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New Year's Day in Nigeria

New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a public holiday in many countries. Count down to the New Year, no matter where you are.

New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.
New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.
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About New Year's Day

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New Year's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriJan 12010New Year's DayPublic Holiday
SatJan 12011New Year's DayPublic Holiday
SunJan 12012New Year's DayPublic Holiday
TueJan 12013New Year's DayPublic Holiday
WedJan 12014New Year's DayPublic Holiday
ThuJan 12015New Year's DayPublic Holiday
FriJan 12016New Year's DayPublic Holiday
SunJan 12017New Year's DayPublic Holiday
MonJan 12018New Year's DayPublic Holiday
TueJan 12019New Year's DayPublic Holiday
WedJan 12020New Year's DayPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

New Year's Day 2016

Friday, January 1, 2016

New Year's Day 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017


List of dates for other years

Related holiday

Fun Holiday on January 1, 2017

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