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While felicitating with Christians and all Nigerians both at home and abroad on this year’s Christmas and New Year Celebrations, Aregbesola enjoined all Christians to live within the virtues and teachings of Jesus Christ, which hinge on compassion, patience, peace, humility, righteousness and love for one another.

What Santa Claus is Called in Nigeria, In line with funny things about Santa Claus characters in Nigeria will be the context of discussion in the course of this article.

What is Christmas to the Igbo Traders in Nigeria. Christmas globally as well as in Nigeria is a family event. A celebration for Christians which is done annually on the 25th day of December.

There are just few weeks to Christmas and less than a couple of months to the New Year. Things are already shaping up for a lot of people who have been busy working and making money all year long. The festive periods come with a lot of spending and many can’t wait to travel home to meet their loved ones. As for those who are not traveling as a result of one reason or the other, there are many things they can engage in to have a wonderful time in the season.

Every year in December, millions of Nigerians go to church on Christmas Eve. They crowd shoulder-to-shoulder in “batchers”, kiosks or domes to light candles and sing “Silent Night”. A lot of persons participate in plays that recreate the birth of Jesus. And when the service is over, they exchange hearty “Merry Christmas!” wishes before beginning the trek home.

Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined.