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2017 has 14 public holidays and 104 weekends

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Public holidays are generally established by law and is usually a non-working day during the year. Unlike other countries of the world, Nigeria has its own customs, traditions and days set aside to honour or mark a memorable day.

encomium.ng brings you a comprehensive list of this year’s public holidays:

 

 

* Monday Jan. 2 – New Year’s Holiday

 

* Wednesday Mar. 8 – Women’s Day

 

* Friday Apr. 14 – Good Friday

 

* Monday Apr. 17 – Easter Monday

 

* Monday May 1 – Workers’ Day

 

* Monday May 29 – Democracy Day

 

* Monday Jun. 12 – Public Holiday

 

* Monday Jun. 26 – Sallah Holiday

 

* Tuesday Jun. 27 – Sallah Holiday

 

* Friday Sep. 1 – Id El Kabir

 

* Monday Sep. 4 – Id El Kabir Holiday

 

* Monday Oct. 2 – Independence Day Holiday

 

* Monday Dec. 25 – Christmas Day

 

* Tuesday Dec. 26 – Boxing Day

 

 

– Chika Okorie for encomium.ng

 

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