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Lagos (Nigeria)

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Lagos (State), 1967-1970

[Lagos] image by Jens Pattke, 10 July 2006
Source: Enzyklopädie der staatlichen Wappen und Flaggen (Encyclopaedia of the State Coat of Arms and State Flags), Volume 5

The flag of Lagos State between October 1960 and May 1967.
Jens Pattke, 26 April 2005

Adopted 1967 and struck 1970. Since 1970 only the Nigerian coat of arms and flag may be used as symbol of a state.
Jens Pattke, 10 July 2006

Depiction from Flags Through the Ages and Across the World

[Lagos flag] image by Željko Heimer

In Whitney Smith's book [smi75b] (page 266) there is on the Nigeria page a flag of State of Lagos. What is interesting is that the flag is in proportions approx. 5:6, green-white-green with coat of arms in the middle (not Nigerian but some other) obviously based on Nigerian flag.
Željko Heimer, 6 February 1996

Lagos Federal District, 1960-1967

[Lagos] image by Jens Pattke, 8 July 2006

The flag were used from 1960 until 1964.
Jens Pattke,< 8 July 2006