Nigerian Acronyms and their meanings are given here. Oftentimes, we use some acronyms and so get used to them that we forget their meanings.

Acronyms in Nigeria and their meanings

Common Acronyms in Nigeria and their Meanings
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In this article, we will be bringing to light 70 acronyms that you may not have known their meanings.

Nigerian current affairs abbreviations and meanings

Below are Common Acronyms in Nigeria and their Meanings:

  1. AIT – Africa Independent Television
  2. GPRS – General Packet Radio Service.
  3. NTA – Nigerian Television Authority
  4. NPF – Nigeria Police Force
  5. NAMA – Nigeria Airport Management Authority
  6. EFCC – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
  7. OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  8. SARS – Special Anti Robbery Squad
  9. PDP – People’s Democratic Party
  10. COMPUTER – Common Oriented Machine. Particularly United and used under Technical and Educational Research.

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  1. PDF – Portable Document Format
  2. NUJ – Nigerian Union of Journalists.
  3. TIN – Taxpayers Identification Number
  4. UNO – United Nationals Organization
  5. SIM – Subscriber Identity Module.
  6. SSCE – Senior School Certificate Examination
  7. NSC – National Sport Commission
  8. WAEC – West African Examination Council
  9. VOA – Voice of America
  10. AU – African Union
  11. GOOGLE -Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth.
  12. NUT – Nigerian Union of Teachers
  13. UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply.
  14. POLICE – Public officer for Legal Investigation and Criminal activities
  15. WAEC – West Africa Examination Council
  16. FRSC – Federal Road Safety Commission
  17. BBC – British Broadcasting Commission
  18. NDDC – Nigeria Delta Development Commission
  19. NUT – Nigeria Union of Teachers
  20. SAN – Senior Advocate of Nigeria
  21. WWW – World Wide Web
  22. OTG – On-The-Go Cable
  23. RAM – Random Access Memory.
  24. GSM – Global System of Mobile Commission
  25. AIDS – Acquired Immune Deficiency
  26. EMG – ECOWAS Monitoring Group
  27. NPF – Nigeria Police Force
  28. INEC – Independent National Electoral Commission
  29. IMF – International Monetary Fund
  30. USB – Universal Serial Bus
  31. NBA – Nigerian Bar Association
  32. ICAN – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
  33. NAPPS – National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools.
  34. FIFA – Federation Internationale de Football Association
  35. NUC – National University Commission
  36. ASUU – Academic Staff Union of Universities
  37. VON – Voice of Nigeria
  38. ATM – Automated Teller Machine.
  39. NDS – Nigeria Defence Academy
  40. NYSC – National Youth Service Corps
  41. NNPC – Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation
  42. NDLEA – National Drug Law Enforcement Agency
  43. ITF – Industrial Training Fund
  44. NCC – Nigeria Communication Commission
  45. PFN – Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria
  46. CAN – Christian Association of Nigeria
  47. NUPENG – National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  48. HDMI – High-Definition Multimedia Interface.
  49. HIV – Human Immune Deficiency

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  1. NAFDAC – National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control
  2. WHO – World Health Organization
  3. ECOWAS – Economic Community of West African States
  4. NEPA – National Electric Power Authority
  5. NPA – Nigeria Port Authority
  6. UN – United Nations
  7. UNESCO – United Nation Education Scientific and Cultural Organization
  8. EFCC – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
  9. ICPC – Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and Other Related Offences
  10. PENGASSAN – Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria
  11. DVD – Digital Video Disk.

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