Public Holidays in Nigeria in 2019

Nigeria Upcoming Public Holidays in Nigeria

Maulud Nabi

20 November 2018 This National holiday is in 2 days. Celebrated on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Islami...

Sambisa Memorial Day
Sambisa Memorial Day

22 December 2018 This Regional holiday is in 34 days. Borno only. Remembering victims of Boko Haram insurgents

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 37 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Nigeria List of National Public holidays of Nigeria in 2019

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


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