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CAN support Sunday service suspension in Niger

The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lauded the state government’s order suspending Sunday service as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings of more than five persons

The Cross River State government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.
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CAN orders total shutdown of churches in Ogun

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ogun has directed all churches in the state to close down completely and immediately.
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CAN recommends suspension of Sunday worship, weddings

The Benue State branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria has recommended the suspension of all Sunday worship and wedding activities in the state as a proactive measure against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
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CAN directs members to shut worship centres, stay at home

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna state chapter has directed its members in the state to obey the advice of the state government and stay at home to avoid any gathering or other functions.
Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of Living Faith Church, on Sunday, shunned government directive on religious gatherings.

Bishop Oyedepo: Why we held service despite government’s directive

The Founder of Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has offered explanations for his decision to hold a well attended service on Sunday despite government’s directive not to.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi to inaugurate squadron on coronavirus

The Kogi State Government has constituted a Squadron to help tackle Coronavirus and Lassa Fever to ensure the prevention and containment in the state.
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Plateau threatens sanctions against violators of ban on crowd gathering

The Plateau Government has threatened to sanction any person or group of persons who deliberately violate its ban on crowd gathering in the state in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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CAN declares three days prayer, fasting

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Taraba State chapter has declared three days prayer and fasting to end the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Sin, arrogance, disobedience to God are responsible for coronavirus – CAN president

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Dr Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle on Sunday said arrogance of humans against God and constituted authority, sin and all sorts of wickedness are responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic that defies human solution but God has provisions for its cure.
Officers of Lagos Police Command trying to enforce ban on large gathering in some churches on Sunday

Lagos: Churches record partial compliance to restriction order

Churches in some parts of Lagos State on Sunday, recorded partial compliance to the ban on gathering of not more than 20 people over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Nasarawa to test incoming travellers at motor parks

Nasarawa state government says advocacy and immediate testing will now take place at motor parks across the state to sensitize travellers on safety steps to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Nigeria shuts down three international airports

Nigeria has shut three of its five international airports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Coronavirus: Ogun CAN, Muslim community order compliance with ban

Christian and Muslim bodies in Ogun have directed churches and mosques to comply with the state government’s directive banning all high-density gatherings as part of measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
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Coronavirus: CAN declares March 22, 29 days of prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed churches in Nigeria to observe March 22 and March 29 as days of prayers against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria and globally.

Stakeholders, security agencies move to end incessant killings in Kaduna community

Following the incessant attacks by unknown gunmen that led to the killings of unidentified number of persons in Kajuru, Kachia, Chikun Local Government Areas and surrounding areas, stakeholders in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have commenced dialogue with security agencies for enhanced security in their locality to avoid any further breakdown of law and order.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, on Monday 16, March, visited to the scene of Abule Ado fire explosion. 2

Lagos explosion: CAN hails governor on steps taken

Amidst several lashes at Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, over his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja to reportedly give first-hand account and situation report of the Abule-Ado, Ado Soba and environs explosion on Sunday, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has hailed the governor for the steps taken so far, including the N2billion emergency relief for everyone affected by the incident.
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Plateau governor mourns death of CAN scribe

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has expressed sadness over the demise of the Secretary-General of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Danladi Yarima.

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