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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
31 May 201750.9AppointedHilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi
7 Jul 201764.9Ordained BishopDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja
57.5CeasedJohn Ebebe AyahApostolic Administrator of OgojaBishop of Uyo
17 Aug 201751.2Ordained BishopHilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi
15 Sep 201775.1RetiredOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to KoreaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.1RetiredOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to MongoliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Korea
21 Sep 201761.9AppointedHyacinth Oroko Egbebo, M.S.P.N.Bishop of Bomadi
4 Nov 201757.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Dominica, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Jamaica, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Kitts and Nevis, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Vincent and Grenadines, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Guyana, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.4AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Delegate to AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
19 Feb 201854.9ResignedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of AhiaraBishop Emeritus
74.0CeasedJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanApostolic Administrator of AhiaraCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja
66.0AppointedLucius Iwejuru UgorjiApostolic Administrator of AhiaraBishop of Umuahia
27 Feb 201860.3DiedJoseph Danlami BagobiriBishop of Kafanchan
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Lucia, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Grenada, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Bahamas, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
28 Feb 201860.1AppointedSimon T. FaddoulBishop of Our Lady of the Annunciation at Ibadan (Annunciazione) (Maronite)
9 Mar 201857.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Suriname, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
4 Apr 201856.3AppointedPaul Adegboyega OlawooreCoadjutor Bishop of IlorinBishop
7 Apr 201860.2Ordained BishopSimon T. FaddoulBishop of Our Lady of the Annunciation at Ibadan (Annunciazione) (Maronite)
25 May 201851.5AppointedErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
51.5AppointedErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoTitular Bishop of MedianaAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
13 Jul 201856.6Ordained BishopPaul Adegboyega OlawooreCoadjutor Bishop of IlorinBishop
31 Aug 201851.8Ordained BishopErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoTitular Bishop of MedianaAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu
8 Sep 201858.3AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Belize, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
17 Jan 201954.9AppointedFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode
79.5RetiredAlbert Ayinde FasinaBishop of Ijebu-OdeBishop Emeritus
12 Feb 201951.8AppointedPatrick ElukeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
51.8AppointedPatrick ElukeTitular Bishop of PhoticeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt
11 Mar 201960.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaCoadjutor Archbishop of Abuja
60.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaApostolic Administrator of JosCoadjutor Archbishop of Abuja
25 Apr 201955.2Ordained BishopFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode
9 May 201952.1Ordained BishopPatrick 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
1 Jul 201975.1RetiredRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to Spain
75.1RetiredRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to AndorraApostolic Nuncio to Spain

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