Public Holidays in Nigeria for 2017

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David asked 12 months ago

Kindly list out the public holidays for Nigeria in 2017 to enable me make plans for next year. Thanks

 

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Date Weekday Holiday name Holiday type
Jan 1 Sunday New Year’s Day Public Holiday
Mar 8 Wednesday Women’s Day Observance
Mar 20 Monday March equinox Season
Apr 14 Friday Good Friday Public Holiday
Apr 15 Saturday Holy Saturday Observance, Christian
Apr 16 Sunday Easter Day Observance, Christian
Apr 17 Monday Easter Monday Public Holiday
May 1 Monday Workers’ Day Public Holiday
May 27 Saturday Children’s Day Observance
May 29 Monday Democracy Day Public Holiday
Jun 12 Monday June 12 Commemoration Local holiday
Jun 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
Jun 26 Monday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
Jun 27 Tuesday Id el Fitr additional holiday Public Holiday
Sep 2 Saturday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
Sep 3 Sunday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
Sep 22 Friday September equinox Season
Sep 22 Friday Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) Local holiday
Oct 1 Sunday National Day Public Holiday
Dec 1 Friday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
Dec 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Observance, Christian
Dec 25 Monday Christmas Day Public Holiday
Dec 26 Tuesday Boxing Day Public Holiday
Dec 31 Sunday New Year’s Eve Observance
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NF Staff answered 12 months ago

Just like every year some Holiday dates in Nigeria remain the same. Below is the public holiday for Nigeria in 2017 however some Islamic public holiday dates may change as the public holiday is subject to some signs like moon and so on.

If the dates do change it would be duly updated here. find the public holidays for Nigeria in 2017.

Jan 1
Sunday
New Year’s Day
Public Holiday

Mar 8
Wednesday
Women’s Day
Observance

Mar 20
Monday
March equinox
Season

Apr 14
Friday
Good Friday
Public Holiday

Apr 15
Saturday
Holy Saturday
Observance, Christian

Apr 16
Sunday
Easter Day
Observance, Christian

Apr 17
Monday
Easter Monday
Public Holiday

May 1
Monday
Workers’ Day
Public Holiday

May 27
Saturday
Children’s Day
Observance

May 29
Monday
Democracy Day
Public Holiday

Jun 12
Monday
June 12 Commemoration
Local holiday

Jun 21
Wednesday
June Solstice
Season

Jun 26
Monday
Id el Fitr
Public Holiday

Jun 27
Tuesday
Id el Fitr additional holiday
Public Holiday

Sep 2
Saturday
Id el Kabir
Public Holiday

Sep 3
Sunday
Id el Kabir additional holiday
Public Holiday

Sep 22
Friday
September equinox
Season

Sep 22
Friday
Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
Local holiday

Oct 1
Sunday
National Day
Public Holiday

Dec 1
Friday
Id el Maulud
Public Holiday

Dec 21
Thursday
December Solstice
Season

Dec 24
Sunday
Christmas Eve
Observance, Christian

Dec 25
Monday
Christmas Day
Public Holiday

Dec 26
Tuesday
Boxing Day
Public Holiday

Dec 31
Sunday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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