Public Holidays in Nigeria in 2019

Nigeria List of National Public holidays of Nigeria in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Friday March 08 Mar 8 Women's Day
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Apr 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Workers' Day
Monday May 27 May 27 Childrens Day A public holiday for Primary and Secondary school children
Wednesday May 29 May 29 Democracy Day Commemorates the restoration of democracy in 1999
Wednesday June 05 Jun 5 Eid-el-fitri Sallah The end of Ramadan
Wednesday June 12 Jun 12 Public Holiday Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Oyo. marks the annulled general election of 1993
Monday August 12 Aug 12 Id el Kabir Eid Al Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday October 01 Oct 1 Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1960
Sunday December 22 Dec 22 Sambisa Memorial Day Borno only
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December


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