Public holidays and observances in Nigeria

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday Workers' Day Public Holiday
May 27 Monday Children's Day Observance
May 29 Wednesday Democracy Day Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
June 6 Thursday Id el Fitr additional holiday Public Holiday
June 12 Wednesday June 12 Commemoration Local holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 12 Monday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
August 13 Tuesday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
September 1 Sunday Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) National holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 1 Tuesday National Day Public Holiday
November 10 Sunday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 8 Sunday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Friday Workers' Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Id el Fitr additional holiday Public Holiday
May 27 Wednesday Children's Day Observance
May 29 Friday Democracy Day Public Holiday
June 12 Friday June 12 Commemoration Local holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
August 1 Saturday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
August 20 Thursday Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) National holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 1 Thursday National Day Public Holiday
October 29 Thursday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
March 8 Monday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 4 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Saturday Workers' Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
May 14 Friday Id el Fitr additional holiday Public Holiday
May 27 Thursday Children's Day Observance
June 12 Saturday Democracy Day Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
July 21 Wednesday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) National holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 1 Friday National Day Public Holiday
October 19 Tuesday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 22 Wednesday Sambisa Memorial Day Local holiday
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
March 8 Tuesday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 16 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 17 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Sunday Workers' Day Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
May 4 Wednesday Id el Fitr additional holiday Public Holiday
May 27 Friday Children's Day Observance
June 12 Sunday Democracy Day Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
July 11 Monday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) National holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 1 Saturday National Day Public Holiday
October 8 Saturday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 22 Thursday Sambisa Memorial Day Local holiday
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance