Public Holidays in Nigeria 2018

Upcoming Holidays in Nigeria

Touch a holiday for details

Mon : New Year's Day

Thu : Public Holiday

  • Work free day to to enable Osun residents prepare for and participate in the Local Government Parliamentary Election on 27 January
  • States: Osun


Fri : Public Holiday

  • Work free day to to enable Osun residents prepare for and participate in the Local Government Parliamentary Election on 27 January
  • States: Osun


Thu : Public Holiday

Thu : Women's Day

  • The United Nations has declared March 8th to be a day when the world should celebrate, recognise and remember women and the accomplishments they have made to society.


Thu : Public Holiday

  • The Plateau government has declared Thursday, 8 March, a work-free day to enable residents to welcome the visit of President Buhari
  • States: Plateau


Thu : Public Holiday

Fri : Good Friday

Mon : Easter Monday

Mon : Public Holiday

Fri : Public Holiday

  • Work free day to to allow Ebonyi public servants to participate in the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration exercise
  • States: Ebonyi


Thu : Public Holiday

Tue : Workers' Day

Fri : Public Holiday

Tue : Public Holiday

  • Benue State Governor has declared 22 May 2018 a public holiday to honour the two catholic priests who were killed along with 17 worshippers in Mbalom
  • States: Benue


Tue : Democracy Day

Tue : Public Holiday

Fri : Eid-el-fitri Sallah

  • The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar


Wed : Id el Kabir

Mon : Independence Day

Sat : Sambisa Memorial Day

Tue : Christmas Day

Wed : Boxing Day

  • The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.


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