Nigeria Christian Fellowship president, Prof Charles Adisa is dead
Professor Charles Adisa, Nigeria Christian Graduate Fellowship (NCGF), is dead.
Rev. Samson Ayokunle, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President, made the announcement on Tuesday.
In a statement he signed, Ayokunle commiserated with the family, colleagues, friends, relatives, NCGF and Think Tank for the Body of Christ…READ MORE>>>
New Year crossover services: CAN orders churches to obey govt directives
Amid disagreement between the governments and churches over New Year crossover services, the Christian leadership in Nigeria has directed worship centres to respect authorities’ directives.
President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, gave the order in a statement sent to DAILY POST Tuesday evening.
He appealed to churches to strictly adhere to COVID-19 protocols and guidelines issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), federal and state governments…READ MORE>>>
Boko Haram hunter honoured for bravery against insurgents
A famous female hunter in Adamawa State, Aisha Bakari Gombi, has been honoured for her bravery against Boko Haram and other anti-social elements.
Aisha, who is otherwise called ‘Boko Haram hunter’ after she has led her band in recent times against Boko Haram and rescued many people abducted by the sect, received a merit award from an NGO, Royalty Women for Peace and Development Initiative (ROWPDI).
The NGO said the award was in recognition of Aisha’s record in complementing the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in counter-insurgency operations, armed banditry and kidnapping…READ MORE>>>
CAN reacts to abduction of Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Owerri, Moses Chikwe
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has urged the abductors of the Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Owerri, Bishop Moses Chikwe, to release him unhurt and without ransom.
CAN made the call in a statement signed by its state Chairman, Rev. Eches Divine-Eches on Tuesday in Owerri.
Divine-Eches said the bishop’s abduction came as a rude shock to them describing the incident as a “desecration of the Altar of God.”…READ MORE>>>
John Terry criticizes Chelsea star after 1-1 with Aston Villa
Aston Villa’s assistant manager, John Terry, has criticised Chelsea defender, Andreas Christensen following his side’s 1-1 draw with the Blues in the Premier League on Monday night.
Goals from Olivier Giroud and Anwar El Ghazi gave both Chelsea and Aston Villa a point each at Stamford Bridge.
After the game, a fan told Terry on Instagram that he should be “raging” with Aston Villa’s equaliser following their refusal to put the ball out of play while Christensen appeared to be injured on the floor…READ MORE>>>
Nine bandits killed along Kaduna-Abuja road
The Kaduna State Government, on Tuesday, confirmed that nine bandits were neutralized along Kaduna -Abuja road.
This was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State. Mr. Samuel Aruwan.
According to him, “The Kaduna State Government has been informed by the military securing the Kaduna-Abuja Road general area, that troops neutralized nine armed bandits following a firefight late on Monday night into the early hours of Tuesday.”…READ MORE>>>
Drug dealers to only get strokes of cane
As Nigeria battles to curb the menace of sale and consumption of hard drugs, two men in Kano will only get cane lashes.
On Tuesday, a Kano Magistrates’ Court sentenced Mohammad Sani, 24, and Saddam Ali, 27, to 12 strokes of the cane each for dealing in illicit drugs.
The defendants were tried for being in possession of Indian hemp and an intoxicant, NAN reports…READ MORE>>>
Three jailed for possessing dangerous weapons in Kano
A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, on Tuesday, sentenced three men to nine months in the correctional centre for being in possession of dangerous weapons.
NAN reports that the defendants are Zunnuraini Adamu, 24, Hashim Lawal, 25, and Muhammad Lawal, 19.
They were convicted on a two-count charge of possessing dangerous weapons and causing hurt…READ MORE>>>