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Nigeria Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Africa, Bénin, Cameroon, Chad, EMEA, Niger, OPEC and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Nigeria 2021 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nigeria official public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday New Year's Day
Friday Good Friday
Monday Easter Monday
Saturday Labour Day
Monday Labour Day Holiday (tentative)
Thursday Id el Fitri (End of Ramadan)
Friday Id el Fitri Holiday
Thursday International Children's Day schools
June Saturday Democracy Day
June Monday Democracy Day Holiday (tentative)
July Tuesday Id el Kabir (Feast of Sacrifice)
July Wednesday Id el Kabir Holiday
Oct Friday National Day
Oct Monday Eid-El-Maulud (The Prophet's Birthday)
Dec Saturday Christmas Day
Dec Sunday Boxing Day
Dec Monday Christmas Day Holiday (tentative)
Dec Tuesday Boxing Day Holiday (tentative)

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Recent Nigeria Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Nigeria public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Nigeria


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Nigeria, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2020-2030).

Nigeria Background Information and Links