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The OSPAs are pleased to announce that the award will be taking place in Nigeria in 2018. Nigeria marks the first African country to hold an OSPAs ceremony, and becomes the 8th country around the world to be hosting an event. The OSPAs will be working with the Nigerian Institute for Industrial Security (NIIS) in hosting the awards.

The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) recognise and reward companies and individuals across the security sector. They are designed to be both independent and inclusive, providing an opportunity for outstanding performers, whether buyers or suppliers, to be recognised and their success to be celebrated.

The Nigerian OSPAs will take place early 2018. To enquire about the event, please contact Wilson Esangbedo or Louise Stockley  (UK)


Following the announcement, OSPA Founder Professor Martin Gill said:

We are delighted to be working with NIIS to launch the OSPAs in the Nigeria in 2018, the very first African country to hold an event. This highlights another big step for the development of the OSPAs around the world”

Wilson Esangbedo, CEO of NIIS :

OSPAs coming to Nigeria will raise the bar in security awards and give it an international appeal, while promoting excellence and improved standards in private security industry in Nigeria. All stakeholders in this sector will be involved OSPAs NIGERIA

In order to keep up to date with the latest news regarding the OSPAs (such as entry dates, event details and the judging panel) please keep an eye on our website, subscribe to our bi-monthly Security Excellence Digest, or follow us on social media.

If you want to contact a member of the OSPAs team regarding entering the OSPAs, please contact Louise at l.stockley@theospas.com . If you have any queries about the night itself, and attending, please contact Wilson at sonedo2000@yahoo.com.

Any sponsorship enquiries, please contact us on sponsorship@theospas.com.


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