The significance of Christmas - Part 2
Perhaps not even Isaiah understood how far-reaching the meaning of “Immanuel” would be. God comes to us as people and lives in our world, rather than having us try the impossible of going to Him.
Transcorp Hilton ushers In Yuletide with Christmas tree lighting
The Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, has ushered in the Christmas season with the lighting of Christmas Tree early in the week. The yearly ceremony attracted customers and friends of the Hilton, including the diplomatic community. Also in attendance were the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Transnational Hotels and Tourism Services Limited, owners of…
Balewa and a Christmas to remember
Were Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa to be alive today,he would be 105. It was 52 years ago that he celebrated his last Christmas. Balewa was the first and only Nigerian Prime-Minister. His official residence was the house facing the Island Club at Onikan, Lagos. It is now the Lagos office of the Economic Commission for West…
The significance of Christmas - Part 1
Isaiah prophesied the birth of Jesus Christ centuries before Jesus appeared on earth. “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14) Matthew 1:23 quotes Isaiah 7:14 to show a further fulfillment of this prophecy in that a virgin named Mary conceived and bore a son, Immanuel,…
Nicki Minaj To Star In H&M Fairytale Christmas Commercial
Christmas is upon us and it's going to be magical! American rapper Nicki Minaj is the star in clothing line H&M's new Christmas campaign and they have released a sneak peek of the video which will be released soon. A post shared by H&M (@hm) on Nov 8, 2017 at 11:57pm PST The 34-year-old superstar…
Nicole Kidman Unveils Magical Christmas Display In Paris
Australian actress Nicole Kidman has unveiled a magical Christmas display in the city of love, Paris. Just as Paris had begun getting into the holiday spirit, Kidman put Christmas on display at a famous department store Printemps yesterday. The Oscar-winning actress cut the ribbon to reveal the Fendi display which told the story of an…
‘I robbed my ex-boss to buy Christmas needs for my siblings’
A twenty-four-year-old driver accused of stealing his former employer’s car, television set and a pet dog, has confessed that the Christmas needs of his siblings pushed him into the stealing.
21 freed Chibok girls prevented from celebrating Christmas at home
A group of 21 Nigerian Chibok girls brought home for Christmas after almost three years in captivity were prevented from celebrating at home with their families, several sources told AFP on Wednesday.
George Michael: 10 key songs by a hit-making machine
Penning "Careless Whisper" at the tender age of 17, George Michael left an indelible mark on the 1980s and 1990s with hits that are still being played years later.
Christmas: Joy to a troubled world
The message of Christmas is joy to the world. This is the message as the world celebrates another Christmas. The first Christmas heralded the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.