Hijab controversy: If any damage is done to any church or anyone is injured on this matter, the Governor of Kwara State will be held responsible – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria has accused Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara state of playing the ostrich, while Christians are ”being violently abused and attacked” in the state he governs. The Christian body in a statement released after a clash between Christians and Muslims in Ilorin following a dispute on wearing of hijab by Muslim… Continue reading Hijab controversy: If any damage is done to any church or anyone is injured on this matter, the Governor of Kwara State will be held responsible – CAN

CAN has failed to learn from History. We will see who blinks first – MURIC reacts to hijab crisis in Kwara schools

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has said that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has not learned from history and that it will see who blinks first as it concerns the crisis in Kwara schools over a court ruling approving Muslim female students to wear hijab to school. Some schools built by churches in the… Continue reading CAN has failed to learn from History. We will see who blinks first – MURIC reacts to hijab crisis in Kwara schools

EndSARS: CAN, Amnesty warn against attacking protesters

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.  In a statement by its President, Dr Samson Ayokunle, CAN also tabled a nine-point demands, including “compensation for all victims of police brutality and other extrajudicial killings in the… Continue reading EndSARS: CAN, Amnesty warn against attacking protesters

It is satanic and unacceptable- CAN kicks against recently signed Company and Allied Matters CAMA law

The Christians Association of Nigeria CAN, has rejected the newly amended Company and Allied Matters Law, CAMA, which was signed into law on August 7th by President Buhari. The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, said the law is satanic, unacceptable, ungodly, and reprehensible. The bill passed by the National Assembly, replaced the 1990 CAMA.  In… Continue reading It is satanic and unacceptable- CAN kicks against recently signed Company and Allied Matters CAMA law

Pay attention to poverty not social media — CAN slams National Assembly over social media and hate speech bills

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has waded into the controversy ignited by the social media and hate speech bills sponsored by some lawmakers in the national assembly.  In a statement released by Samuel Kwamkur the national director of legal and public affairs of the Christian association, CAN President Samson Ayokunle stated that the bill which has generated… Continue reading Pay attention to poverty not social media — CAN slams National Assembly over social media and hate speech bills