The World-Class NCTC Building Continue Reading BUHARI INAUGURATES NATIONAL COUNTERTERRORISM CENTRE, NEW ONSA BUILDING March 22, 2023 NC NCTC (left) with Commandant NDC Abuja (right) Continue Reading National Coordinator, NCTC lectures Participants of NDC Course 31/2023 in Abuja March 9, 2023 NCTC meets IA Continue Reading NCTC ONSA HOLDS STRATEGIC MEETING WITH IA ON IMPLEMENTATION OF DDR WORKSHOP March 7, 2023 A group photograph between ONSA's team and the visitors Continue Reading COURTESY VISIT OF THE NETHERLANDS AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA (H.E MR. WOUTER PLOMP) AND HIS TEAM TO NATIONAL COUNTER TERRORISM CENTRE (NCTC), OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER ON WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY, 2023 March 2, 2023 High level officials in a group photograph Continue Reading A 4-DAY NATIONAL TECHNICAL WORKSHOP ON AMNESTY MANAGEMENT, DERADICALISATION AND COMMUNITY-BASED REINTEGRATION March 2, 2023


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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