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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2019

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Jan 21MondayPresident Buhari's Re-Election Campaign HolidayLocal holiday 
Feb 22FridayElection DayPublic Holiday 
Mar 8FridayWomen's DayObservance 
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 31SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Apr 19FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday 
Apr 20SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 21SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 22MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday 
Apr 25ThursdayPresidential VisitLocal holidayBorno
May 1WednesdayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 27MondayChildren's DayObservance 
May 29WednesdayPresidential Inauguration HolidayPublic Holiday 
Jun 4TuesdayId el FitrPublic Holiday 
Jun 5WednesdayId el Fitr holidayPublic Holiday 
Jun 12WednesdayDemocracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 16SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 12MondayId el KabirPublic Holiday 
Aug 13TuesdayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday 
Aug 20TuesdayIsese DayLocal holidayOsun
Aug 30FridayAl-Hijra observedLocal holidayOsun
Aug 31SaturdayAl-HijraLocal holiday 
Sep 2MondayAl-Hijra observedLocal holidayKano, Osun, Sokoto
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 1TuesdayNational DayPublic Holiday 
Nov 10SundayId el MauludPublic Holiday 
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22SundaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holidayBorno
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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