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CAN: Nnamdi Kanu’s Islamization predictions gradually rolling out

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Anambra state chapter has expressed concern that the predictions of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, about clandestine moves to Islamize Nigeria and impoverish some particular ethnic groups, by a certain ethnic and religious group, have gradually started rolling out in sequence.
Archbishop of the Niger Delta Province of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev Tunde Adeleye, has said the suspended RUGA programme was an attempt by the Federal Government at “Islamising and Fulanising” the country.

Bishop: Ruga an attempt to Islamise, Fulanise Nigeria

Archbishop of the Niger Delta Province of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev Tunde Adeleye, has said the suspended RUGA programme was an attempt by the Federal Government at “Islamising and Fulanising” the country.

Prelate Samuel Uche condemns selective fight against corruption

The Methodist Church Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to fight its war against corruption no matter who is affected.
Foreign election observers at the Osun state governorship election

Election: INEC accredits 144 observer groups

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 144 observer groups that will monitor the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Full List: INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.

Youths living with HIV lose members to health workers strike

The Association of Positive Youths living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (APIN) says the strike by Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has led to the death of some of its members due to treatment complications.

Federal government trivialising killings by herdsmen – Christian group

Christians in Nigeria under the aegis of Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of trivialising and playing down the violent activities of killer-herdsmen in Nigeria, by describing it as “conflicts between herdsmen and farmers.”

Catholic church yet to fully return to CAN – Archbishop Kaigama

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has denied media reports that it returned to the umbrella body of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

CCN wants end to child trafficking, violence against children

Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has called on government at all levels, parents, traditional and religious leaders, civil society organisations and the media to take action to end all forms of violence against children.

President Buhari mourns Luther Cishak, Kasimu Yero

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of the first President of the Christian Council of Nigeria, now Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Luther Dabirong Cishak.
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Pioneer CAN leader Luther Cishak passes on at 88

The Pioneer President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Luther Cishak, has died at the age of 88.

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Josh Okogie: D’Tigers can go all the way at the 2019 FIBA World Cup

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Ekiti governor asks youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
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AfDB says risks to growth ‘increasing by the day’

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Oghenekaro Etebo make cameo appearance in Stoke City’s draw against Derby County

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