The flag of Nigeria consists of three vertical bands of equal width. The center band is white, flanked by two green bands. The green stripes represent Nigeria’s lush vegetation and agricultural industry, while the white stripe symbolizes peace and unity among the diverse ethnic groups in the country.
The country adopted the flag’s design in 1960, inspired by its struggle for independence from British colonial rule. It reflects Nigeria’s national aspirations for harmony, progress, and prosperity. The green color is also symbolic of Nigeria’s rich natural resources. It represents the country’s potential for growth and development as a sovereign nation in the global community.