Tag: christian association of nigeria

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 6, 2018

The Big 5: Police says Offa robbery gang leaders accompanied Saraki on condolence visit and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Nigerian Police on Tuesday said four of the gang leaders ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2018

The Big 5: SSANU and 2 other unions warm up for strike, Dino Melaye mocks APC over parallel congresses and other stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: A strike action may be impending in the universities following accusations ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 11, 2018

The Late 5: CAN General Secretary, Dr. Musa Asake dies at 66, Super Eagles to play Atletico Madrid and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: Rev. Dr. Musa Asake, The General Secretary of the Christian Association ...

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Bolu AkindeleFebruary 20, 2018

[The Church Blog] 5 years after exit, The Catholic Church rejoins CAN. But, that’s just half the solution

On Friday, 16th February, after what would have been a series of meetings and negotiations, the Catholic Church announced its ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 21, 2017

CAN commends Buhari for his return address, asks Nigerians to live in unity

The Niger chapter of The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s for his nationwide broadcast where ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 23, 2017

Review textbooks that teach “ungodly practices like masturbation”, C.A.N. urges FG

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Saturday, lauded the Federal Government for reversing the controversial merging of the Christian Religious ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

CRK/IRK: The new curriculum encourages rebellion, CAN insists

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Wednesday, took its protests to the Senate over the controversial introduction of National Values/Civic ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 16, 2017

CAN meets Osinbajo behind closed doors, lists demands

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) met Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 26, 2017

Be ready to defend yourselves from Fulani herdsmen, Bishop tells Christians

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Ughelli, Delta State, Bishop Diamond Emuobor, has called on Christians in the ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2016

Provide proof that armed Fulani herdsmen are not Nigerians, CAN tells Sultan

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has disagreed with comments made by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar that ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2016

Child bride: Girls are (still) being forced into marriage in the North – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN north zone on Monday condemned the withdrawal of girls in the area from schools ...

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Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

John Kerry’s visit and 3 other things CAN is very angry about

by Tolu Omoyeni The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is unhappy with the way Christians in the Nigeria are maltreated ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 23, 2015

Opinion: Between Jonathan and Buhari, who has done more evil to the Nigerian church?

by Adedayo Osho   Rather than become enemies of those who do not share our faith, Christ taught Christians to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

It’s all lies! Muslims’ protecting Christians on Christmas day is false – Kaduna CAN

by James Sambo   The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna state have denied claims made that some Muslims protected ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 3, 2014

CAN calls for special prayers for Boko Haram victims on December 7

by Kolapo Olapoju Sunday, December 7 has been declared by the Christian Association of Nigeria as day of special prayers for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Nigeria will not break up in 2015 – Uduaghan and Oritsejafor

by Iyobosa Omoregie The pair of Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, and President of the Christian Association of ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 13, 2014

Jumoke Aruleba: Nobody holy pass!

by Jumoke Aruleba I need a church. I need a fire and brimstone, direct contact to the Holy Spirit kind ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJuly 10, 2014

‘Boko Haram is planning to Islamize Nigeria’ – Oritsejafor plays Captain Obvious

by ‘Ifreke Inyang President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has claimed that that Boko Haram’s ...

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December 24, 2013

Breaking: Ex-CAN President kidnapped by gunmen in Ogun

by Akan Ido There are indications that the retired Primate of the Anglican Church , Peter Jasper Akinola has been ...

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August 10, 2013

Terrorism: Stop negotiating with Boko Haram, CAN tells FG

by Oge Okonkwo The Federal Government has been called upon by the Christian Association of Nigeria to disband the amnesty ...

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April 15, 2013

Sam Omatseye: Unveiling the Pharisees of Osun

by Sam Omatseye  No one has shown by evidence or policy where the governor had imposed hijab. An Islamic group ...

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April 12, 2013

“Boko Haram members give Islam a bad name” – Ayo Oritsejafor

by Rachel Ogbu The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has criticised Boko Haram’s refusal on an amnesty deal with the ...

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April 7, 2013

“Declaring amnesty for Boko Haram will be an act of wickedness” – Ayo Oritsejafor

by Rachel Ogbu The President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, said declaring amnesty for Boko Haram will be an ...

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March 19, 2013

Christian Association of Nigeria accuses Gov. Aregbesola of Islamising the Osun

by Rachel Ogbu The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, believes the Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola is strategically Islamising the state. For one ...

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March 8, 2013

CAN condemns FG’s ‘slow reaction’ to the killing of 13 Christian men in Kano

by Rachel Ogbu The Christian Association of Nigeria, Kano State branch, has criticized the Federal government for not reacting over ...

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March 6, 2013

Boko Haram needs a presidential amnesty handout for peace to reign – Sultan of Sokoto

by Rachel Ogbu The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III has suggested that if the Federal government offered a presidential amnesty ...

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February 4, 2013

Tweet about Jesus Christ: “El-Rufai is playing this dangerous and deadly game of Russian roulette” – CAN

by Isi Esene The war of words between the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the former Federal Capital Territory ...

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January 31, 2013

Opinion: Why the Catholic Church is needed to check politicisation of CAN

by Theophilus Ilevbare Men of God have turned lovers of money, mundane possessors whose affections are set on things below. ...

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December 13, 2012

Fight over land: Winners Chapel in Ilorin burnt down

Suspected arsonists burnt down a Living Faith Church on Wednesday December 12, destroying property worth millions of naira. According to ...

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