30 Federal Agencies You can Get A Good Job at In Nigeria

Many people think working for the government means working at an office with little or nothing to do. Although some federal jobs in Nigeria might be full of idle hours, there are still many more agencies and parastatals that actually make a difference to the Nigerian economy.

Working for the government teaches you how little processes and structures work together to power a nation. You understand further the power in each tier of Government and why they are necessary. The best thing about working for the government is that there are jobs in different areas of specialization. Jobs cut across  zoology to the finance, just name it. The importance of contributing to the welfare and growth of your country by participating in the inner workings cannot be over emphasized.

Here is a list of federal jobs in Nigeria where you can get a great job and contribute effectively and efficiently to the growth of our Nation. Note that this list is not arranged in any particular order.

List of Federal Agencies In Nigeria

1) Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is the body charged with the responsibility of maintaining all commercial airports in Nigeria. They also provide service to all passenger and cargo airplanes.

Official Website: http://www.faannigeria.org/

2) Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has a strategic mission to provide safe, efficient, effective and economic Air Navigation Services to airspace users, through deployment of new technologies and dedicated workforce.

Official Website: https://www.nama.gov.ng

3)National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)

The National Information Technology Development Agency is the body charged with the responsibility of implementing ICT policies on behalf of the federal ministry of science and technology. They develop programs to help boost ICT innovatives around the country

Official Website: http://www.nitda.gov.ng/ 

4)Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT)

The Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited is responsible for exploiting the commercial viability of satellites  for the socio-economic benefit of the Nation. The satellites launched are used for Telecommunications, Broadcasting, Broadband and also for security.

5)Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC)

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission is in charge of regulating broadcasts from media agencies such as Television and Radio stations. They have the power to grant licenses and also withdraw licenses from any erring station.

6)Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

The Nigerian Communications Commission is responsible for guiding the activities of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. The ensure members adhere to strict guidelines pertaining to the quality of services provided.

7)Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Asset Managemnt Corporation of Nigeria was formed to help rescue banks that were at the verge of collapsing due to non-performing loans.

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8)Budget Office of the Federation (BOF)

The budget office of the federation is charged with the responsibility of providing budget function, implement budget and fiscal policies of the Federal Government of Nigeria. It is divided into 6 departments namely; Revenue, Expenditure, Budget Monitoring and Evaluation, Fiscal policy, Administration and supplies, finance and accounts.

9)Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)

The Bureau of Public Enterprises is charged with the responsibility to carry out the sales of public assets to the private sector. They are to ensure that there is a smooth transition process during the transfer of assets.

10)Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)

The Bureau of Public Procurement is in charge of procuring items for the federal government of Nigeria. The job of the BPP is to ensure that there is a clear and transparent process in the procedures pertaining to what the government acquires.

11)Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

The Central Bank of Nigeria also known as the Apex bank governs the activities of all banks in Nigeria. The job of the CBN is to ensure that banks adhere to standards of banking practice and ensure the  financial stability of the country through its diverse surveillance activities. They are also engaged in the promotion of an efficient payment system.

12)Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)

The corporate affairs commission is the body responsible for the regulation and registering of Companies in Nigeria. All forms of businesses whether a Limited Liability Company or  Business name must be vetted and duly registered by the CAC

13)Debt Management Office (DMO)

The Debt management office is the body responsible for the management of Nigeria’s external debt.

14)Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)

The Federal Inland Revenue Service is the body responsible for the development of a transparent and efficient tax revenue collection system for the federal government of Nigeria.

15)Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN)

The federal Mortgage bank of Nigeria is the body responsible for the provision of liquidity to the mortgage and housing markets with the sole aim of enabling Nigerians own homes on mortgage financing.

16)National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)

The National Bureau of Statistics is responsible for publishing statistics about Nigeria. They also work hand in hand with other agencies to compile relevant data with respect to the nation.

17)National Council on Privatization (NCP)

The national council on privatization is a body charged with the responsibility of determining the political, social and economic objectives of privatizing Nigeria’s public assets.

18)National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)

The national insurance commission is the body whose job is to carry out effective supervision and guidance of the Nigerian Insurance industry to align with global standards.

19)National Pension Commission PenCom (PenCom)

The National pension commission is the body whose responsibility is to regulate and effectively manage the Nigerian pension industry. They ensure that pensioners obtain their benefits and as at when due.

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20)National Planning Commission (NPC)

The national planning commission is in charge of planning federal activities across the country.

21)Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

The Niger Delta Development Commission is a federal government agency set up to develop the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

22)Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)

The Nigerian Customs service is a federal agency whose job is to facilitate trade between Nigeria and other countries of the world. They are also saddled with the responsibility of ensuring that smuggling and other illegal activities are prohibited across the borders of Nigeria.

23)Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC)

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation is a body under the federal ministry of finance whose job is to protect protect depositors and the entire banking industry in Nigeria.

24)Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission is a federal agency charged with the responsibility of promoting, coordinating and monitoring all investments in Nigeria.

25)Nigerian Export – Import Bank (NEXIM Bank)

The Nigerian Export – Import Bank is the body responsible for providing short and medium term loans for Nigerian exporters in order to boost the economy.

26)Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council is a federal government agency whose job is to promote non-oil exports from Nigeria in order to diversify the economy from Oil and build a robust and sustainable economy.

27)Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA)

The Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority is saddled with the responsibility of promoting investments in the free trade zones in Nigeria.

28)Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

The Securities and Exchange Commission is the regulatory body charged with the responsibility of monitoring the Nigerian capital market.

29)Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is responsible for ensuring that facilities and products in Nigeria are up to specified standards.


This are a list of federal government jobs in Nigeria where you can get a fulfilling ad rewarding career.

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