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List of NGOs In Nigeria Their Functions, Activities And Contacts. NGOs are Non-governmental organizations set up purposely as a beneficial program for the less privileged and socially affected citizens of a country.

List of NGOs In Nigeria

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What is NGO?

NGO, A non-governmental organization (NGO) is any non-profit, voluntary citizens’ group which is organized on a local, national or international level.it is generally established to engage in not for-profit activities (that is to say, it was not established for profit-making).

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It is Task-oriented and driven by people with a common interest, NGO perform a variety of service and humanitarian functions, bring citizen concerns to Governments, advocate and monitor policies and encourage political participation through provision of information.

Non government organisations or NGOs are companies that are mostly independent from any government. We say mostly because some of NGOs are actually funded by the government. Interesting, isn’t it? Depending on the scope, NGOs can be international, national, regional or local. It is said that there are over 10 million NGOs in the world.

The main goal of NGOs is to improve the life of the people by providing different services free of charge. Such services might include humanitarian aid, healthcare, legal support, human rights activism, informative events and so on.

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Functions Of NGOs In Nigeria

It is a non-profit making organization which is organized on a local, national and international level. It is driven by people with a common interest to perform a variety of services and humanitarian functions.

NGOs bring citizen concerns to the Government, monitor and advocate policies and encourage political participation through provision of information.

NGOs focus on numerous aspects that are indeed important to the citizens of a country. Such aspects include:

human rights, legal support, promoting education, agricultural development, encouraging social responsibility, poverty alleviation, supporting human welfare, development of communities, health or environment, etc.

NGOs are mostly set up to improve the lives of people by providing much-needed services free of charge. There are lots of NGOs in Nigeria with various activities that cannot be overlooked.

Living in a country where many of its citizens are subjected to untold hardship, emotional trauma, poverty, etc. The presence of NGOs helps to bring the solution to such problems and ensuring that it is reduced to the minimum.

There are many people out there who seek help which the Government cannot necessarily provide due to poor administration and the NGOs exist to ensure such help is provided to such distressed citizens.

If you are interested in knowing the NGOs in Nigeria, this article is aimed at stating the NGOs in Nigeria.

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List of All NGOs in Nigeria and Their Activities, Contacts

The following are the list of NGOs in Nigeria and their activities

1. Angels Discovery Circle Initiative

This is a non-profit organization in Nigeria that offers humanitarian services, scholarship programs, skill acquisitions, safety awareness and rehabilitating.

Contact Information;


Block 5, Plot 8-10, Jajo Estate, Off Ijede Road, Po Box 2953, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria.





Website: http://adcinitiative.org/

2. Sought After Women and Children Foundation

This is a registered non-governmental organization in Nigeria dedicated to ministering to abused women and abandoned children in the society.

Their activities include: Rehabilitation programs, Orphanage homes and Outreaches to other NGOs and Homes.

Services: Shelter for children, Empowering women, Saving a family and Education for children.

Contact Information:

Sought After Children Orphanage Home of Sharon (Women Rehab) No 17 Balee Close, Off Balee Street, No.14 Obatarhe Ojoboh Street,

Owode Bus stop, Owode-Langbasa, Idowu Estate, Oke Ira, Ajah, Lekki, Lagos Lekki, Lagos.

Email: swcf@soughtafterfoundation.org carol@soughtafterfoundation.org carol@soughtafterfoundation.org femi@soughtafterfoundation.org silver@soughtafterfoundation.org

Website: http://soughtafterfoundation.org/

3. Association for Reproductive and Family Health

This is one of the leading indigenous non-governmental organization in Nigeria committed to improving the quality of life of undeserved and vulnerable communities by promoting access to quality health care and harnessing community capacity for sustainable development.

Contact information:


ARFH HOUSE, Plot 815A, Army Officers’ Mess Road, Near Ikolaba Grammar School, Agodi G.R.A., Ikolaba, Ibadan. P.O. Box 30259 Secretariat, Ibadan , Oyo State, Nigeria.


+234 802 354 2881

Email: info@arfh-ng.org

Website: https://arfh-ng.org/

4. Africa Youth Growth Foundation

This is a non-governmental organization set up with the sole purpose of contributing to positive change in the economic and social status of African youth through effective programs that deliver sustainable outcomes.

Their activities: Migration, Democratic Governance and Development of individuals, communities and societies.

