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What Holiday Is Today in Nigeria?

There is no holiday in Nigeria today. Refer to the National calendar to stay informed about any National events taking place in different parts of the country. Religious festivities, like Democracy Day, Eid al Fitr, Eid al Adha, Id el Kabir, Christmas, and Easter, are commonly observed in Nigeria based on the beliefs of people and communities.

Upcoming Holidays in Nigeria (May 2024 to December 2024)

DateNameHoliday Type
Monday, 27 May, 2024Children’s DayObservance Holiday
Wednesday, 12 June, 2024Democracy DayPublic Holiday (National)
Sunday, 16 June, 2024Father’s DayObservance Holiday
Monday, 17 June, 2024Id el Kabir (Uncertain Date)Public Holiday (National)
Tuesday, 18 June, 2024Id el Kabir (Second holiday – Uncertain Date)Public Holiday (National)
Thursday, 20 June, 2024June SolsticeSeason
Monday, 8 July, 2024Al-Hijra (Uncertain Date)Local Holiday
Tuesday, 20 August, 2024Isese DayLocal Holiday in Osun State
Monday, 16 September, 2024Id el Maulud (Uncertain Date)Public Holiday (National)
Sunday, 22 September, 2024September EquinoxSeason
Tuesday, 1 October, 2024National DayPublic Holiday (National)
Saturday, 21 December, 2024December SolsticeSeason
Sunday, 22 December, 2024Sambisa Memorial DayLocal Holiday in Borno
Tuesday, 24 December, 2024Christmas EveObservance for Christians
Wednesday, 25 December, 2024Christmas DayPublic Holiday (National)
Thursday, 26 December, 2024Boxing DayPublic Holiday (National)
Tuesday, 31 December, 2024New Year’s EveObservance Holiday

What is New Today?

We provide insightful business and financial news, events, and significant moments around Africa.

Our goal today is to keep you informed and engaged with what’s happening so you can stay connected to the world around you. From cultural celebrations to important milestones, we aim to deliver content that enriches your understanding of the present moment.


  • Dollar to Naira Black Market Exchange Rate Today, 18th May 2024

    The official exchange rate of the US dollar to the Nigerian Naira, as of today, 18th May 2024, is ₦1,533 per US dollar. The black market offers a higher selling rate than the official market. Dollar (USD) to Naira (NGN) Exchange Rates Today CBN Official Rate: Black Market Exchange Rate: Comparison to Yesterday’s Rate: The…

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  • FAAN introduces sales of E-tags for federal airports entry from today

    FAAN, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, has declared that the sale of E-tags, which will authorize access to the 24 federal airports across the country, will kick off today, May 17, 2024. This announcement was made via a statement posted on FAAN’s official account on the X platform, previously known as Twitter. In line…

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  • Dollar (USD) to Naira (NGN) Black Market Exchange Rate Today, 17th May 2024

    The black market exchange rate has made it to the news recently due to its unstable nature for a few months now. Nigerians anticipate new exchange rates daily, which has extremely affected the Nigerian economy and the thriving businesses. Notwithstanding, we will keep well versed with the US Dollar to Naira Black market exchange rate…

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  • Nigeria’s Diaspora Remittances Drop in the First Quarter of 2024

    Newly released data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) reveals a decrease in diaspora remittances for the first quarter of 2024. According to the report, the total direct foreign exchange remittances reached $282.61 million, a 6.28% decline compared to the $301.57 million recorded in the same period of 2023. This represents a drop of…

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  • Dollar to Naira Black Market Exchange Rate Today, May 16th 2024

    The official exchange rate of the US dollar to the Nigerian naira, as of today, 16th May 2024, is ₦1,459 per US dollar. The black market offers a higher selling rate than the official market. Dollar (USD) to Naira (NGN) Exchange Rate Today CBN Official Rate: Black Market Exchange Rate: Comparison to Yesterday’s Rate: The…

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  • Airport tolls: Nigeria loses billions of Naira over VIP immunity and old rules

    Festus Keyamo, the minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, disclosed that the Federal Government lost 82%, which is equal to ₦10 billion in revenue that would have accumulated from airport tolls under old rules. Festus Keyamo unveiled this to the State House Correspondents on Tuesday, at the end of the Federal Executive Council’s two-day meeting.…

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