CAN, BBOG Knock Senate On Boko Haram Education Bill

The Senate on Thursday started work on a bill for a law seeking the establishment of a national agency for education and rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram insurgents. When it eventually becomes a law, it will ensure the de-radicalization of repentant Boko Haram militants and other insurgents. The bill, which was sponsored by the All... Continue Reading →

Sacking Service Chiefs’ll Threaten National Unity — Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday said sacking service chiefs would create cracks in the country and threaten national unity. The Presidency added that there were processes that should be followed in the disengagement of heads of security agencies insisting that “at the right time, those processes will be followed.” The Secretary to the Government of the... Continue Reading →

Tackle Insecurity For National Growth, CAN Tells FG

The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, has called on the Federal Government to tackle insecurity, saying it is hampering the progress of the nation. Bamgbola made the call in reaction to the increasing attacks and killings by Boko Haram insurgents and bandits. A statement issued by the church on... Continue Reading →

Insecurity: CAN, NSCIA Clash, US Asks FG To Protect Nigerians

The United States has advised the Federal Government to do more in protecting Nigerians and humanitarian organizations that are assisting the country in the face of activities of Boko Haram insurgents and other religious and ethnic violence. The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, made the call in Washington DC on Tuesday during a joint... Continue Reading →

CAN Flays Buhari’s Claim That 90% Boko Haram Victims Are Muslims

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that it is not true that the Boko Haram insurgency has claimed the lives of more Christians than Muslims. He argued that the contrary was the case, insisting that “90 percent” of deaths from attacks by the terrorists were Muslims. Buhari gave his position in an... Continue Reading →

“Stop The Killings”, Northern Christians Under Insurgents’ Siege – CAN

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory, Rev.  Yakubu Pam, has alleged that Christians in the  North are under siege following the recent kidnapping and killing of the Christian faithful in the area by Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents. In a statement on Wednesday, Pam decried  ... Continue Reading →

CAN Chairman, Joseph Hayab Cries Out Over Girls Who Are Forced To Marry Muslims In The North

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, Rev. Joseph Hayab, has revealed the series of the persecution the Christian faith is subjected to in the northern part of the country. He said Christian girls are being forcefully married off to Muslims and many of their brilliant children denied admission into... Continue Reading →

CAN Commends FG On Sowore, Dasuki’s Release

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria has commended the Federal Government for ordering the release of the duo of the publisher of Saharareporters, Omoyele Sowore, and a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) as mandated by the Federal High Court, Abuja Punch NG reports. The CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, described... Continue Reading →

CAN kick Against Social Media, Hate Speech Bill

The Christian Association of Nigeria has kicked against the proposed social media and hate speech bills, describing them as ploys to gag Nigerians TODAY NG reports. The CAN President, Dr. Samson Ayokunle called on the National Assembly to drop the bills and focus on legislation that could address insecurity, deplorable infrastructural amenities and the general... Continue Reading →

COZA: There’re hidden things in Busola’s allegation against Pastor Biodun – CAN

The Acting General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Joseph Daramola has disclosed that there was something hidden in the rape allegations made against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA. He insisted that this hidden aspect in the rape allegation needs to be unravelled. The CAN secretary assured that... Continue Reading →

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