidi IsizohTitular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha
2 Apr 201652.9AppointedJohn Akinkunmi OyejolaBishop of Osogbo
12 Apr 201675.2RetiredCarlo Maria ViganòApostolic Nuncio to United States of AmericaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
27 May 201694.6DiedGirolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
30 Jun 201669.4CeasedGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinApostolic Administrator of OsogboArchbishop of Ibadan
53.1Ordained BishopJohn Akinkunmi OyejolaBishop of Osogbo
14 Jul 201674.1DiedAthanasius Atule UsuhBishop Emeritus of Makurdi
12 Oct 201670.4AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
5 Nov 201658.2AppointedPhilip Davou DungBishop of ShendamBishop-Elect
7 Dec 201670.6AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
11 Jan 201758.3Ordained BishopPhilip Davou DungBishop of ShendamBishop-Elect

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