Nigeria: CAN declares national day of prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Wednesday, declared Friday, November 4, 2022, as a national day of prayer to seek God’s intervention in the affairs of Nigeria. The association also urged participants to assemble at the Abuja National Christian Centre by 10:00 A.M. and ordered all Christian bodies to mobilise their members nationwide for the programme in order to usher the country into a …

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2023 : God will punish us if we don’t support Tinubu- Lagos CAN chairman

Reverend Stephen Adegbite, the Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has allegedly called on Nigerians to vote for Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress. According to him, failure to do that will incur God’s wrath, according to BluePrint Newspaper. The report stated further that Reverend Adegbite went as far as saying, “God will punish us if we …

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CAN laments deadly floods in Nigeria, seeks presidential relief fund

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged the Federal Government to set up a Presidential Flood Relief and Rehabilitation Committee. The apex religious body said victims of the deadly floods across the nation were in dire need of financial support. CAN President, Archbishop Daniel Okoh issued a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. The cleric lamented the number of people displaced, as well as homes, …

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Muslim/Muslim Ticket: Over 10,000 Northern Christians Storm Abuja, Take Protest To Buhari

More than 10, 000 Nigerians from across the 19 northern States, on Friday, have arrived Abuja to protest. They converged in Abuja, to protest Fair and leggy Nollywood actress, Onyinye Okafor has one major regret in life, although it has transformed into a huge blessing for her in disguise. The divorced mother of four in an recent interview said, “Looking back, I don’t have any …

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CAN Blow Hot Over Tinubu’s Choice Of Muslim Running Mate

The selection of former governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima as the running mate to the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Ahmed Tinubu, has been frowned upon by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Tinubu had during a visit to the president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), in Daura on Sunday announced Shettima, a Muslim, as his running mate. Before now, there had been warnings …

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Like Agege bread, He rose: Sterling Bank MD Lands In Trouble As CAN Calls For His Removal Over ‘Ungodly’ Easter Message

The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded the sacking of the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman, over a controversial Easter advert. In a statement signed on Wednesday by the National Publicity Secretary, Joseph Daramola, CAN stated that the advert was “wicked and insensitive” towards Christians. Sterling Bank faced backlash after the company published its Easter message, which compared the resurrection of Jesus …

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CAN Kicks Over US’ Delisting Of Nigeria From Religious Violators Group

… Says agenda to wipe away Christians has not stopped By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Christian Association of Nigeria has kicked against the United States’ removal of Nigeria from its 2021 list of religious violators, saying that Christians are still being persecuted by terrorist groups and other Islamic associations in the country. The apex Christian organisation said that it is at a …

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Bunmi Haruna calls for SWAN inclusion on NSC board

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Bunmi Haruna, chairman of Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter, has called for the inclusion of the body on the National Sports Commission (NSC) board. The newly elected chairman stated this in his presentation at the Senate Committee on Sports public hearing on the bill seeking to establish the National Sports Commission and the Federal …

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CRK Teacher: Niger CAN Accused Govt of Reneging on its Agreement

By Francis Etuko Minna (Precise Post) – The Niger State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has accused the State Government of reneging on its agreement to recruit Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, teachers in schools. Reiterating the position of the association on the issue, the state CAN Chairman, Reverend Mathias Echioda, after the inaugural meeting of the Christian Teachers’ Forum in Minna, told …

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CAMA 2020: You Can’t Control the Church Because of its Spiritual Obligations – CAN to Govt

….Calls on Buhari to Suspend Implementation Until NASS Amends Controversial Sections By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has reacted to the signing into law of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the government cannot control the Church because of its spiritual responsibilities and obligations. “This is why we are calling on the Federal …

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COVID-19:Enough Is Enough, Reopen All Churches Now— CAN Blows Hot

Abuja (Precise Post)- 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. “Despite the directive given by the Presidential …

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Presidency Blasts CAN, Says Ransom Payment Allegation Divisive

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The presidency has accused the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), of engaging in disinformation which it said could further divide Nigerians. This is coming as the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF); pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere; and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have disputed Buhari’s claims that 90 per cent of the victims of Boko Haram were Muslims. While Afenifere …

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Islamic Group Chides CAN, Says Arrest Of A Christian Trying To Bomb Church Makes Mockery Of CAN’s Protest

By Simon Akwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Muslim Rights Concern, (MURIC), has chided the Christian Association of Nigeria, Saying that the arrest of a Christian attempting to bomb a church makes mockery of the rally organized by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday. It disclosed this while reacting to the arrest of a suspected suicide bomber at Living Faith Church, a.k a Winners …

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