Tag: Christian Association of Nigeria

CAN President says churches are fraught with acts of indiscipline, sexual immorality, gluttony and financial impropriety

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),  Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has said that churches in the country are fraught with  acts of  indisciplined like sexual immorality, gluttony and financial impropriety. He expressed sadness that money has become the god of many Christians, especially church leaders. Ayokunle, who is[Read More…]

“The continued lockdown order on the places of worship is no longer acceptable and reasonably justified” – CAN Leadership tackles Lagos Govt

The Christian Association of Nigeria has called on the Lagos State Government to reopen churches in the state. The Christian body also asked the Ogun State Government as well as other states yet to do so to reopen worship centres, saying, “the continued lockdown order on the places of worship[Read More…]

For allegedly mismanaging N1.350 million, CAN Suspends Adamawa Secretary

The Adamawa Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Anthony Elishama, has been suspended for three months over alleged mismanagement of N1.350 million. The association also directed the suspended scribe to refund the amount within the period of his suspension. Mr Elishama was further asked to return all official properties, including[Read More…]

Breaking: Churches to reopen next week in A/Ibom

Churches in Akwa Ibom State will be open for services from next Sunday, The Nation has reported. The decision was taken based on guidelines recommended by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), which also signed an undertaking to comply. The regulations and guidelines for the reopening of churches was signed[Read More…]

Just In: Nasarawa CAN chairman regains freedom

The Nasarawa State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria and the General Overseer, Word of God Worldwide Gospel City, Archbishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped on Thursday, May 28, 2020, has regained his freedom. The Police Public Relations Officer in Nasarawa, ASP Nansel Rahman, confirmed his release on Sunday.[Read More…]

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…]