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Hijab: The state of harmony at centre of crisis

By Arogbonlo Israel As paradoxically the headline may suggest, Kwara popularly known as ‘The State of Harmony’ has been engulfed at the centre of crisis following the hijab controversy making rounds in the media space in recent days. The crisis that became full-blown this week started in 2012 when Christian groups challenged the state government’s
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Hijab: The state of harmony at centre of crisis

By Arogbonlo Israel As paradoxically the headline may suggest, Kwara popularly known as ‘The State of Harmony’ has been engulfed at the centre of crisis following the hijab controversy making rounds in the media space in recent days. The crisis that became full-blown this week started in 2012 when Christian groups challenged the state government’s
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Kwara Hijab Furore: Call CAN to order — MURIC

Islamic human rights group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on stakeholders to call the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to order. MURIC stated this in a release issued by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola after violence erupted Wednesday at the Baptist Secondary School, Surulere, Ilorin, Kwara State over the refusal of the school
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Hijab violence: CAN fingers Abdulrazaq, demands FG’s intervention

THE Christian Association of Nigeria on Wednesday called on the Federal Government and the Inspector-General of Police to intervene in the violence in Kwara State over the hijab policy. CAN which expressed the views in a statement by its General Secretary, Joseph Daramola, advised Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to give peace chance. Students in some Mission...

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Kwara Hijab: CAN Asks FG, Police To Hold Gov Abdulrasak Accountable

  The Christian Association of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government and the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed to intervene in the ongoing violence over the hijab policy which according to the association has led to violence and bloodletting in Kwara State. CAN in a statement issued on Wednesday by the CAN General … Continue reading Kwara Hijab: CAN Asks FG, Police To Hold Gov Abdulrasak Accountable Read Full Story

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CAN, NOA commend Vatican, FG over same-sex union stance

The Christian Association of Nigeria, on Tuesday, commended the Vatican for rejecting same-sex union or marriage, saying it was in line with biblical principles. CAN also called on governments, especially in Africa, that had endorsed same-sex marriage to retrace their steps. A statement by the General Secretary of CAN, Joseph Daramola, also commend the Federal...

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Alleged religious profiling of military: FG afraid to investigate Sheikh Gumi ―CAN

‌By Luminous Jannamike The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has described as shameful, the decision of the federal authorities not to caution renowned Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his alleged religious profiling of the military personnel combating bandits in parts of the country. Recall that Gumi was reportedly quoted as saying, ‘What I want
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CAN To Buhari: Order Military To Rescue Pastor Abducted By Boko Haram

  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the military to rescue Pastor Bulud Yakuru from the Boko Haram terrorists before it is too late. Pastor Yakuru of EYN Church of the Brethren was reportedly abducted on December 24, 2020, when the terrorists attacked Pemi Village in Borno … Continue reading CAN To Buhari: Order Military To Rescue Pastor Abducted By Boko Haram Read Full Story

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Insecurity: CAN urges Buhari to proscribe all Miyetti Allah groups, stop visa on arrival policy

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately proscribe the Miyetti Allah groups existing in the country as was done to IPOB as the first step to ending the raging herdsmen crisis in the country.

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Insecurity: Proscribe Miyetti Allah as you did IPOB, CAN tells Presidency

By Peter Duru, Makurdi The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately proscribe the Miyetti Allah groups existing in the country as was done to IPOB as the first step to ending the raging herdsmen crisis in the country. The association also urged the federal government to review its
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CBN gov, Itsekiri, CAN, PFN, others mourn Okowa’s father

By Festus Ahon Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN,  Mr Godwin Emefiele, Itsekiris in government, Delta State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN Delta State Chapter, Delta Political Vanguard, DPV, and the College of Retired Permanent Secretaries in Delta, have joined other Deltans and Nigerians to condole with
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Insecurity: Seek foreign help to protect Nigerians, CAN tells FG

By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja The President, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government not to be ashamed in approaching countries that have the capacity to help Nigeria to protect her sovereignty and the citizenry from attacks by insurgents and bandits. Ayokunle stated this when he inaugurated the
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How Buhari appointed CAN chairman Obasanjo once called an ‘idiot’ –Adesina

Kayode Oyero Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said his principal honoured an ex-Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Plateau State, Rev Yakubu Pam, whom former President Olusegun Obasanjo called ‘total idiot’. Adesina, who stated this in a piece on Friday titled, […] Read Full Story

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ICYMI: How Buhari appointed CAN chairman Obasanjo once called an ‘idiot’ –Adesina

Kayode Oyero Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said his principal honoured an ex-Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Plateau State, Rev Yakubu Pam, whom former President Olusegun Obasanjo called ‘total idiot’. Adesina, who stated this in a piece on Friday titled, […] Read Full Story

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T.I Index: Stop blame game on corruption, CAN tells FG

By Luminous Jannamike The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said this is not the time to engage in blame game over corruption in the country. The apex Christian body also said playing politics with the anti-graft war such that members of a political party or group received government protection when corruption charges were brought
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