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Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Hausa Christians mourn slain CAN chairman

The Hausa Christians Foundation (HACFO) has described the gruesome murder of Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram Islamic fundamentalists as barbaric and most unkind.

PFN, Northern governors condemn killing of CAN chairman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has condemned the gruesome killing of the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi, by Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, after refusing a ransom of N50 million.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Disquiet in Adamawa as Boko Haram snubs N50 ransom, kills CAN chair, pastor

Details emerging from the beheading of Michika local government Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) chairman, Rev. Lawan Andimi, suggests that Boko Haram fighters turned down an offer of N50 million during negotiators before beheading the Christian community leader, who they abducted in the early days of January, the state CAN chairman, Bishop Dani Mamza has revealed.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

CAN: Murder of Lawan Andimi a shame on federal government

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday described the killing of Adamawa State CAN chairman, Rev. Lawan Andimi as gruesome, unfortunate and a shame on the federal government.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Boko Haram kills CAN chairman abducted in Adamawa

On Christmas eve, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State, killed 11 Christian captives in Borno, and said the action was taken to avenge the deaths of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the late IS leader, and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir, its spokesman, who were killed in Syria in October.
Apostle Chris Omashola of the Zionwealth Of Life Assembly, Lekki, has reacted to the backlash he has received since revealing his 2020 Prophecy in which he said God told him that Nigerian singer, Naira Marley is “demonic and Satanic.”

Chris Omashola reacts to backlash over prophecy about singer Naira Marley

Apostle Chris Omashola of the Zionwealth Of Life Assembly, Lekki, has reacted to the backlash he has received since revealing his 2020 Prophecy in which he said God told him that Nigerian singer, Naira Marley is “demonic and Satanic.”
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Gunmen kidnap another Catholic priest in Nsukka

Another Catholic priest, Reverend Father Malachy Asadu, has been reportedly kidnapped in Nsukka, Enugu State, on Monday.

Nursing mother, child escape death as landslide wreaks havoc in Abia

A major disaster was averted on Monday night at Umuchime Amuzukwu-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia, when a landslide destroyed a building in the area, while the occupants – a nursing mother and her child – escaped unhurt.
Cosmas Ilechukwu

Cleric wants unity among Christians

Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer, Charismatic Renewal Ministries (CRM), has called on the various denominations that make up the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to be united for the growth and development of the country.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Cleric docked for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a clergyman, Israel Philip, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter.

Wife sued for allegedly photographing husband without permission

A 33-year-old woman, Adeola, who allegedly took photographs of her husband without his permission, was on Thursday docked before an Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Founder of High Tower Prayer Ministry, Ipaja, Lagos State, Prophet Olawale Ikotun, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s problems is prayers.

Cleric: Only prayers can resolve Nigeria’s problems

Founder of High Tower Prayer Ministry, Ipaja, Lagos State, Prophet Olawale Ikotun, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s problems is prayers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari orders Benue, Taraba governors to end Tiv/Jukun killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, and that of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to immediately end the killings and the communal conflict between the Tiv and Jukun, which has claimed hundreds of lives, the most recent being that of a Catholic Priest, Rev Fr David Tanko on Wednesday.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Coza rape saga: Can, Serap, others speak against rape, harassment

Christain bodies, organizations, religious leaders, and notable public figures have lent their voices to speak against rape and harassment after news of rape allegation against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) by Busola Dakolo hit the internet.
Rev. Dr. Augustine Unuigbe, Anglican bishop-elect for the US-based Diocese of the Trinity(ADOTT) of the Church of Nigeria, has been accused of heresy and being a false gospel teacher.

Nigerian Anglican Bishop-elect accused of heresy

Rev. Dr. Augustine Unuigbe, Anglican bishop-elect for the US-based Diocese of the Trinity (ADOTT) of the Church of Nigeria, has been accused of heresy and being a false gospel teacher.

Abuja pastor arrested for rape, sex abuse of teen orphan

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that they have arrested an Abuja-based pastor for the alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old orphan (name withheld), and impregnating her in the process.

PFN: Nigeria cannot be Islamised

National Publicity Secretary of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Gospel Isong, yesterday, dismissed claims that the country would be Islamised through the proposed establishment of Fulani radio.

Imam: Nigeria is battling state-induced terrorism

The Chief Imam of University of Abuja, Prof Taofeek Abdul-Azeez, has said the series of terrorism acts bedevilling Nigeria “are state-induced.”

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