Tuesday, May 26, 2015

4 of 10 Shocking But True Facts About Nigeria

4. Who Designed The Nigerian National Flag?


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The Nigeria national flag was designed by Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi in 1959. Taiwo then was a student in England when he saw the advertisement on national daily that entries were being accepted for the design of a better national flag.


He quickly prepared his entries which was finally accepted as the best after a thorough consideration. The flag was publicly displayed for the first time in 1960 during Nigeria Independence From British Colonization the flag also earned the designer a cash price of 100 pounds.


The two greenish left and right in the National flag of Nigeria represents Nigeria’s vast forest and agriculture, the abundant national wealth and its lush and arable vegetation while the white at the centre represents peace and unity (absolute serenity).


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