Rosario "Charo" Basterra, arrived in Nigeria in the year 1972 on an adventure of self-giving that would span 47 years; beginning with the Lagoon College, one of many social projects she helped set up across the country. One of the first women of Opus Dei, Charo died on October 18th, aged 92.
This article appeared in ThisDay Newspaper on the 3rd of August, 2019, recalls and celebrates the first visit of Mons. Fernando Ocariz as Prelate of Opus Dei to Nigeria a year ago.
The 26th of June, which is the anniversary of Saint Josemaría's death in 1975, is also his feast day. Masses will be celebrated in many cities and towns in Nigeria.
Nkem Agboti, a lawyer in Lagos, Nigeria, speaks about the inspiration she finds in Blessed Guadalupe Ortiz's life, her discovery of family values, the need to bring the faith to her friends, the value of little things and her involvement in pro-life activities.
The Prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz spent one week in Nigeria from 19 to 26 July 2018. During this time, he met with hundreds of faithful of the Prelature and their friends. This video is a quick snapshot of the packed week.