Here is the complete List of Public Holidays in Nigeria in 2019 Calendar, this post is to help you know more of the public holidays and observance in the country, so you can plan well ahead of it all.
IMPORTANT: There is going to be a general election in Nigeria in the year 2019, this makes the year very important in the democratic history of the country.
More details about Nigeria – The Giants of Africa
Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.
Current President of Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari
Let’s go straight into the business of the day;
List of national public holidays of Nigeria in the year 2019
- January 1 2019, Tuesday – New Year’s Day Type: Public Holiday
- March 8 2019, Friday – Women’s Day. Type: Observance
- April 19 2019, Friday – Good Friday. Type: Public Holiday
- April 20 2019, Saturday – Holy Saturday Type: Observance Christian
- April 21 2019, Sunday – Easter Day Type: Observance Christian
- April 22 2019 Monday – Easter Monday Type: Public Holiday
- May 1 2019, Wednesday – Workers’ Day Type: Public Holiday
- May 27 2019, Monday – Children’s Day Type: Observance
- June 5 2019, Wednesday – Eid-el-fitri Sallah Type: Public Holiday
- June 12 2019, Wednesday – Democracy Day Type: Public Holiday
- August 12 2019, Monday – Id el Kabir Type: Public Holiday
- October 1 2019, Tuesday – National Day Type: Public Holiday
- December 22 2019, Sunday – Sambisa Memorial Day Type: Borno only
- December 24 2019, Tuesday – Christmas Eve Type: Observance Christian
- December 25 2019, Wednesday – Christmas Day Type: Public Holiday
- December 26 2019, Thursday – Boxing Day Type: Public Holiday
- December 31 2019, Tuesday – New Year’s Eve Type: Observance
INEC 2019 Election Timetable
• DATE OF ELECTIONS.
PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
*16TH FEBRUARY 2019*
• GOVERNORSHIP AND STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
*28TH FEBRUARY 2019.*
There you have it on this post “List of Public Holidays in Nigeria in 2019 Calendar.” I hope you found this helpful.