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Nigeria Under Pressure To Declare Muharram Public Holiday

Source: The Tide (Abuja)
Posted: Sunday, December 28, 2008

The government of Nigeria has been petitioned by a series of Muslim organizations to make the 1st day of Muharram, Islamic New Year, an official federal public holiday in Nigeria.

Note that Muharram is already a public holiday, at the state level, in the state of Kano.

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