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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2021

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2021

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 17WednesdayAsh WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 8MondayWomen's DayObservance 
Mar 14SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 2FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday 
Apr 3SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 4SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 5MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday 
May 1SaturdayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 3MondayDay off for Workers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 12WednesdayId el Fitr holidayPublic Holiday 
May 13ThursdayId el FitrPublic Holiday 
May 27ThursdayChildren's DayObservance 
Jun 12SaturdayDemocracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 14MondayDay off for Democracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 20SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 20TuesdayId el KabirPublic Holiday 
Jul 21WednesdayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday 
Aug 9MondayAl-Hijra HolidayLocal holidayJigawa, Kano, Katsina , Kebbi, Osun, Yobe
Aug 10TuesdayAl-Hijra HolidayLocal holidayOyo
Aug 20FridayIsese DayLocal holidayOsun
Aug 27FridayState Creation Anniversary DayLocal holidayJigawa
Sep 22WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 1FridayNational DayPublic Holiday 
Oct 19TuesdayId el MauludPublic Holiday 
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22WednesdaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holidayBorno
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 26SundayBoxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 27MondayDay off for Christmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 28TuesdayDay off for Boxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance 

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