Public Holidays in Nigeria in 2017

Nigeria List of National Public holidays of Nigeria in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
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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