Festivals & Public Holidays

List of public, and national holidays observed in Nigeria in 2021.

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Public Holidays in Nigeria 2021

All National holidays in Nigeria are observed as per government declaration of public holidays. All banks, government offices and education institutions remains closed in Nigeria during these national holidays. Nigeria holiday calendar for year 2021.


National Holidays in Nigeria 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday National Holiday
Saturday Worker's Day National Holiday
Monday Worker's Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Wednesday Eid-el-fitri Sallah Holiday National Holiday
Friday Sallah Holiday (Jigawa, Kano) Regional Holiday
Thursday Children's Day (School Holiday) Not A Public Holiday
Saturday Democracy Day National Holiday
Tuesday Id el Kabir (Feast of the Sacrifice) National Holiday
Friday Independence Day (National Day) National Holiday
Tuesday Public Holiday (Anambra) Regional Holiday
Wednesday Sambisa Memorial Day (Borno only) Regional Holiday
Saturday Christmas Day National Holiday
Sunday Boxing Day (Day of Goodwill) National Holiday
Monday Christmas Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Tuesday Boxing Day (in lieu) (Day of Goodwill) National Holiday

Public Holidays in 2021


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