Security agencies State Security Service (SSS)

Security Education JSS3 Second Term

Sub-theme: Common Crimes and security management II

Week 6

Security agencies State Security Service (SSS)

Performance Objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. State the meaning of State Security Service

2. Mention the functions of the State Security Service.


A. Meaning of State Security Service

State Security Service (SSS) primary mission is to protect and defend the Federal Republic of Nigeria against domestic threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of Nigeria, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to both federal and state law-enforcement organs.

They are in charge of the Protection of the following persons in the country; The President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker of both state and federal house of representatives,.... View More

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