Tag: Public Holiday

Federal Government has declared public holidays to mark Eid-ul-Mawlid

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday October 19, as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid. Eid-ul-Mawlid is an Islamic celebration marking the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Muslim faithful[Read More…]

Federal Government declares Monday public holiday to mark workers’ day

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3, 2021, a public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers for witnessing this year’s celebration. He commended them for their[Read More…]

Just In: Federal Government announce public holidays for Christmas, New Year

The Federal Government has declared Friday, December 25 and Monday, December 28, 2020 as well as Friday, January 1, 2020, as public holidays. The holidays are to commemorate Christmas, and New Year celebrations.  The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday[Read More…]

Nigerian govt declares holidays for Christmas, New year celebrations

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26, December 2019 as well as Wednesday 1, January 2020 as Public Holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and the New Year Celebrations respectively. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government[Read More…]

In Ekiti, Fayose Declares Friday Work-free Day To Honour Adebayo

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has declared Friday work free day in the state in honour of the former Military Governor of the old Western Region, the late General Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.). This is to enable workers in the state to attend the state burial at the Oluyemi[Read More…]

FG Declares Dec. 26, 27, Jan. 2 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 26, and Tuesday December 27 as public holidays to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day. Government also declared Monday, January 2, 2017 as public holiday to mark the New Year The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration in a[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Declares Monday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday as public holiday to mark the nation’s 56th independence anniversary celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), who made the declaration on behalf of the FG, congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad on the commemoration of this year’s independence anniversary. He[Read More…]

Sultan of Sokoto’s Decision To Singlehandedly Declare Public Holiday In Nigeria, Irks Christian Leaders

The National Christian Elders’ Forum, NCEF, has frowned at the decision of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III to declare September 12 as public holiday in commemoration of Eid-El-Kabir celebration. Chairman of NCEF, Solomon Asemota, SAN, in a statement, described the Sultan’s action as the height of impunity.[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Declares Monday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 30, 2016 as a public holiday to celebrate the 2016 Democracy Day. Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), assured Nigerians that with the signing into law of the 2016 Appropriation Act,[Read More…]

Just In: FG Declares March 25, March 28 Easter Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations respectively. The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration in a statement issued by the acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido[Read More…]