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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
11 Mar 201960.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaCoadjutor Archbishop of AbujaArchbishop
60.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaApostolic Administrator of JosArchbishop of Abuja
25 Apr 201955.2Ordained BishopFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode
9 May 201952.1Ordained BishopPatrick S. ElukeTitular Bishop of PhoticeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
27 May 201985.0DiedKevin Joseph AjeBishop Emeritus of Sokoto
11 Jun 201957.5SucceededPaul Adegboyega OlawooreBishop of Ilorin
74.5ResignedAyo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P.Bishop of IlorinBishop Emeritus
4 Jul 201975.1RetiredRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to SpainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.1RetiredRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to AndorraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Spain
17 Oct 201952.5AppointedMoses ChikweAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
52.5AppointedMoses ChikweTitular Bishop of FlumenzerAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
9 Nov 201961.2SucceededIgnatius Ayau KaigamaArchbishop of Abuja
75.7RetiredJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanArchbishop of AbujaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
12 Dec 201952.6Ordained BishopMoses ChikweTitular Bishop of FlumenzerAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri
51.8AppointedJulius Yakubu KundiBishop of Kafanchan
28 Dec 201961.0AppointedAugustine Ndubueze EchemaBishop of Aba
6 Jan 202060.5AppointedMatthew Ishaya AuduArchbishop of Jos
13 Feb 202061.1Ordained BishopAugustine Ndubueze EchemaBishop of Aba
14 Feb 202061.8DiedPeter Iorzuul AdobohBishop of Katsina-Ala
17 Feb 202064.6AppointedWilliam Amove AvenyaApostolic Administrator of Katsina-AlaBishop of Gboko
20 Feb 202052.0Ordained BishopJulius Yakubu KundiBishop of Kafanchan
5 Mar 202057.0AppointedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ekwulobia
31 Mar 202060.8InstalledMatthew Ishaya AuduArchbishop of Jos
61.6CeasedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaApostolic Administrator of JosArchbishop of Abuja
2 Apr 202049.2AppointedBulus Dauwa YohannaBishop of Kontagora
29 Apr 202057.1InstalledPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ekwulobia
30 May 202055.4AppointedMichael Kalu UkpongAuxiliary Bishop of Umuahia
55.4AppointedMichael Kalu UkpongTitular Bishop of IgilgiliAuxiliary Bishop of Umuahia
13 Jun 202055.9AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
30 Jul 202055.6Ordained BishopMichael Kalu UkpongTitular Bishop of IgilgiliAuxiliary Bishop of Umuahia
9 Dec 202055.4AppointedLuka Sylvester GopepAuxiliary Bishop of Minna
55.4AppointedLuka Sylvester GopepTitular Bishop of Muzuca in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Minna
16 Dec 202089.3DiedPeter Yariyok JatauArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna
29 Dec 202089.3DiedGregory Obinna OchiaghaBishop Emeritus of Orlu
20 Feb 202155.5Ordained BishopLuka Sylvester GopepTitular Bishop of Muzuca in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Minna
31 Mar 202151.0AppointedDavid AjangBishop of Lafia
24 Jun 202151.2Ordained BishopDavid AjangBishop of Lafia
29 Jun 202181.9DiedAlbert Ayinde FasinaBishop Emeritus of Ijebu-Ode
6 Jul 202155.6AppointedPeter Nworie ChukwuBishop of Abakaliki
80.6RetiredMichael Nnachi OkoroBishop of AbakalikiBishop Emeritus
19 Aug 202155.7Ordained BishopPeter Nworie ChukwuBishop of Abakaliki
31 Aug 202175.3RetiredAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.3RetiredAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium

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