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National Holidays in Nigeria in 2019

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year's DayNational Holiday
MondayJanuary 21Public HolidayRegional HolidayBorno
FridayFebruary 15Public Holiday for Elections HolidayRegional HolidayAllow preparation for voting in elections
FridayFebruary 22Public HolidayNational HolidayAllow preparation for voting in elections
FridayMarch 08Public HolidayRegional HolidayBorno, Delta, Enugu, Niger, Plateau
FridayApril 19Good FridayNational Holiday
MondayApril 22Easter MondayNational Holiday
ThursdayApril 25Public HolidayRegional HolidayBorno
WednesdayMay 01Worker's DayNational HolidayInternational Workers' Day
MondayMay 27Children's DayNot a Public HolidaySchool Holiday
WednesdayMay 29Presidential Inauguration DayNational Holidayfor Presidential inauguration
TuesdayJune 04Eid-el-fitri SallahNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
WednesdayJune 05Eid-el-fitri SallahNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
WednesdayJune 12Democracy DayNational HolidayCommemorates the annulled general election of 1993
TuesdayJuly 30Public HolidayRegional HolidayCross River State
MondayAugust 12Id el KabirNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
TuesdayAugust 13Id el Kabir HolidayNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
TuesdayAugust 20Isese DayRegional HolidayOsun
TuesdayAugust 27Public HolidayRegional HolidayJigawa. Anniversary of the Creation of the State
FridayAugust 30Islamic New Year (in lieu)Regional HolidayOsun
MondaySeptember 02Islamic New Year (in lieu)Regional HolidayKano, Sokoto
TuesdayOctober 01Independence DayNational HolidayNational Day
MondayNovember 11Eidul-MawlidNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
MondayNovember 18Public HolidayRegional HolidayAnambra
SundayDecember 22Sambisa Memorial DayRegional HolidayBorno only
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday
ThursdayDecember 26Boxing DayNational HolidayDay of Goodwill