About Nigerian Postal Services NIPOST is a wholly government owned and operation company in the Nigerian Postal scene. NIPOST is responsible for establishment and review of Postal Tariff, prescription of the amount of postage stamps and the manner of payment, representing the Federal Republic of Nigeria in relations with other Postal Administrations and International bodies, determining the need for Post Offices, Postal facilities and equipment as it may see necessary amongst other postal duties. History of The Nigerian Postal Services After the British Colonial masters established the first postal system in what was to be Nigeria, much more progress was made in establishing a sustainable indigenous system which meant that at the time of independence in 1960, 176 Post Offices, 10 sub Post offices and 1,000 Postal agencies were in the country. The Federal Government by Decree No. 22 of 1966 made the postal department a more commercial enterprise, a step that made it more efficient and responsive to public needs. Today, the Nigerian Postal Service also controls the following Business Ventures, EMS, Bulk Post Venture, NIPOST Central Workshop, Philatelic Services, Courier Regulatory Services, Parcel Post Venture and NIPOST PostCash. A testament to its steady growth and adaptation to an ever changing market. Safety This is a very safe and secure location, there's no danger to visitors' safety here. Best Time to Visit Nigerian Postal Services Visit Nigerian Postal Services during working hours for whatever reason you may have. Most Common Visitors The Postal Services building is most visited by staff of NIPOST and government officers. Weather at NIPOST Nigerian Postal Services is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year. This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season. In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.