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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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
16 Jan 201683.9DiedAlexius Obabu MakoziBishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt
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 Shendam
7 Dec 201670.6AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
11 Jan 201758.3Ordained BishopPhilip Davou DungBishop of Shendam
9 Apr 201764.6AppointedDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja
26 Apr 201753.5AppointedAntonio Guido FilipazziApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
13 May 201760.4AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
31 May 201750.9AppointedHilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi
7 Jul 201764.9Ordained BishopDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja
57.5CeasedJohn Ebebe AyahApostolic Administrator of OgojaBishop of Uyo
17 Aug 201751.2Ordained BishopHilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi
15 Sep 201775.1RetiredOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to KoreaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.1RetiredOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to MongoliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Korea
21 Sep 201761.9AppointedHyacinth Oroko Egbebo, M.S.P.N.Bishop of Bomadi

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