Nigeria Public Holidays 2019


Searching for the national holidays in Nigeria? All public holidays in Nigeria are treated like Sundays. This means that most of the Nigeria employees have a day off and all schools are closed on these office holidays. If you are planning a trip to Nigeria and want to know what the national and regional holidays are, check the details in the tables below.

Holidays in Nigeria

List of Official Holidays in Nigeria for Year 2019

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2019 New Year’s Day Tuesday
2 January 21, 2019 Public Holiday Monday
3 February 15, 2019 Public Holiday for Elections Holiday Friday
4 February 22, 2019 Public Holiday Friday
5 March 08, 2019 Public Holiday Friday
6 March 08, 2019 Public Holiday Friday
7 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday
8 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Monday
9 April 25, 2019 Public Holiday Thursday
10 May 01, 2019 Worker’s Day Wednesday
11 May 27, 2019 Children’s Day Monday
12 May 29, 2019 Presidential Inauguration Day Wednesday
13 June 04, 2019 Eid-el-fitri Sallah Tuesday
14 June 05, 2019 Eid-el-fitri Sallah Wednesday
15 June 12, 2019 Democracy Day Wednesday
16 July 30, 2019 Public Holiday Tuesday
17 August 12, 2019 Id el Kabir Monday
18 August 13, 2019 Id el Kabir Holiday Tuesday
19 October 01, 2019 Independence Day Tuesday
20 December 22, 2019 Sambisa Memorial Day Sunday
21 December 25, 2019 Christmas Day Wednesday
22 December 26, 2019 Boxing Day Thursday

List of Official Holidays in Nigeria for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2020 New Year’s Day Wednesday
2 April 10, 2020 Good Friday Friday
3 April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Monday
4 May 01, 2020 Worker’s Day Friday
5 May 24, 2020 Eid-el-fitri Sallah Sunday
6 May 25, 2020 Sallah Monday
7 May 27, 2020 Children’s Day Wednesday
8 June 12, 2020 Democracy Day Friday
9 July 31, 2020 Id el Kabir Friday
10 October 01, 2020 Independence Day Thursday
11 December 22, 2020 Sambisa Memorial Day Tuesday
12 December 25, 2020 Christmas Day Friday
13 December 28, 2020 Boxing Day Holiday Monday

List of Official Holidays in Nigeria for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2021 New Year’s Day Friday
2 April 02, 2021 Good Friday Friday
3 April 05, 2021 Easter Monday Monday
4 May 01, 2021 Worker’s Day Saturday
5 May 13, 2021 Sallah Thursday
6 May 27, 2021 Children’s Day Thursday
7 June 12, 2021 Democracy Day Saturday
8 July 20, 2021 Id el Kabir Tuesday
9 October 01, 2021 Independence Day Friday
10 December 22, 2021 Sambisa Memorial Day Wednesday
11 December 25, 2021 Christmas Day Saturday
12 December 26, 2021 Boxing Day Sunday
13 December 27, 2021 Christmas Day Monday
14 December 28, 2021 Boxing Day Tuesday

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