List of national public holidays of Nigeria in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Nigeria. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
None None Workers' Day
None None Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
None None Sambisa Memorial Day Borno only
None None Childrens Day A public holiday for Primary and Secondary school children
None None Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
None None Independence Day Independence from the United Kingdom in 1960
None None New Year's Day
None None Christmas Day
None None Women's Day
None None Democracy Day Commemorates the annulled general election of 1993
None None Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December
None None Id el Kabir Eid Al Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
None None Eid-el-fitri Sallah The end of Ramadan