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Id el Maulud 2024 in Nigeria

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

Is Id el Maulud a Public Holiday?

Id el Maulud is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.


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Id el Maulud Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SatNov 9Id el MauludPublic Holiday
2020ThuOct 29Id el MauludPublic Holiday
2021TueOct 19Id el MauludPublic Holiday
2022SatOct 8Id el MauludPublic Holiday
2022MonOct 10Day off for Id el MauludPublic Holiday
2023WedSep 27Id el MauludPublic Holiday
2024MonSep 16Id el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025FriSep 5Id el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedAug 26Id el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027SunAug 15Id el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028ThuAug 3Id el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2029TueJul 24Id el Maulud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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