New Year Crossover services: Sam Adeyemi tells Christians what to do

The Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi has weighed into the disagreement between the governments and churches over New Year cross over services. The government had directed churches to obey COVID-19 protocols and curfew during cross over services. However, some churches criticised the government directives. Adeyemi, speaking on the development, urged Christians not... Continue Reading →

CAN, RCCG, Winners drop Crossover Night services

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and Living Faith Church Worldwide (a.k.a. Winners Chapel), have backed down on their insistence to hold Crossover services in churches tomorrow. They announced, on Tuesday, adjustments in their programmes to ensure that none of their members violates the 12 midnight – 4am... Continue Reading →

CAN accuses Presidency, MURIC of twisting Bishop Kukah’s Xmas message

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the Presidency and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) of twisting the Christmas message delivered by Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Most Reverend Father Mathew Hassan Kukah. CAN in a statement issued on Monday by its Vice-Chairman Rev John Joseph Hayab, described those castigating the Christmas message of... Continue Reading →

Lagos govt, CAN differ over crossover services

LAGOS State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursrday cancelled the annual crossover services in churches across the state. But, the state CAN said there will be cross-over night service on December 31, in many churches observing it. Traditionally, churches across the world hold crossover services on December 31, every year to usher in the New Year.... Continue Reading →

Criminals operate in Nigeria with impunity as if security agencies are on holiday –CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has stated that criminals now operate in Nigeria with impunity as if our security agencies are on perpertual holiday. CAN made the comments in a statement issued on Wednesday by its President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, while reacting to the kidnapping of schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina State by gunmen. In the statement... Continue Reading →

Kankara abduction: Security architecture compromised under Buhari, says CAN

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that the abduction of 333 students of Government Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, has shown that security architecture under President Muhammadu Buhari has been compromised. CAN described the incident as another tragic chapter in the history of the country occasioned by terrorists. The... Continue Reading →

Religious rights violations: CAN insists Christian persecution exist in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has alleged religious persecutions in the Northern part of the country. Their allegation is in reaction to federal government’s denial of any religious freedom violations, as accused by the United States. Recall that recently, the US had placed Nigeria, among other countries on a religious freedom blacklist. The Christian... Continue Reading →

Borno massacre: Act before we all die – CAN to Buhari, security agencies

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday condemned the murder of Borno rice farmers in the strongest terms. More than 40 Zabarmari indigenes were slaughtered by Boko Haram last Saturday and buried on Sunday. CAN President, Samson Ayokunle, in a statement by his spokesman, Bayo Oladeji, told President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies to crush the... Continue Reading →

Fani-Kayode, CAN President’s aide caught spreading fake news about U.S. election

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, and his former media aide, Bayo Oladeji, have been caught circulating fake news about the ongoing Presidential election in the United States. In the keenly contested election of November 3, the Democratic ticket of former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris defeated the Republican ticket of incumbent... Continue Reading →

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