Security situations can change rapidly, and it is essential to rely on up-to-date information from local authorities, security agencies, and reputable news sources.

Here are vital security advisories tailored specifically for private residences, estates and businesses in Nigeria:

Private Residences and Estates:

  1. Perimeter Security:
    • Ensure your property has adequate fencing, and consider using deterrents like security spikes (barbed wire) or electric fencing.
    • Well-lit exteriors can discourage intruders. Install motion-activated lights around the perimeter.
  2. Access Control:
    • Invest in high-quality locks for doors and windows. Consider upgrading to smart locks for added security.
    • Reinforce doors and windows with security bars or laminated glass where appropriate.
  3. Surveillance System:
    • Install CCTV cameras at strategic points, covering entry points and vulnerable areas.
    • Ensure the cameras are visible to act as a deterrent. Connect them to a recording system or cloud service.
  4. Alarm Security:
    • Install a reliable alarm system that includes door/window sensors and motion detectors.
    • Display security system signage prominently to discourage potential intruders.
  5. Key Management:
    • Limit the number of spare keys and avoid hiding them in obvious places.
    • Consider using smart locks with digital access codes instead of traditional keys.
  6. Landscaping:
    • Trim bushes and trees near windows to eliminate potential hiding spots.
    • Keep the property well-maintained to give the appearance of an occupied home.


  1. Employee Training:
    • Train employees on security protocols, including how to recognize and report suspicious activities.
    • Implement access control measures to restrict unauthorized personnel.
  2. Data Security:
    • Regularly update and patch software to protect against cyber threats.
    • Implement strong password policies and educate employees about phishing risks.
  3. Physical Security:
    • Control access points with electronic key card systems or biometric scanners.
    • Install security doors and windows that are resistant to forced entry.
  4. Inventory Control:
    • Implement a robust inventory management system to monitor assets and detect discrepancies.
    • Use security tags on high-value items.
    • Monitor and manage your diesel usage.
  5. Emergency Plan:
    • Develop and regularly practice emergency response plans, including evacuation procedures.
    • Ensure employees are aware of emergency exits and assembly points.
  6. Monitoring System:
    • Employ 24/7 monitoring for security systems, including alarms and surveillance cameras.
    • Consider integrating security systems with a central monitoring station.
  7. Visitor Management:
    • Implement a visitor sign-in system, and issue identification badges to authorized visitors.
    • Train employees to challenge unfamiliar individuals in secure areas.
  8. Contractor and Vendor Security:
    • Vet and monitor contractors and vendors who have access to your premises.
    • Ensure they follow security protocols while on-site.


Generally, we would offer the following security advisories which are important for your personal safety and belongings whether for residences, estates, businesses and institutions.


  1. Care for Personal Belongings:

Your security is a personal responsibility, restrict access to personal information and property to known individuals even personnel in uniform have been known to be a threat been known to be a threat if given the opportunity.

  1. Vehicle tracking:

It is essential that you employ the use of tracking systems for all vehicles. This helps for easy and quick recovery in the case of theft.

  1. Insurance:

It is important that you insure your businesses and personal belongings against theft, loss, or any form of destruction.

Remember, security is a holistic approach, and a combination of physical, cyber, and personnel security measures is essential for a comprehensive security strategy. Regularly review and update your security measures to adapt to changing circumstances and emerging threats.

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