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
For more information about Nigeria: thecommonwealth.org/our-member-countries/nigeria
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.