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Nigeria Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Africa, Bénin, Cameroon, Chad, EMEA, Niger, OPEC and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Nigeria 2023 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 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nigeria public holidays in 2023 is:


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

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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 (beta)


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 (2019-2029).

Nigeria Background Information and Links