Postal History of NIGERIA

Post Offices BENUE BRIDGE to BONNY

BENUE BRIDGE
01.08.1914 to 03.05.1924
Postal agency under Lokoja
Name changed to Makurdi

1   1C "Cross"   Spelt Benue B 19.05.1916
(Proud)
17.04.1917
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 06.10.1921
(Proud)
03.05.1924
(Proud)
 

BIAKPAN
11.02.1929 to 30.09.1961
Postal agency under Umuahia

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     11.05.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BICHI
01.07.1953 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Kano

Not recorded

BIDA
1900 to 30.09.1961
Post office 55 miles from Minna

1 "NORTHERN NIGERIA" 2C "Cross"
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  14.12.1903
(Proud)
13.10.1922
(Hamilton)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides 29.09.1923
(Proud)
06.06.1950
(Proud)
 
3 "TELEGRAPHS" 1C "BIDA NIGERIA"   28.07.1952
(Proud)
17.02.1954
(Proud)
 
4   1C "NIGERIA"   23.04.1954
(Proud)
14.12.1955
(Proud)
 
5   2C "NIGERIA"     31.05.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
5 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BIDA NIGERIA" larger than No. 5 20.11.1944
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
6 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BIDA NIGERIA" ED touching frame 29.11.1958
(Proud)
29.09.1960
(Aab)
 

BIDA TOWN
18.12.1939 to 05.04.1954
Postal agency under Bida

1   1C "NIGERIA"     29.04.1940
(Proud)
28.10.1946
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     08.03.1949
(Proud)
   
3   1C "NIGERIA"   22.09.1952
(Proud)
05.04.1954
(Proud)
 

BIG QUA TOWN
03.08.1948 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Calabar

1   1C "NIGERIA"   10.01.1949
(Proud)
15.06.1955
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     06.01.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BILLE
18.06.1955 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Degema

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     21.07.1955
(Proud)
   
2 "PA" 1C "Blank"     18.04.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BINUKONU
18.07.1950 to 19.09.1954
Postal agency in Oyo District

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     13.09.1952
(Proud)
19.09.1954
(Proud)
 
       

BIRNIN KEBBI
1910 to
30.09.1960
Post office 80 miles south west of Sokoto

1 "NORTHERN NIGERIA" 2C "Ornament"     31.12.1913
(Proud)
24.05.1919
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 05.11.1922
(Proud)
28.06.1937
(Proud)
 
3   2C "NIGERIA" Dots on sides 31.12.1939
(Proud)
05.10.1956
(Proud)
 
4   1C "Blank"     18.11.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
5   2C "Blank"     16.03.1959
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
6   1C "S.B."     27.11.1956
(Proud)
20.10.1958
(Proud)
 

BIRNIWA
05.01.1959 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Nguru

Not recorded

BIU
01.10.1940 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Yola

1   1C "NIGERIA"     27.10.1943
(Proud)
30.09.1955
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     12.03.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BODE SADU
13.05.1938 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Ilorin

1   1C "NIGERIA"     10.06.1939
(Proud)
25.11.1940
(Proud)
 
2   2C "NIGERIA"     20.07.1949
(Proud)
28.01.1957
(Proud)
 

BODO
02.01.1958 to
30.09.1960
Postal agency under Bari Ogoni

1   1C POSTAL AGENCY"   03.03.1958
(Proud)
14.01.1959
(Proud)
 
2   1C "Blank"     31.08.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BOKANI
18.12.1949 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Minna

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     04.08.1949
(Proud)
   
2   1C "PA"     28.11.1955
(Proud)
05.06.1959
(Proud)
 

BOMADI
26.10.1953 to 30.09.1960
Postal agency under Warri

1   1C "NIGERIA"     17.07.1954
(Proud)
04.08.1954
(Proud)
 
2   1C "Blank"     02.06.1955
(Proud)
04.07.1959
(Proud)
 
3 "WARRI" 1C "NIGERIA"     23.07.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 

BONNY (RIVER)
20.07.1892 to 30.09.1960
Post office

1 "OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE" OVAL "BONNY"     20.08.1892
(Proud)
   
2   1C "Blank" Spelt Bonny River 06.09.1892
(Proud)
08.09.1905
(Proud)
 
       
3   SQC       01.05.1894
(Proud)
23.11.1899
(Proud)
 
4   1C "Cross" Known in blue
21,07.1903 to 10.05.1905
15.07.1903
(Proud)
15.01.1913
(Proud)
 
       
5   1C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"   25.07.1908
(Proud)
24.06.1920
(Proud)
 
6   2C "SOUTHERN NIGERIA"   08.01.1912
(Proud)
18.08.1923
(Proud)
 
       
7   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 04.12.1920
(Proud)
15.02.1923
(Proud)
 
8   2C "NIGERIA"   Crosses on sides 20.09.1920
(Proud)
05.03.1928
(Proud)
 
9   2C "NIGERIA" Bars on sides 20.08.1925
(Proud)
28.09.1954
(Proud)
 
10   1C "NIGERIA"     13.07.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
11 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BONNY" Blue
02.08.1903 to 14.06.1905
01.10.1893
(Proud)
15.10.1911
(Proud)
 
12 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BONNY NIGERIA"   No dot between Y and N 29.07.1925
(Proud)
30.05.1955
(Proud)
 
13 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BONNY NIGERIA"   Dot between Y and N 27.10.1958
(Proud)
   
14 "REGISTERED" OVAL "BONNY"     16.06.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
 
15   CIRCLE     Parcel Post
Bonny in centre
08.05.1893
(Proud)
19.10.1893
(Proud)