In 1978 a new national anthem was introduced. It is called Arise, O Compatriots. You can read its history here: Who composed the Nigerian national anthem? (https://ask.naij.com/interesting-facts/who-composed-the-nigerian-national-anthem-i23372.html). Till that time Nigeria had a different anthem. It was called Nigeria, We Hail Thee and it was used since 1960 till 1978. It was put together by two people. Frances Berda wrote the music and Lillian Jean Williams wrote the lyrics.