Lyrics Of 'Nigeria We Hail Thee' National Anthem

Full Lyrics Of Old National Anthem

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President Bola Tinubu has officially signed the National Anthem Bill 2024 into law, reinstating Nigeria’s first national anthem, “Nigeria, We Hail Thee.”

This announcement was made on Wednesday by Senate President Godswill Akpabio during a joint session of the National Assembly, which also marked President Tinubu’s first year in office.

READ ALSO:Tinubu Signs Bill Returning Old National Anthem Into Law

“Nigeria, We Hail Thee,” originally unveiled on October 1, 1960, the day Nigeria gained her independence, and was composed by Lillian Jean Williams, a British woman residing in Nigeria at the time.

Full Lyrics of ‘Nigeria We Hail Thee’

Nigeria, we hail thee,

Our own dear native land,

Though tribe and tongue may differ,

In brotherhood, we stand,

Nigerians all, and proud to serve

Our sovereign Motherland.

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Our flag shall be a symbol

That truth and justice reign,

In peace or battle honour’d,

And this we count as gain,

To hand on to our children

A banner without stain.

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O God of all creation,

Grant this our one request,

Help us to build a nation

Where no man is oppressed,

And so with peace and plenty

Nigeria may be blessed.

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She covers a wide range of topics, from celebrity interviews to industry trends and film reviews.

As an Entertainment Reporter for Prime Business Africa, She continues to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the entertainment industry, offering readers an insider's perspective on the latest developments and trends. She is a trusted source for breaking news, exclusive interviews, and thought-provoking analyses.

Somto is dedicated to providing valuable information and entertainment to her audience while upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

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