Top Government Agencies In Nigeria Listed

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Government agencies in Nigeria are departments that have been delegated authority by the Federal Government to issue rules or regulations, licenses, establish rates, or undertake a combination of these actions. Basically, their function is to regulate and carry out oversight functions on various closely related industries or national agencies.

Let’s now see the list of Federal agencies and parastatals in Nigeria.

List Of Government Agencies In Nigeria

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB)

  • Emergency Lines: 0807 7090 908; 0807 7090 909
  • Media Enquiries: 08077090928
  • Email: commissioner@aib.gov.ng; info@aib.gov.ng
  • https://www.aib.gov.ng/

Advertising Practitioners Council Of Nigeria

  • Website: http://www.apconng.com/

Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

  • Head Office: 417, Tigris Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
  • Abuja – (09)2780300
    Lagos – (01)2773210
    customer.complaints@amcon.com.ng
    whistleblowing@amcon.com.ng

Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON)

  • Block 6, Flat3, Kano Street, Area1, Garki, Abuja
  • bonorgng@yahoo.com
  • (234) 8036492969; (234) 7066620316

Budget Office of the Federation (BOF)

  • Central Business Area, P.M.B. 251 Ahmadu Bello Way Garki, Abuja FCT
  • info@budgetoffice.gov.ng, contact@budgetofice.gov.ng

Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)

  • No 11 Osun Crescent, Off Ibrahim Babangida Way, P.M.B 442, Maitama Abuja
  • info@bpe.gov.ng
  • +2347002003000, +23494604401

Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)

  • No. 11, Suleiman Barau Street, Presidential Villa Abuja FCT, Nigeria
  • info@bpp.gov.ng
  • +23496252380

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

  • Plot 33, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District, Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
  • contactcbn@cbn.gov.ng
  • +234 700 225 5226, Toll free line: +234 800 225 5226

Centre for Blacks and African Arts and Culture (CBAAC)

  • Address: National Theatre, P.M.B12794, Iganmu, Lagos

Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, (CRIN)

  • http://www.crin-ng.org/

Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB)

  • info@ccb.gov.ng

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN)

  • Plot 1321, Adesoji Aderemi Street, Gudu District, Cadastral Zone B1, Abuja.
  • +2347035437642,+2348158856635,+2348023936049
  • info@cpn.gov.ng

Consumer Protection Council (CPC)

  • Address: 23 jimmy Carter Street, Asokoro Abuja
  • Phone: 0805 600 2020, 0805 600 3030
  • Email: contact@fccpc.gov.ng

Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

  • Plot 420 Tigris Cres, Maitama 900271, Abuja
  • cservice@cac.gov.ng, protocol@cac.gov.ng
  • +2348182298971

Debt Management Office (DMO)

  • NDIC Building (1st Floor), Plot 447/448 Constitution Avenue, Central Business District, P.M.B. 532, Garki Abuja, Nigeria.
  • +2348110000881
  • enquiries@dmo.gov.ng

Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)

  • Address: Asokoro Abuja Nigeria
  • Phone: +234-9093500071
  • Website: www.dia.gov.ng

Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)

Now known as Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC).

  • 7 Sylvester U. Ugoh Crescent, Utako 900108, Abuja
  • +234(1)2790000, 9037150
  • info@nuprc.gov.ng

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

  • Plot 301/302, Research and Institutions District, Abuja, Nigeria

Electricity Management Services Limited (EMSL)

Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN)

  • Plot 701C, Behind National Mosque Central Business District P.M.B. 358 Garki, FCT-Abuja.
  • Email: dg@energy.gov.ng
  • Tel: 08051128884

Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON)

  • Head Office: No 1 Obosi Cresent, Off Samuel Akintola Boulevard, Garki II, Abuja. PMB 627 Garki, Abuja, 900001.
  • Website: www.ehorecon.gov.ng
  • Email: info@ehorecon.gov.ng or mails@ehorecon.gov.ng
  • Tel: 09-2907256, 09-7817290

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)

  • FAAN Headquarters, Ikeja, Lagos. Nigeria
  • +234-01-2800830, +234-01-2800842
  • contact@faan.gov.ng, henrietta.yakubu@faan.gov.ng

Federal Character Commission (FCC)

  • Address: Near Abuja Shopping Mall, Maputo St, Zone 3, FCT-Abuja, Nigeria
  • Phone: 09034674929, 09034671284

Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

  • 26, Julius Nyerere Crescent, Asokoro, PMB 101, Garki, Abuja
  • +234 (0) 803 323 4804
  • info@fha.gov.ng

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)

  • Revenue House, 15 Sokode Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja
  • +234 (0)9074 444 442, +234 (0)9460 2700-29

Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC)

  • Supreme Court Complex, Three Arms Zone, Central District, P.M.B 484, Abuja
  • TELEPHONE:+234 908 000 3575
    MOBILE :+234 908 111 3575
    EMAIL: info@fjsc.gov.ng

Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN)

  • 266 Cadastral AO, Central Business District, PMB 2273 Garki, Abuja. Nigeria
  • 09-2920689, 09-2920690; 09087973000, 08170237904
  • info@fmbn.gov.ng

Federal Radio Corporation

  • Website: http://www.radionigeriaonline.com/

Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN)

  • HEAD OFFICE: Jericho Hill,Ibadan, P.M.B. 5054,
  • Email: edfrin@frin.gov.ng

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)

  • Abuja Office – Headquarters: Plot 802 Constitution Avenue, Zone A9, Central Business District, PMB 535, Abuja, Nigeria.
  • 08076369259, 08076369260
  • info@icpc.gov.ng

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

  • INEC Headquarters: Plot 436 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama District, FCT, Abuja, NIGERIA.
  • HOTLINES: 0700-CALL-INEC (0700-2255-4632)
  • Website address: www.inecnigeria.org
  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/inecnigeria
  • Twitter handle: @inecnigeria
  • E-mail: iccc@inec.gov.ng

Industrial Training Fund (ITF)

  • Headquarters: Along Miango Road, P.M.B 2199 Jos, Plateau State.
  • 08060625143; 08185596681; 08023529251; 08183653938
  • Email: dgitf@itf.gov.ng

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC)

  • Plot 1270, Ayangba Street, Near FCDA Headquarters, Area 11, Garki, Abuja.
  • Phone : +234-9-4604900
  • Email: info@icrc.gov.ng

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)

  • NATIONAL HQ – Bwari, ABUJA P.M.B. 189, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Phone: +2348166335513, +2348123658955

Legal Aid Council of Nigeria (LACoN)

  • No.22 Port Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki Abuja, Nigeria
  • +234 903 043 6616
  • Email: info@legalaidcouncil.gov.ng

National Agency For Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI)

  • Idu Industrial Layout, PMB 391, Garki – Abuja
  • nasenihq@naseni.org

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

  • NAFDAC Corporate Headquarters: Plot 2032, Olusegun, Obasanjo Way, Zone 7, Wuse, Abuja, Nigeria
  • For Enquiries: 0700-1-NAFDAC (0700-1-623322), +234(0)-1-4609750
    nafdac@nafdac.gov.ng
  • For Complaints: 0800-1-NAFDAC (0800-1-623322) +234(0)909-763-0506, +234(0)909-763-0507
    reforms@nafdac.gov.ng

National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)

  • No 3, Ziguinchor Street, off IBB Way, behind Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Wuse Zone 4, Abuja
  • (234) 08091836222; 08091846222
    info@naca.gov.ng

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP)

  • ADDRESS: No. 2028, Dalaba Street, Wuse Zone 5, FCT Abuja. Nigeria
  • Email: info@naptip.gov.ng
    Phone: 07030000203
  • TOLL-FREE LINES: 0800CALLNAPTIP (08002255627874)
    SHORT CODE: 627

National Agricultural Extension, Research and Liaison Services (NAERLS)

  • Tel: +234-069-879449
  • Email: director@naerls.gov.ng
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. P. M. B. 1067, Zaria, Kaduna State – Nigeria.

National Institute for Cultural Orientation(NICO)

  • Address: 3 Sirasso Crescent, Off Kangeme St. Wuse Zone 6, Abuja.
  • Website: http://www.nico.gov.ng

National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC)

  • Address: 13 David Ejoor Street, Abuja
  • Phone: +234 929 137 813
  • Email: contact@naddc.gov.ng

National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA)

  • Headquarters: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Express Way, (Airport Road), Near City Gate, (National Park Service), FCT. Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Phone: 234 81 808 054 51
  • Email: nbma@nbma.gov.ng

National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA)

  • Umaru Musa Ya’adua Way, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja- Nigeria.
  • Email: info@nabda.gov.ng
  • Tel: +234 9051332164

National Board for Arabic And Islamic Studies (NBAIS)

  • Rigachikun, Kaduna-Zaria Road, Kaduna.
  • info@nbais.com.ng
  • +234 558 547 589

National Boundary Commission

  • NO. 54 Aguyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, FCT Nigeria
  • Email:info@boundarycommission.gov.ng, enquiry@boundarycommission.gov.ng

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)

  • Head Office: Plot 762 Independence Avenue, Central Business District, Garki Abuja.
  • Phone: +2348037051701
    sjichedi@nigerianstat.gov.ng

National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB)

  • No. 1, Benin-Agbor Road, Ikpoba Hill, P.M.B 1747, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria
  • T: +2348078840770
  • E: nabtebhqt@yahoo.com
  • E: helpdesk@nabtebnigeria.org

National Centre for Remote Sensing, Jos (NCRS)

