Tag: Christian Association of Nigeria

CAN President says arrogance of humans against God was responsible for Coronavirus

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev Samson Ayokunle, on Sunday said arrogance of humans against God and constituted authority was responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world. The cleric made this assertion in his special sermon, titled “Looking unto Jesus: I Shall Fear no Evil,” which was transmitted[Read More…]

CAN says the rehabilitation and de-radicalisation of Boko Haram suspects is troubling

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the rehabilitation and de-radicalisation of Boko Haram suspects is troubling.  Samson Ayokunle, CAN president, who spoke at a news conference in Abuja to mark the second year of Leah Sharibu’s abduction, also said it is a shame that despite Nigeria’s military forces, the killings in[Read More…]

“We don’t want bloodshed in Nigeria again,” – CAN President speaks after prayers for Nigeria

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Samson Ayokunle, has called on the Federal Government to put an end to insecurity and bloodshed in the country. Reverend Ayokunle who spoke to journalists at the end of the three-day special fasting and prayer for Nigeria on Sunday, asked the[Read More…]

Release Leah Sharibu with or without baby – Christian Association of Nigeria

Following the report that Boko Haram captive, Leah Sharibu has given birth to a baby boy in captivity, the Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN in the 19 Northern States and the FCT, Rev. Yakubu Pam has called on the Federal government and security agencies to do all they can[Read More…]

‘I Thank God My Husband Did Not Deny Jesus’ – Wife Of Slain CAN Chairman killed by Boko Haram

Wife of slain chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi, has expressed delight that her husband did not deny Jesus even at the point of death. Rev Andimi, 58, was abducted by Boko Haram in early January and[Read More…]

Boko Haram rejected 50 million Naira because the amount fell far lower than their demand – Revealed, how CAN Chairman was beheaded

Boko Haram insurgents beheaded a Christian leader in their captivity on Monday, according to Ahmad Salkida, a Nigerian journalist closely covering the crisis in Nigeria and across the Lake Chad region. But the insurgents didn’t just behead the chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria without making demands and counter offers between[Read More…]

Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria was beheaded by Boko Haram along with a soldier, CAN Confirms

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has on Tuesday confirmed the beheading of the church leader from Michika town in Adamawa State by Boko Haram. In case you missed it, Boko Haram Kills Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, A source revealed that the CAN chairman, Reverend Lawan Andimi[Read More…]

“Not all Fulanis are Muslims”- Sultan of Sokoto says It’s a lie to say Christians are persecuted in Nigeria

Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, says he is shocked by the claim of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that Christians are being persecuted in the country. But the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) had reacted to the recent listing of the country by the United States government among nations[Read More…]

“Reckless and insensitive” – CAN knocks CJN for advocating inclusion of Shari’a law in Nigeria’s constitution

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the call for an amendment of the constitution to accommodate certain ‘peculiarities of Shari’a’ by Ibrahim Muhammad, chief justice of Nigeria(CJN), is reckless and insensitive. In his speech at the 20th annual judges conference in Kano last Wednesday, Muhammad made a request that[Read More…]

Faceoff Between Nigerian Christian Leaders Over President Buhari’s Alleged N40 Million Gift

The National Christian Elders Forum, (NCEF) has accused the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of corruption and abuse of office. In a memo reportedly obtained by Vanguard, NCEF alleged that a CAN delegation led by Samson Ayokunle, its president, collected “transportation money” from President Muhammadu Buhari, when they paid him[Read More…]