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2019: CAN accuses politicians of desperation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is set to meet President Mohammadu Buhari, as part of its continued parley with stakeholders; ahead of the 2019 elections.
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CDM urges CAN to come up with social media code of conduct for churches

The Christian Democratic Movement has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria to come up with Social Media Code of Conduct for the body of Christ in Nigeria.
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ECWA: What federal government is doing to secure Leah Sharibu’s release

The Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) has said the Federal Government was working round the clock to ensure the release of the remaining Dapchi girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram captivity.
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Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists protest over Christian woman

Pakistan suspended mobile phone networks in major cities on Friday and many schools were closed as Islamist groups protested for a third day against the acquittal of a Christian woman facing the death penalty for blasphemy.

Nigerians urged to reconcile with God for national healing

A cleric, Rev. Maxwell Onyia, has enjoined Nigerians to reconcile with God in order to attract His blessings and national healing to the country.

CAN urges Nigerians to vote credible leaders

National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, has again charged Nigerians to vote for leaders that will change the fortune of the country.

TB Joshua: There are two Christs in the church

Prophet T.B. Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos, Nigeria has issued a stinging rebuke to the Church in an impassioned sermon, which has attracted over 70,000 views on YouTube in under one week.

Samuel Ortom orders payment of salary arrears, pensions, gratuities in Benue

The Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has directed the state Ministry of Finance to immediately commence the payment of salary arrears, pensions and gratuity from the Paris Club refunds recently received by the state.

2019: Catholic bishops advise Nigerians against vote-buying

Catholic Bishops have urged all registered voters to ensure that they are equipped with voter’s card and reject the illegal practices of selling and buying of votes.

Governor Ortom: I will not spill blood to win in 2019

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that he won’t spill blood of innocent people of the state to realize his second term mandate.

Church inaugurates school for children with special needs

The Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, Kubwa, on Sunday in Abuja inaugurated its Nursery and Primary School for gifted and children with special needs.

Cleric: African churches must grow without donors from Europe

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Benedict Tinka, on Saturday said it was high time African Church grew beyond depending on donors from Europe and other funding countries.
Pope Francis in Ireland on Sunday “begged for God’s forgiveness” for the child sexual abuse scandal rocking the church, but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy.

Pope Francis condemns Ireland’s forced adoptions

Pope Francis on Sunday has condemned how Irish children were “robbed of their innocence and taken from their mothers” by Catholic Church-run institutions that put them up for adoption for the shame of having been born to unwed mothers.

Governor Wike asks churches, embassies to speak against electoral violence

The Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, on Saturday asked churches, non-governmental organisations and embassies in the country to lend a voice and ask the Federal Government and Security Agencies to allow the will of the Rivers People prevail in elections.

Senator Udoedehe hails ex-Governor Akpabio’s imminent defection to APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom state, John Udoedehe, has welcomed the plan by Godswill Akpabio to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the APC.

Winners’ Chapel declares 7 day fast ‘to rescue terrorised soul of Nigeria’

The Living Faith Church International, also know as Winners’ Chapel, has declared a seven days of prayer and fasting, from July 23-29, 2018, “to rescue the terrorised soul of Nigeria”.

Governor Umahi denies dumping PDP for APC

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has denied decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Ebonyi CAN backs Governor Umahi for second term

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ebonyi State chapter, has endorsed the re-election of Governor David Umahi in the 2019 governorship election.

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Police warns Benue people against thuggery, vote buying

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FRSC tasks petrol tanker drivers on safety regulations

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