Public Holidays in Nigeria in 2017

Nigeria Upcoming Public Holidays in Nigeria

Womens Day
Womens Day

8 March 2017 This National holiday is in 17 days. The United Nations has declared March 8th to be a day when the world should celebrate, ...

Good Friday
Good Friday

14 April 2017 This National holiday is in 54 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

17 April 2017 This National holiday is in 57 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Nigeria List of National Public holidays of Nigeria in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Wednesday March 08 Mar 8 Womens Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Workers' Day
Monday May 29 May 29 Democracy Day Commemorates the restoration of democracy in 1999
Thursday June 15 Jun 15 Childrens Day A public holiday for Primary and Secondary school children
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid-el-fitri Sallah The end of Ramadan
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Id el Kabir Eid Al Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday October 01 Oct 1 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1960
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December


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