Nigeria Acronyms and their Meanings

Nigeria Acronyms and their Meanings

Here are some Nigeria well known acronyms and their full meaning. Most of us use this very well but do no know the meanings of this acronym, Today you will learn it.

We will keep adding more of them and updating this post as soon as possible. If you know any that is not written here you can drop it in the comment section.

Nigeria Acronyms and their Meanings

  • FRSC: Federal Road Safety Commission
  • EFCC: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
  • PDP: Peoples Democratic Party
  • NAF: Nigeria Air Force
  • NN: Nigeria Navy
  • NA– Nigeria Army
  • JAMB: Joint Admission and Matriculation Board
  • AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • NPA: Nigerian Ports Authority
  • ASUU: Academic Staff Union of Universities
  • ASUP: Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics
  • AIT: Africa Independent Television
  • NAN: News Agency of Nigeria
  • NAFDAC: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
  • PENGASSAN: Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria
  • NLC: Nigeria Labour Congress
  • NECON: National Election Commission of Nigeria
  • NUJ: Nigeria Union of Journalists
  • IMF: International Monetary Fund
  • ICPC: Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and Other Related Offenses
  • OPEC: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • SARS: Special Anti Robbery Squad
  • OPC: Odua People’s Congress
  • ECOWAS: Economic Community of West African States
  • NANS: National Association of Nigeria Student
  • BCOS: Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State
  • NASU: Non Academic Staff Union
  • NDA: Nigeria Defense Academy
  • ECOMOG: Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group
  • SAN: Senior Advocate of Nigeria
  • GSM: Global System of Mobile Commission
  • FIFA: Federation of International Football Association
  • CAN: Christian Association of Nigeria
  • NPA: Nigeria Police Force
  • OPEC: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • BBC: British Broadcasting Corporation
  • UNESCO: United Nation Education Scientific and Cultural
  • WHO: World Health Organization
  • ILO: International Labour Organization
  • ITF: Industrial Training Fund
  • IMF: International Monetary Fund
  • NUPENG: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • NBA: Nigeria Bar Association
  • NUT: Nigeria Union of Teachers
  • WAEC: West Africa Examination Council
  • NYSC: National Youth Service Corps
  • AAWUN: Agricultural and Allied Workers Union of Nigeria
  • SSS: State Security Service
  • NITEL: Nigerian Telecommunications Limited
  • AAAN: Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria
  • AEDC: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company
  • ICJ: International Court of Justice
  • AFRC: Armed Forces Ruling Council
  • AIG: Assistant Inspector General
  • AU: African Union
  • UCH: University College Hospital
  • LUTH: Lagos State Teaching Hospital
  • GCE: General Certificate of Education
  • UNICEF: United Nations International Children Emergency Fund
  • NICON: National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria
  • NIPOST: Nigeria Postal Services and Telecommunication
  • NURTW: National Union of Road and Transport Workers
  • NGO: Non-Governmental Organization
  • SWAN: Sports Writers association of Nigeria
  • NEPAD: New Partnership for Africa’s Development

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