Country Information

Joined Commonwealth: 1960 (suspended 1995–99)

Population: 173,615,000 (2013)

Official Languages: English

Time Zone: GMT + 1 hour

Currency: Naira (N)

Capital City: Abuja

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Composed by Paul Carroll

Performed by the Commonwealth Octet

Recorded on 11 September 2016 in The Queen’s Chapel, St James’s Palace, by gracious permission of Her Majesty The  Queen.

Produced by Abbey Road Studios, London.

The composition NIGERIA and its recording were commissioned by His Highness Prince Albert Esiri.