Doors of Mercy: Nigeria
The Cathedral started with a humble beginning when the visiting missionaries celebrated the first Mass in 1917. The image of St. Joseph is honored here, located at the center of the Cathedral premises.
The Church dates from 1935 with its completion. Consecrated a Cathedral December 5, 1960. Decreed a Basilica May 28, 2007.
Erected a Basilica March 8, 2008.
The Shrine of Blessed Ctprian Michael Iwene Tansi with relics present.