Notable Abbreviations And Their Meanings

Important Abbreviations in Nigeria

Below are some notable acronyms/abbreviations in Nigeria and the world their meanings

* AU– African Union

* NAF– Nigeria Air Force

* NN– Nigeria Navy

* 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

* OPEC– Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

* 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

* ICPC– Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and Other Related Offenses

* NLC– NIgeria Labour Congress

* NECON– National Election Commission of Nigeria

* NUJ– Nigeria Union of Journalists

* IMF– International Monetary Fund

* SARS- Special Anti Robbery Squad

* OPC- Odua Peoples 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

* FRSC- Federal Road Safety Commission

* EFCC- Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

* PDP- Peoples Democratic Party

* 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

* UCH- University College Hospital

* LUTH- Lagos State Teaching Hospital

* GCE- General Certificate of Education

* UNICEF- United Nations International Children Educational 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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