The fasting is created to allow Muslims to concentrate on their faith and devotion to Allah.
In 2018, Ramadan will last from Wednesday 16 May until Thursday 14 June.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, in the evening of Monday, June 4, broke the Ramadan fast with state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his official residence inside Aso Rock, the seat of power in Abuja. What date is Eid Al Fitr?
Each year Muslims celebrate both Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha - but the names often get shortened to just "Eid" and that's why it can be confusing.
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The celebration will see Muslims have their first daytime meal in over a month, and hold celebrations at their homes and in Mosques.
Charity is also expected of celebrating Muslims, who will be encouraged to donate a set amount of money to help the less fortunate afford their own clothes and food.
He congratulated the Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.
What is Eid ul Adha? It's Meethi Eid and its celebrations are characterised by getting together of family and friends, exchange of gifts and communal feasting on meat delicacies as well as deleectable desserts, which make an important part of the festival.