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Nigeria (Territory) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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  • The Islamic law (Sharia) is applied in the following northern states: Sokoto, Katsina, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Gombe, Bauchu, Kano, Kaduna, Niger, Kebbi.
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    Monday april 1, 2024Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday april 9, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday april 9, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday april 10, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday april 11, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday april 22, 2024Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Monday may 27, 2024Children's DaySchool holidays
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    Tuesday june 4, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday june 10, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday june 12, 2024Democracy DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday june 18, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday july 19, 2024End of school yearSchool holidays
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    Friday july 26, 2024End of school yearSchool holidays
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    Monday september 16, 2024Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Monday september 16, 2024Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Tuesday october 1, 2024National DayNational Day
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    Saturday october 5, 2024World Teachers DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Friday october 25, 2024Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Easter Monday

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    Monday april 1, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday april 9, 2024
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    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Tuesday april 9, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday april 11, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Easter holiday (end)

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    Monday april 22, 2024
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Children's Day

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    Monday may 27, 2024
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    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Tuesday june 4, 2024
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    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday june 10, 2024
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    Democracy Day

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    Wednesday june 12, 2024
    Secular holiday : The Obasanjo government has decided to make a public holiday out of Democracy Day in an attempt of guarding the achievements made in 1999 and celebrating itself as the symbol of Nigerian democracy.

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Also written Id al'Adha (or Eid Al-Adha) is the Feast of the Sacrifice , the second main celebration of Islam. It takes place on the tenth day of the twelfth -- last month of the Islamic calendar and celebrates Abraham's (also written Ibrahim) willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Tuesday june 18, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.

    End of school year

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    Friday july 19, 2024
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    End of school year

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    Friday july 26, 2024
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    Beginning of school year

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    Monday september 16, 2024
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    Beginning of school year

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    Monday september 16, 2024
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    National Day

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    Tuesday october 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Granted by the UK in 1960

    World Teachers Day

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    Saturday october 5, 2024
    Culture :

    Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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    Friday october 25, 2024
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