Nigerian Colony (now part of Nigeria)
STATUS OF THE NIGERIAN COLONY
From 1861 until 31.12.1948, the Nigerian Colony fell within the British Crown Dominions.
From 01.01.1949 until 30.09.1960, it was part of the UK and Colonies.
From Independence on the 01.06.1961 up until the present day, Nigeria was an independent Commonwealth country.