News Releases

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Latter-day Saint Missionary Assignments Go Online

Young men, young women and senior couples preparing to serve as full-time missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are getting a quicker, more convenient way to open their mission calls.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

First Volume of ‘Saints’ Now Available

The first volume of the four-volume set of books which discusses key events in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been made available to the public on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Discusses the Name of the Church

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discussed the official name of the Church during his recent trip to several cities in Canada.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Encourages Hurricane Survivors in Caribbean

“It’s been nearly a year now since Hurricane Maria came,” said President Russell M. Nelson during the devotional held at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot. He delivered his remarks in Spanish.

Hundreds of Youth embrace "Peace in Christ" at Ibadan

Command Day Secondary School in Ibadan - the largest city in west Africa, was a temporary home for 867 youth from the Lagos area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who participated in the five-day long, “For the Strength of Youth (FSY) camp.

PathwayConnect Advances with Second Graduation in Nigeria

The education systen of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to expand its impact in Nigeria as the second  group of students graduated from PathwayConnect Worldwide on August 22, 2018. 

Ikot Akpan gets clean water and latrine

On August 18, 2018, Ikot Akpan community located in Ikot Abasi local government area, gathered in celebration mode as important dignitaries and stakeholders came together for the inauguration of  a newly constructed water and sanitation project. The project was funded by a partnership of LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Mr Ikpe Ikanang - philanthropist and organizer of IKADU Lagos Branch.

Young Single Adult Summit Held in Ibadan

About 600 Young Single Adults of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, between the ages of 18 and 30, gathered at the Command Secondary School to participate in a two-day summit, August 10-11,2018. 

Nigeria Joins Africa-wide Humanitarian Service Project

Thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nigeria contributed more than 50,000 hours of community service across the country, as the helping hands All Africa Service Project enters its 12th year on August 18, 2018.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Name of the Church

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made the following statement regarding the name of the Church.