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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
7 Dec 201249.8AppointedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara
29 Dec 201254.7AppointedPeter Iorzuul AdobohBishop of Katsina-Ala
57.5AppointedWilliam Amove AvenyaBishop of Gboko
6 Jan 201352.7Ordained BishopFortunatus NwachukwuTitular Archbishop of AquavivaApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
2 Feb 201363.1AppointedJoseph Effiong EkuwemArchbishop of Calabar
75.7RetiredJoseph Edra UkpoArchbishop of CalabarArchbishop Emeritus
3 Feb 201372.9DiedJoseph O. EgeregaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bomadi
22 Feb 201348.6AppointedBrian UdaigweTitular Archbishop of SuelliApostolic Nuncio to Benin
48.6AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Benin
23 Feb 201354.9Ordained BishopPeter Iorzuul AdobohBishop of Katsina-Ala
24 Feb 201357.7InstalledWilliam Amove AvenyaBishop of Gboko
7 Apr 201369.2InstalledJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanCardinal-Priest of San SaturninoCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja
8 Apr 201348.7AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to Benin
13 Apr 201376.4RetiredFrancis Emmanuel Ogbonna OkoboBishop of NsukkaBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedGodfrey Igwebuike OnahBishop of Nsukka
27 Apr 201348.8Ordained BishopBrian UdaigweTitular Archbishop of SuelliApostolic Nuncio to Benin
21 May 201350.2Ordained BishopPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara
3 Jul 201369.4AppointedJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanApostolic Administrator of AhiaraCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja
4 Jul 201356.9Ordained BishopGodfrey Igwebuike OnahBishop of Nsukka
16 Jul 201349.0AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to TogoApostolic Nuncio to Benin
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 201467.1InstalledGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinArchbishop of Ibadan
18 Mar 201450.1AppointedMichael 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 201454.6AppointedJohn Ebebe AyahBishop of Uyo
54.6AppointedJohn Ebebe AyahApostolic Administrator of OgojaBishop of Uyo
8 Jul 201449.3AppointedWilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Coadjutor Bishop of Makurdi
29 Aug 201451.6Ordained BishopJonas Benson OkoyeTitular Bishop of MasclianaeAuxiliary Bishop of Awka

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