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Abbreviations in Nigeria

Here are some abbreviations in Nigeria:

  • 2IC – Second-In-Command
  • 3G – Good Governance Group
  • A’Levels – Advanced Levels
  • AACB – Association of African Central Banks
  • AAU – Adekunle Ajasin University
  • AAU – Ambrose Alli University
  • AAV – Abuja Automotive Village
  • ABS – Analytical Balance Sheet
  • ABSU – Abia State University
  • ABU – Ahmadu Bello University
  • ABUAD – Afe Babalola University
  • AC – Achievers University
  • AC – Action Congress
  • ACGSF – Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund
  • ACN – Action Congress of Nigeria
  • ACSS – Agricultural Credit Support Scheme
  • ACU – Ajayi Crowther University
  • AD – Alliance for Democracy
  • ADC – Aide de Camp
  • ADF – African Development Bank
  • ADP – Agricultural Development Project
  • ADSU – Adamawa State University
  • AEA – Abuja Enterprise Agency
  • AF – Alliance Francaise
  • AFRC – Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
  • AGF – Attorney-General of the Federation
  • AGIS – Abuja Geographic Information Systems
  • AGN – Actors Guild of Nigeria
  • AHU – Al-Hikmah University
  • AICL – Abuja Investment Company Limited
  • AIPDC – Abuja Investment and Property Development Company Limited
  • AIPs – Approvals-In-Principle
  • AIT – African Independent Television
  • AKUTECH – Akwa Ibom State University of Science and Technology
  • AMAC – Abuja Municipal Area Council
  • AMCP – African Monetary Cooperation Programme
  • AML/CFT – Anti-Money Laundering/Combating Financing Terrorism
  • AMMA – Abuja Metropolitan Management Agency
  • AMP – Advanced Management Programme
  • ANPP – All Nigeria People’s Party
  • ANSU – Anambra State University
  • AP –African Petroleum Plc
  • APBN – Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria
  • APGA –All Progressives Grand Alliance
  • APP – All Peoples’ Party
  • APRM – Africa Peer Review Mechanism
  • ARCON – Architects Registration Council of Nigeria
  • ARMTI – Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute
  • ASP – Assistant Superintendent of Police
  • ASUP – Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics
  • ASUU – Academic Staff Union of Universities
  • ATMs – Automated Teller Machines
  • ATV – Abuja Technology Village
  • AU – African Union
  • AUC – African Union Commission
  • AUN – American University of Nigeria
  • AUST – African University of Science and Technology
  • BAs – Bankers’ Acceptances
  • BASA – Bilateral Air Services Agreement
  • BBC – British Broadcasting Corporation
  • BCC – Benue Cement Company
  • BDCs –Bureaux de Change
  • BIU – Benson Idahosa University
  • BOBA – Barewa College Old Boys’ Association
  • BOI – Bank of Industry
  • BON – Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria
  • BP – British Petroleum
  • BPE – Bureau of Public Enterprises
  • BPP – Bureau of Public Procurement
  • BPSR –Bureau of Public Service Reforms
  • BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
  • BSU – Benue State University
  • BU – Babcock University
  • BU – Bowen University
  • BU – ECWA Bingham University
  • BUK – Bayero University Kano
  • BUT – Bells University of Technology
  • BWIs –Bretton Woods Institutions
  • C of O – Certificate of Occupancy
  • CAC – Corporate Affairs Commission
  • CAMA – Companies and Allied Matters Act
  • CAMEL – Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Management, Earning and Liquidity
  • CAN – Christian Association of Nigeria
  • CAR – Capital Adequacy Ration
  • CBN – Central Bank of Nigeria
  • CBP – Capacity Building Programme
  • CBs – Community Banks
  • CCECC – China Civil Engineering Construction Company Limited
  • CCT – Code of Conduct Tribunal
  • CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access
  • CEPR – Centre for Economic Policy Research
  • CG – Credit to Government
  • CIC – Currency in Circulation
  • CIFTS – Central Bank Inter-bank Funds Transfer System
  • C-in-C – Commander-in-Chief
  • CIT – Companies Income Tax
  • CNN – Cable News Network
  • COB – Currency Outside Bank
  • COBEC – Code of Business Ethics and Conduct
  • COPAL – Cocoa Producers’ Alliance
  • CP – Commissioner of Police
  • CPC – Congress for Progressive Change
  • CPC – Consumer Protection Council
  • CPI – Consumer Price Index
  • CPRCN – Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria
  • CPS – Career Public Servants
  • CPs – Commercial Papers
  • CPS – Credit to the Private Sector
  • CRC – Current Replacement Cost
  • CRMS – Credit Risk Management System
  • CRR – Cash Reserve Requirement
  • CRSUT – Cross River State University of Technology
  • CSAR – Country Self Assessment Report
  • CSCS – Central Securities Clearing System
  • CSO – Chief Security Officer
  • CSOs – Civil Society Organisations
  • CU – Caritas University
  • CU – Cetep University
  • CU – City University
  • CU – Covenant University
  • CU – Crawford University, Ekiti
  • CU – Crawford University, Ogun
  • CU – Crescent University
  • CUI – Caleb University, Ikorodu
  • CUT – City University of Technology
  • DELSU – Delta State University
  • DFFRI – Directorate of Food Roads and Rural Infrastructure
  • DFID – Department for Overseas Development (also referred to as UK Aid)
  • DFIs – Development Finance Institutions
  • DG – Director-General
  • DHs – Discount Houses
  • DIA – Defence Intelligence Agency
  • DLF – Direct Lending Facilities
  • DMBs – Deposit Money Banks
  • DMI – Directorate of Military Intelligence
  • DMO – Debt Management Office
  • DPP – Democratic Peoples Party
  • DPR – Department of Petroleum Resources
  • DS – Development Stock
  • DSP – Deputy Superintendent of Police
  • EBP – Electronic Budgeting and Planning
  • EBSU – Ebonyi State University
  • EC – Electoral Commissioner
  • ECA – Economic Commission for Africa
  • ECA – Excess Crude Account
  • ECN – Energy Commission of Nigeria
  • ECOWAS – Economic Community of West African States
  • ECOWAS – Economic Community of West African States
  • EDCs – Entrepreneurship Development Centres
  • EEG – Export Expansion Grant
  • e-FASS – Electronic Financial Analysis and Surveillance System
  • EFCC – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
  • EIU – Economist Intelligence Unit
  • EMIS – Education Management Information System
  • e-Money – Electronic Money
  • EMS – Enterprise Management and Security
  • EOI – Expression of Interest
  • EPCC – Economic Policy Coordinating Committee
  • EPSR – Electric Power Sector Reform
  • ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning
  • ES – Executive Secretary
  • ESP – Education Sector Plan
  • ESUT – Enugu State University of Science and Technology
  • ETF – Education Tax Fund
  • FAAC – Federation Account Allocation Committee
  • FAAN – Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria
  • FACA – FCT Action Committee on AIDS
  • FBI – Federal Board of Internal Revenue
  • FBI –Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • FCC – Federal Capital City (the official name of the city of Abuja)
  • FCC – Federal Character Commission
  • FCDA- Federal Capital Development Authority
  • FCMB – First City Monument Bank
  • FCs – Finance Companies
  • FCSC – Federal Civil Service Commission
  • FCT – Federal Capital Territory
  • FCT EXCO –Federal Capital Territory Executive Committee
  • FCTA – Federal Capital Territory Administration
  • FDI – Foreign Direct Investment
  • FEAP – Family Economic Advancement Programme
  • FEC – Federal Executive Council
  • FEEDS – FCT Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy

FEPA- Federal Environmental Protection Agency

  • FESTAC – Festival of Arts and Culture
  • FGC – Federal Government College
  • FGN – Federal Government of Nigeria
  • FHA – Federal Housing Authority
  • FHAN – Finance Houses Association of Nigeria
  • FIRS – Federal Inland Revenue Service
  • FITC – Financial Institutions Training Centre
  • FIU – Financial Intelligence Unit (an arm of the EFCC)
  • FMBN – Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria
  • fob – Free on Board
  • FP – Foreign Policy
  • FRC – Fiscal Responsibility Commission
  • FRCN – Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria
  • FRIN – Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria
  • FRSC – Federal Road Safety Corps
  • FSP – Family Support Programme
  • fss – Forces Service Star
  • FSS 2020 – Financial System Strategy 2020
  • FT – Financial Times of London
  • FUBK – Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi
  • FUDM – Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
  • FUG – Federal University, Gashua
  • FUNTA – Federal Urban Mass Transit Programme
  • FUO – Fountain University Osogbo
  • FUTA – Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • FUTO – Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • FUTY – Federal University of Technology, Yola
  • G-24 – Group of Twenty-Four Developing Countries
  • G-53 – Group of 53 Concerned Citizens of Nigeria (led to the SNG)
  • GCE – General Certificate Examination
  • GCFR – Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic
  • GCON – Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger
  • GDP – Gross Domestic Product
  • GEJ – Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
  • GMB – General Muhammadu Buhari
  • GNP – Gross National Product
  • GOU – Godfrey Okoye University
  • GSM – Global System of Mobile Communications
  • GSU – Gombe State University
  • GTB – Guaranty Trust Bank
  • HBS – Harvard Business School
  • HIPC – Highly Indebted Poor Countries
  • HKS – Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • HND – Higher National Diploma
  • HSE – Health, Safety and Environment
  • IAS – International Accounting Standard
  • IBB – Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida
  • IBRD – International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • ICAN – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
  • ICCO – International Cocoa Organization
  • ICO – International Coffee Organization
  • ICPC – Independent Corrupt Practices Commission
  • ICRC – Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission
  • IDA – International Development Assistance
  • IDMS – Integrated Document Management System
  • IEA – International Energy Agency
  • IFAD – International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • IFC – International Finance Corporation
  • IFT – Inter-bank Funds Transfer
  • IGP –Inspector-General of Police
  • IGR- Internally-Generated Revenue
  • IIP – International Investment Position
  • ILN – Interactive Learning Network
  • IMF – International Monetary Fund
  • IMSU – Imo State University
  • IMT – Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu
  • INEC – Independent National Electoral Commission
  • INOCTF – Interagency Nigerian Organized Crime Task Force
  • IOCs – International Oil Companies
  • IPA – International Planning Associates
  • IPOs – Initial Public Offers
  • IPPIS – Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System
  • IPPs – Independent Power Plants
  • IQS – Institute of Quantity Surveyors
  • ISPs – Internet Service Providers
  • IT – Information Technology
  • ITF – Industrial Training Fund
  • ITU – International Telecommunication Union
  • JABU – Joseph Ayo Babalola University
  • JAMB – Joint Admission and Matriculation Board
  • JBN – Julius Berger Nigeria Plc
  • JP – Jerusalem Pilgrim, Justice of Peace
  • JUTH – Jos University Teaching Hospital
  • JVC – Joint Venture Cash Calls
  • KWASU – Kwara State University
  • KYC – Know Your Customer
  • LACoN – Legal Aid Council of Nigeria
  • LASU – Lagos State University
  • LAUTECH – Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  • LBS – Lagos Business School
  • LGA – Local Government Area
  • LOKAP – Lagos, Kano, Aba and Port Harcourt
  • LP – Labour Party
  • LPFO – Low Pour Fuel Oil
  • LR- Liquidity Ratio
  • LROs – Lead Research Organizations
  • LSE – London School of Economics
  • LU – Landmark University
  • LUTH – Lagos University Teaching Hospital
  • LVIFT – Large Value Inter-bank Funds Transfer
  • M1 – Narrow Money Supply
  • M2- Broad Money Supply
  • mbd – Million barrels per day
  • MDAs – Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government
  • MDGs – Millennium Development Goals
  • MFA – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • MFBs – Microfinance Banks
  • MFCT – Ministry of Federal Capital Territory
  • MFR – Member of the Order of the Federal Republic
  • MICR – Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
  • MINT – Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey
  • MMDs – Money Market Dealers
  • MON – Member of the Order of the Niger
  • MOPOL – Mobile Police
  • MoU – Memorandum of Understanding
  • MPC – Monetary Policy Committee
  • MPR – Monetary Policy Rate
  • MRR – Minimum Rediscount Rate
  • MSS – Midwife Service Scheme
  • MSSN – Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria
  • MTEF – Medium-Term Expenditure Framework
  • MTN – Mobile Telecommunication Network
  • MWUN – Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria
  • MYTO – Multi-Year Tariff Orders
  • NA – Nigeria Army
  • NACA – National Action Committee on AIDS
  • NACCIMA – National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industries Mines and Agriculture
  • NACRDB – Nigerian Agricultural, Cooperative and Rural Development Bank
  • NACS – Nigerian Automated Clearing System
  • NAERLS – National Agricultural Extension, Research and Liaison Services
  • NAF – Nigerian Air Force
  • NAFDAC – National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
  • NAIC – Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation
  • NAICOM – National Insurance Commission
  • NAMA – Nigeria Airports Management Authority
  • NAN – News Agency of Nigeria
  • NANS – National Association of Nigeria Students
  • NAOC – Nigeria Agip Oil Company
  • NAPCON – National Petroleum Company of Nigeria
  • NAPEP – National Poverty Eradication Programme
  • NAPIMS – National Petroleum Investment Management Service
  • NAPRI – National Animal Production Research Institute
  • NAPTIN – National Power Training Institute of Nigeria
  • NAPTIP – National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons
  • NASENI – National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure
  • NASFAT – Nasrul-Lahi Fatih Society
  • NASRDA – National Space Research Development Agency
  • NASS – National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • NASU – Non-Academic Staff Union
  • NATFORCE – National Task Force
  • NAU – Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • NBA – Nigerian Bar Association
  • NBC – Nigerian Broadcasting Commission
  • NBS – National Bureau of Statistics
  • NCAC – National Council of Arts and Culture
  • NCC – Nigerian Communications Commission
  • NCC – Nigerian Copyright Commission
  • NCP – National Council on Privatization
  • NCPC – Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission
  • NCRS – National Centre for Remote Sensing, Jos, Plateau State
  • NCS – Nigerian Customs Service
  • NDA – Nigeria Defence Academy
  • NDC – Net Domestic Credit
  • NDDC – Niger Delta Development Commission
  • NDIC – Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • NDLEA – National Drug Law Enforcement Agency
  • NDU – Niger Delta University
  • NECO – National Examination Council
  • NEEDS – National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy
  • NEER – Nominal Effective Exchange Rate
  • NEMA – National Emergency Management Agency
  • NEPA – National Electric Power Authority
  • NEPAD – New Partnership for Africa’s Development
  • NEPC – Nigerian Export Promotion Council
  • NEPZA – Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority
  • NERC – National Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • NERFUND – National Economic Reconstruction Fund
  • NESREA – National Environmental Standard and Regulation Enforcement Agency
  • NEXIM – Nigerian Export-Import Bank
  • NFA – Nigerian Football Association
  • NFAs – Net Foreign Assets
  • NFVCB – National Film and Video Censors Board
  • NGC – Nigerian Gas Company
  • NGO – Non-Governmental Organisation
  • NHRC – National Human Right Commissions
  • NIA – National Intelligence Agency
  • NIA – Nigerian Institute of Architects
  • NIBOR – Nigerian Inter-Bank Offer Rate
  • NICON – National Insurance Cooperation of Nigeria
  • NICPAS – Nigerian Cheque Printers Accreditation Scheme
  • NIESV – Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers
  • NIGCOMSAT –Nigerian Communication Satellite
  • NIHSA – Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency
  • NIIA – Nigeria Institute of International Affairs.
  • NIIPS – National Institutes for International Policy Strategy
  • NILEST – Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology
  • NIMASA – Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency
  • NIMC – National Identity Management Commission
  • NIPC – Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission
  • NIPOST- Nigeria Postal Services and Telecommunication.
  • NIQS – Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
  • NIREC – Nigeria Inter-Religious Council
  • NIS – Nigeria Immigration Service
  • NITDA – National Information Technology Development Agency
  • NITEL – Nigeria Telecommunications Limited
  • NITP – Nigerian Institute of Town Planners
  • NIWRC – Nigerian Integrated Water Resources Commission
  • NLC- Nigeria Labour Congress
  • NLNG – Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas
  • NLRC – National Lottery Regulatory Commission
  • NMS – Nigerian Military School
  • NN- Nigerian Navy
  • NNC – Newtek Network Computers
  • NNPC – Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
  • NNRA – Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Agency
  • NNS – Nigerian Navy Ship
  • NOA – Nigeria Orientation Agency
  • NOLCHEM – National Oil and Chemical Marketing Place
  • NOSDRA – National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency
  • NOTAP – National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion
  • NOUN – National Open University of Nigeria
  • NPA – Nigerian Ports Authority
  • NPAN – Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria
  • NPC – National Planning Commission
  • NPC – National Population Commission
  • NPC – Nigerian Press Council
  • NPF- Nigeria Police Force
  • NPRC – National Political Reform Committee
  • NPS – Nigeria Prisons Service
  • NPSC – National Payments System Committee
  • NRC – Nigeria Railway Corporation
  • NSA – National Security Adviser
  • NSC – National Sports Commission
  • NSC – Nigerian Shippers’ Council
  • NSCDC – Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps
  • NSDC – National Sugar Development Council
  • NSE- Nigeria Stock Exchange
  • NSF – National Sports Festival
  • NSIWC – National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission
  • NSPFS – National Special Programme for Food Security
  • NSPMC- Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Cooperation
  • NSPRI – Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute
  • NTA – Nigerian Television Authority
  • NTBs – Nigerian Treasury Bills
  • NTI – National Teachers Institute
  • NTNU – Nigerian Turkish Nile University
  • NUC – National Universities Commission
  • NUJ – Nigerian Union of Journalists
  • NUPENG – Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers
  • NURTW – National Union of Road and Transport Workers
  • NUT – Nigeria Union of Teachers
  • NVRI – National Veterinary Research Institute
  • NWG – National Working Group
  • NWRI – National Water Resources Institute
  • NYSC – National Youth Service Corps
  • O’Levels – Ordinary Levels
  • OAU – Obafemi Awolowo University
  • OBB – Open Buy Back
  • ODA – Overseas Development Assistance
  • OFIs – Other Financial Institutions
  • OHCSF – Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation
  • OLPC – One Laptop Per Child
  • OMO – Open Market Operations
  • OMPADEC- Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission
  • OMV – Open Market Value
  • OND – Ordinary National Diploma
  • OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • OPM – Owner-President Management Programme
  • OSU – Osun State University
  • OTC – Over-the-Counter
  • P&A – Purchase and Assumption
  • PAF – Presidential Air Fleet
  • PDP – Peoples Democratic People
  • PENCOM – National Pension Commission
  • PENGASSAN – Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association
  • PEP – Politically Exposed Person
  • PFN – Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria
  • PH – Port Harcourt
  • PHCN – Power Holding Company of Nigeria
  • PIMCO – Programme Implementation and Monitoring Committee
  • PIR –Process Improvement and Redesign
  • PMIs – Primary Mortgage Institutions
  • PMS – Portfolio Management System
  • PMS – Premium Motor Spirit
  • POH – Political Office Holders
  • POS – Point of Sale
  • PP – Private Practice
  • PPA – Power Purchase Agreement
  • PPFN – Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria
  • PPMC – Pipeline and Product Marketing of Nigeria
  • PPP – Public Private Partnership
  • PPPRA – Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency
  • PPT – Petroleum Profit Tax
  • PRC – Provisional Ruling Council
  • PSI – Policy Support Instrument
  • PSPLS – Privatization Share Purchase Loan Scheme
  • PSRT – Public Service Reform Team
  • PSTF – Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund
  • PSV – Payment System Vision
  • PTDF – Petroleum Technology Development Fund
  • PTF – Petroleum Trust Fund
  • QS – Quantity Surveyor
  • R of O – Right of Occupancy
  • RBDAs – River Basins Development Authorities
  • RCCG – Redeemed Christian Church of God
  • REC – Regional Economic Commission
  • REC – Resident Electoral Commissioner
  • REER – Real Effective Exchange Rate
  • RICS – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • RSUST – Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • RTEP – Root and Tuber Expansion Project
  • RTGS – Real Time Gross Settlement
  • SAN – Senior Advocate of Nigeria
  • SAP – Structural Adjustment Programme
  • SARS – Special Anti-Robbery Squad
  • SBUs – Strategic Business Units
  • SCOAN – The Synagogue, Church of All Nations
  • SDMP – Social Democratic Mega Party
  • SDP – Social Democratic Party
  • SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission
  • SEDAN – Self Employed Commercial Drivers Association of Nigeria
  • SFU – Special Fraud Unit
  • SGF – Secretary to the Government of the Federation
  • SITC – Standard International Trade Classification
  • SLGP – State and Local Governments Programme of the UK DFID
  • SMEDAN – Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria
  • SMEEIS – Small and Medium Enterprises Equity Investment Scheme
  • SNG –Save Nigeria Group
  • SON – Standards Organisation of Nigeria
  • SPDC – Shell Petroleum Development Company
  • SSA – Sub-Saharan Africa
  • SSAL – SANTANA Security Agency Limited
  • SSC – South-South Cooperation
  • SSCE – Senior Secondary Certificate Examination
  • SSS – State Security Service
  • STDA – Satellite Towns Development Agency
  • SWAN-Sports Writers Association ofNigeria
  • TCPC – Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialization
  • TCs – Travellers’ Cheques
  • TFM – Trust Fund Model
  • TIB – Temenos Internet Banking
  • TRCN – Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria
  • UAT – User Acceptance Test
  • UDU – Usman Dan Fodio University
  • UDUSOK – Uthman Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto
  • UI – University of Ibadan
  • UITH – University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
  • UMYUK – Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina
  • UNAAB – University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • UNAD – University of Ado Ekiti
  • UNECA – United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
  • UNIBEN – University of Benin
  • UNICAL – University of Calabar
  • UNIDO – United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • UNILAG – University of Lagos
  • UNILORIN – University of Ilorin
  • UNIMAID – University of Maiduguri
  • UNIPORT – University of Port Harcourt
  • UNIUYO – University of Uyo
  • UNN – University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • USAID – United States Agency for International Development
  • UTME – Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations
  • VAT – Value-Added Tax
  • VI – Victoria Island
  • VOA –Voice of America
  • VON – Voice of Nigeria
  • VUNA – Veritas University (Catholic University of Nigera), Abuja
  • WACB – West African Central Bank
  • WAEC – West African Examinations Council
  • WAIFEM – West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management
  • WAMA – West African Monetary Agency
  • WAMZ – West African Monetary Zone
  • WASC – West African School Certificate
  • WASSCE – West African Secondary School Certificate Examination
  • WB – World Bank
  • WDAS – Wholesale Dutch Auction System
  • WDU – Western Delta University
  • WOTCLEF- Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation
  • YABATECH – Yaba College of Technology
  • YSU – Yobe State University (now Bukar Abba Ibrahim University)

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PH - October 23, 2017

Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has reacted to an exclusive PREMIUM TIMES story on how the federal government reinstated a sacked civil servant despite a pending…

Idongesit Umoh: Nigerian Enterpreneur Shares How She Lost N2.1m Through Online Banking
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Business
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Idongesit Umoh: Nigerian Enterpreneur Shares How She Lost N2.1m Through Online Banking

PH - October 22, 2017

Nigerian entrepreneur and YALI fellow Idongesit Umoh today shared details of how her bank account got debited of N2.1m through some suspicious action on her online banking app. She…

Omawumi, Akpororo Announced As Judges Of New Reality Show
Entertainment
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Entertainment
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Omawumi, Akpororo Announced As Judges Of New Reality Show

PH - October 22, 2017

Last Resort entertainment working in partnership with Global Resources Limited, have announced the launch of Nigerian Icon, a first of its kind in talent scouting and entertainment…

Abia State Announces N10m Grant For Film Production In The State
Entertainment
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Entertainment
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Abia State Announces N10m Grant For Film Production In The State

PH - October 22, 2017

Abia State government has expressed its enthusiasm for the ZUMA Film Festival that is set to take place between the 1st to 5th of December, 2017 in…

Buhari Holds Bilateral Meetings With Guinea President, Pakistan Minister
Politics
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Politics
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Buhari Holds Bilateral Meetings With Guinea President, Pakistan Minister

PH - October 22, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari held bilateral meetings with President Alpha Conde of Guinea and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan in Turkey on Saturday. See photos:

37 Job Opportunities Open For Nigerians In UN
Politics
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Politics
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37 Job Opportunities Open For Nigerians In UN

PH - October 22, 2017

UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed has said that there are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy. Amina disclosed this at a Cultural…

How Kachikwu Led Global Outreach To Boost Nigeria’s Oil Revenues
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Business
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How Kachikwu Led Global Outreach To Boost Nigeria’s Oil Revenues

PH - October 22, 2017

The extra resources derived from the OPEC production concessions which Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources has been fighting for are boosting the…

Photos from Davido’s Friend, Tagbo Umeike’s Burial in Anambra State
Entertainment
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Entertainment
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Photos from Davido’s Friend, Tagbo Umeike’s Burial in Anambra State

PH - October 22, 2017

Davido's friend, Tagbo Umeike who died from suffocation and alcohol poisoning on the eve of his birthday at Shisha Lounge in Lekki, Lagos on October 2, has…

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