Anthony Olubunmi Cardinal Okogie Anthony Olubunmi Cardinal Okogie
Function:
Archbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
Title:
Cardinal Priest of Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel of Mostacciano
Birthdate:
Jun 16, 1936
Country:
Nigeria
Elevated:
Oct 21, 2003
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English Dec 30, 2013
Cardinal Okogie Warns Pastor Okotie: “Keep quiet or be disgraced”
A retired Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, has warned the Pastor of the Household of God Church International, Chris Okotie, against talking out of ignorance or else he will be disgraced.
English Jan 19, 2013
Nigeria: Poor Leadership Killing Nigeria, Says Cardinal Okogie
Italian Jan 25, 2012
CRISTIANI PERSEGUITATI/ Card. Okogie (Nigeria): siamo pronti al martirio
Italian Jul 10, 2011
Il Cardinale Okogie: “no alla banca islamica, perché parte di uno schema per soggiogare i cristiani”
English Jun 25, 2011
Cardinal Okogie ordains 7 new priests
English May 10, 2011
Nigerian cardinal rues post-election violence
Italian Jan 10, 2011
Il cardinale di Lagos: le bombe non ci fanno paura, la nostra fede è più forte
English Jan 09, 2011
Cardinal Okogie advocates prisons reforms
English Oct 27, 2008
Catholic Church shops for N19bn for varsity in Lagos
English 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.
English Jul 31, 2007
Cardinal Okogie, Admiral Ayinla Charge Govts, the Rich to Assist Less Privilege
Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie and the former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Jubrila Ayinla have charged government and individuals to assist the less privilege in the country to acquire sound education.
English Jul 23, 2007
Cardinal Okogie Lauds EFCC for Prosecuting Ex-Govs
Anthony Cardinal Okogie has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for prosecuting some alleged corrupt former governors.
English Jun 25, 2007
Cardinal Okogie Cautions Men of God Against Self-Enrichment
Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie yesterday in Abuja warned the Priests of God to desists from enriching themselves with material things under the pretence of working in the Lord's vine yard.
English Jun 20, 2007
Nigerian cardinal urges new president to avoid 'dead wood' in Cabinet
Lagos Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie advised newly elected Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua that for his administration to be successful he should not appoint "dead wood" to his Cabinet.
English Mar 30, 2007
Nigerian cardinal calls pre-election arms smuggling 'danger signal'
Lagos Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie called the smuggling of arms into Nigeria a few weeks before the general elections a "danger signal."
English Jan 06, 2007
Nigerian Cardinal: “condom is widely known not to be a safe protector against HIV/AIDS”
Asks why government is now encouraging spread of HIV/AIDS through the use of condoms.
English Jan 05, 2007
Nigerian cardinal condemns government approval of condom factory
A Nigerian cardinal has condemned the government's recent approval of a billion-dollar condom factory in Yenagoa.
English 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.
English 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.
English 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.
English Jul 12, 2006
Devote Greater Attention To Education, Okogie Tells FG
Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, has urged the Federal Government to devote greater attention to education.
English 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.
English Jun 12, 2006
Cardinal Okogie at 70: Those who license churches aid criminals
Recently, His Eminence, Olubunmi Anthony Cardinal Okogie turned 70. The occasion of his birthday was that of sober reflection in the events of his life, his calling and his country.
English 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.
English 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.
English 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.
English 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.
English 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.
English Oct 21, 2004
Lack of Faith in Youths and Elders and the Fight against it
In a Catholic bulletin issued recently, the Cardinal bemoaned lack of faith in youths and elders adding that by the lack of knowledge and confident their faith has brought about less spirituality.
English 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.
English 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.
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