About Nigeria Postal Service
The history of the Post in Nigeria dates back to 19th century. The first post office was established by the British Colonial Masters in 1852.
It was considered to be a part of the British postal system. It was a branch of London General Post Office and this was the situation till 1874. (1862) when the Post Office began its career as a full fledge Department , the Royal Niger Company (RNC) which was actively involved in economic activities in the country, set up its own postal system in Akassa in 1887, Calabar in 1891, Burutu in 1897 and Lokoja in 1899. Mail were being moved from these trading stations to and from Lagos by a weekly mail boat.
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To provide quality Postal Services that satisfy the aspirations of all stakeholders.
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