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Nigeria Declares Independence Day Public Holidays

Source: The Nigerian Tribune (Lagos)
Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, October 1, 2010, as a public holiday to commemorate Nigeria's 50th Independence Day Anniversary.

In addition, Nigeria's Minister of Interior, Emmanuel Ihenacho, has announced that a half-day public sector holiday for all government offices had been declared for the day before, Thursday, September 30, 2010, beginning at noon, "to enable Nigerians to prepare for a memorable Golden Jubilee celebration".

An additional National Day public holiday was also added 2 years ago (2008-09-25).

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