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Cardinal Onaiyekan Decries Dispute Between Kogi Gov, Melaye

The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has decried the longstanding dispute between the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and Senator Dino Melaye. The former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria who expressed his disapproval of the feud during an interview with Daily Sun, said he will do what he can to settle the disagreement between the leaders. He noted that although none of the parties had brought the issue to him, he will reach out to Senator Melaye. According to…

CAN Asks Buhari To Withdraw Nigeria From Int’l Islamic Organisation

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw Nigeria’s membership from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. CAN’s President, Samson Ayonkunle, made the request on Friday when the Christian body visited the President in the State House In Abuja. “We call on the Executive and Legislative arms of government to withdraw Nigeria from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and from other international religious bodies and treaties Nigeria signed with such religious…

CAN Tackles Buhari, ‘Your Anti-Graft War Political’

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of fighting a one-sided anti-corruption war. CAN President, Samson Ayokunle, at the recently held 12th convocation of Bowen University in Osun State, accused President Buhari of fighting his political enemies while shielding alleged corrupt persons around him. “We need to caution the President in particular that the fight against corruption may not be too far away from around him. Those hands that are not right around him, he should be…

CAN Backs Fayose’s 2019 Presidential Bid

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has backed the 2019 presidential bid of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. CAN lauded Governor Fayose for summoning the courage to declare his interest in the 2019 presidency, saying many Christian politicians were devoid of such bravery.