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National Holidays in Nigeria in 2021

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
FridayJanuary 01New Year's DayNational Holiday
FridayApril 02Good FridayNational Holiday
MondayApril 05Easter MondayNational Holiday
SaturdayMay 01Worker's DayNational HolidayInternational Workers' Day
MondayMay 03Worker's Day (in lieu)National HolidayInternational Workers' Day
WednesdayMay 12Eid-el-fitri Sallah HolidayNational HolidayEnd of Ramadan
FridayMay 14Sallah HolidayRegional HolidayJigawa, Kano
FridayMay 21Public HolidayRegional HolidayOyo. For local government elections.
ThursdayMay 27Children's DayNot a Public HolidaySchool Holiday
MondayJune 14Democracy Day (in lieu)National Holiday
WednesdayJune 23Public HolidayRegional HolidayEbonyi
MondayJuly 12Public HolidayRegional Holiday
TuesdayJuly 20Id el KabirNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
WednesdayJuly 21Id el Kabir HolidayNational HolidayFeast of the Sacrifice
MondayAugust 09Islamic New YearRegional HolidaySeveral states
TuesdayAugust 10Islamic New YearRegional HolidayOyo, Sokoto
FridayAugust 20Isese DayRegional HolidayOsun
FridayOctober 01Independence DayNational HolidayNational Day
FridayOctober 08Public HolidayRegional HolidayPlateau. For local government polls
TuesdayOctober 19Eidul-MawlidNational HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
TuesdayNovember 02Thanksgiving DayRegional HolidayBayelsa
ThursdayNovember 04Public HolidayRegional HolidayAnambra
FridayNovember 05Public HolidayRegional HolidayAnambra
TuesdayNovember 16Public HolidayRegional HolidayAnambra
WednesdayDecember 22Sambisa Memorial DayRegional HolidayBorno only
SaturdayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday
SundayDecember 26Boxing DayNational HolidayDay of Goodwill
MondayDecember 27Christmas Day (in lieu)National Holiday
TuesdayDecember 28Boxing Day (in lieu)National HolidayDay of Goodwill