Contact Information:

Suite 309, Anbeez Plaza, 15, Ndola Crescent, Wuse Zone 5. Abuja FCT Nigeria

Phone: +234 816 360 3067 | +234 (0) 8109260016 | 234 (705) (495) (5792)

Email: info@aygf.org

Website: https://www.aygf.org/

5. CLEEN Foundation

This non-governmental organization was established to promote public safety, security and accessible justice through the strategies of empirical research, legislative advocacy, democratic programmes and publication in partnership with government, civil society and the private sector.

Contact Information:


21, Akinsanya Street, Taiwo Bus Stop, Ojodu, Ikeja 100281, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: +234-8133051024

Website: https://cleen.org/


6. Tender Arts Nigeria

This non-profit making organization positively impacts children and youths with focus on art therapy , art education, talent development, community development and civic engagement.

Contact Information:


3, Egbapeju Street,

Lagos, Nigeria

Phone: (234) 8032256759

E-Mail: Info@tenderartsng.org

Website: http://www.tenderartsng.org/

7. Friends of The Environment

This NGO promotes environmental sustainability through advocacy, education, awareness creation and initiatives in the area of renewable energy sources, waste management, economic empowerment and gender issues.

Contact Information:

P.O.Box 10627, Lagos, Nigeria

Phone: +234-01-453-2526

Email: info@fote.org.ng

Website: https://fote.org.ng/

  1. Plan International

This is an NGO established to promote children’s rights and equality for girls Their activities:

-Ensuring that children continue their education in safety

-Reducing maternal and child mortality amongst marginalised and vulnerable women and girls

-Nutritional support for mothers and young children

-Protecting children from violence

-Empowering young people to stand up for their rights and seek accountability from leaders. Contact Information


No 49, Anthony Enahoro Street

Utako District



Phone: +234-8146981331

Email: Nigeria.CO@plan-international.org

Website: https://plan-international.org/Nigeria

9. Nigerian Heart Foundation

This NGO promotes heart health, scientific research in cardiovascular health, healthy lifestyles and advocacy on heart issues.

Their Activities:







Website: https://www.nigerianheart.org/

10. Access to Education for Children

This is an NGO that promotes education for indigent children Contact Information:

Contact Information:

Address: 63 Road, 53 Victoria Garden City. Lekki, Lagos. Phone: +234 1 4617859

11. Business and Professional Women

Their Activities:

Provision of education, training and opportunities to help women achieve economic independence.

Contact Information:

Address: Club Arcade, Annex 7, Tafawa Balewa Complex, Onikan, Lagos.

Phone: +234 1 8920997, 08023372585

Email: info@bpwnigeria.org

Website: www.bpwnigeria.org

12. Women in Management and Business

A Non Governmental organization (NGO) formed to improve the success rate of female entrepreneurs and increase the proportion of women in senior positions in corporate organizations.

Contact Information:

Address: Suite A3, Falomo Shopping Centre, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Phone: +234 1 2712521, 0803 5WIMBIZ

E-mail: wimbiz@wimbiz.org Website: www.wimbiz.org

  1. LEAP Africa

To train, equip and empower a cadre of youths for leadership, effectiveness, accountability etc.

Website: www.leapafrica.org

14. Guidance Community Development Foundation

This NGO provides free computer training, children, youth, family support, empowerment, farmers forum, community development, etc.

Contact Information:

Address: 113/175 Bowen University Road, PO Box 32, Iwo, Osun State.

Phone: +234 (0) 8034978700, 08057783260, 08057177719

Email: guidanceforever@yahoo.co.uk

Website: www.gcmf.com

15. Foundation for Skills Development

This NGO was established to empower unemployed persons with vocational & technical skills to become self-employed.

Contact Information:

Address 3b Allen Lane, off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos.

Phone: +234 1 8198108

Email: foundationforskillsdevt@yahoo.com

Website: www.foundationforskillsdevelopment.com

16. Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN)

Contact Information:

Address: 221 Obafemi Awolowo Way, Oke-Ado, G.P.O. Box 1816, Ibadan, Oyo State

Phone: +234 2 2316800, 08033331211

Email: feedback@brecan.org Website: www.brecan.org

17. African Sports Support & Education Trust

This non- governmental organization promotes the education of sports people and support aged, retired sports people.

Website: www.asset-ng.org

18. The Courage Education Foundation

This non-profit organization is dedicated to the empowerment of the Nigerian children through the provision of quality education. It was set up to provide educational assistance to brilliant children who are shackled by poverty.

