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2019 polls: CAN declares Jan 10 day of national prayer

File copy: Voters during the Osun governorship election.

The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared January 10, 2019, a national day of prayers for peaceful, free, fair and credible election in the country and for freedom for Leah Sharibu and others in Boko Haram captivity. It directed churches nationwide to observe prayers between 11am and 2pm against violence, …

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2019 polls: Buhari tipped for victory as Arewa Christians reject President

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The founder of One Love family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has tipped incumbent President and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, ahead other contenders including Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party in next month’s election. Buhari, Atiku, a former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili; Mr Omoyele Sowore …

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Christmas: Celebrate love, help the needy, CAN urges Nigerians

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged Nigerians to help the needy in the country as part of measures to ensure the meritorious of the Christmas and to also love one another to engender peace in the country. The CAN President, Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, made the call Sunday …

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CAN ends N40m Buhari transport fare probe, dissolves elders’ forum

CAN President, Dr. Samson Supo Ayokunle

The National Executive Committee of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has dissolved the Nigerian Christian Elders Forum after a panel set up by the committee concluded an investigation into allegations of misconduct leveled by the NCEF against the CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle. The elders forum had in a …

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CAN felicitates with Muslims

CAN President, Dr. Samson Supo Ayokunle

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has felicitated the Muslim Ummah in the country as they celebrate this year Eid al-Adha otherwise known as the Festival of Sacrifice. President of CAN, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, said yesterday in a statement that the festival is to commemorate the willingness of Abraham to …

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CAN alleges threat to democracy, declares three-day prayer

CAN President, Dr. Samson Supo Ayokunle

The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared a three-day prayer over what it described as a threat to democracy in the country. It stated that the decision was informed by the “recent political drama unfolding in our nation.” The acting CAN General Secretary, Daramola Bade, in a statement on Tuesday,  …

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2019: Nigerians’ votes must count, Sultan says

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has said that all efforts must be made to ensure that votes count and peaceful elections is guaranteed in 2019. Sultan spoke in Abuja on Thursday at a National Stakeholders Summit on 2019 …

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2019: Parties yet to present candidates for support – CAN

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said it cannot endorse or support candidates for public offices because the political parties have yet to present electable men and women for various positions. The association stated that it was still waiting for the presentation of …

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