Nigeria

ni-lgflag The Society of African Missions (SMA) first arrived in Nigeria in 1863

Fulani herdsmen suspected of murdering 2 priests and 16 parishoners at mass

"Violating a place of worship, killing priests and worshippers is not only vile, evil and satanic, it is clearly calculated to stoke up religious...

Women’s UN Report Network criticize Nigerian Government over Dapchi abductions

Editor's Note: This month we commemorate the 4th anniversary of the kidnapping by Boko Haram of 276 female students from a Government boarding school...

A pioneering pastor – Pierre Piotin, SMA – the “good white man”

Fr. Piotin will... be remembered for producing the first Etsako catechism which is still in use today. The ‘good white man’ was the nickname the...

Letter of Appreciation and Congratulations to Winnie Rocchiccioli VMM from SMA Provincial Leader

Following the recent article by the retired lay missionary, Winnie Rocchiccioli VMM, in which she expresses her gratitude to the Society of African Missions...

FORTY YEAR ASSOCIATION WITH THE SMA FATHERS IN AFRICA

I will always be very grateful to the SMA Fathers for allowing me the privilege of working alongside them in their missionary endeavours. The...

Nigerian communities lose UK court appeal against oil giant Shell

 “God bless Leigh Day, the London-based legal firm that is fighting for the Nigerian communities! Its motto reads, “We act for the vulnerable”, and...

Happy 80th Birthday Fr. Fintan Daly SMA

On February 16, 2018, Fr Fintan Daly celebrated his 80th birthday at St. Leo's parish, Challenge, Ibadan, Nigeria. A measure of the esteem with which...

The Wall Fence Project: SMA Developments in Guffanti, Nigeria

SMA filmmaker, Fr. Tom Casey, has sent us a very encouraging story about ongoing developments at Holy Family Parish, Guffanti in Nigeria, lead by...