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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).

CAN declares January 21 as National prayer day for Christian persecution

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared 21 January of every year as the CAN National Day of Prayers for the persecuted Christians in Nigeria in honour of the late CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government of Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, and other victims of terror and herdsmen attacks.
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Killings: CAN holds protests in Abuja, other states

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has held protests in the capital city and parts of the country to call the government’s attention to the rising spate of killings across the nation.

Over 400 herdsmen arrested in Benue for flouting anti open grazing law

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday disclosed that over 400 herdsmen have so far been arrested for flouting the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law enacted in the state.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Governor Abiodun admonishes Nigerians to learn to be patient, forgiving

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has advised Nigerians to uphold the virtues of patience and forgiveness in their interactions with others in the society.
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Your dressing attracting rapists – CAN cautions women

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has warned women to avoid dressing in revealing cloths, saying indecent dressing invites rapists.
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Kidnappers seize CAN members sent to deliver ransom

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has cried out over the abduction of two of its members sent to deliver ransom to kidnappers keeping the two children of a Kaduna-based bishop hostage.

Kaduna Imams tackle CAN chair over comments on kidnap of Christians

The Council of Imams and Ulamas in Kaduna State have disagreed with the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on kidnapping of Christians in the state.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

CAN kicks as Governor Sani-Bello appoints SSG, HoS, CoS

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has approved the appointment of former Head of Service (HoS), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, as the new Secretary to the Government.
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CAN tasks Nigerians on prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, has appealed to Nigerians to be ceaseless in prayers for God’s intervention concerning the security challenges confronting the country.
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Salaries: CAN urges federal government to release outstanding bailout to Kogi

The Kogi chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has urged the Federal Government to release the N30.8 billion balance of bailout fund to the state government to enable it to settle salaries, pensions and gratuity.

Gombe deputy governor, CAN appeal for calm over killing of ten youths

The Deputy Governor of Gombe State and the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), North East Chapter on Monday appealed on the Christian Community to remain calm.
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CAN expresses concern over incessant kidnappings, killings in Taraba

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba, on Monday called on the state and federal governments to take stringent measures to end the incessant kidnappings and killings in the area.
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Benue rerun: CAN urges federal government to be neutral

The Benue State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has enjoined the federal government to be neutral and not interfere in the supplementary elections scheduled to hold in Benue this weekend.
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Elections: CAN expresses worry over vote-buying in Ondo

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Ondo State chapter, has expressed worry over the increasing incidence of vote buying during elections in the country.
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2019: CAN prays for peace, stability in Nigeria

The Chairman, Kano state chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Adeolu Samuel Adeyemo, in his Xmas message on Wednesday, prayed for continued peace and stability in Nigeria, assuring that by the grace of God, Nigerians would, enjoy hitch-free peace, during and after the 2019 election.
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CAN orders two-day sit at home protest over continuous killings

The Plateau State-Northern Zone chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has ordered its members to observe a two-day sit at home in protest of the continuous killing by suspected herdsmen in the state.
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Plateau killings: CAN embarks on massive protest after two days sit at home

The Plateau State Northern Zone chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has ordered its members to observe a two-day sit at home in protest of the continuous killing by herdsmen in the state.

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