Postal History of NIGERIA

Post Offices AMURO to AROCHUKU

AMURO (OTENCHARA)
13.02.1957 to 21.08.1957
07.05.1959 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Okigwe

1 "OTANCHARA" 1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     21.08.1957
(Proud)
   
20.07.1959
(Proud)
29.09.1959
(Proud)
 
2   1C "P.A."     24.06.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ANGARA
03.05.1947 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Okigwe

1 "P.A." 1C "P.A."     06.08.1947
(Proud)
24.11.1950
(Proud)
 
2   1C "NIGERIA"   Asterisk above date 04.03.1953
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ANIA
20.06.1959 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Bende

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     14.10.1959
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ANIGEJE
06.01.1955 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Calabar

1 "P.A." 1C "NIGERIA"     06.08.1947
(Proud)
   
2 "P.A." 1C "NIGERIA"     24.11.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ANKPA
1910 to 19.12.1923
27.04.1946 to 07.05.1947

12.09.1949 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Idah

1   2C "Blank" Top of ring open 23.04.1917
(Proud)
29.09.1917
(Proud)
 
2   2C "Cross"   27.04.1918
(Proud)
20.05.1920
(Proud)
 
3   1C "NIGERIA"   02.07.1921
(Proud)
   
4   2C "NIGERIA"   31.07.1921
(Proud)
19.12.1923
(Proud)
 
5 "P.A." 1C "NIGERIA"     04.09.1946
(Proud)
07.05.1947
(Proud)
 
20.01.1954
(Proud)
07.06.1955
(Proud)
 
6 "P.A." 1C "Blank"     03.04.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ANNANG
21.07.1947 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Opobo

1 "P.A." 1C "NIGERIA"     24.10.1947
(Proud)
19.08.1955
(Proud)
 
2 "P.A." 1C "Blank"     29.11.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ANYAMA
12.01.1957 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Port Harcourt

1 "P.A." 1C "NIGERIA"   01.04.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

APAPA
09.09.1927 to
30.09.1960
1 mile from the port of Lagos

1   2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides
Wide first A in Apapa
09.09.1927
(Proud)
15.03.1949
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides
Narrower A first A in Apapa
09.03.1928
(Proud)
02.11.1959
(Proud)
 
3   1C "NIGERIA"     09.07.1929
(Proud)
   
4   2C     14.04.1934
(Aab)
20.04.1954
(Proud)
 
5   1C "13 SAVINGS BANK 13"   Asterisk above date 23.04.1955
(Proud)
   
6   2C "NIGERIA"   16.09.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
7 "TELEGRAPHS" 1C "APAPA NIGERIA"     02.12.1957
(Proud)
   
8 "REGISTERED" OVAL "APAPA NIGERIA"   20.02.1928
(Proud)
08.11.1951
(Proud)
 
9 "REGISTERED" OVAL "APAPA NIGERIA"     18.08.1952
(Aab)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
       
10   PARCEL          

APATERE
30.04.1954 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ibadan

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA" Last seen 18.03.1961 23.06.1954
(Proud)
13.04.1959
(Proud)
 

APAUKWA BARRACKS
02.04.1957 to 09.05.1959
Postal agency under Onitsha

1   1C "PA"   12.04.1957
(Proud)
09.05.1959
(Proud)
 

ARA
15.09.1955 to 14.12.1957
21.09.1959 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ede

1 "PA" 1C     Spelt ARA PA 28.12.1955
(Proud)
   
2 "PA" 1C     Spelt PA ARA 14.12.1957
(Proud)
   

ARAGBA
01.03.1956 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Abraka

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   06.11.1956
(Proud)
17.10.1959
(Proud)
 

ARA MOKO
20.12.1940 to 11.08.1941
16.02.1942 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Abraka

1   1C "NIGERIA"       18.04.1941
(Proud)
 
30.04.1942
(Proud)
10.11.1949
(Proud)
 

ARAROMI APAPA
13.08.1959 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Apapa

1   1C "PA"     29.10.1959
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ARAROMI OBU
14.05.1955 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Okitipupa

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   14.05.1955
(Proud)
15.10.1957
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "Blank"     14.01.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ARAROMI OWU
01.11.1956 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ibadan

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"   06.11.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ARGUNGU
16.12.1938 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Sokoto

1   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 21.05.1940
(Proud)
28.01.1941
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     12.07.1949
(Proud)
30.04.1958
(Proud)
 
3   2C "NIGERIA"     26.09.1958
(Proud)
06.08.1960
(Proud)
 

ARIAM
01.03.1946 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Bende

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     20.07.1951
(Proud)
28.12.1955
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     13.05.1957
(Proud)
19.08.1960
(Proud)
 

ARIGIDI
01.03.1946 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ikare

1   1C "NIGERIA" Large postmark 07.05.1946
(Proud)
31.01.1951
(Proud)
 
       
2   1C "NIGERIA"   Small postmark 23.11.1953
(Proud)
15.12.1958
(Proud)
 

ARIJAN
01.02.1952 to 15.04.1952
Postal agency in Ijebu District

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     15.04.1952
(Proud)
   

ARINLESE (SQUARE) ABEOKUTA
15.09.1941 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Abeokuta

1   1C "NIGERIA" Large postmark 03.11.1941
(Proud)
11.01.1951
(Proud)
 
2   1C "NIGERIA"   Small postmark 21.11.1951
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ARO
27.10.1904 to 31.12.1913
26.10.1921

1   1C "W,AFRICA"     02.12.1907
(Proud)
03.11.1909
(Proud)
 
2   2C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"     03.03.1910
(Proud)
31.12.1913
(Proud)
 
3   1C "NIGERIA"     26.10.1921
(Proud)
   

AROCHUKU
1906 to 15.06.1914
09.09.1925 to
30.09.1960
19 miles from Itu

1   1C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA" No dots on sides 20.08.1908
(Aab)
16.07.1909
(Proud)
 
2   2C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"
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Dots on sides 02.09.1909
(Hamilton)
03.01.1914
(Proud)
 
3   2C "Dot"     08.09.1925
(Proud)
15.10.1925
(Proud)
 
4   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 06.05.1926
(Proud)
03.07.1944
(Proud)
 
5   1C "NIGERIA"     03.01.1947
(Proud)
27.06.1952
(Proud)
 
6   2C "NIGERIA"   12.08.1952
(Proud)
03.10.1959
(Proud)
 
7   1C "NIGERIA"     05.11.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
8   1C "SAVINGS BANK"     04.11.1953
(Proud)
01.03.1955
(Proud)
 
9 "REGISTERED" OVAL "AROCHUKA NIGERIA"   30.11.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
10 "TELEGRAPHS" 1C "NIGERIA"   05.10.1950
(Proud)
19.11.1955
(Proud)