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Nigeria Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Africa, Bénin, Cameroon, Chad, EMEA, Niger, OPEC and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Nigeria 2026 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The data on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone mobile apps, whose data feed is also updated nightly. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nigeria public holidays in 2026 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Thursday New Year's Day
Mar Friday Id el Fitri (End of Ramadan)
Mar Saturday Id el Fitri Holiday
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Monday Easter Monday
May Friday Labour Day
May Wednesday Eid-ul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
May Thursday Eid-ul-Adha Holiday
June Friday Democracy Day
Aug Tuesday Eid-El-Maulud (The Prophet's Birthday)
Oct Thursday National Day
Dec Friday Christmas Day
Dec Saturday Boxing Day
Dec Monday Boxing Day Holiday (tentative)

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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 (2024-2034).

Nigeria Background Information and Links