Years: 2022 2023 2024

Nigeria Public Holidays List 2023

Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Nigeria year 2023

S.no.DateHolidayType
101 Jan, SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday
214 Feb, TuesdayValentine's DayObservance
322 Feb, WednesdayAsh WednesdayObservance,Christian
408 Mar, WednesdayWomen's DayObservance
519 Mar, SundayMothering SundayObservance
620 Mar, MondayMarch EquinoxSeason
707 Apr, FridayGood FridayNational holiday
808 Apr, SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance,Christian
909 Apr, SundayEaster SundayObservance,Christian
1010 Apr, MondayEaster MondayNational holiday
1122 Apr, SaturdayId el FitrNational holiday
1223 Apr, SundayId el Fitr holidayNational holiday
1301 May, MondayWorkers' DayNational holiday
1427 May, SaturdayChildren's DayObservance
1512 Jun, MondayDemocracy DayNational holiday
1618 Jun, SundayFather's DayObservance
1721 Jun, WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
1829 Jun, ThursdayId el KabirNational holiday
1930 Jun, FridayId el Kabir additional holidayNational holiday
2019 Jul, WednesdayAl-HijraLocal holiday
2123 Sep, SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
2227 Sep, WednesdayId el MauludNational holiday
2301 Oct, SundayNational DayNational holiday
2422 Dec, FridaySambisa Memorial DayLocal holiday , Borno
2522 Dec, FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
2624 Dec, SundayChristmas EveObservance,Christian
2725 Dec, MondayChristmas DayNational holiday
2826 Dec, TuesdayBoxing DayNational holiday
2931 Dec, SundayNew Year's EveObservance

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.