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CAN faults eviction order on 100-year-old Kaduna church

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has raised the alarm over a purported eviction order handed down to one of its churches in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Tiv/Jukun crisis: CAN hints on food scarcity

Pastor Isaiah Jirapye, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba chapter, has said that food crisis was imminent if the Tiv/Jukun communal violence was not checked.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN happy with federal government over position on same sex marriage

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the resolute stance of the Federal Government against same-sex marriage and transgender sexuality in Nigeria.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Kidnappers release Kaduna bishop’s children 34 days after

The Christian Association of Nigeria in Kaduna State has confirmed the release of two children of Kaduna-based bishop after 34 days in the kidnappers’ den.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Kogi guber: CAN denies calling for prayer against Governor Bello, others

The Kogi State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says it has not issued any mass prayer against any political party or their candidates toward the November 16 governorship election in the state.

Sultan blames politicians for religious crisis

The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday blamed politicians in Nigeria for allegedly causing and fuelling religious crisis in the country, for their selfish interests.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

Xenophobia: Stop this nonsense in South Africa now – CAN

According to him, “the way forward is for our government to be more diplomatic in handling this matter and be more decisive. There are so many steps that the government can take. One, if all these diplomatic moves do not work, they can withdraw our envoy from South Africa, and send away theirs.”

Tiv/Jukun crisis: Slain Taraba priest buried

The Catholic community in Taraba State on Tuesday laid to rest the body of Rev. Fr. David Tanko, a priest who was killed in Takum on Wednesday.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

CAN urges President Buhari, governors to appoint young people into positions of power

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 states governors to appoint more young people into positions of power with a view to exposing them to the inner workings of government.

Kaduna pastor regains freedom from kidnappers after 15 days

Rev. Elisha Numan of the Baptist Church, Ungwan Makers, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on 14th August 2019 has regained his freedom.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

CAN asks President Buhari to ban Miyetti Allah

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ban the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), an umbrella association of herdsmen in the country.
Kayode Alabi

Kwara deputy governor’s message to religion leaders

The Kwara State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi on Saturday charged religious leaders to encourage their followers to join, and be actively involved, in political processes in order to turn the nation around for the better.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Kano senator slams Rivers governor over mosque ‘demolition’

The Former Kano State Governor and Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has slammed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for allegedly demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Kwara CAN hails REC, says he’s role model in election conduct

The leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kwara have declared the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, as a role model in election conduct.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

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.

Sultan, CAN leader emerge officials of International religious body

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, and the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, have emerged Honorary Presidents of the Council of Religions for Peace (RfP).
Bwari Area Council Chairman, Mr John Gabaya, has promised to offer Christian pilgrimage slots to some residents yet to travel for the spiritual activity in Israel.

My ambition for Christians – FCT council chief

Bwari Area Council Chairman, Mr John Gabaya, has promised to offer Christian pilgrimage slots to some residents yet to travel for the spiritual activity in Israel.

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.

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