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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2020

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 26WednesdayAsh WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 8SundayWomen's DayObservance 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 22SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Apr 10FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday 
Apr 11SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday 
May 1FridayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 24SundayId el FitrObservance 
May 25MondayId el Fitr holidayPublic Holiday 
May 26TuesdayId el Fitr holidayPublic Holiday 
May 27WednesdayChildren's DayObservance 
Jun 12FridayDemocracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jul 30ThursdayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday 
Jul 31FridayId el KabirPublic Holiday 
Aug 20ThursdayAl-HijraLocal holiday 
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 1ThursdayNational DayPublic Holiday 
Oct 29ThursdayId el MauludPublic Holiday 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22TuesdaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holidayBorno
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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