Contact Information:


Water Corporation Road Off Ligali Ayorinde Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.



Website: https://www.trinityhouseng.org/ngos/

19. Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative

This NGO was established to fight stigma and create an environment that makes it possible for people to seek care for their mental health without fear of discrimination.

Contact Information:

Address: 70, Olonode Street, Off Alagomeji Yaba Lagos

Email: contact@mentallyaware.org

Phone: +234 8051493163

Website: https://www.mentallyaware.org/

20. New Nigeria Foundation

New Nigeria Foundation (NNF) is a non-governmental organization that promotes sustainable community development initiatives through public-private partnerships.

Contact Information:


Plot 6, Block 128B, Remi Olowude Way, Off Lekki-Epe Expressway, Opposite TREM Church, Marwa Bus Stop, Lekki Peninsula, Lagos, Nigeria.

Email: contact@nnfng.org

Phone :+234 802 323 1430; +234 808 213 8501

Phone :+234-1-4536925-6

Website: http://nnfng.org/

21. Centre for Law Enforcement Education

This NGO Promotes respect for human rights & co-operation between civil society & law enforcement agencies.

Website: www.deen.kabissa.org


22. United Nations of Youth Network Nigeria (UNOY)

Address: c/o United Nations Information Centre 17 Kingsway Road Ikoyi, Lagos Email: unoy_nigeria@yahoo.com


23. World Scholarship & Career Helpers

This NGO provides free training for young lads in Computer Studies for poverty eradication.

Contact Information:

Address: 18 Karimu Street, Surulere-Lagos

Phone: +234 (0) 8062685918

E-mail: chris@wscareerhelp.org

Website: www.wscareerhelp.org


24. Action Health Incorporated (AHI)

Address: 17, Lawal Street, Off Oweh Street, Fadeyi, Lagos State.

Phone: +234 1 7743745; Fax: 234 1 3425496

Email: info@actionhealthinc.org

Website: http://www.actionhealthinc.org


25. Accord For Community Development

Address: Suite T14, Febson Mall, Herbert Macaulay Way, Zone 4, Wuse, Abuja.

Phone: +234 08036554214

Email: accorddev@yahoo.com


26. Africa Citizens Development Foundation

Address: ACDF Secreteriat, 12, Samota Falola Street, Off Fadeyi Street, By Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos State.

Phone: +234 1 4976225, 811524, 08028352791

Email: info@acdf-assefad.org

Website: http://www.acdf.assefad.org .


  1. Actionaid Nigeria

Address: Plot 590, NAIC Building, 2nd Floor, After Bolingo Hotel, P.O.Box, 1890, Garki,Central Business Area, Abuja.

Phone: +234 9 2907868, 234880-1; Fax: +234 9 2348482

Email: abuja@actionaid.org

Website: http://www.actionaid.org/nigeria


Other NGOs in Nigeria

  1. Enterprise Development Services (EDS)
  2. Council of Nigerian People and Organizations
  3. Young Prevailers Club
  4. Ajegunle Community Partners for Health (AJCPH)

     32.Alcohol Prevention Youth Initiative

    33.AIDS Alliance in Nigeria

     34.Best Foundation Community Child Education

     35.Better Life Foundation

      36.Better Life World Foundation

  1. Breastfeeding Promotion and Counselling Group (BPCG)
  2. Care for Youth Future Initiative
  3. Center for Education on Population, AIDS and Drug Abuse
  4. Destitute Careers and Rehabilitation Center of Nigeria
  5. Diaspora Africa Association & Services
  6. EarthRights Environmental Network Initiative
  7. Faith Alive Foundation
  8. Family Health and Population Action Committee
  9. Gender and Child Care Advancement Initiative
  10. Global Community Health Foundation
  11. Healthcare Essentials for the Disadvantaged Foundation
  12. Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa
  13. Campaign Against Spread of AIDS
  14. Farmers Development Union


The NGOs listed in this article are not all the NGOs in Nigeria because there are numerous NGOs in Nigeria set up to tackle the growing problem suffered by the citizens of the country.

That is it for our attempt of the list of NGO operating in Nigeria. As we have said before, there are just too many of them to cover in one article. If you are interested in Nigerian NGOs and want to find out more about them, we recommend you to visit the nnngo.org for more information.

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