Public holidays in Nigeria

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This is a list of holidays in Nigeria

Public holidays[edit]

Date English Name
January 1 New Year's Day
moveable Good Friday
moveable Easter Monday
May 1 Worker's Day
May 29 Democracy Day
October 1 Independence Day
December 25 Christmas Day
December 26 Boxing Day

Movable holidays[edit]

In addition, the following Muslim holidays, which may take place at any time of the year, are observed as public holidays:

Date Arabic name
moveable Mawlid
moveable Eid al-Fitr
moveable Eid al-Adha

Nigeria declares 24th dec 2015 as Maulid Nabi/Eid-el-Maulud (Muslim) feasts