The national Flag of Nigeriawas designed in 1959 by Michael Taiwan Kunming and officially adopted on October 1, 1960, the day Nigeria got independence from Britain. The flag has a very simple design. It is a bi color with three vertical bands of green, white, and again green. All three bands have equal width. The national flag has a height to length proportion of 1:2.Both the colors used in the flag of Nigeria are symbolic to the Nigerians. The green stripes on the flag represent the natural wealth of the nation while the white symbolizes peace.