2023 NIGERIA HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Nigeria is
1st January, MondayNew Year's Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Nigeria in 2023
Public Holidays in Nigeria
New Year's Day
Monday Jan 01, 2024
The upcoming Nigeria holiday New Year's Day is in 215 days from today.
Friday Mar 29, 2024
The upcoming Nigeria holiday Good Friday is in 303 days from today.
Monday Apr 01, 2024
The upcoming Nigeria holiday Easter Monday is in 306 days from today.
List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023
|ThursdayThu||Jan 12, 2023Jan 12||National Pharmacists Day|
|ThursdayThu||Jan 19, 2023Jan 19||National Popcorn Day|
|WednesdayWed||Feb 01, 2023Feb 01||National Signing Day|
|ThursdayThu||Feb 02, 2023Feb 02||Groundhog Day|
|FridayFri||Feb 03, 2023Feb 03||National Wear Red Day|
|ThursdayThu||Feb 09, 2023Feb 09||National Pizza Day|
|MondayMon||Feb 13, 2023Feb 13||Galentine's Day|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 14, 2023Feb 14||Valentine's Day|
|WednesdayWed||Feb 15, 2023Feb 15||National Bagel Day|
|SaturdaySat||Feb 18, 2023Feb 18||National Drink Wine Day|
|TuesdayTue||Feb 21, 2023Feb 21||National Pancake Day|
|WednesdayWed||Feb 22, 2023Feb 22||National Margarita Day|
|FridayFri||Mar 03, 2023Mar 03||National Employee Appreciation Day|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 07, 2023Mar 07||National Cereal Day|
|SundaySun||Mar 12, 2023Mar 12||Daylight savings|
|MondayMon||Mar 13, 2023Mar 13||National Napping Day|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 14, 2023Mar 14||National Walkout Day|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 14, 2023Mar 14||National Pi Day|
|MondayMon||Mar 20, 2023Mar 20||National Proposal Day|
|ThursdayThu||Mar 23, 2023Mar 23||National Puppy Day|
|ThursdayThu||Mar 30, 2023Mar 30||National Doctor Day|
|WednesdayWed||Apr 05, 2023Apr 05||National Walking Day|
|ThursdayThu||Apr 06, 2023Apr 06||National Burrito Day|
|FridayFri||Apr 07, 2023Apr 07||National Beer Day|
|TuesdayTue||Apr 11, 2023Apr 11||National Pet Day|
|WednesdayWed||Apr 12, 2023Apr 12||National Grilled Cheese Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 04, 2023May 04||National Day Of Prayer|
|SundaySun||May 14, 2023May 14||Mother's Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 25, 2023May 25||National Towel Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 25, 2023May 25||National Wine Day|
|FridayFri||Jun 02, 2023Jun 02||National Donut Day|
|ThursdayThu||Jun 08, 2023Jun 08||National Best Friends Day|
|SundaySun||Jun 18, 2023Jun 18||Father's Day|
|WednesdayWed||Jun 21, 2023Jun 21||National Selfie Day|
|ThursdayThu||Jun 22, 2023Jun 22||National Kissing Day|
|ThursdayThu||Jul 13, 2023Jul 13||National French Fry Day|
|FridayFri||Jul 14, 2023Jul 14||National Nude Day|
|SundaySun||Jul 16, 2023Jul 16||National Ice Cream Day|
|WednesdayWed||Jul 19, 2023Jul 19||National Hot Dog Day|
|SundaySun||Jul 23, 2023Jul 23||Amazon Prime Day|
|MondayMon||Jul 24, 2023Jul 24||National Tequila Day|
|SaturdaySat||Jul 29, 2023Jul 29||National Chicken Wing Day|
|TuesdayTue||Aug 01, 2023Aug 01||National Girlfriends Day|
|SundaySun||Aug 06, 2023Aug 06||National Sister Day|
|MondayMon||Sep 18, 2023Sep 18||National Cheeseburger Day|
|TuesdayTue||Oct 03, 2023Oct 03||National Boyfriends Day|
|WednesdayWed||Oct 04, 2023Oct 04||National Vodka Day|
|WednesdayWed||Oct 04, 2023Oct 04||National Taco Day|
|MondayMon||Oct 09, 2023Oct 09||Leif Erikson Day|
|SaturdaySat||Oct 21, 2023Oct 21||Sweetest Day|
|SundaySun||Oct 29, 2023Oct 29||National Cat Day|
|TuesdayTue||Oct 31, 2023Oct 31||Halloween|
|FridayFri||Nov 03, 2023Nov 03||National Sandwich Day|
|FridayFri||Nov 24, 2023Nov 24||Black Friday|
|MondayMon||Nov 27, 2023Nov 27||Cyber Monday|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 02, 2023Dec 02||Candle Day|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 09, 2023Dec 09||National Pastry Day|
|FridayFri||Dec 15, 2023Dec 15||National Ugly Sweater day|
2023 Public Holidays Nigeria Service
The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in Nigeria which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Nigeria holiday calendar for 2023 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
Nigeria is one of the most multicultural societies in the world. Public holidays are categorized into three, religious holidays, public holidays, and national holidays. The laws governing the holidays are contained in the public holiday act. The president has powers to create or terminate holidays. The state governors also have powers to create holidays in their respective regions.
Workers always get a paid day off during public holidays. During the holidays, government offices and institutions remain closed.
About half of the populations in Nigeria are of the Muslim religion. Christians take about 40% of the population. Most of the religious holiday celebrations are based on Muslim believes. The first major Muslim holiday in Nigeria is Eid al Maulud. The day commemorates the birth of Prophet Mohammed in 570 AD. The holy month of Ramadan is also honored, just like in any other Muslim nation. Eid ul-Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan. The day is marked with lots of celebrations and feasting.
Christians celebrate Easter holidays and Christmas annually. Christmas is the most celebrated Christian holiday. The day is graced with lots of celebrations and festivities nationwide.
Public holidays such as the New Year and Labor Day are celebrated with intense kinds of festivities in Nigeria.
There are two main national holidays in Nigeria; Democracy Day and Independence Day. The most celebrated event is Independence Day. It is observed to honor the day Nigeria got independence after going through colonization by European colonies.