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In response to the challenges of Terrorism that Nigeria faces, the Terrorism Prevention Act 2011 as amended in 2013 was signed into law. The Act designates the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) as the Coordinating Office for Nigeria’s Counter terrorism efforts.

The Act also gives ONSA the mandates to “ensure the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive Counter Terrorism Strategy and build capacity for the effective discharge of the functions of relevant security, intelligence, law enforcement and military services.” In line with the foregoing, the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) was established in 2012, and is located in the Office of the National Security Adviser.

The National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) which is headed by a Coordinator, has pioneered key initiatives since 2012. These include, providing leadership, coordination and strategic guidance to security, law enforcement and intelligence agencies. The Centre’s relationships with relevant partners transcend State Actors, to include donor agencies, Counter Terrorism platforms like the Global Counter Terrorism Forum, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund, Hedayah (based in Abu Dhabi) and the United Nations… Read More

Mohammed B. Monguno

Major General (retired)
The National Security Adviser

Rear Admiral YEM Musa (retired)

Ph.D, Pioneer Coordinator,
National Counter Terrorism Centre

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