(1) Jim Fox/Picture by Greg Gibson
(2) At this time, it is not clear if this series will be issued in 2014, is already
in use, or will be issued at all in Lagos and/or country-wide.
||English , Yoruba, Ibo, Ful, Hausa
||Nigeria became independent from Great
Britain in 1960.
The Republic of Biafra was a short-lived
secessionist state in southeastern Nigeria. It existed from May 30,
1967 to January 15, 1970. The military's Chief of Staff formally
announced capitulation on January 12.