June 12 Commemoration
June 12 Commemoration is a public holiday in Lagos, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, and Ogun in Nigeria, to commemorate the annulment of presidential elections in 1993. Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (M.K.O) Abiola who was acclaimed to win the election was died in custody on 7 July 1998. People in those states of Nigeria consider the day as the real democracy day. More >
Democracy Day of Nigeria
Nigeria’s Democracy Day is a special day to commemorate the return of democracy in Nigeria. People in Nigeria observe Democracy Day on 29 May every year which marks the anniversary of Olusegun Osabanjo’s appointment as the President of Nigeria in 1999. Olusegun Osabanjo was the first elected Nigerian head of state after 16 years military rule. More >
Independence Day in Nigeria
Nigerian Independence Day is observed as a national holiday in Nigeria on October 1, every year. This holiday commemorates the anniversary of Nigeria’s independence from British rule on 1 October 1960. During Nigerian Independence Day, the colors of green and white are displayed throughout the country. More >
There are about 15 public holidays observed in Nigeria every year. Since the number of Christians and Muslims in Nigeria are almost proportional, Christian and Islamic festivals form the majority of public holidays in this country. More >
Nigeria 2012 Public Holidays Calendar
Nigerians observe approximately 15 public holidays in a year. Please note this Nigeria public holiday 2012 calendar is based on estimates only and not an official Nigeria holiday calendar. We do not and can not guarantee the accuracy of this calendar.
When is Ramadhan (Puasa) month in 2010?
Ramadhan (also written Ramazan, Ramzan, Ramadan, Ramdan, Ramadaan), the greatest religious observance in Islam, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is an annual Islamic month of Puasa (fasting), in which participating Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, as well as those in excess or ill-natured; from dawn until sunset. More >
Nigeria 2011 Public Holidays Calendar
Nigerians observe approximately 15 public holidays in a year. Please note this public holiday calendar is based on estimates only and not an official Nigeria holiday calendar. We do not and can not guarantee the accuracy of this calendar.