Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Tambuwal urges Nigerians to pray for peaceful co-existence

25 December 2012, 13:03

Abuja - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has urged Nigerians, especially Christians, to pray for the peaceful co-existence and unity in the nation.    

Tambuwal made the appeal in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Malam Imam Imam, on Monday in Abuja to commemorate this year's Christmas celebration.   

He enjoined Nigerians to renew their faith in their country and work towards building a nation of their dreams.

Tambuwal said with renewed faith, commitment and hard work, the country would soon realise its full potentials.

"The Christmas period is a time for deep reflection on the teachings of Christianity and what Jesus Christ stood for," he said.  

The speaker urged leaders at all levels of governance to make the interest of the people their priority at all times.

"In spite of the challenges of development confronting the country, progress has been made in some critical sectors," he said.  

Tambuwal said the House of Representatives would continue to play its role in efforts to provide quality representation to the people.

He congratulated Christians who joined their colleagues the world over in celebrating this important occasion.

"May the blessings of the season shower on our homes and our nation," the speaker said.



Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Hussain Obaro
Prince Abubakar Audu: The end of ...

Negative or positive, Prince Audu has done his bit on earth and he is gone to face the ultimate judgment of his creator. Read more...

Submitted by
Samson Chinedu Nwafor
Ebonyi college workers allege unl...

The crisis rocking the Ebonyi State College of Education Ikwo, has taken a new twist for the worse, as the management of the college has allegedly resorted to summary dismissal of some workers believed to be 'thorns' in its flesh.  Read more...

Submitted by
Peregrino Brimah
Daesh, the legions from Hell fulf...

Thousands of the hardest terrorists, locked up through over a decade of anti-terror wars that costs billions of dollars in taxpayers' money were released in these highly suspicious breaks. Read more...

Submitted by
Don Tommy
Who is really an Igbo?

One of the most visible evidence that Nigerians are still under the bondage of mental slavery is the “Who is really Eboe, Ibo or Igbo?” question.  Read more...

Submitted by
Olanrewaju Olukorede
Pentecostalism in Africa

Pentecostalism is belief of or practice(s) in Christianity which by my view or perception is laid or preached by the Lord Jesus Christ and is expected to be followed by the Christians. Read more...

Submitted by
Sijuwola Popoola
Nobody should destabilize Cross R...

Over the years, one man has risen from Cross River State as a strong prophetic voice to the nations.  Read more...