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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2019

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2019

Date NameType
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
Apr 19FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 20SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian
Apr 21SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian
Apr 22MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday
Apr 25ThursdayPresidential VisitLocal holiday
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 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 12MondayId el KabirPublic Holiday
Aug 13TuesdayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday
Sep 1SundayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)Local holiday
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1TuesdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Nov 10SundayId el MauludPublic Holiday
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 22SundaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holiday
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayPublic Holiday
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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