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Islamic New Year

7 Aug
The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for
7 Aug
The Jigawa Government has declared Aug. 9, as public holiday to mark the Hijrah 1443 (Islamic New Year).
29 Aug 2019
The Osun Government on Thursday declared Friday, Aug. 30, as a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijra 1441 AH. The state government made the announcement in Osogbo in a statement signed by Mr. Adebisi Obawale, a Supervisor in the state Ministry of Home Affairs.
10 Sep 2018
The Kano State Government has declared Tuesday Sept. 11 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 Abdullahi Ganduje as congratulating Muslims faithful for witnessing the…
14 Oct 2016
As the Muslim faithful celebrate the Islamic New Year, notable Islamic organisations have urged the federal and state governments in Nigeria to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Hijrah calendar as public holiday.

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