Below is a list of Holiday and Observances in Nigeria in 2021.
Some of them are global dates for holiday and observances while others are dates for Nigerian holiday. This list will be updated as information gets to us.Holidays and Observances in Nigeria in 2021
1 January Friday -New Year’s Day which is Public Holiday.
14 February Sunday which is Valentine’s Day it is to be Observed.
17 February Wednesday -Ash Wednesday. It is Observed by Christians.
8 March Monday Women’s Day. It is to be observed.
14 March Sunday -Mothering Sunday Observance by Christians.
20 March Saturday March Equinox Season.
2 April Friday -Good Friday. Public Holiday. Observed by Christians.
3 April Saturday -Holy Saturday Observance by Christians.
4 April Sunday -Easter Sunday Observance by Christians.
5 April Monday -Easter Monday Public Holiday.
1 May Saturday Workers’ Day Public Holiday.
13 May Thursday -Id el Fitr Public Holiday. Observed by Muslims.
14 May Friday -Id el Fitr holiday Public Holiday. Observed by Muslims.
27 May Thursday -Children’s Day Observance.12 June Saturday -Democracy Day Public Holiday.
20 June Sunday -Father’s Day Observance.
21 June Monday June Solstice Season
20 July Tuesday -Id el Kabir Public Holiday. Observed by Muslims.
21 July Wednesday -Id el Kabir additional holiday. Public Holiday.
10 August Tuesday -Al-Hijra Local holiday.
22 September Wednesday -September Equinox Season.
1 October Friday -National Day Public Holiday.19 October Tuesday -Id el Maulud Public Holiday.
21 December Tuesday December Solstice Season.
22 December Wednesday -Sambisa Memorial Day Local holiday Borno
24 December Friday -Christmas Eve Observance by Christians.
25 December Saturday -Christmas Day Public Holiday.
26 December Sunday -Boxing Day Public Holiday.
31 December Friday -New Year’s Eve Observance
Vs a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent in western Christian churches. It marks the beginning of fasting in the Christian churches which ends on Palm Sunday.
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.
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