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Matthew Hassan Kukah

23 Sep
National Peace Committee (NPC) has expressed concern over communication among political actors, their publicity agents, spokespersons and media consultants, ahead of 2023 electioneering.
16 Sep
The Right Reverend Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, outspoken, courageous public intellectual and Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, who turned 70 recently, is a patriot and statesman of no mean stature.
1 Sep
Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday passed a verdict that Nigeria’s democracy is gradually drifting towards dictatorship, insisting that all hands must be on deck to save the nation’s democracy.
13 May
Described by some stakeholders as obscene, money laundering scheme, investment and fund-raising tactics, the rave purchase of nomination forms and the slush fund in the hands of political parties ahead of 2023 general elections is creating fresh worries of a situation that could harm national...
25 Apr
The Presidency, yesterday, accused opponents of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of being responsible for United States’ perception about poor Christian-Muslim relations in Nigeria and consequent delay...
26 Jan
Shortly before his painful demise some ten years ago, the incomparable Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) sports reporter, Yinka Craig, had sent Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah a quaint e-mail.
30 Dec 2021
“With all the happenings in Nigeria, if the president, his friends, and spokesmen believe that Nigeria is doing well, it’s either they do not live in Nigeria or perhaps reside in another realm.”
19 Jul 2021
It has been my humble privilege to have been writing “regularly but only occasionally” for several Nigerian newspapers since 1980.
12 Jul 2021
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Reverend (Dr.) Matthew Hassan Kukah, has been admitted into the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) as an Honorary Fellow.
22 Jan 2021
On the eve of Christmas that has just come and gone, Matthew Hassan Kukah, Ph.D., the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto who is quite popular and more than well known to those...
19 Jan 2021
The Head of Vatican city, Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, as a Member of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Human Integral Development. The appointment was contained in a letter to Bishop Kukah dated 11th December, 2020, and signed by His Eminence, Peter Cardinal…
19 Jan 2021
Nigeria is in dire straits, and the government of the day is burying its head in the sand like a woebegone ostrich. It takes tremendous courage to speak truth to power, especially at this time...

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