National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM)

  • NACETEM HQ Office: P.M.B 012, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Tel.: 08060702979
  • email: dg.ceo@nacetem.gov.ng

National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE)

  • Head Office: Plot 829 Cadastral Zone A01, Ralph Shodeinde Street, Opposite Akwa Ibom House, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, P.M.B. 0394, Garki, Abuja Nigeria
  • Tel.: (234) -9 2346531, 2345484
  • E-mail: info@ncceonline.edu.ng

National Council for Arts And Culture (NCAC)

  • Address: Plot 1370, Ukpo Close, Garki II District, PMB 252 Garki, Abuja
  • Website: http://www.ncac.gov.ng

National Film & Video Censors Board

  • Website: http://www.nfvcb.gov.ng/

National Council on Privatisation (NCP)

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

  • No 6 Portharcourt Crescent Area 11 Garki Abuja Nigeria.
  • +2348133333333
  • info@ndlea.gov.ng

National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND)

  • 3, Zinguichor Street, Off IBB Way, Beside Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, Wuse Zone 4, P.M.B 319, Garki, Abuja.
  • Telephone Numbers: +234 9 2904838, 2904680, 2904823
  • E-MAIL ADDRESS: info@nerfund.com.ng

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

  • NEMA HQ: # 8, Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Maitama, Abuja.
  • Email: info@nema.gov.ng, nemapress@yahoo.com
  • Emergency : 0800CALLNEMA , 080022556362

National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)

  • No. 56 Lome Crescent, Wuse Zone 7, Abuja
  • dg@nesrea.gov.ng
  • info@nesrea.gov.ng
  • +2348146099778

National Examination Council (NECO)

  • Head Office (NECO): Bida Road, P.M.B 159, Minna, Nigeria.
  • Support Lines: 08069232760, 08052218069, 08052218070, 08126886938, 08126886939, 08189342653, 08189342754
  • Support Emails: neconigeria@yahoo.com, support@mynecoexams.com

National Frequency Management Council

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NaHCON)

  • The Lagos Zonal Coordinator, Pilgrims’ Transit Camp, 51 Samuel Street, Akowonjo, Lagos State.
  • nahcon.lagos@nigeriahajjcom.gov.ng

National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

  • Head Quarters: Plot 297, P.O.W. Mafemi Crescent, Off Solomon Lar Way, Utako District, Abuja.
  • +123 0805-928-2008,
  • +234 0808-328-0131,
  • info@nhis.gov.ng

National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT)

  • P.M.B. 5432, Jericho Reservation Area, Idi-Ishin, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • info@nihort.gov.ng,
  • nihortinfo@yahoo.com
  • +234 (0) 806 948 1807,
  • +234 (0) 805 552 3245
  • www.nihort.gov.ng

National Theatre/National Troupe of Nigeria (NT/NTN)

  • Address: National Theatre Complex, Iganmu, PMB 3109 Lagos
  • Website: http://ntn.com.ng/

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

  • No 19 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, PMB 444, Garki, Abuja – Nigeria
  • Phone: 08006472428 (Toll Free), 092903746, 092908829, 09032192577, 07041678566, 07053529460
  • Email: info@nhrc.gov.ng

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)

  • 11 Sokode Crescent, Off Dalaba Street, Zone 5, Wuse, P. M. B. 18, Garki, Abuja
  • Phone: +234-8-157691214, +234-8-157691071, +234-8157691145
    Report Extortion: +234-9-134959433
    E-mail: info@nimc.gov.ng
    www.nimc.gov.ng

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

  • Address: No. 28, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street, P.M.B 564, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Email: info@nitda.gov.ng
  • Phone:+2348168401851, +2340752420189, +234 92 920 263

Nigerian Institute for Hospitality and Tourism(NIHOTOUR)

  • Address: 3 Hargeusa Street, Off Accra Street, Wuse 5, Abuja
  • Website: http://www.nihotour.org

National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD)

National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)

  • HEAD OFFICE: Plot 1239, Ladoke Akintola Boulevard, Garki II Abuja.
  • EMAIL: contact@naicom.gov.ng

National Intelligence Agency (NIA)

National Judicial Council (NJC)

  • Email Address: info@njc.gov.ng
  • Quick Contact: 09-4603190

National Judicial Institute (NJI)

Mohammed Bello Centre, Umaru Musa Yar’adua Express Way. P.M.B. 5020, Wuse, Abuja.

