The Empire to Commonwealth Project

New Hebrides (Vanuatu)

Nigeria (Lagos & Oil Rivers Protectorate)



World Statesmen states that this is the flag of Southern Nigeria from 16 Feb 1906 - 1 Jan 1914However:

  1. This badge is not in the 1907 Admiralty flag book, but the ‘coat of arms’ badges for Northern and Southern Nigeria are.
  2. Why would 'N' be on a badge for Southern Nigeria?


Made up of

 Royal Niger Company


Royal Niger Company

Northern Nigeria


Oil Rivers Protectorate


Niger Coast Protectorate

Southern Nigeria

Northern Nigeria

Southern Nigeria 


Western Africa Settlements





 Companies Involved:

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Regions/States of Modern Nigeria

1960 - 1967 (Regions)

Eastern Region  Lagos Federal District 

 Mid Western Region

1964 - 1967

 Northern Region
 Western Region

 1967 - 1970 (States)

Benue-Plateau State  East Central State
 Kano State
Lagos State
 Mid-Western  North-Central State
North Eastern State
 North Western State
Rivers State
 South-Eastern State
 Western-Central State
 Western State

All these flag images have been obtained from the Flagspot website.

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Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland


(See also Central African Federation)

Nyasaland (Malawi)

 North Rhodesia (Zambia)

South Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)








Company Involved



British South Africa Company


Flag associated with Cecil Rhodes

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 British East Africa


China Settlements






Including the Dominions

of British India and Ireland

 J, K, L







 U - Z