Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Nigeria :: Public holidays 2019

 January 1 New Year’s Day (Monday)April 19 Good FridayApril 22 Easter MondayMay 1 Labour Day (Wednesday)May 29 Presidential Inauguration (Wednesday)June 4 Id el Fitri (Tuesday)June 5 Id el Fitri Holiday (Wednesday)June 12 Democracy Day (Wednesday)August 11 Id el Kabir (Feast of Sacrifice) (Sunday)August 12 Id el Kabir Holiday (Monday)October 1 National Day (Tuesday)November 9 Eid el Maulud (The Prophet’s Birthday) (Saturday)December 25 Christmas Day (Wednesday)December 26 Boxing Day (Thursday)Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Nigeria :: Public holidays 2020

 January 1 New Year’s Day (Wednesday)April 10 Good FridayApril 13 Easter MondayMay 1 Labour Day (Friday)May 24 Id el Fitri (End of Ramadan) (Sunday)May 25 Id el Fitri Holiday (Monday)June 12 Democracy Day (Friday)July 31 Id el Kabir (Feast of Sacrifice) (Friday)August 1 Id el Kabir Holiday (Saturday)October 1 National Day (Thursday)October 29 Eid el Maulud (The Prophet’s Birthday) (Thursday)December 25 Christmas Day (Friday)December 26 Boxing Day (Saturday)Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Nigeria :: Sick leave

All employees are entitled to take up to 12 paid working days of sick leave during any calendar year …

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Nigeria :: Paternity leave and shared parental leave

Currently, Nigeria does not have a law permitting fathers to take time off, nor a provision for parental leave …

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Nigeria :: Maternity leave

Female employees are entitled to 16 weeks maternity leave when they become pregnant …

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Nigeria :: Annual leave

Employees acquire a right to paid annual leave after the completion of 12 months of employment …

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