Photos: New Year Celebrations From Around the World


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Happy New Year Nigeria!

Cities around the globe are ushered in 2016 with incredible displays of fireworks, fun-filled music and impressive light shows.

The South Pacific island of Samoa was the first to celebrate the New Year. Australia and New Zealand were also among the first to welcome 2016.

European cities ushered in the New Year despite heightened security measures, a million people converged in New York Times Square.

In Japan, people released balloons by Tokyo Tower, while South Koreans celebrated with traditional bell-ringing.

In London, more than 100,000 people watched the fireworks display by the River Thames. Egypt celebrated with fireworks staged in front of the pyramids near Cairo.

In Lagos, a lot of people attended the One Lagos Fiesta in different locations all over the state.

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