Postal History of NIGERIA

Post Offices AROGBO to AWENGISHIRI

AROGBO
17.08.1944 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Okitipupa

1   1C "NIGERIA"     09.02.1945
(Proud)
03.09.1954
(Proud)
 
2   1C "Blank"     28.03.1956
(Proud)
01.07.1959
(Proud)
 

AROKO
18.05.1953 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Auchi

1 "P.A." 1C "Blank?"     11.07.1953
(Proud)
   

AROLOYA STREET - LAGOS -
05.09.1957 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Lagos

Not recorded

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)
 

ARO NDIZUOGU
 01.01.1942 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Okigwe. Upgrade to post office 1957

1   1C "NIGERIA"   Skeleton type 07.06.1942
(Proud)
30.08.1955
(Proud)
 
2   1C "Cross"   Asterisk above date 21.09.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
3   2C "NIGERIA"     27.12.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
4 "REGISTERED" OVAL "ARO NDZUOGU INIGERIA"     06.09.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ASABA
01.03.1900 to 29.11.1905
09.07.1907 to
30.09.1960
75 miles from Benin City

1   1C "Ornament" Bars on sides 27.03.1900
(Proud)
23.03.1905
(Proud)
 
30.07.1908
(Proud)
12.04.1909
(Proud)
 
       
2   2C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"   29.06.1909
(Proud)
05.12.1914
(Proud)
 
25.02.1918
(Proud)
02.08.1918
(Proud)
 
3 "PO" 1C "NIGERIA"     21.02.1917
(Proud)
20.06.1918
(Proud)
 
4   2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides 19.11.1919
(Proud)
23.01.1950
(Proud)
 
5   1C "NIGERIA"     06.06.1937
(Proud)
08.08.1937
(Proud)
 
6   2C "NIGERIA"   12.02.1953
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
7 "REGISTERED" OVAL "ASABA"
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  12.11.1900
(Proud)
20.06.1916
(Proud)
 
8 "REGISTERED" OVAL "ASABA NIGERIA"     26.01.1951
(Proud)
31.10.1959
(Proud)
 
9 "TELEGRAPHS" 1C "ASABA NIGERIA"     31.10.1956
(Proud)
19.11.1957
(Proud)
 

ASABA ASE
24.04.1957 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency uner Kwale

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     13.11.1957
(Proud)
09.03.1959
(Proud)
 

ASABA ASSAY
01.04.1939 to 16.06.1952
Postal agency uner Kwale

1   1C "NIGERIA"   06.07.1940
(Proud)
16.06.1952
(Proud)
 

ASABA CABLE POINT
15.01.1951 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Asaba

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     02.11.1951
(Proud)
08.06.1955
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     13.12.1955
(Proud)
05.03.1957
(Proud)
 
3   1C "149"     11.07.1957
(Proud)
29.09.1958
(Proud)
 

ASAGBA
31.10.1953 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Sapele

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     09.12.1953
(Proud)
13.11.1958
(Proud)
 

ASA UMUNKA
22.09.1958 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Aba

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     06.04.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ASE
01.1.1952 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Kwale

1   1C "NIGERIA"   31.12.1953
(Proud)
12.03.1954
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     02.02.1956
(Proud)
21.07.1960
(Proud)
 

ASHA
28.06.1955 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Abeokuta

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     21.12.1955
(Proud)
30.12.1955
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "NI ERIA"   G droped 26.09.1956
(Proud)
   
3 "AP" 1C "NI ERIA"   A inverted
E inverted
17.12.1958
(Proud)
   
4 "PA" 1C "Blank"     14.09.1959
(Proud)
16.09.1959
(Proud)
 

ASHAKA
07.04.1927 closed by 1939
21.07.1947 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Kwale

1   1C "NIGERIA"   07.04.1927
(Proud)
24.07.1927
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 31.10.1927
(Proud)
14.05.1935
(Proud)
 
3   1C "NIGERIA"   Nigeria slanted to left 22.11.1947
(Proud)
20.05.1951
(Proud)
 
4   1C "NIGERIA" Asterisk above date 10.06.1952
(Proud)
04.06.1956
(Proud)
 
5   2C "NIGERIA"     05.09.1956
(Proud)
21.01.1960
(Proud)
 
6   CIRCLE     Ashaka in centre
Parcel post
no date
     

ASSAY
20.09.1919 to 18.02.1921

1   1C "NIGERIA"   20.09.1919
(Proud)
18.02.1921
(Proud)
 

ATANI
03.12.1907 to 09.02.1913
12 miles from Onitsha

1   1C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"
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  29.04.1910
(Proud)
09.02.1913
(Proud)
 

ATAN ONOYOM
08.06.1953 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Itu

1 "PA" 1C "Blank"     07.08.1953
(Proud)
25.11.1954
(Proud)
 

ATIJERE
18.02.1941 to25.11.1948
07.12.1953 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Sokoto

1   1C "NIGERIA"     11.05.1945
(Proud)
08.02.1954
(Proud)
 
2 "ATIJERE" 1C "PA"     02.09.1955
(Proud)
23.04.1956
(Proud)
 
3 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     09.02.1959
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ATTA
03.04.1954 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Owerri

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     07.07.1954
(Proud)
27.07.1955
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "Blank"     10.02.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

ATTAN
02.01.1952 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Otta

1   1C "NIGERIA"     11.04.1952
(Proud)
   
2   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     22.09.1955
(Proud)
12.01.1959
(Proud)
 

AUCHI
30.07.1925 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Benin. Post office 1949

1 "POSTAL AGENT" 1C "AUCHI"     30.07.1925
(Proud)
12.12.1925
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 17.06.1926
(Proud)
20.05.1957
(Proud)
 
3   2C "NIGERIA"   Thin lines on sides 29.08.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
       
4 "REGISTERED" OVAL "AUCHI NIGERIA"   24.10.1953
(Proud)
02.05.1960
(Proud)
 
5   1C "SAVINGS BANK"     06.09.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AVIARA
14.08.1958 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ughelli

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     06.10.1958
(Proud)
26.08.1959
(Proud)
 
2   1C "NIGERIA"     19.08.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWE
12.09.1956 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Oyo

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"   26.11.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWENGISHIRI
05.05.1958 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Oyo

Not recorded