Church reopening: CAN appeals for multiple services, children participation

Lagos churches comply with COVID-19 guidelines, as worship resumes By Yinusa Ishola The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ekiti chaper, appealed to the state government to allow the conduct of multiple services by Churches, to check the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rev. Fr. Peter Olowolafe, the State Chairman of CAN, made the appeal in […]

Reopen all churches now: enough is enough – CAN

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), His Eminence, Rev (Dr) Samson ‘Supo Ayokunle, on behalf of the association, has called on all state governments that are yet to reopen churches under their watches to do so now because the continued lockdown order on the places of worship is no longer acceptable and reasonably justified. […]

CAN decries indecent dressing, forced marriage

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday decried indecent dressing in the church. CAN also warned against child marriage, saying the practice of forcing a Christian girl into marriage or another religion “has to be brought under great limelight and criminalised”. The chairman of CAN (North Central Zone), Rev Israel Akanji, stated […]

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 […]

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