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Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2025

Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2025

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1SaturdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance 
Mar 5WednesdayAsh WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 8SaturdayWomen's DayObservance 
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 30SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 31MondayId el Fitr (Tentative Date)Public Holiday 
Apr 1TuesdayId el Fitr holiday (Tentative Date)Public Holiday 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday 
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday 
May 1ThursdayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday 
May 27TuesdayChildren's DayObservance 
Jun 7SaturdayId el Kabir (Tentative Date)Public Holiday 
Jun 8SundayId el Kabir additional holiday (Tentative Date)Public Holiday 
Jun 12ThursdayDemocracy DayPublic Holiday 
Jun 15SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 27FridayAl-Hijra (Tentative Date)Local holiday 
Aug 20WednesdayIsese DayLocal holidayOsun
Sep 5FridayId el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday 
Sep 22MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 1WednesdayNational DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22MondaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holidayBorno
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayPublic Holiday 
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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