Nigeria's national motto: Peace and Unity, Strength and Progress
Nigerian Flag Facts: ● •When the Nigerian flag is flying, no other flag can placed above the flag. Old flags should never be displayed. •When a Nigerian flag becomes old, it should be destroyed by burning it.
● •"Any person who flies or exhibits the National Flag in a defaced or bad condition shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance."
Festivals are celebrated in Nigeria as a tradition year round. Since most of the population has a religious background, holidays are celebrated as well. ● Eid ulFitrti:
The first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal ( Tenth month in the Islamic calendar) this marks the end of Ramadan, month of fasting and prayers.
● Eid al Kabir:
Day of sacrifice.
● Festivals in Nigeria also include the...
○ Argungu Fishing Festival:
4 day festival that started in 1934, usually around February and march. Fishing dancing and music is performed.
○ Eyo Festival:
Held in Lagos island, Eyo also refers to the masquerades that come out during the festival. No one can wear hats
○ Yam festival:
Held in August at the end of the rainy season. Dancers wear masks that reflect the seasons or other aspects of nature. People offer yams to gods and