Public holidays and observances in Nigeria

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
March 8 Thursday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Tuesday Workers' Day Public Holiday
May 27 Sunday Children's Day Observance
May 29 Tuesday Democracy Day Public Holiday
June 12 Tuesday June 12 Commemoration Local holiday
June 15 Friday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
June 16 Saturday Id el Fitr additional holiday Public Holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 22 Wednesday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
August 23 Thursday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
September 12 Wednesday Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) National holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 1 Monday National Day Public Holiday
November 21 Wednesday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Wednesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance

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