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#EndSARS: CAN, Islamic council knock Buhari’s aide for blaming religious bodies

Written by on 24 October 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs have scolded the Presidency for attributing the nationwide #EndSARS protests to hate message from religious houses. CAN and NSCIA, in separate interviews on Friday, knocked the Presidency for engaging in a blame game, rather than resolving the issues. The Special Adviser to […]

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#EndSARS: CAN, Amnesty warn against attacking protesters

Written by on 20 October 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Monday commended the peaceful approach of the proponents of the reform of the police either through the #EndSARS protests or prayer walks nationwide. The association said it was monitoring the #EndSARS protests nationwide and praying that their unprecedented efforts to have a decent society would not be in vain. […]

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CAN faults Onochie’s INEC nomination, describes it as executive recklessness

Written by on 16 October 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria has faulted the nomination of a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner of the South-South in the Independent National Electoral Commission, describing it as “an executive recklessness, a dirty slap on the populace, and a gross violation of the 1999 constitution (as Amended).” A statement by the President […]

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NMA, CAN disagree over Lagos full reopening of churches

Written by on 21 September 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lagos State, has commended the decision of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to fully reopen churches, saying it is the right thing to do. But the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Lagos chapter, described the decision to fully open worship centres in the state as hasty. The Chairman of CAN, Apostle Alexander […]

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NIREC, Adeboye urge review of CAMA 2020

Written by on 8 September 2020

The Nigerian Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) and the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, have urged the review of the Companies and Allied Matter Act (CAMA) 2020 by the National Assembly following the opposition thrown up by the piece of legislation. The council, co-chaired by the President General of the […]

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