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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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I’ll punish perpetrators of Kasuwan Magani crisis – El-Rufai

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Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, has vowed to punish the perpetrators of the recent crisis at Kasuwan Magani that led to several deaths. He made the promise at a Town Hall meeting held at Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru Local Government area of the state. According to the governor, his …

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2019 elections will be peaceful – Cleric

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The chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Kano State chapter, Adeolu Adeyemo, has expressed optimism that 2019 general elections will be peaceful. Adeyemo disclosed this in his Christmas message on Tuesday. According to him, Nigerians will continue to enjoy peace and tranquillity during and after the general elections. “God …

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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 denies endorsing Buhari for second term

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The Christian Association of Nigeria has denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office, describing as “a fabrication” an online report on the issue. The Christian body stated that no candidate was endorsed by the CAN leadership during its meeting with 14 presidential aspirants on Monday. Media Aide …

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2019: We’ll reject intimidation – Gov Umahi

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Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has vowed to reject any form of intimidation, harassment and manipulation during the 2019 elections. He also said that in 2019, ‘the remnants of the House of Esau” would be chased out of the state, adding Ebonyi people remained grateful to God for the kind …

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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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