National Library of Nigeria (NLN)

  • PLOT 274 SANUSI HOUSE, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT ABUJA.
  • Talk to us ++(234) 9234 6773

National Lottery Regulatory Commission

  • Address: Plot 640 Cadastral Zone ‎B4, Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua Way, Jabi District, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Email: info@nlrc-gov.ng

National Gallery of Art (NGA)

  • Address: Plot 684, Cadastral Zone, Utako District, PMB 456 Garki, Abuja
  • Website: http://www.nga.gov.ng

National Lottery Trust Fund

  • National Lottery House
  • Plot 9, Oyi River Crescent, Off IBB Boulevard, Ministers Hill, Maitama-District, Abuja
  • Text service: +234(0)7031026399

National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP)

  • info@notap.gov.ng
  • 09034776654

National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)

  • No. 56 Lome Crescent, Wuse Zone 7, Abuja
  • dg@nesrea.gov.ng
  • info@nesrea.gov.ng
  • +2348146099778

National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

  • University Village, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way Jabi-Abuja.

National Orientation Agency (NOA)

  • Address: Block B, Old Secretariat, Area 1, P.M.B. 27, Garki, Abuja.
  • Website: http://www.noa.gov.ng

National Pension Commission (PenCom)

  • 174 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja, Nigeria
  • E: info@pencom.gov.ng
  • P: 0700-CALLPENCOM (0700-225 -573-6266) +234 9460 3930

National Planning Commission (NPC)

  • Adekunle Fajuiyi Street Central Business District Abuja FCT Nigeria
  • info@nationalplanning.gov.ng

National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN)

  • Plot 21, Cadastral Zone, Idu Industrial Area, Mbora District, Near Wupa Sewage Plant, FCT Abuja, Nigeria.
  • Telephone: +2347067777559, +2348118979141, +2348172780301
  • Email: naptin@naptin.gov.ng

National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA)

  • Plot 681/682 Port Harcourt Crescent, Abuja Nigeria.
  • info@nphcda.gov.ng
  • https://nphcda.gov.ng

National Root Crops Research Institute (NCRI)

  • EMAIL: info@nrcri.gov.ng
  • TELEPHONE: +234 816 898 3790
    ADDRESS: Km 8 Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Road P.M.B 7006 Umuahia Abia State Nigeria

National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC)

National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA)

  • info@notap.gov.ng
  • 09034776654

National Sports Commission (NSC)

National Sugar Development Council (NSDC)

  • Sugar House, 10 Oro-ago Crescent, Off Muhammadu Buhari Way, P.M.B. 299, Garki II, FCT, Abuja.
  • 0706 909 4543
  • contact@nsdc.gov.ng

National Teachers Institute (NTI)

  • Calls & SMS: 09064579779
  • Whatsapp: 09095450282
  • Twitter: @ntiedung
  • Facebook: @ntiedung

National Universities Commission (NUC)

  • Address: National Universities Commission,26, Aguiyi Ironsi street PMB 237 Garki GPO, Maitama, Abuja.
  • Email: info@nuc.edu.ng

National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI)

  • P.M.B 01 Vom, Plateau State Nigeria.
  • Office: 09058777764, 08111118533
  • edvr@nvri.gov.ng
  • enquiries@nvri.gov.ng

National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM)

  • Address: Plot 2018 Cotonou Crescent, Wuse Zone 6, Abuja.
  • Website: http://www.ncmm.gov.ng

National Water Resources Institute (NWRI)

  • Address: Plot 502, Nafisah Plaza, By Langema Street, off Constitution Avenue Road, Central Business District Area, Abuja, FCT – Nigeria.
  • Call Us: +234 (0) 8035986959, +234 (0) 8120760996
  • Mail Us: info@niwrmc.gov.ng

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

  • Website: http://nannewsnigeria.com/

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS)

Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT)

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)

Nigerian Film Corporation

  • Website: http://www.nfc.gov.ng/

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC)

Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA)

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)

Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA)

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)

Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB)

Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)

Nigeria center for Disease Control (NCDC)

Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC)

Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)

Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC)

  • Website: http://www.nbc.gov.ng/

Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI)

Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC)

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT)

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT)

Nigerian Content Monitoring and Development Board (NCMDB)

Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM Bank)

Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)

Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU)

Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research

Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR)

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)

Nigerian Integrated Water Resources Commission

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET)

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA)

Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA)

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)

Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST)

Nigerian Press Council (NPC)

  • Website: http://www.presscouncil.gov.ng/

Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC)

Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)

  • Website: http://www.ntanews24.tv/

Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC)

  • Address: Block 2, Sejadu Street, Wuse Zone 4, P.M.B. 167 Garki, Abuja
  • Website: http://www.nigeriatourism.net

Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA)

Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)

Public Complaints Commission

Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC)

River Basin Development Authorities (RBDA’s)

Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHESTCO)

Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)

Social Security Administration of Nigeria (SSA)

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)

State Security Service (SSS)

Surveyors Council Of Nigeria

Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN)

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)

Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC)

Voice Of Nigeria

  • Website: http://www.voiceofnigeria.org/

West African Examination Council (WAEC)

Those are all the top Government Agencies in Nigeria.

This article was most recently revised and updated on May 24, 2022

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