Patrick Egwu is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Nigeria who reports on global health, education, religion, conflict and other development issues in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa. He has been published in African Arguments, FT's This is Africa, Ozy, BRIGHT Magazine, and IJNet, among others.

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Nigerian Catholics reflect on 50th anniversary of Biafran War

The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War, resulted from a complex series of events, including ethno-religious killings. Fifty years later, the wounds have not healed — or in some cases, been acknowledged.

In Nigeria, archdiocese provides relief to victims of fire disaster

After a fire devastated markets in South East Nigeria, Catholics in the Onitsha Archdiocese stepped up to provide spiritual and financial relief to the victims, and help them rebuild their lives.

Young Catholic uses radio to press for climate action in Nigeria

Ekene Odigwe, a popular presenter with Radio Nigeria, is one of Nigeria's leading young climate champions, advocating for positive action on his interactive weekly show, "Climate Time."

Africa Faith and Justice Network advocates for child rights in Nigeria

A D.C.-based Catholic network is training sisters and others in Nigeria to promote the welfare of children and women, with workshops focused on ending child exploitation and violence against women.