Postal History of NIGERIA

Post Offices DEKINA to EBUGHU

DEKINA
31.08.1904 to 21.11.1910
Under Lojoja and Idah. Under Northern Nigerian administration.

1   2C "NORTHERN NIGERIA"       250

DENTON STREET
31.10.1953 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Ebute Metta

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   13.10.1953
(Proud)
05.01.1956
(Proud)
8
2 "PA" 1C "Blank"     22.08.1955
(Proud)
27.08.1958
(Proud)
8
3 "EB" 1C "163"     19.01.1959
(Proud)
  15

DIKENAFAI
24.11.1952 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Okigwi

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     21.01.1953
(Proud)
12.01.1955
(Proud)
8
2   1C "NIGERIA"     23.04.1956
(Proud)
  20
3 "PA" 1C "Blank"     03.01.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
12

DIOBU
21.01.1956 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Port Harcourt

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     07.06.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
10

DOKO TOWN
31.10.1958 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Bida

Not recorded

DONGA
07.09.1957 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Nukari

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     06.12.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
10

DOROWA
01.04.1953 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Barakin Ladi

1   1C "NIGERIA"   P on left
A on right
06.12.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
8

DUALA
15.10.1914 to 31.03.1916
Occupied by Anglo French forces. Transfered to French administration on 1 April 1916.

1   BOW "(KAMERUN) a"   German postmark 15.10.1914
(Proud)
08.12.1915
(Proud)
20
2 "EXPEDITIONARY FORCE" BOW "DUALA"     11.12.1914
(Proud)
19.12.1914
(Proud)
200
3   BOW "(KAMERUN) b"   German postmark 08.09.1915
(Proud)
31.03.1916
(Proud)
20

DUCHINWAI
August 1925 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Zaria

1   1C "NIGERIA"   02.02.1926
(Proud)
29.05.1929
(Proud)
50
2   2C "NIGERIA"     23.08.1930
(Proud)
13.02.1949
(Proud)
8
3   1C "NIGERIA"     03.12.1949
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
8

DUKE TOWN
01.06.1904 to 01.08.1915
1916 to 27.02.1951
Native quarter of Calabar

1   2C "NIGERIA"   Bars on sides 18.01.1944
(Proud)
27.02.1951
(Proud)
8
2 "REGISTERED" OVAL "DUKE TOWN SOUTHERN NIGERIA"   14.01.1910
(Proud)
14.11.1913
(Proud)
80

DUMJERI
21.04.1908 to 26.01.1911
Near Geidan. Under Northern Nigerian administration.

1 "NORTHERN NIGERIA" 1C "Cross"     21.04.1908
(Proud)
26.01.1911
(Proud)
200

DUTSE
05.09.1958 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Kano

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     18.01.1960
(Proud)
  25

DUTSINMA
17.07.1956 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Katsina

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"   08.09.1955
(Hamilton)
17.01.1956
(Proud)
15

EB

This is a short form of Ebute Metta

EBELLE (UBIAJA)
25.02.1952 to 30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Kano

1 "PA" 1C "NIGERIA"     24.05.1953
(Proud)
09.08.1955
(Proud
10
2 "PA" 1C "Blank"     14.12.1955
(Proud)
01.10.1959
(Proud)
10
3   1C "NIGERIA"   Asterisk 26.04.1960
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
15

EBENATOR
25.02.1953 to
30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Orlu

1   1C "NIGERIA"     20.11.1954
(Proud)
20.05.1955
(Proud)
12
2   2C "NIGERIA"     17.02.1958
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
10

EBERI
08.09.1956 to
30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Aba

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     29.11.1956
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
10

EBU
15.10.1956 to
30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Aba

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"     03.05.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
10

EBUGHU
19.08.1957 to
30.09.1960
Postal Agency under Oron

1   1C "POSTAL AGENCY"   19.08.1957
(Proud)
30.09.1960
(Proud)
10