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State Of The Nation: CAN Declares A 3-Day National Prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared a three-day prayer for the peace and unity of the country in the face of mounting insecurity. The General Secretary of CAN, Mr Daramola Bade-Joseph, disclosed this on Saturday, May 15, 2021, in a statement in Lagos. Mr Bade-Joseph said the event which would hold from May […]

CAN, Islamic Council Differ Over Cause Of COVID-19 Spike

Christian and Islamic leaders have disagreed over Government’s claim that reopening of religious centres has contributed to the spike in COVID-19 cases since the second wave hit the country last November. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, MrBoss Mustapha, told Newsmen that reopening of Schools and businesses also caused the high […]

Suspend Implementation Of CAMA, CAN Tells Buhari

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA). The suspension request was contained in an email statement forwarded to Channels Television by the Office of CAN’s President, Revd De Olasupo Ayokunle, on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. The CAMA has generated […]

CAN Kicks Against CAMA, Asks Govt To Mind Governance, Not

The Christian Association of Nigeria has kicked against the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020, and asked the government to seek good governance instead of looking for avenues to control the church. CAN describes as unacceptable  section 839 (1) and (2) of the law which empowers the supervising minister “to suspend trustees of an association […]

CAN Urges States To Reopen All Worship Centres

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday stated that continuous lockdown order on places of worship by some states was unacceptable and called on all state governments to reopen worship centres. Rev. Ayokunle made the call in a statement issued in Abuja by his Special Assistant, (Media and Communications), […]

Abducted Nasarawa CAN Chairman Freed

The Chairman of the Nasarawa State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Bishop Joseph Masin, who was abducted last week has regained his freedom. The Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa, Bola Longe, confirmed this on Sunday, May 31, 2020. He explained that the clergyman was freed by his abductors on Saturday night, May […]

“Coronavirus Drawing People Closer To God” -Revd Dr Ayokunle

As the world agonise and feel the pains of the ravaging Coronavirus, a Christian Cleric has described the pandemic as a blessing in disguise. The President, Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), and National President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, Revd Dr Olasupo Ayokunle, pointed out that the outbreak of COVID-19 is drawing people closer to […]

‘Pastor Andimi’s Faith Should Inspire All Nigerians’ -Buhari Writes

President Muhammadu Buhari has eulogized the CAN President executed by Boko Haram, and criticizes terrorist efforts to divide Christians and Muslims in Africa’s most populous State. Nigerians everywhere have been mourning the death of Pastor Lawan Andimi, taken by Boko Haram for his refusal to denounce his Christian faith. President Buhari writes: I did not […]

Pastor Adeboye Leads Members On Prayer Walk Against Killings, Insecurity

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, on Sunday, led his congregation on a prayer walk against the spate of killings and insecurity in the nation. The protest commenced immediately after the church’s monthly Thanksgiving Service at its National Headquarters in Ebute Meta, Lagos State. The Pastor led […]

Christians, Muslims attend slain pastor’s memorial service

A huge crowd consisting of Christian and Muslim faithful on Saturday, January 25, 2020, attended the memorial service of the slain Chairman of the Michika Local Government Area chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Adamawa State, Revd Lawan Andimi. Revd Andimi was beheaded by Boko Haram on Monday, January 20, 2020, for failing […]