Tag Archives: Public Holiday

Nigeria Declares October 29 As Public Holiday For Eid-el-Maulud Celebration

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday declared Thursday October 29 as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el-Maulud celebration in commemoration of the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. In a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations at the ministry, Mohammed Manga, Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the…

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Nigeria Declares October 1st National Public holiday To Commemorate Independence Day

Thursday, October 1, 2020 has been declared as a public holiday to celebrate Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola declared on Tuesday September 29. Aregbesola who made this known in a statement ‘FG Declares Thursday, October 1, 2020, Public Holiday To Mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary’, congratulated all Nigerians on the…

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No Work! FG Declares May 29 Public Holiday In Honour of 2019 Presidential Inauguration

Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (Rtd) The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared tomorrow Wednesday, May 29, as a work free day, in commemoration of the 2019 Presidential Inauguration. Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (Rtd), The Minister of Interior, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in a statement signed by Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, the…

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Kano State Declares Tuesday Public Holiday To Mark Islamic Year

The News Agency of Nigeria has reported that the Kano State Government has declared Tuesday, 11th September 2018 as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year 1440‎ After Hijra (AH). This was contained in a statement signed by the state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba on Monday in Kano. The statement quoted Governor…

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Friday Declared Public Holiday For Eid-El-Maulud Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Friday as public holiday in commemoration of the Muslim Eid-El-Maulud celebration. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, according to a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Abubakar…

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Jigawa State Gov’t Declares a Public Holiday to Pray for President Buhari

The Jigawa Government has declared Friday, July 7, as a public holiday to enable public servants offer special prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery. Alhaji Isma’il Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer, Office of the state’s Head of Civil Service (HoS), announced this in a statement in Dutse on Thursday. Ibrahim said that the State Executive Council…

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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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Workers Day: FG Declares May 2 Public Holiday

Monday, May 2 has been declared public holiday by the Federal Government to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day Celebration. Disclosing this to pressmen, the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), in the statement which was released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Bassey Akpanyung, congratulated Nigerian workers for “their resilience, hard work…

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FG Declares December 24, 25 & 28 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Dec. 24, 25 and 28 public holidays to mark Maulud Nabiy, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, respectively. Minister of the Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdul rahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mr Bassey Akpanyung. “The Federal Government…

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