Easter, Christmas giving should be a daily affair – Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described everyday as Easter and Christmas. He made this assertion during his visit to Visitation Hospital, Umuchu, Anambra State. Explaining after presenting N1 million cheque to the…

The day Christmas came to Monkey Village – Lucia Edafioka

I was sure I had got it all wrong when I got to the Opebi/Allen roundabout a day after Christmas that year. I asked the few people I saw around the corner; no one seemed to have heard of Monkey…

Christmas, Africa and Christianising colonisation (NewAfrican)

Does Christmas, hollowed out of its spiritual aspect, have any relevance anymore? Perhaps it is time to return to the more substantial native beliefs that were flattened by a Christianising colonisation. Writes Kalundi Serumaga. The dominance of secular activities –…

*OOU final year student killed in Lagos Christmas tragedy (Punch)*IMF: Lagos to Grow $136bn GDP by 4% in 2019 (ThisDay)

December 26, 2018 OOU final year student killed in Lagos Christmas tragedy (Punch) It was a black Christmas Day for the family of Boluwatife Oyeleye, a final year student of Urban and Regional Planning, Olabisi Onabanjo University, who was killed…

Boxing Day and how it got its name (Punch)

It’s December 26, a day globally regarded as the Boxing Day! But then, have you ever wondered what Boxing Day is, what it means and where the unusual name comes from? You may find the answers interesting! While the name…

Obi celebrates Christmas with prisoners, visits motherless babies

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, on Tuesday celebrated the Christmas with prisoners at Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of Anambra State. Obi, who was visiting the inmates for the third time this year,…

Agbaje urges Lagosians to show love at Christmas, promises a better tomorrow

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, has called on Lagosians to show love to one another as the world celebrates the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. In his Christmas message to the people…

Christmas: Obi urges all men of goodwill to care for the needy

Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has admonished Christians and all men of goodwill to use the occasion of Christmas celebration to extend the hands of love and care to the less privileged. “Let…

Christmas: Celebrate armed forces, Atiku tells Nigerians (Punch)

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to use the Christmas season to reconcile with one another and show love to others. Abubakar, in a Christmas message he issued in Abuja on Monday,…

Lottery players hope for Christmas win in Spain (SkyNews)

Billions of euros will be given away in the annual Spanish lottery El Gordo, which will produce dozens of winners. Spaniards are hoping for a pre-Christmas treat in their bumper version of the national lottery. The El Gordo lottery, meaning…

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