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Southern Kaduna killings: What we want from Governor El-Rufai – CAN

Kaduna State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has demanded from the State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to do less of the talking and move into action to finding last solution to killings between the natives and Fulani people in Southern Kaduna.
Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani, has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.

Senator, CAN condemn Kajuru killings, sue for peace

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, and the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have condemned the spate of killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN directs members to shut worship centres, stay at home

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna state chapter has directed its members in the state to obey the advice of the state government and stay at home to avoid any gathering or other functions.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Insecurity: Kaduna CAN protests killings of Nigerians

Hundreds of thousands of Christians in Kaduna in their black attires gathered on Sunday to round up the 3-day fasting and prayer organized by the national leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to pray to God to end the killings of innocent Nigerians.
A suspected suicide-bomber whose name was unknown was arrested on Sunday in Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel situated at Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

Suspected suicide-bomber arrested at Winners’ Chapel in Kaduna

A suspected suicide-bomber whose name was unknown was arrested on Sunday in Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel situated at Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Don’t associate Christ with criminality – CAN warns MURIC

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to desist from associating criminality with Christ.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN chairman tasks Nigerians on mutual co-existence, peace

Rev. Joseph Hayab, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna Chapter, has urged Nigerians to embrace peace in the interest of mutual coexistence.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits kill pastor’s wife after collecting ransom

Facts have emerged on how Mrs. Esther Katung, the wife of Pastor Ishaku Katung of ECWA Church in Bagoma, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, was killed by suspected kidnappers after collecting a ransom of N250,000 from the family.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

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

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.

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.
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.

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.
Kidnap Victim

CAN: Kaduna churches pay over N300 million ransom to kidnappers

Kaduna State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab, has revealed that churches in Kaduna has paid over N300 million in ransom to kidnappers who have been terrorising Kaduna-Abuja Road axis of the metropolis.
Kidnap Victim

Wife of slain Kaduna pastor regains freedom

Wife of the late pastor in charge of Living Faith, Romi new extension, Kaduna, who was abducted by kidnappers after killing her husband has been freed.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: 500 Kaduna Christians have been Kidnapped, N300 million paid as ransom

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State has stated that over 500 of its members were kidnapped in the last two years, adding that the body had paid over N300m as ransom.

Pastor killed, wife kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja highway

Kidnappers have reportedly killed one Kaduna Living Faith Church Pastor, Jeremiah Omilewa, along Kaduna-Abuja highway.

Kidnappers of pastor, 14 church worshippers demand N30 million ransom

The Chairman, Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Joseph Hayab, on Monday said the abductors of a pastor and 14 others at ECWA Church at Dankade have reached out to the families of the victims demanding for N30 million ransom.

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‘Cultists’ kill one, maim widow in Akwa Ibom

However, it was gathered that the Widow was attacked on Monday when she left the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, in Church premises, where most of them that fled the community are taking refuge following the violent activities of rival cult groups Debam and Iceland, to her farm in Inen community to look for food for her hungry children.