Sept 05, 2008 Olympics: Cardinal Okogie hits hard on NSC
As Nigerian Government continues to keep mute over the dismal outing of Team Nigeria to the just ended Olympic Games in Beijing, Anthony Cardinal Okogie has hit out at the National Sports Commission for the shame they brought on the ‘Giant of Africa’ at the Games.
Jan 02, 2007 Okogie charges Nigerians, media to speak up on nation's ills
Special services were yesterday held in some churches to mark the beginning of the new year as several clergymen used the occasion to sue for peaceful elections come April and religious harmony among the two dominant religions.
Sept 12, 2006 Okogie Urges FG to Check Assassinations
Worried by the spate of assassinations in the country, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, has urged the Federal Government to take urgent measures to redress the situation.
Aug 04, 2006 Cardinal Okogie endorses Odili
The Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie says that the Rivers State Governor, Dr. Peter Odili should aspire higher to lead the country following his track record of performance in office.
Jul 03, 2006 Tinubu opens up at Okogie’s birthday: Return of mission schools was the hardest decision I ever took
THE 70th birthday celebration of the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, may have come and gone but the memory will linger for a little while, especially because the forum provided an opportunity for the chairman at the dinner party, Chief Anthony Ani, who grew up with the cardinal at Lafiaji area of Lagos, to speak on some secrets on Okogie. The cardinal turned 70, June 16.
Jan 16, 2006 NEW YEAR : Okogie, others task leaders on service
Nigerians yesterday trooped to different places of worship to usher in the New Year which has been described by various clergymen as a crucial year for the nation’s democratic experience. Churches across the country were full with the young, the old, men and women, particularly for the New Year eve services, if only to thank God for His mercies over the preceding year.
Sept 03, 2005 Okogie Warns Against Religious Politics
Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, weekend warned against the divisive tendencies of religious politics, but urged the country's political leaders to behave responsibly to avert an imminent crisis in the country.
Jun 11, 2005 Okogie Condemns Police Siege
Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie has condemned the ongoing police siege on 1004 Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Apr 17, 2005 A critic of the military dictatorship
The Nigerian Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, Archbishop of Lagos, 67, made international news in 2001 when he offered his life to save a Muslim woman sentenced to death for adultery.
Dec 06, 2004 Okogie Creates Parishes, Redeploys Priests
"Emphasis should be placed on spiritual preparation of the feast of Christmas," he commanded all his priests.Cardinal Okogie asked his priests to organise retreats, novenas, penitential services and other devotions for the spiritual upliftment of the faithfuls.
Oct 21, 2004 Riches at the Expense of the Soul Lead to Eternal Damnation
The archbishop of Lagos Archdiocese, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie said recently, that storing up earthly treasures at the expense of one's soul is like building a castle in the air adding human beings are pilgrims on earth who must give account of their earthly sojourn someday.
Sept 09, 2004 Nigerian Catholics told to be modest
Traditional Nigerian dress is preferred. Modesty is a big issue in Nigeria these days. Universities are introducing dress codes for their students. The country's Muslims in particular are going to greater lengths than ever to be seen to be dressing modestly.