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AAP Academic Associates Peaceworks
AAU Ambrose Alli University
AAUA Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko
AAWUN Agricultural and Allied Workers Union of Nigeria
ABSU Abia State University
ABUTH Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital
ACCON Anti-Cult Campaign Organisation of Nigeria
ACD Advanced Congress of Democrats
ACN Action Congress Nigeria
ACOMORAN Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders Association of Nigeria
ACP Assistant Commissioner of Police
AIG Assistant Inspector-General
AKTC Akwa Ibom Transport Company
ALSCON Aluminium Smelter Company Of Nigeria
ANCLA Association of Customs Licensed Agents
ANPP All Nigeria People's Party
AP African Petroleum
AP Accord Party
APA Adege Progressive Association
APC Armoured Personnel Carrier
APGA All Progressive Grand Alliance
APRI Accident Prevention and Rescue Initiative
APU Adege Progressive Union
ASP Assistant Superintendant of Police
ASSCU Anambra State Sewage Contractors Union
ATBU Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
ATQON Association of Tippers and Quarry Owners of Nigeria
AVS Anambra Vigilance Service
AYDF Arewa Youth Development Foundation
BAM Black Axe Movement
BAMOSD Bakassi Self-Determination Movement
BB Black Berets
BCGA British Cotton Growers Association
BENSU Benue State University
BETC Borno Emirate Traditional Council
BH Boko Haram
BTS Base Transmission Station
CAC Corporate Affairs Commission
CAN Christian Association of Nigeria
CAST Community and Shell Togetherness
CBN Central Bank of Nigeria
CCC Celestial Church of Christ
CCI Concerned Citizens of Ika
CDA Community Development Association
CDC Community Development Committee
CDS Chief of Defence Staff
CID Criminal Investigation Department
CIDJAP Catholic Institute for Development, Justice and Peace
CLO Civil Liberties Organization
CLO Community Liaison officer
CLP Citizen Leadership Party
CNPC Chinese National Petroleum Company
COCIN Church of Christ in Nigeria
CODUC Coordinadora de Organizaciones Democraticas Urbanas y Campesinas
COMA Coalition for Militant Action
COMESECOMS Community Secondary Commercial School
COMOA Commercial Motorcycles Operators Association
CONTISS Consolidated Tertiary Institution Salary Structure
COREN Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria
CPA Christian Praying Assembly
CPC Congress for Progressive Change
CPM Christian Pentecostal Mission
CPS Central Police Station
CRC Civil Rights Congress
CRSWB Cross River State Water Board
CRUTECH Cross River University of Technology
CSO Chief Security Officer
CUDA Calabar Urban Development Authority
CYDI Challenge Your Disability Initiative
DCO Division Crime Officer
DESOPADEC Delta State Oil Producing Areas Commission
DGSA Director General Services and Administration
DIG Deputy Inspector General
DPA Democratic Peoples Alliance
DPO Divisional Police Officer
DPP Democratic People's Party
DSP Deputy Superintendent of Police
DSSS Department of Security Services
DWS Drivers' Welfare Scheme
EBSEPA State Environmental Protection Agency
EBSU Ebonyi State University
ECOMOG ECOWAS Monitoring Group
ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States
EEPNL Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited
EFCC Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
EKHMB Ekiti Hospital Management Board
ENI Ente Nationale Idrocarburi
ENTRACO Enugu State Transport Company
EPCL Eleme Petrochimical Company Limited
ESUT Enugu State University of Science and Technologie
ESWAMA Enugu State Waste Management Agency
ETB Equatorial Trust Branch
FCDA Federal Capital Development Agency
FCT Federal CapitalTerritory
FCTA Federal Capital Territory Administration
FERMA Federal Road Management Agency
FFF Freedom Freelance Fighters
FG Federal Government
FHA Federal Housing Auhority
FIB Federal Investigation Bureau
FICD Force Criminal Investigation Department
FJHD Forum for Justice and Human Rights Defence
FMC Federal Medical Center
FNC Fabrique Nationale Carabine
FNDIC Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities
FOU Federal Operations Unit
FPSO Floating Production Storage and Offloading
FRCN Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria
FRSC Federal Road Safety Commission
FUAM    Federal University of Agriculture of Makurdi
FUT Federal University of Technology
FUTA Federal University of Technology Akure
FUTO Federal University of Technology Owerri
GIHL Global Infrastructure Holding Limited
GOC General Officer Commanding
GRA Government Reservation Area
GTB Guarantee Trust Bank
HNDC Hope for Nigeria Delta Campaign
HQ Headquarters
IBC RATTAWU Imo Broadcasting Corporation, Radio, Television and Theatre Arts Workers
ICC International Conference Center
ICD Initiative for Community Development
IEDs Improvised Explosive Devices
IGP Inspector General of Police
IMSU Imo State University
IMSUTH Imo State University Teaching Hospital
IMT Institute of Management and Technology
INEC Independant National Electoral Commission
INTELS Integrated Logistics Services
IPMAN Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria
IPP Independent Power Plant
IRIN Integrated Regional Information Networks
IYC Ijaw Youth Council
JAAIDS Journalists Against AIDS
JIC Joint Islamic Committee
JPT Joint Patrol Team
JRC Joint Revolutionary Council
JTF Joint Task Force
KAI Kick Against Indiscipline
KOLGA Kolukuma/Opukuma local government area
KRPC Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company
LASPOTECH Lagos State Polytechnic
LASTMA Lagos State Traffic Management Autority
