Ex-Kano CAN chair harps on peaceful co-existence

December 9, 2022 Bashir Mohammed Kano 0

A former chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kano state chapter, Rev. Adeyemo A. Samuel, has said unity and peaceful co-existence among adherents of the respective religions was “a basic tool for achieving greatness by any nation willing to progress.” Speaking to newsmen in Kano Friday at an inter-faith dialogue on the Validation of Religious Manual for Facilitators Read More

Breaking: Atiku, Okowa, others meet CAN

November 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday arrived at the National Christian Centre Abuja, for an interaction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), leaders. The PDP National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu along side governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Dino Meleye and other chieftains Read More

PASAN demands ‘immediate appointment of new CAN’

November 18, 2022 Taiye Odewale Abuja 0

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has demanded the “immediate appointment of a new Clerk to the National Assembly (CAN)” following pre-retirement leave, the immediate past CNA, Arc Ojo Amos Olatunde, embarked upon on November 14, 2022. The Association in a statement issued by its chairman of the National Assembly chapter, Comrade Ojemeri Adolf Oisamaye, in Abuja Friday, stated Read More

2023 Presidency: CAN speaks on meeting with Tinubu

November 17, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The leadership Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has spoken about it’s meeting with the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Speaking on the meeting, the CAN President, His Eminence, Most Rev.Daniel Okoh at the meeting noted that the well-being of every citizen of the country, irrespective of their religion, ethnicity or social pedigree, should be paramount Read More

Tinubu to CAN: I won’t run my administration on religious bias

November 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has assured the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that he will not run his administration on the basis of religion if elected President of Nigeria. Tinubu who met with the CAN leadership Wednesday in Abuja, assured that the same way his administration did not discriminate against Read More

The outburst of CAN chairman Hayab

November 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

A couple of days ago, the Executive Secretary of the Kaduna State Pilgrims’ Agency, Dr. Yusuf Arrigasiyyu , went for a courtesy and advocacy visit to the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna branch, under the chairmanship of Rev. JJ. Hayab. The aim of the visit was to create synergy between the pilgrims agency and CAN, owing Read More

Don’t ignore US, UK terror alert, CAN cautions FG

October 31, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Amidst terror alert by the government of the United Kingdom and United States of America, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that the terror alert will be helpful if the country can study and work on it. CAN Executive Secretary Reverend Yakubu Pam stated this while addressing journalists and CAN members in Gombe State. He said though the association might Read More

God ‘ll punish us if we don’t support Tinubu – Lagos CAN

October 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Stephen Adegbite, has vowed to mobilise support for the presidential aspiration of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, because of his tremendous support for the Christian community not only in Lagos but in the entire southwest region. Reverend Read More

Rev. Okoh is a worthy CAN leader – Tinubu 

July 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress(APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described Rev. Daniel Okoh the newly elected President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) as a worthy and distinguished leader. The APC standard bearer extended his congratulations to Okoh, in a statement by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, Friday in Abuja. Rev. Okoh was elected Monday to succeed Read More

Oyo CAN calls for 7-day prayers, fasting for peace in Nigeria

July 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo chapter, has called on churches and their leaders in the state to embark on seven days’ prayers and fasting. This appeal was made in a statement by the Oyo state CAN chairman, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, on Friday in Ibadan. He said the prayers and fasting would commence from July 18 to 24. Akinyemiju Read More

CAN to Tinubu: You can’t intimidate us with Shettima as running mate

July 10, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) said it was not moved by the announcement of Senator Kashim Shettima as the running mate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The umbrella Christian organisation said its leaders were determined to stand their ground against every form of intimidation, including the floating of a Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket by Read More

Insecurity: CAN counters El-Rufai on foreign mercenaries

April 2, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna state chapter has stated that contrary to Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s stance that Governors would invite foreign mercenaries to fight bandits, only the President and Commander-in-chief has that authority. CAN chairman in the state, Rev. John Joseph Hayab, said in a statement on Saturday that, “the attention of CAN Kaduna state has been drawn Read More

Christmas: CAN, police warn on fireworks

December 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo state chapter, has warned people, especially the youth, to desist from throwing fireworks on streets in and around churches while celebrating Christmas. Its chairman, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ibadan. Akinyemiju said anyone caught would be reported to the Read More

Christians, Muslims must unite to tackle insecurity – NIREC

December 10, 2021 Paul Okah 0

Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has lamented the incessant killing of innocent Nigerians in the northern part of the country by terrorists.  Also, the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) urged adherents of both Islam and Christianity to unite and tackle the menace of insurgency, banditry and other related crimes. These positions were expressed Thursday during the 4th Quarter 2021 meeting Read More

Breaking: Newcastle appoint new coach

November 8, 2021 BBC 0

Newcastle United have appointed Eddie Howe to succeed Steve Bruce as the Premier League club’s head coach. Howe, who has signed a contract until the summer of 2024, has not been in management since he left Bournemouth in August 2020 following relegation.“This is a wonderful opportunity, but there is also a lot of work ahead of us,” Howe told Newcastle’s Read More

China firm, Mangal sign $600m agreement to build cement plant in Kogi

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As part of its expansion efforts, Mangal industries has signed an agreement with a Chinese firm Sinoma for the construction of three million metric tons per year Cement Plant and fifty megawatts captive power plant in Moba, Kogi state. The project is agreed to be completed in early 2024. A statement by the firm’s chief executive, Engr. Fahad Mangal, released Read More

Obasanjo to deliver lecture at Bowen University’s 16th convocation

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo will deliver lecture on ‘The Nation and University System’ at the 16th convocation ceremony of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun state, Saturday. The University will also honour the Ebola heroine and physicians, late Stella Adadevoh, with a Doctor of Science in Public Health.  The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, disclosed this during a press Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

Ebonyi govt gives reasons for demolishing church building

November 2, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Commissioner for Capital City Development, Ebonyi state, Onyekachi Nwebonyi Tuesday gave reasons why the Ministry demolished a church, Evangelical Church of West Africa,(ECWA) in Abakaliki the state capital. Nwebonyi explained that demolition of the church became necessary after the pastor in charge of the church refused  to adhere to the capital city master plan. Nwebonyi who disclosed this while briefing Read More

You can’t win Anambra with propaganda, group tells Soludo

November 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

A political pressure group Coalition for True Democracy (CTD) has told the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo to reach out to the people with issues of governance instead of spreading empty propaganda against his opponents. The group coordinator, Mr. Samuel Okolo stated this while reacting to a statement credited to Soludo, where he accused Read More

Happening now: Watch as Atiku, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, other supporters turn convention to carnival, campaign (VIDEO)

October 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Barely two years to the 2023 presidential election, supporters of various aspirants turned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention ground to campaign and some sort of carnival display. Beautifully dressed in colourful attire, carrying posters of their preferred candidates for the 2023 Presidential election, various supporters were seen dancing to melodious sound around at the ongoing PDP 2021 National Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More