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CAN: No harm must befall Bishop Kukah

The Christian Association of Nigeria has cautioned those threatening the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Dr Matthew Kukah, to stop their “unlawful” actions and also asked the security agencies to ensure the safety and security of the cleric.

Bishop Kukah: We will judge President Buhari by his actions, not words – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Thursday, welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement in which he said Bishop Matthew Kukah must be allowed to practice his faith and politics.
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Northern Christians charge DSS to arrest those plotting religious violence

The Northern states chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest those it claimed are plotting to cause religious violence in the country.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has urged the senator representing Plateau South, Prof Nora Dadu’ut, to come up with legislative initiatives that will create a positive impact on the lives of the people of the zone.

Plateau governor promises end to kidnapping, cultism

The Plateau Government says it is working hard with security agencies to check the spate of kidnapping, cultism and other forms of violent crimes in the state.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue governor goes into self isolation after close aide test positive for coronavirus

Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu disclosed this during the Armed Forces Rememberance Interdenominational Service organized by the Benue State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) held at ECWA Church, Markudi on Sunday.

Ohanaeze leadership: Any election after January 9 is illegal – Prince Ozobu

Chairman of the parallel electoral committee on the Ohanaeze Ndigbo elections, Prince Richard Ozobu, has warned that any election conducted after January 9, 2021, is illegal, null and void.
One of the aspirant to the Ohanaeze President General election, and former Imo state, chairman of Ohanaeze, Professor Chidi Osuagwu, yesterday pulled out of the race for tomorrow’s (Sunday) Ohanaeze president election.

Professor Osuagwu pulls out of Ohanaeze election

One of the aspirant to the Ohanaeze President General election, and former Imo state, chairman of Ohanaeze, Professor Chidi Osuagwu, yesterday pulled out of the race for tomorrow’s (Sunday) Ohanaeze president election.
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CAN tells Nigerians not to relent in praying for Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Okitipupa Chapter, Ondo State, on Tuesday urged Nigerians not to relent in their prayers for the unity and peace, as well as, a stronger and better Nigeria for all.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Imo CAN urge police to redouble effort in tackling crime

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Imo State chapter, has called on the Nigeria police to intensify their effort in combating crime in the country.
Give him the least opportunity and Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God will us part of it to win souls. He urges members of the church to be incurable soul winners; and so is he.

Pastor Adeboye: We are not told coronavirus attacks at night

The General Oversees of the Redeemed Christian church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye on Sunday marvel if the ravaging COVID-19 attacks people only in the night.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God said today that the rampaging coronavirus will soon recede.

Pastor Adeboye: Why I cancelled crossover service

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, said he cancelled his church’s crossover service which was scheduled for December 31, 2020, so as to teach his congregation a lesson on submission.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Coronavirus survivors must thank God

Obasanjo, now Asiwaju Onigbagbo (Christian Leader) of Ogun State, said he knew the reason God spared his life to witness the New Year despite the turbulence and challenges posed to humanity in 2020 by COVID-19.
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CAN urges Nigerian government to reply Bishop Kukah with facts, not attacks

Following the criticisms trailing the Christmas Message of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Kukah, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in 19 northern states, Rev Joseph Hayab, has called on the Federal Government to contradict the clergy’s message with facts instead of criticising him.
The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo asks Nigerians to give thanks to God at all time

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised Nigerians to always give thanks to God, noting that they are not better than those who were killed by covid-19 in 2020.
Across Nigeria, New Year’s Eve is usually marked by millions of Christians gathering in churches to usher in the New Year, praying for a better year ahead.

Coronavirus: Nigerian worshippers at a loss as ‘crossover’ prayers cancelled

Across Nigeria, New Year’s Eve is usually marked by millions of Christians gathering in churches to usher in the New Year, praying for a better year ahead.
People attend Ash Wednesday mass inside the Church of the Assumption in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria February 26, 2020. REUTERS-Nyancho NwaNri-File Photo

Ondo: Crossover service ban to strengthen public safety – committee

The Ondo State Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19, says that government’s decision to ban Crossover Vigil in churches across the state is not in any way aimed at any religion.
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Coronavirus: Lagos warns against crossover services

The state government announced that residents, who violate the 12 am to 4 am curfew imposed by the Federal Government and other protocols would be fined up to N500,000 when caught.
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Crossover service: CAN urges adherence to coronavirus protocol

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo State Chapter has advised worshippers in the state to adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety protocol directives by the government on the crossover night service.

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Three persons were reportedly killed weekend, at Dyom village near Senga community in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, when armed men in military camouflage, said to be loyalists of late militia leader Terwase Agwaza also known as Gana, invaded.

Late Gana’s loyalists raid Benue community, kill 3, raze houses

Three persons were reportedly killed weekend, at Dyom village near Senga community in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, when armed men in military camouflage, said to be loyalists of late militia leader Terwase Agwaza also known as Gana, invaded.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits kill ward head, others in Kaduna

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State said on Sunday, that the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes.
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Delta: NEMA, SEMA distribute relief materials to 2020 disaster victims

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in collaboration with Delta State Emergency Relief Agency, SEMA, weekend commenced direct distribution of relief items to victims of the 2020 flood in 16 Local Government Areas of the State.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

2023: We’ll not support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday gave reason for its refusal to support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction, saying that all the people being prepared for the position are stooges that will be used against the interest of Ndigbo, Biafrans and the Biafra agitating groups.
Lorenzo Insigne scored twice and set up another as Napoli thumped Fiorentina 6-0 on Sunday to move into third in Serie A.

Serie A: Napoli thrash Fiorentina 6-0 to go third

Napoli got back to winning ways in their newly-named Diego Armando Maradona Stadium after falling to promoted Spezia in their last home match.