Postal History of NIGERIA

Post Offices AGBERE to AGUATA

AGBERE
27.05.1953 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Warri

1 "PA"   1C "NIGERIA"     03.08.1953
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   

AGBERI
27.03.1900 to 20.01.1904
Southern Nigeria

 

    1C "Ornament" Bars on sides 22.08.1900
(Proud)
20.01.1904
(Proud)
   
2 "REGISTERED"   Oval "AGBERI"     06.08.1901
(Proud)
08.03.1902
(Proud)
   

AGBESI
29.06.1918 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Lagos later Abeokuta

1     1C "NIGERIA"     07.04.1927
(Proud)
25.08.1927
(Proud)
   
2     2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides 29.10.1927
(Proud)
20.03.1957
(Proud)
   
         

AGBEYE (OSHOGBO)
20.08.1958 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Oshogbo, Ibadan District

1 "P"   1C "NIGERIA"     15.11.1958
(Proud)
31.03.1959
(Proud)
   
2 "OCHOGBO"   1C "NIGERIA"   Spelt:
Agbeye Oshogbo
09.09.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   

AGBIAM
19.05.1928 to 30.05.1935
Name changed to Agbani

1     2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 19.05.1928
(Proud)
06.02.1935
(Proud)
   
         

AGBOGUGU
19.11.1957 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency ubder Agbani, Onitsha District

NOT SEEN

AGBOR
1907 to 30.09.1960
40 miles east of Benin City

1     1C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA" Violet ink up to 1915 05.08.1911
(Proud)
15.02.1921
(Proud)
   
2     2C "NIGERIA"   Side bars
Full time codes
Year 2 digits
03.01.1922
(Proud)
10.11.1922
(Proud)
   
30.06.1943
(Proud)
29.04.1955
(Proud)
   
3     2C "NIGERIA"   Side bars
No time codes
Year 2 digits
30.08.1924
(Proud)
05.11.1958
(Proud)
   
4     2C "NIGERIA" Side bars
No time codes
Year 4 digits
04.12.1927
(Proud)
05.08.1957
(Proud)
   
5     2C "NIGERIA"     13.08.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   
6     Oval "AGBOR.NIGERIA"   Dot between R and N 04.05.1929
(Proud)
05.02.1955
(Proud)
   
7     Oval "AGBOR NIGERIA"   No dot between
 R and N
13.03.1953
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   

AGBOR TOWN
11.02.1952 to 30.09.1960
40 miles east of Benin City, Under Agbor

1 "P.A."   1C "NIGERIA"     13.06.1953
(Proud)
02.11.1959
(Proud)
   
2 "AGBOR"   1C "NIGERIA"     02.09.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   

AGBOWA
16.08.1943 to 30.09.1960
20 miles from Ejinrin, postal agency under Ikordu

1     1C "NIGERIA"   15.03.1944
(Proud)
06.06.1958
(Proud)
   
         

AGEGE
27.10.1904 to 24.08.1906
13.05.1922 to
30.09.1960
14 miles north west of Lagos

1 "LAGOS"   1C "W.AFRIKA"     24.08.1906
(Proud)
     
2     2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 13.05.1922
(Proud)
28.09.1923
(Proud)
   
3     1C "NIGERIA"   Skeleton 10.10.1923
(Proud)
     
4     2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides 14.02.1925
(Proud)
25.07.1944
(Proud)
   
         
5 "AGEGE"   2C "NIGERIAN RAILWAY"   Only used on railway letters 20.11.1953
(Proud)
     
6     2C "NIGERIA" Large postmark 01.03.1946
(Proud)
19.07.1950
(Proud)
   
7     2C "NIGERIA"   Large postmark 15.03.1949
(Proud)
     
8     2C "NIGERIA" Small postmark 29.09.1952
(Proud)
16.07.1960
(Proud)
   
9 "AGEGE"   1C "Blank"     08.08.1956
(Proud)
03.01.1959
(Proud)
   
10 "REGISTERED"   Oval "AGEGE-NIGERIA"   "-" dash between words 06.03.1939
(Proud)
23.10.1951
(Proud)
   
11 "REGISTERED"   Oval "AGEGE NIGERIA" No "-" dash between words 19.08.1952
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   
         

AGEGE MOTOR ROAD AGEGE
04.11.1957 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Mushin

NOT SEEN

AGENEBODE
1924 to 30.09.1960
Situated opposite Idah on the Niger River

1     2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides
16mm diameter
longer bars
11.08.1925
(Proud)
05.07.1930
(Proud)
   
2     2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides
17mm diameter
shorter bars
03.08.1930
(Proud)
05.03.1953
(Proud)
   
3     1C "NIGERIA"   Skeleton 10.12.1953
(Proud)
22.07.1956
(Proud)
   
4     1C "SAVINGS BANK"     17.10.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   
5 "REGISTERED"   Oval "AGENEBODE . NIGERIA"   27.09.1928
(Proud)
31.10.1959
(Proud)
   

AGHALOKPE
21.09.1953 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Sapele, Delta District

1     1C "NIGERIA" Skeleton 30.10.1953
(Proud)
27.07.1954
(Proud)
   
2     1C "NIGER A" Skeleton
2nd "I" of Nigeria missing
03.10.1955
(Proud)
03.11.1959
(Proud)
   

AGHORO
27.10.1958 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Burutu

1     1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     27.10.1958
(Proud)
17.01.1959
(Proud)
   

AGO ARE
01.02.1944 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Oyo

1     1C "NIGERIA"     28.03.1944
(Proud)
04.06.1956
(Proud)
   
2 "BURUTU"   2C "NIGERIA"     17.08.1956
(Proud)
30.019.1960
(Proud)
   

AGODI IBADAN
12.06.1957 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ibadan
(This is the same post office as Ibadan B.O. with a different spelling)

1 "BO"   1C "IBADAN"   Skeleton 12.06.1957
(Proud)
22.07.1958
(Proud)
   
2 "B.O. IBADAN"   1C "Blank"   28.07.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   
3 "IBADAN"   2C "Blank"     05.02.1959
(Proud)
09.07.1960
(Proud)
   
4 "REGISTERED"   Oval "AGODI B.O. IBADAN"     07.04.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
   

AGO IWOYE
26.05.1948 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ijebu Ode

1 "PA"   1C "NIGERIA"   16.08.1948
(Proud)
01.09.1958
(Proud)
 
2     1C "31"     13.10.1958
(Proud)
30.019.1960
(Proud)
 

AGO OWU
30.10.1950 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ibadan

1 "PA"   1C "NIGERIA"     19.12.1950
(Proud)
   
2     1C "NIGERIA"   20.09.1954
(Proud)
30.019.1960
(Proud)
 

AGUATA
18.10.1943 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ibadan

1     1C "NIGERIA"   Skeleton 31.08.1945
(Proud)
17.02.1950
(Proud)
   
2     1C "NIGERIA"   07.06.1952
(Proud)
01.11.1955
(Proud)
   
3     2C "NIGERIA"     10.01.1956
(Proud)
30.019.1960
(Proud)