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Document Condolences following attack on UN House in Nigeria
In a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed condolences on behalf of the World Council of Churches following the attack on the United Nations House in Abuja, Nigeria, on Friday, 26 August 2011.
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Document Letter to the acting president of Nigeria
The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, expressed “grief and shock” over the recent violence in Nigeria where officials say several hundred people were killed in villages near the city of Jos, in the Central Plateau State, during the weekend of 6-7 March 2010.
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Document Letter to the Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan
Letter to Dr Jonathan Goodluck, the president of Nigeria, about the 200 abducted young women. This is the second letter to the president since Rev. Tveit's first letter on May 5, 2014.
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Document Letter to the president of Nigeria
We are deeply saddened by the continuing violence and social upheaval in Nigeria and pray that peace with justice will come soon for the Nigerian people. We continue to mourn the loss of life particularly among those who were killed in brutal attacks this past weekend in Kano and the attacks on and deaths of Christian worshipers celebrating the mass service of Christmas in Abuja only a month ago.
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Document Solidarity message to churches in Nigeria
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Document Solidarity message to the churches in Nigeria
Solidarity message to WCC member churches in Nigeria following the massacres that took place in three villages close to the city of Jos during the weekend of 6-7 March 2010.
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Document Letter to Goodluck Jonathan on Nigeria's missing girls
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, expressing concern over abduction of young women by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria, urging “swift and peaceful” action to restore these girls back to their homes.
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Document Letter to the president of Federal Republic of Nigeria about abducted young women
Letter to Dr Jonathan Goodluck, the president of Nigeria, about the 200 abducted young women. This is the second letter to the president since Rev. Tveit's first letter on May 5, 2014.
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Document Letter to Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari congratulating him.
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