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Nigerian 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja)
Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2014

Nigeria's Federal Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, has announced that Tuesday, January 14, 2014, had been declared an official non-working public holiday throughout Nigeria to commemorate the annual Muslim celebration of Eid-El-Maulud (Prophet Muhammad's Birthday).

As was the case last year (2013-01-19), but contrary to what happened the year before (2012-02-02), an additional one-off day in lieu public holiday did not need to be declared as the upcoming public holiday for the Id-el-Maoulud (Prophet's Birthday) does not fall on a weekend in 2014.

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