Cross-over services: CAN directs Lagos churches to close by 11pm

The Lagos State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has directed all churches in the state to close their cross-over services by 11 pm on December 31, 2020.The directive is contained in a statement signed by the Lagos State CAN chairman, Bishop Steven Adegbite.It would be recalled that the Lagos State Government had ordered[...]

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#EndSARS: CAN calls for judicial probe into illegal activities of SARS operatives

THE President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Revd. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday, sympathised with the families of those who lost their lives in the course of the nationwide #EndSARS protests.He also called for judicial investigation into the circumstances that led to the agitation.The protesters had, on Monday, expanded their demand from seeking the abolition of[...]

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CAN donates food items, clothing to IDPs in Southern Kaduna

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, has reached out to displaced victims of the recent attacks in the Southern part of the state with food items and clothing.Presenting the items on Saturday at the IDP camp in Zonkwa, Zango Kataf Local Government Area, the State CAN Chairman, Rev. John Hayab, said the[...]

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Adamawa CAN chairman Mamza recovers from COVID-19

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Adamawa State Chapter, Bishop Stephen Mamza, has recovered from COVID-19.The cleric, a member of the Adamawa State COVID-19 Committee, was tested positive for the virus on August 23, 2020.But speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Yola, the state capital, Mamza disclosed that he has been certified free[...]

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Adamawa CAN chairman, Mamza, contracts COVID-19

The Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria, Adamawa State, and the Bishop Catholic Dioceses of Yola Most Reverend Stephen Mamza has tested positive for COVID-19.Samples from the Catholic Bishop, who is also a member of the Adamawa State Containment Committee for COVID-19, taken after he took ill for testing by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control[...]

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Reopening: CAN appeals for multiple church services

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Ekiti chaper, has appealed to the state government to allow the conduct of multiple services by churches as part of efforts to check the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.Rev. Fr. Peter Olowolafe, the State Chairman of CAN, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, in[...]

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Mali Peace Mission: You have bigger crisis at home, CAN tells Buhari

VICE Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Northern Nigeria, Pastor John Hayab, has questioned the moral right of President Muhammadu Buhari to travel to Mali to mediate in the political crisis there, when his home country is in a bigger crisis. Hayab said that the perennial killings, especially in Southern Kaduna and in the Middle[...]

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CAN appeals to govts to tackle insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country.Rev. John Hayab, the Chairman of CAN made the[...]

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COVID-19: CAN commends El-Rufai for reopening churches, mosques

The Christian Association of Nigeria in Kaduna State on Wednesday hailed the state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, for reopening worship centres after 75 days of lockdown following the outbreak of the coronavirus on March 26.The governor had in a broadcast to residents Tuesday, gave the go-ahead for the partial reopening of mosques and churches for[...]

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Apostle Suleiman condemns killing of CAN Chairman by Boko Haram

The senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has condemned the gruesome killing of the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Lawan Andimi, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State by Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP. According to Suleiman, this is “cruel act, barbaric, despicable[...]

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CAN fixes prayer day for 2019 election

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared January 10 as a national day of prayers for the success of the forthcoming general elections. In a statement on Saturday, the association said the praise and worship session is also to ask God for the release of Leah Sharibu and others in the captivity of the[...]

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2019 Elections: CAN, Buhari, Atiku meet behind closed-door

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, is presently in a closed-door meeting with leading candidates vying for the presidency in the 2019 general election. The meeting is taking place at the National Christian Centre Abuja, While, the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, is representing Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC),[...]

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