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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2023

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2023

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Jan 2MondayDay off for New Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 22WednesdayAsh WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 8WednesdayWomen's DayObservance 
Mar 19SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan StartObservance 
Apr 7FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday 
Apr 8SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday 
Apr 21FridayId el FitrPublic Holiday 
Apr 24MondayId el Fitr holidayPublic Holiday 
May 1MondayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 27SaturdayChildren's DayObservance 
May 29MondayPresidential Inauguration HolidayPublic Holiday 
Jun 12MondayDemocracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 18SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 28WednesdayId el KabirPublic Holiday 
Jun 29ThursdayId el Kabir additional holidayPublic Holiday 
Jul 19WednesdayAl-HijraLocal holiday 
Aug 20SundayIsese DayLocal holidayOsun
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27WednesdayId el MauludPublic Holiday 
Oct 1SundayNational DayPublic Holiday 
Oct 2MondayDay off for National DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 22FridaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holidayBorno
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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