LASU Lagos State University
LAUTECH Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
LAWMA Lagos State Waste Management Authority
LCDA Local Development Area Council
LMMTA Ladipo Main Market Traders Association
LNG Liquefied Natural Gas
LP Labour Party
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LUTH Lagos University Teaching Hospital
MACBAN Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria
MAKIA Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
MAN Manufacturers Association of Nigeria
MASSOB Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra
MEND Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta
MJTF    Multinational Joint Task Force
MMIA Murtala Mohammed International Airport
MOPOL Mobile Police
MOSOP Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MSF Médecins Sans Frontières
NADP Nasarawa State Agricultural Development Programme
NAEME Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
NAF Nigerian Air Force
NAFDAC National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
NAFEST National Festival of Arts and Culture
NAGAFF National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders
NANS National Association of Nigeria Students
NAOC Nigerian Agip Oil Company
NARTO National Association of Road Transport Owners
NASFAT Nasrul-Lahi-il Fathi
NBA Nigeria Bar Association
NBC National Boundary Commission
NBS Nasarawa State Broadcasting Service
NCRI National Cereals Research Institute
NCS National Customs Service
NDA Nigerian Defence Academy
NDDC Niger Delta Development Commission
NDFF Niger Delta Freedom Fighters
NDLEA National Drug Law Enforcement Agency
NDRC Nigeria Delta Reconciliation Council
NDU Niger Delta University
NDV Niger Delta Vigilante
NDVM Niger Delta Vigilante Movement
NDVS Niger Delta Vigilante Service
NECO National Examinations Council
NEMA National Emergency Management Agency
NEPAD New Partnership for Africa's Development
NFTWA Nigeria Fishing Trawlers Workers Association
NGO Non Governmental Organization
NIPOST Nigerian Postal Service
NIS Nigeria Immigration Service
NITEL Nigerian Telecom Plc
NITOA Nigerian Trawler Owners Association
NJI National Judicial Institute
NLC Nigerian Labour Congress
NLNG Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas
NMA National Maritime Authority
NNPC Nigerian National Petroleum Company
NOPRIN Network on Police Reform in Nigeria
NOUN National Open University of Nigeria
NPA Nigerian Ports Authority
NPDC National Petroleum Development Company
NRC National Republican Convention
NSCDC Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps
NTA Nigerian Television Authority
NUATE National Union of Air Transport Employees
NUJ Nigeria Union of Journalists
NULGE National Union of Local Government Employees
NUPENG National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers
NURTW National Union of Road Transport Workers
NUT Nigeria Union of Teachers
NVRI National Veterinary Research Institute
NYSC National Youth Service Corps
OAS Odengene Aviation Shuttle
OCG Outlaws Cult Group
OOU Olabisi Onabanjo University
OOUTH Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital
OPC Oodua Peoples Congress
PDP People's Democratic Party
PENGASSAN Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association
PHCN Power Holding Company
PMAN Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria
PMF Police Mobile Force
PMS Premium Motor Spirit
PMT Peace Mass Transit
PPA Programme Peoples Alliance
PPMC Pipeline Products Marketing Company
PPRO Police Public Relations Officer
PRP Peoples Redemption Party
PTD Petroleum Tankers Drivers
PTML Port and Terminal Multi-service Limited
QIT Qua Iboe Terminal
QRS Quick Response Squad
RCC Reyolds Construction Company
RPG Rocket Propelled Grenade
RRS Rapid Response Squad
RSSDA Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency
RSUST Rivers State University of Science and Technology
RTEAN Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria
RTOAN Road Transport Owners Association of Nigeria
SARS Special Anti-Robbery Squad
SCID State Criminal Investigation Department
SDP Social Democratic Party
SDV SCAC-Delmas-Vieljeux
SEC Supreme Eye Confraternity
SEMA State Emergency Management Agency
SERA State Emergency Relief Agency
SOS Swift Operation Squad
SPDC Shell Petroleum Development Company
SSANU Senior Staff Associationat the Nasarawa State University
SSC Special Strike Code
SSG Secretary to the State Government
SSS State Security Service
STF Special Task Force
SUBEB State Universal Basic Education Board
SUG Students' Union Government
TASUED Tai Solarin University of Education
TRACE Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corp
TUC Trade Union Congress
UBA United Bank of Africa
UBN Union Bank of Nigeria
UBTH University of Benin Teaching Hospital
UCH University College Hospital
UI University of Ibadan
UITH University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
UME University Matriculation Examinations
UNAD University of Ado-Ekiti
UNEC University of Nigeria Enugu Campus
UniAbuja University of Abuja
UNIBEN University of Benin
UNIPORT University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
UNIUYO University of Uyo
UNIZIK Nnamdi Azikiwe University
UNN University of Nigeria Nsukka
UPTH University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital
UPU Urhobo Progress Union
UUTH University of Uyo Teaching Hospital
WAMCO West Africa Milk Company
Western Metal Products Company
ZASIEC Zamfara State Independent Electoral Commission


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