Postal History of NIGERIA

Post Offices AWGBU to BADDELEY AVENUE

AWGBU
19.09.1955 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Awka

1 "P.A." 1C "Blank"     30.12.1955
(Proud)
12.10.1959
(Proud)
 

AWGU
01.08.1922 to 30.09.1960
Post Office  from 1957. 26 miles from Enugu

1 "POST OFFICE" 1C "NIGERIA"   01.08.1922
(Proud)
12.03.1924
(Proud)
 
2   1C "NIGERIA"     31.05.1924
(Proud)
   
3   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 14.07.1924
(Proud)
18.07.1930
(Proud)
 
4   2C "NIGERIA"   24.10.1935
(Proud)
13.10.1955
(Proud)
 
5   2C "NIGERIA"     03.11.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWKA
09.11.1920 to 30.09.1960
20 miles from Onitsha

1   2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides
No time code
09.11.1920
(Proud)
31.01.1957
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides
Time code AM/PM
11.07.1949
(Proud)
07.09.1955
(Proud)
 
       
3 "PO" 1C "NIGERIA" Skeleton type 13.09.1955
(Proud)
01.10.1955
(Proud)
 
4 "PO" 1C "Blank"   Skeleton type 29.10.1955
(Proud)
06.07.1957
(Proud)
 
5   1C "POST OFFICE"     18.09.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
       
6 "1" 1C "NIGERIA"   Index 1 after name 01.09.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
7 "REGISTERED" OVAL "AWKA INIGERIA"     20.10.1947
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWKA ETITI
29.11.1956 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Onitsha

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     21.08.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWKA MBAUKWU
30.05.1959 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Awka

1   1C "PA"   08.06.1959
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWKUZU
10.05.1943 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Awka

1   1C "NIGERIA"     20.11.1943
(Proud)
07.07.1955
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"   19.05.1956
(Proud)
20.04.1960
(Proud)
 

AWO ALERO
07.07.1947 to 11.06.1949

Postal agency under Agbor
Name changed to Owa Alero

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     06.11.1947
(Proud)
11.06.1949
(Proud)
 

AWO IDEMILI
29.06.1953 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Orlu

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     12.08.1953
(Proud)
25.07.1955
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "AWO"     17.12.1955
(Proud)
20.09.1957
(Proud)
 
3 "PA" OVAL "Blank"     02.11.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AWO OMAMA
25.10.1954 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Oguta

1   1C "Blank"     13.06.1957
(Proud)
   
2   1C "OMAMA"   29.05.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AYANGBA
23.05.1956 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Asaba

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     19.06.1956
(Proud)
11.01.1958
(Proud)
 
2   1C "NIGERIA"   Asterisk above date 25.03.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AYE
25.02.1947 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under okitipupa

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   AYE PA 15.02.1947
(Proud)
02.11.1949
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   PA AYE 25.04.1951
(Proud)
27.03.1953
(Proud)
 
3   1C "Blank"   Nigeria on the left 16.07.1954
(Proud)
20.04.1955
(Proud)
 
4   1C "Blank"   As nr. 3
but A inverted
08.06.1956
(Proud)
   
5 "POSTAL AGENCY" 1C "Blank"     19.08.1957
(Proud)
   
6   2C "NIGERIA"   12.04.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AYERE
02.11.1949 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Owo, later Kabba

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   02.11.1949
(Aab)
03.08.1960
(Proud)
 

AYOGWIRI
12.12.1957 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Auchi

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"   NIGERIA on left 04.10.1958
(Proud)
13.01.1959
(Proud)
 

AZARE
1926 to 30.09.1960
Post office 1954. 100 miles south east of Kano

1   2C "NIGERIA"     06.11.1929
(Proud)
18.08.1949
(Proud)
 
2 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     22.07.1950
(Proud)
   
3   1C "NIGERIA" Asterisk above date 02.05.1952
(Proud)
13.08.1959
(Proud)
 
4 "REGISTERED" OVAL "AZARE NIGERIA"     05.09.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AZIA
26.07.1954 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ihiala

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     27.01.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

AZUMINI
16.06.1938 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Aba

1   1C "NIGERIA"   16.11.1938
(Proud)
15.07.1951
(Proud)
 
2   1C "NIGERIA"   Asterisk above date 29.04.1952
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BADAGRY
31.01.1893 to 30.09.1960
48 miles from Lagos

1   1C "W.AFRICA"     31.01.1893
(Proud)
03.04.1900
(Proud)
 
2   1C "LAGOS WD"   26.05.1895
(Hamilton)
13.09.1904
(Proud)
 
3   1C "WCA"   29.12.1904
(Proud)
28.07.1909
(Proud)
 
4   2C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"   16.09.1909
(Proud)
01.06.1927
(Proud)
 
5   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 19.06.1929
(Proud)
14.09.1937
(Proud)
 
6   2C "NIGERIA"     31.08.1938
(Proud)
25.05.1959
(Proud)
 
7   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides
Shorter and wider bars
01.03.1943
(Proud)
   
8   2C "NIGERIA"   Asterisk below date 05.12.1955
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
9 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BADAGRY NIGERIA"     24.10.1930
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BADDELEY AVENUE
11.02.1958 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Yaba

1   1C "PA" Aveneu instead of Avenue 13.03.1958
(Proud)
07.03.1960
(Proud)
 

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