The Nigeria Flag of Nigeria was first hoisted on 1st October, 1960 when Nigeria was proclaimed independent by the British colonizers. The national flag of Nigeria comprises of two different colors. There are two vertical green stripes along with a white stripe in between. The green stripes of the Nigeria flagconnote that the land is full of lush green vegetation and the white symbolizes sanctity and a sense of togetherness and solidarity. The flag of Nigeria is hoisted all over the country during the festive occasion of the Nigerian independence day.
DESCRIPTION OF THE NIGERIAN FLAG
This design of the Nigeria flag was taken into consideration in the year 1959, when a competition was held on the Nigerian grounds. This flag was chosen among 2870 other flags. The designing of the flag was done by a student named Ibadan, Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi. The size of the flag is quite large and its width is as much as its length.
FLAG LAWS OF NIGERIA
There are certain laws governing the usage of the Nigerian national flag, which symbolizes power and prosperity. The flag laws are kept intact by the “Coat-of-Arms” statute. The national flag of Nigeria has one of the most authentic national connotations that reminds the Nigerians of their glorious past and the freedom struggle carried out by the freedom fighters of the nation against the British colonizers.