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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2022

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2022

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Jan 3MondayDay off for New Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 2WednesdayAsh WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 8TuesdayWomen's DayObservance 
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 27SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Apr 15FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday 
Apr 16SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday 
May 1SundayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 2MondayDay off for Workers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 2MondayId el FitrPublic Holiday 
May 3TuesdayId el Fitr holidayPublic Holiday 
May 27FridayChildren's DayObservance 
Jun 12SundayDemocracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 13MondayDay off for Democracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 19SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 9SaturdayId el KabirPublic Holiday 
Jul 11MondayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday 
Jul 12TuesdayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday 
Jul 29FridayAl-Hijra HolidayLocal holidayOsun
Jul 30SaturdayAl-HijraLocal holiday 
Aug 1MondayAl-Hijra HolidayLocal holidayKano
Aug 20SaturdayIsese DayLocal holidayOsun
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 1SaturdayNational DayPublic Holiday 
Oct 3MondayDay off for National DayPublic Holiday 
Oct 8SaturdayId el MauludPublic Holiday 
Oct 10MondayDay off for Id el MauludPublic Holiday 
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22ThursdaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holidayBorno
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 27TuesdayDay off for Christmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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