Welcome to the National Archives of Nigeria Online Finding aid

This site is our online finding aid, where you can search descriptions of holdings of the National Archives of Nigeria. Please bear in mind that the online finding aid is currently being updated, more descriptions will be added over time.

The online finding aid are record descriptions of:
National Archives of Nigeria, Ibadan zonal office
National Archives of Nigeria, kaduna zonal office
National Archives of Nigeria, Enugu zonal office

Please note, this online finding aid may not contain digital images of the described holding. However, if you come across description/subject(s) of interest and want more information it, please direct your enquiries to nationalarchvesibadan@gmail.com

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Search word/phrase entered in the search box are, by default, searched with an “AND” operator. This means that searching for Annual Report will return all results to do with Annual AND Report.

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Use * as a multiple character wildcard. Example: rep* will find report, reports, annual report, and treaties.

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