Nigeria Protectorates (now part of Nigeria)
STATUS OF THE NIGERIA PROTECTORATES
From 1884 until 30.09.1960, these areas were British Protectorates.
Click here for more information on the status of a British Protected Person (based on birth in a British Protectorate).
From Independence on the 01.06.1961 up until the present day, Nigeria was an independent Commonwealth country.
For more information on how British Nationality could be gained through your birth (or a parent's birth) in a British Protectorate coupled with a UK-born grandparent, watch this short video by Philip Gamble: