WELCOME TO CATHOLIC DIOCESE OYO
Welcome! I, Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo along with the Clergy, Consecrated men and women and the Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo greet you warmly as you access our Diocesan website. We do hope the site serves your needs during this visit. As you encounter our Diocese in this medium, we pray that you also encounter God and that His blessings rest on you and your family. Do remember our Diocese in your daily prayers and should you wish to support the work of evangelisation with us, feel welcome to do so.
Press Statement on the Sad Return of Capital Punishment in Nigeria
Reports about the recent execution of some prisoners whose appeals are still pending in court in Edo State of Nigeria are simply an unfortunate perversion of justice. By these executions Nigeria, the most populous black nation on earth may once again have been plunged back into the dark ages of military rule and cast down to the bottom rung on the index of human rights violations in the world. The Edo State government may have been encouraged by the recent call of President Goodluck Jonathan to State Governors to sign the death warrants of criminals in their states. Nigeria's Senate President