Nigeria

Nigeria Symbols

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  • Bird: Eagle, Black Crowned Crane
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Nigeria

  • Coat of Arms: Nigeria's coat of arms features two white horses supporting a black shield. The 'Y' shape in the middle of the shield is representative of the Benue and Niger Rivers, while the color black is a symbol of the fertile soil.

    Above the shield a red eagle represents strength, and the national motto is displayed on a ribbon below.
  • Flag of Nigeria
  • Flower: Costus
  • Motto: "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress"