Nigeria –EU-UNODC-CTED Partnership on Strengthening Criminal Justice Response to Terrorism and Violent Extremism Project

  L-R; UNODC Country representative in Nigeria, Oliver Stolpe; Justice Tijani Abubakar of the Court of Appeal; Coordinator, Counter Terrorism Centre, Rear Admiral YEM Musa; and EU delegation, Sharon Heart during a Project Steering Committee meeting on Criminal Justice Responses to Terrorism and Violent Extremism, held in Abuja recently. As Nigeria continues to deal with…

Implementation of PCVE Policy Framework: ONSA Inaugurates Operational Project Team on the Implementation of Nigeria’s DDRR Action Plan

  The Operational Project Team, with the responsibility of implementing the National Action Plan for Disengagement, Disassociation, Reintegration and Reconciliation (DDRR), on Tuesday 16 January, 2019 held its inaugural meeting at the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). The Coordinator, Counter Terrorism Centre (CCTC), Rear Admiral YEM Musa, who represented the National Security Adviser…

PCVE – ONSA, UNDP Organise Symposium for NYSC Officials and Other Stakeholders

L-R: Mr. Jaye Gaskia, Chairman Partnering Against Violent Extremism network, Major General Salihu Uba (rtd) UNDP/PVE Project Coordinator, Rear Admiral YEM Musa Coordinator Counter Terrorism Centre (CCTC) in the Office of the National Security Adviser, and Dr. Garba Abari Director General, National Orientation Agency (NOA) during the symposium in Abuja.   In line with component…

ONSA, NOA Train Chief Orientation and Mobilization Officers from Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

  The National Security Adviser (NSA) Major General Babagana Mohammed Monguno (rtd) has said that the National Orientation Agency (NOA), through its Chief Orientation and Mobilization Officers (COMOs) has a critical role to play in mobilizing, sensitizing and educating people against Violent Extremism in their various communities. The National Security Adviser who was represented by…

Counter Terrorism- Under Secretary-General of the UN Office of Counter Terrorism and Assistant Secretary-General of Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate visit Nigeria

  Ms. Michele Coninsx UN Assistant Secretary General Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), Vladimir Voronkov UN UnderSecretary General Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN Vice President, Abubakar Malami SAN Minister of Justice & Attorney-General during a courtesy visit of United Nations high-level delegation on Counter-Terrorism to Nigeria in the Office of the Vice President. State House…

Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism: ONSA Collaborates with International Partners to Deliver Training for Key Stakeholders.

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), in collaboration with Hedayah International Centre of Excellence on Countering Violent Extremism and the Global Centre on Cooperative Security has delivered a three-day training to 32 Strategic Communication Liaison Officers, 10 staff from the Counter Terrorism Centre, as well as 20 nominees from Ministries, Departments and Agencies…

GCTF: Criminal Justice and Rule of Law Working Group holds Expert Review Meeting On the Collection, Use and Sharing of Evidence– Abuja- 5-6 June 2018.

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has ensured the successful hosting of the Global Counter Terrorism Forum (GCTF)- Criminal Justice and Rule of Law (CJ-ROL) Working Group, Review Meeting on the Collection, Use and Sharing of Evidence for the purpose of Criminal Prosecution of Terrorist Suspects, slated…

Nigeria Reaffirms Commitment to a Strategic Approach that Adheres to International Norms in Countering Violent Extremism

 2ndLR President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, flanked left and right by Sec-Gen of the Commonwealth, Amb. George Oguntade, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK, and National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno Outside Lancaster House London, at CHOGM 2018.   The 25thCommonwealth Heads of Government meeting, with the theme “Towards a Common Future” was held in London,…

Preventing Chemical Abuse: Experts Seek Regulation of Chemical Sales and Movement

Participants in a group photograph at the National Chemical Security Training Conference held in Abuja.    As part of measures to combat chemical abuse, the Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser has issued a communique where it was said that operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and the National…