On the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance marked Tuesday, November 16, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged Nigerians to practice tolerance and live peacefully to promote national development.
The heightened level of insecurity in Nigeria’s Kaduna State is a cause for concern for members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the region who are saying the security crisis has gone “beyond our imagination.”
The proposed bill seeking to regulate preaching of Christianity in Nigeria’s Kaduna State is “injurious to the Church” and a deliberate attack on Christians in Nigeria, Christian leaders in the West African nation have said.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has blamed the reported killing and kidnappings in a church in Kaduna State on the government’s closure of telecommunication services in some parts of the Nigerian State.
Religious leaders in Nigeria have called for the release of Nnamdi Kanu, a pro-Biafra political activist with dual citizenship, Nigerian and British.
Christian leaders in Nigeria under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have joined the Governor of the country’s Kaduna State in calling on the Muhammadu Buhari-led government “to declare bandits as terrorists.”
Nigeria’s Federal government needs “to double efforts” at all levels to stop the threat posed by terrorism and banditry in the country, Christian leaders in the West African nation have said.
The push for secession from a section of Nigerians is a manifestation of “bad governance”, representatives of Christian leaders in the West African country have said.
Each Christian is called, “in his DNA”, to transform the place he or she lives, a Catholic Bishop has told Christians in his native country of Nigeria.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Jos North Local Government Area (LGA), Plateau State, is cautioning religious leaders, including Muslim Clerics, against pronouncements that are likely trigger violent reactions.
Christian leaders in Nigeria’s 19 Northern States have cautioned the people of God in the country against putting into consideration the tribe and age of prospective leaders.
Christian leaders ministering in Nigeria’s Oyo State have declared a day of prayer for an end to the rising cases of insecurity that include killings.
Christian leaders in the West African nation of Nigeria are warning of a looming food crisis in the country due to what they are calling “increasing insecurity.”
Christian leaders in Nigeria have condemned the “killing of innocent youths” and the arbitrary detention of civilians in the country's Imo State.
Church leaders in Nigeria have cautioned their Muslim counterparts against activities that provoke Christians saying doing so amounts to “fishing in troubled waters.”
Christian leaders in Nigeria have called on the leadership of the country’s National Assembly to suspend the Bill that seeks to institutionalize the wearing of the Muslim headscarf popularly known as the “hijab” in the West African nation.
Christian leaders in the West African nation of Nigeria have hailed Holy See’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) for clarifying that the Catholic Church does not have the power to bless same-sex unions, terming the move “godly and timely.”
Christian leaders in Nigeria have sued the government over the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 that seeks to allow the authorities to control church operations.
Christian leaders in Nigeria have faulted Kwara State’s approval of the wearing of Muslim headscarf (hijab) in “Christian Mission schools.”
Against the backdrop of multiple cases of kidnappings and killings including that of 18-year-old seminarian Michael Nnadi, Catholic Bishops in Nigeria’s Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province (IEP) have expressed their concerns about the safety of citizens in what they have termed a “worsening situation of security of life and property” that seems to demonstrate little or no regard for human life.