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Eid al-Fitr: Watch Out For New Moon, Sultan Tells Nigerian Muslims

  The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA), has asked every Muslim in the country to look for the new moon between Sunday and Monday for the Eid al-Fitri. The Secretary-General of the council, Is-haq Oloyede in a statement on Sunday, said the council, under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adAbubakar, enjoined…

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FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday

  The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 5th and Wednesday, 6th July, 2016 as public holiday to mark Eid al-Fitri Celebrations. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mr Basse Akpayung. The statement said the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who…

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