Tag Archives: CAN

CAN Denies Sending Pastors To COZA on Solidarity Visit, Says Investigation Is Still Ongoing

Following a viral video of two pastors who were allegedly representing the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and paid a visit to the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) to stand with its pastor after he was accused of Rape. The Christian central body has denied such solidarity move, disassociating themselves from the visit. COZA founder…

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CAN Distance Self From COZA, Wants Rape Allegations Thoroughly Investigated

Following rape allegations levelled against Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) founder and senior pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, by wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo, Busola Dakolo, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said the church is not its member. Kwamkur Vondip, national director, legal and public affairs of CAN, made this known in a statement…

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CAN Suspends Mourning of Christians Killed By Religious Insurgents

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has suspended the Christian Day of Mourning scheduled on Sunday, March 19th, 2017. CAN President, Rev. Supo. Ayokunle said the suspension was due to “misunderstanding, misinterpretation and subsequent security concerns”. According to the statement signed by the CAN General Secretary, Dr. Musa Asake, “Nevertheless, Christians should be careful and…

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“CAN Is Not Anti-Government, The Government Shouldn’t Be Anti-CAN” – CAN President

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, has averred that the association under his leadership would not be anti-government, but warned that the government should equally not be anti-CAN, THE WILL reports. Disclosing that the association will be a partner in progress with the government; he however stated that it…

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Rev. Samson Ayokunle Emerges CAN President

Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle, President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) and candidate of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), on Tuesday was elected President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Rev Ayokunledefeated Elder Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) who represented the Organisation of African Instituted Churches(OAIC)…

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CAN Kicks Against Move To List Nigeria Among Muslim Nations To Fight Isis

The Umbrella body of Christians in Nigeria, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday protested the attempt by the APC government to subtly enlist Nigeria among Arab nations to fight the dreaded terrorist sect,ISIS. According to reports, Saudi Arabia is building a coalition of 34 Muslim countries to fight terrorism and Nigeria has been named among…

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“The Enemies Were Trying To Play Some Pranks” – CAN President Oritsejafor’s Wife Addreses $9.3m Scandal

Last week, the board vindicated the Pastor of all claims. Read here if you missed it. Wife of the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and founder of the Word of Life Bible Church, Pastor Mrs Helen Oritsejafor, in this interview with Nigerian Tribune spoke on the nation’s security challenges, the $9.3m arms deal and…

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Board Clears Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor Of $9.3 Million Arms Deal Scandal

A high-powered special team put together to unravel the mystery behind the alleged involvement of the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and Alhaji Mujahideen Asari Dokubo in the botched $9.3million arms deal in South Africa has cleared both men of any complicity in the matter. There have been widespread…

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Read Jonathan’s Speech At 54th Independence Church Service, Plus Patience Makes A Fashion Statement

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said that terrorism and kidnapping were still major national challenges because Nigerians had not united against them as they did against the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD. Mr. Jonathan made the statement at an inter-denominational church service at the National Ecumenical Centre, Abuja, to mark the country’s 54th Independence Anniversary coming…

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