Nigeria has a total of 25 holidays in 2020. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday, January 1, 2020|
||Sunday, March 8, 2020|
||Friday, March 20, 2020|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday, April 10, 2020|
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
|Saturday, April 11, 2020|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Sunday, April 12, 2020|
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday, April 13, 2020|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Friday, May 1, 2020|
|Id el Fitr
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.
|Sunday, May 24, 2020|
|Id el Fitr additional holiday
||Monday, May 25, 2020|
||Wednesday, May 27, 2020|
||Friday, June 12, 2020|
||Saturday, June 20, 2020|
|Id el Kabir
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.
|Friday, July 31, 2020|
|Id el Kabir additional holiday
||Saturday, August 1, 2020|
|Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
|Thursday, August 20, 2020|
||Tuesday, September 22, 2020|
||Thursday, October 1, 2020|
|Id el Maulud
Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
|Thursday, October 29, 2020|
||Monday, December 21, 2020|
|Sambisa Memorial Day
||Tuesday, December 22, 2020|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Thursday, December 24, 2020|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Friday, December 25, 2020|
||Saturday, December 26, 2020|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Thursday, December 31, 2020|