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Full List of Public Holidays Nigerians Will Celebrate in 2022

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Public holidays in Nigeria are usually very interesting, especially festive public holidays.

Nigerians tend to make the most out of their holidays by throwing big parties, get-togethers, and picnics as the case may be.

According to a BBC pidgin report, there are 21 public holidays in Nigeria for the year 2022.

For some, this is a bit of good news while for others, the holidays might not favour their schedules, businesses, or other commitments.

The Holidays are as follows;

1 January – Saturday – New Year Day

3 January – Monday- New Year Day Holiday

15 April – Friday – Good Friday

18 April – Monday – Easter Monday

1 May – Sunday – Labour Day

2 May – Monday – Labour Day Holiday

3 May – Tuesday – Eid el Fitri 4 May – Wednesday – Eid el Fitri

27 May – Friday – Children Day (Public Holiday for Schools and Children only)

12 June – Sunday – Democracy Day 13 June – Monday – Democracy Day Holiday

10 July – Sunday – Eid el Kabir

11 July – Monday – Eid el Kabir

12 July – Tuesday – Eid el Kabir Holiday (Most likely to fall on Sunday according to the Lunar calendar)

1 October – Saturday – National Day

3 October – Monday – National Day Holiday (This is because the National Day fall on Saturday)

8 October – Saturday – Id el Maulud

10 October – Monday – Id el Maulud Holiday (This is because Id el Maulud falls on Saturday)

25 December – Sunday – Christmas Day

26 December – Monday – Boxing Day

27 December – Tuesday – Christmas Day Holiday (This is because Christmas falls on Sunday)




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