Last modified: 2006-08-05 by phil nelson
Keywords: eastern region | nigeria | leopard | man: proper | sun rise | eagle |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors
image by Jens Pattke, 7 July 2006
Source: Enzyklopädie der staatlichen Wappen und Flaggen (Encyclopaedia of the State Coat of Arms and State Flags), Volume 4
Upon independence Nigeria was divided into three regions Northern, Eastern, Western and the federal district Lagos. These regions had own flags and own coats of arms. The flags were used until 1967.
The coat of arms of the Eastern Region was the state coat of arms of the republic of Biafra.
Jens Pattke, 7 July 2006