Nigeria Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Nigeria year 2023
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Valentine's Day (14 Feb) : Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Ash Wednesday (22 Feb) : Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Women's Day (08 Mar) : Women's Day is a observance in Nigeria
Mothering Sunday (19 Mar) : Mothering Sunday is a observance in Nigeria
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Nigeria (Abuja)
Good Friday (07 Apr) : Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday (08 Apr) : Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday (09 Apr) : Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Id el Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Id el Fitr holiday (23 Apr) : Id el Fitr holiday is a public holiday in Nigeria
Workers' Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Children's Day (27 May) : Children's Day is a observance in Nigeria
Democracy Day (12 Jun) : Democracy Day is a public holiday in Nigeria
Father's Day (18 Jun) : Father's Day is a observance in Nigeria
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Nigeria (Abuja)
Id el Kabir (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Id el Kabir additional holiday (30 Jun) : Id el Kabir additional holiday is a public holiday in Nigeria
Al-Hijra (19 Jul) : Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Nigeria (Abuja)
Id el Maulud (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
National Day (01 Oct) : National Day is a public holiday in Nigeria
Sambisa Memorial Day (22 Dec) : Sambisa Memorial Day is a local holiday in Nigeria
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Nigeria (Abuja)
Christmas Eve (24 Dec) : Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Boxing Day (26 Dec) : Boxing Day is a public holiday in Nigeria
New Year's Eve (31 Dec) : New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.