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I have attached some very controversial portions of the curriculum as it relates to religion. It is rather unfortunate that this curriculum was approved by President Goodluck Jonathan's Administration who is supposed to be a Christian from the South South when Prof Mrs Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa'i was Minister of Education.

In view of the various challenges confronting the Church in particular, and the nation in general, it was deemed expedient that Christian Elders, nationwide, should be summoned to give counsel and direction in this crucial season.

The National Christian Elders Forum was inaugurated on 15th January, 2015 by the President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and it held a two-day Retreat in Abuja on 5th and 6th February. All the Christian blocs in Nigeria were represented at the Retreat.

At the end of the Retreat, the Elders Forum released the Communiqué below.

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, …” 2 Chro. 7: 14

In view of the various challenges facing both the nation and the Nigerian church, the National Executive Council of the Christian Association of Nigeria, led by the President of CAN, on Monday 29th September, 2014, called on all Christians in Nigeria to observe 3-day prayer and fasting both for the nation and for the church. All Christian assemblies are encouraged to ensure that they participate. The only sure defense of the church in these troublous times is Jehovah.

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Monday 29th September, 2014, passed a resolution that Christians in Nigeria should observe 3 days of fasting and prayer for the church and for the nation from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th October.


Our attention has been drawn to the reports in some online  editions of some newspapers such as the Daily Post, Daily Trust,  New Telegraph and the Guardian  with misleading headlines, posted  on Thursday 25th September 2014,  and suggesting that Most Rev. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama,

The Christian genocide taking place in the Middle East currently has reached alarming levels. Last week, the jihadist terrorist group ISIS, which means the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – although it is unrecognized as a nation – took over Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in Iraq, warning Christians to “leave, convert or die.”