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FG Declares Friday July 17th & Monday July 20th Public Holiday for Id-El-Fitr Celebration




The federal government has declared Friday 17 and Monday 20 July, 2015 as public holidays to mark the Id-El-Fitr celebration, Global Village Extra reports.

According to the report:

Ministry of Interior, Abubakar Magaji, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, enjoined all Muslims and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which include love, peace and sacrifice for the development of the nation.

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  1. Mystique

    July 14, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    Yaaaaaaayyyyy!!!!!!!!! any suggestions as to what i can do for fun??? anyone???

    • Ocean Beauty

      July 14, 2015 at 4:04 pm

      Come take me out and I will show you places and things to do

    • Mystique

      July 14, 2015 at 5:23 pm

      i don’t mind at all………lol.

    • Ocean Beauty

      July 14, 2015 at 8:35 pm

      I gallant dey wait for you. No hang me for air oh.

    • fun all the way

      July 14, 2015 at 8:57 pm

      Are you in abuja? If yes, we ll do bn family hang out and its gaan be fun all d way

  2. Rose

    July 14, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    Awesome, my birthday is on sunday 19th, *dancingtoshakitibobo*, cant wait


    July 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Yay! Our last holiday till October… Lol.
    On another note, you guys should be careful when passing Apongbon bridge at night. Since the policemen are no longer stationed there, the amount of robbery has increased, i was a victim yesterday. Please be careful.

    • Niola

      July 14, 2015 at 4:32 pm

      @Sweetheart xplorenollywood, there is another one in September o, don’t you just love this country

    • Liu

      July 14, 2015 at 5:04 pm

      Sorry about that, i hope you weren’t hurt and thanks for the Apongbon update,

  4. prince

    July 14, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    Thank God. its going to be a long weekend. I need this break badly

  5. @edDREAMZ

    July 14, 2015 at 4:49 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said..
    Well it doesnt apply to business fellas like my mum and i……

    • Taiwo

      July 14, 2015 at 4:57 pm

      Heyy!! Longest time!!!! You forgot to add No Doubt. Why na??

  6. Taiwo

    July 14, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    Heyy!! Longest time!!!! You forgot to add No Doubt. Why na??

  7. Pretty girl

    July 14, 2015 at 5:07 pm

    Omo see enjoyment for nigeria. This is going to be a long holiday for your guys. I wish we had that here in canda

  8. Tkum

    July 14, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    oshey FG… Please FG you can add tuesday….its not late yet. Thanks in anticipation

    • red

      July 15, 2015 at 9:18 am

      noo o its oshey islam. they give us holidays like a million times a year..yippe!!!!

  9. MIDES HOMES AND EVENTS - 08051793971

    July 14, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    Awesome!!!! FRIDAY is my birthday!!!!!!!!!!! I finally will have the day to myself , no office stress.

  10. Chacha

    July 15, 2015 at 8:57 am

    oh my.. i love dis country.. four days of fun, buh d workload after dat though *smh*

  11. prettyme

    July 15, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Dancing Shoki, Alanta, Azonto, etighi….. Its best when the hols is Fri & Mon not Thurs & Fri. was praying hard for it not to fall on Thurs & fri, I’m soooooo happy it didn’t.

  12. Kelvino

    July 15, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Hi everyone…I am so happy for this holiday. Am gonna have fun!!!

  13. Chris Morgan

    July 15, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    Pls i am expecting some money from someone tmoro ooo. I hope Thursday z not included.

  14. Timi

    July 15, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    Perform Ur bank transactions tomoro.

  15. Timi

    July 15, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    I pity sm off us in d banking sector cos next Tuesdays transaction will be hectic

  16. shakiti bobo 101

    July 16, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Oh my goodness…yawa dey ooooo
    Im broke as hell and my maga supos pay me by tomorw plus now monday don involve for the gbege na wah oo God help me
    Abeg good Samaritan should send me small something plus by Gods grace im a fine boy so sugar mummies please dont be shy feel free to holla at ur boy

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