Public Holidays in Nigeria 2022: Bank holidays, Easter date, Labour day, Eid al-Fitr

2022 work dey resume from Tuesday 4 January, afta di new year day and Christmas festivities wey mark di end of 2021.

Public Holidays in Nigeria dey up to 21 times for 2022, and for some Nigerians e already dey for dia minds to plan dia diary to joli di new year.

And yes, many dey look forward to di better things wey di year 2022 cari come including public holidays for di year.

Dis holiday mean say banks, businesses, schools and goment offices no go dey open dat day.

Dis na di likely public holidays wey di year 2022 cari for Nigeria:

Public Holidays in Nigeria 2022

  • 1 January – Saturday – New Year Day
  • 3 January – Monday- New Year Day Holiday (Dis na because New Year day fall for Saturday)
  • 15 April – Friday – Good Friday
  • 18 April – Monday – Easter Monday
  • 1 May – Sunday – Labour Day
  • 2 May – Monday – Labour Day Holiday (Dis na because labour day fall for Sunday)
  • 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 (Dis na because Democracy Day fall on Sunday)
  • 10 July – Sunday – Eid el Kabir
  • 11 July – Monday – Eid el Kabir
  • 12 July – Tuesday – Id el Kabir Holiday (Dis na sake of say Id el Kabir dey likely to fall on Sunday according to di Lunar calendar)
  • 1 October – Saturday – National Day
  • 3 October – Monday – National Day Holiday ( Dis na sake of say di National Day fall on Saturday)
  • 8 October – Saturday – Eid el Maulud
  • 10 October – Monday – Eid el Maulud Holiday (Dis na because Id el Maulud fall on Saturday)
  • 25 December – Sunday – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Monday – Boxing Day
  • 27 December – Tuesday – Christmas Day Holiday (Dis na as e be say Christmas fall on Sunday)

Date

Day

Holiday

1 January

Saturday

New Year Day

3 January

Monday

New Year Day Holiday (Dis na because New Year day fall for Sunday)

15 April

Friday

Good Friday

18 April

Monday

Easter Monday

1 May

Sunday

Labour Day

2 May

Monday

Labour Day Holiday (Dis na because labour day fall for Sunday)

3 May

Tuesday

Id el Fitri

4 May

Wednesday

Id 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 (Dis na because Democracy Day fall on Sunday)

10 July

Sunday

Id el Kabir

11 July

Monday

Id el Kabir

12 July

Tuesday

Id el Kabir Holiday (Dis na sake of say Id el Kabir dey likely to fall on Sunday according to di Lunar calendar )

1 October

Saturday

National Day

3 October

Monday

National Day Holiday ( Dis na sake of say di National Day fall on Saturday)

8 October

Saturday

Id el Maulud

10 October

Monday

Id el Maulud Holiday (Dis na because Id el Maulud fall on Saturday)

25 December

Sunday

Christmas Day

26 December

Monday

Boxing Day

27 December

Tuesday

Christmas Day Holiday (Dis na as e be say Christmas fall on Sunday)

How Nigerian authority dey declare public holidays

Public Holidays in Nigeria 2022: Bank holidays, Easter date, Labour day, Eid al-Fitr, national holidays

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Ministry of Interior for Nigeria na im dem get di duty to announce public holiday for di kontri.

If any public holiday fall for week end, dem go declare di following week day as Public holiday.

Dis, according to how Nigeria Ministry of Interior dey announce public holidays over di years.

Na to compensate for di weekend wey pipo dey already dey accustomed to rest from work.