As Christians all over the world celebrate Christmas, former president Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with Nigerians. It is also an occasion to renew the bonds of love, tolerance and compassion, which Jesus taught the world. "The gospel of St. Luke in the Holy Bible reminds us that, on the eve of Jesus's birth, angels proclaimed: 'Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men'". They prayed for love and peace among the mankind as desired by Jesus Christ so that brotherhood could be promoted in the country which is dire need of hours.
Some of Christians were overjoyed and celebrated Christmas with seeking to renew their relationship with Jesus.
Security has been ramped up at churches across the country.
A number of top government officials issued Christmas greetings as the prime minister announced observing Christmas at an official level this year, according to MNA Shunila Ruth.
Bishop Nwokolo in his Christmas message while addressing newsmen in Onitsha called on Christians all over the country to work as one and shun scapegoatism.
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Amid a biting cold wave in the state, the Christian community of the valley on Tuesday celebrated the Christmas; the birthday of Jesus Christ, with zest and gaiety in Srinagar.
Dozens of worshippers prayed and received communion, and then gathered around the traditional bonfire in the church's courtyard.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has greeted the Christian community on the auspicious occasion and wished them a happy peaceful Christmas. Santa Clause distributed gifts among people.
"However, we received a kind of Christianity that confined God to the Church house, so to worship God, you have to go to church", he said.
But maybe this year we can be better. He urged everyone to reciprocate God's love for us by loving each other and loving Nigeria.