Learn about types of leave in

Nigeria

Get to know the local legislation around types of leave.

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Paid time off

Employees are paid for six days.

Public holidays

Nigeria recognizes thirteen public holidays.

Sick days

Employees are compensated with twelve sick days per year.

Maternity leave

Mothers who have worked for the firm for at least six months are entitled to 12 weeks of maternity leave (six weeks before and six weeks after the delivery), paid at 50% of their usual wage.

Paternity leave

Nigeria does not have a national paternity leave.

Parental leave

Nigeria does not have a national parental leave.

Other leave

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