CAN admonishes Muslims to avoid ‘ungodly’ activities

Fred Ezeh, Abuja and Gyang Bere, Jos The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has felicitated with Nigerian Muslims, at Eid-ul-Fitr, a celebration whic marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.  The umbrella body of Christians in Nigeria urged Muslims to continue to restrain themselves from worldly desires; as commanded by the Holy Qur’an. CAN acting General […]

CAN to FG: Release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki now

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government  to release  the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and former National Security Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd). Ayokunle, who is the president of Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), also enjoined government to ensure the release […]

CAN shelves demonstration against killing of Christians

CAN shelves demonstration against killing of Christians — 29th April 2018 Desmond Mgboh, Kano The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Saturday, resolved to shelve the planned demonstration against the recurrent killings of Christians in different states of Nigeria as earlier annouced. A source informed Sunday Sun that the move may not be unconnected […]

2019: CAN backs Ugwuanyi’s re-election

— 24th March 2018 The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Enugu State chapter has offered special prayers for the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in 2019 and God’s continuous favour on him to fulfill his heart desires for the state. Rising from a “Mega Prayer Rally”, tagged: “Enugu State is in the Hands of God”, which […]

Buhari is a “bad product” – CAN

By Evelyn Okakwu The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has responded to claims by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, that the association failed to cite clear cases of abuse of constitution allegedly committed by the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The association urged Nigerians to pity Mr. Shehu, whom it said was constrained to defend ‘a bad product,’ […]

CAN accuses Muslim leaders of endorsing herdsmen killings

Published January 27, 2018 Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday accused leaders of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam of endorsing the killings by herdsmen across the country. CAN General Secretary, Revd. Musa Asake, said this in reaction to JNI’s allegation that Christian leaders were promoting violence in Nigeria. The JNI, headed by […]

Buhari, CAN leaders in secret meeting

From: Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). This is the first time President Buhari had met with the national body since he assumed office in 2015, having met with the northern CAN earlier. The CAN delegation is led by its President, Rev. Samson […]

CAN rejoices with Buhari, says Nigerians should sustain prayers

By Caleb Ayansina –  ABUJA – The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr Samson Ayokunle, weekend, called on all Nigerians to sustain their prayers for the complete recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. This is just as the CAN helmsman on behalf of Christian faithful congratulated PMB, his family and the populace on […]

Zamfara killings: Minister orders arrest of perpetrators

Adelani Adepegba and Femi Makinde The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), has condemned the murder of eight students of the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic,Talata Mafara in Zamfara State. He has also ordered the police to ensure that the perpetrators were brought to justice and directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to reactivate […]

Christian pupils wear church garments to schools in Osun

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Osun State branch of Christian Association of Nigeria carried out its threat to instruct Christian pupils to appear in their schools in choir robes and other church garments as some students of the Baptist High School, Iwo, appeared in the school in church apparel on Tuesday. The students in such religious […]

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