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List of Governors-General of Nigeria

 

List of Governors-General of Nigeria

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This page contains a list of Governors and Governors-General of the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, and later of the Federation of Nigeria; both as a British overseas possession and an independent monarchy.

Contents

  • Governor-General of Nigeria, 1914–1919 1
  • Governors of Nigeria, 1919–1954 2
  • Governors-General of Nigeria, 1954–1963 3
  • See also 4

Governor-General of Nigeria, 1914–1919

Portrait Name Took office Left office Sovereign
Sir Frederick Lugard
(1858–1945)
1 January 1914 8 August 1919 George V

Governors of Nigeria, 1919–1954

Portrait Name Took office Left office Sovereign
Sir Hugh Clifford
(1866–1941)
8 August 1919 13 November 1925 George V
Sir Graeme Thomson
(1877–1933)
13 November 1925 17 June 1931 George V
Sir Donald Cameron
(1872–1948)
17 June 1931 1 November 1935 George V
Sir Bernard Bourdillon
(1883–1948)
1 November 1935 1943 George V
Edward VIII
George VI
Sir Arthur Richards
(1885–1978)
1943 5 February 1948 George VI
Sir John Stuart Macpherson
(1898–1971)
5 February 1948 1 October 1954 George VI
Elizabeth II

Governors-General of Nigeria, 1954–1963

Portrait Name Took office Left office Sovereign
Sir John Stuart Macpherson
(1898–1971)
1 October 1954 15 June 1955 Elizabeth II
Sir James Wilson Robertson
(1899–1983)
15 June 1955 16 November 1960 Elizabeth II
Nnamdi Azikiwe
(1904–1996)
16 November 1960 1 October 1963 Elizabeth II

See also

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