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Holy Saturday in Nigeria

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Even though Holy Saturday falls on Saturday, April 3, 2021, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in Nigeria.

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

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About Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2021SatApr 3Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2022SatApr 16Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2023SatApr 8Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2024SatMar 30Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian
2025SatApr 19Holy SaturdayObservance, Christian

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