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Nigeria

Holidays & Observances in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country in western Africa. It has the largest population of any country in Africa. It remains a developing country, but it has a growing economy and an increasingly democratic government. Nigeria is diverse in every way. It has many tribes, the three largest being the Hausa, the Igbo, and the Yoruba. Each of these tribes has different cultural elements and beliefs. Religion is just as diverse with most of the country practicing either Islam or Christianity, but descent amount of the people also practicing traditional Animistic beliefs. Holidays celebrated very depending on tribe, religion, and location.

 

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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
National Day National Day National, Federal, Bank, Public
Independence Day National Day National, Federal, Bank, Public