3 Best Nigerian Cyber Security Training Programs for 2023

3 Best Nigerian Cyber Security Training Programs for 2023

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Looking for the best cyber security training courses in Nigeria?

We’ve got you covered. Here, we have compiled the best offline and online Cyber security training courses in NIGERIA just for you. Everything you need to know about the courses such as the course syllabus, duration of the course, its fee structure, contact details, courses specification, and the official website.

With the ever-increasing scope of cyber security in Nigeria, the demand for cyber security professionals is also skyrocketing. The growth rate is exponentially higher than in other industries.

Let’s take a look at the demand for cyber security professionals around you:

The Cybersecurity market in Nigeria is expected to grow by 17.43% (2023-2028) resulting in a market volume of US$573.7M in 2028. Cybersecurity is a growing field with a high demand for skilled professionals in Nigeria. And the best way to get started is by enrolling in a cybersecurity training program.

There are several great cybersecurity training programs available in Nigeria, catering to a variety of needs and budgets. Whether you’re a complete beginner or you have some experience, there is a program out there for you.

Where can I learn cyber security in Nigeria?

Here are the top three cybersecurity Training Programs in Nigeria:

1. Hagital Consulting

Hagital Consulting offers many programs to help you develop skills to transition into the tech industry. They offer two cybersecurity programs, one for people interested in non-technical aspects such as compliance and risk assessment and another one for the more technical aspects of cybersecurity like cryptography and network security.

Each program is suitable for a beginner, making the learning curve easy for someone new to the industry.

Hagital consulting cybersecurity programs are taught by certified cybersecurity professionals with a combined experience of over 20 years, meaning you’ll be learning from people with knowledge and experience from working in the real world.

Hagital Consulting is located in Lagos, Nigeria but all their classes are online and live, with access to the replay available after and lifetime access to their learning resources.

After the cybersecurity training, you can become qualified for entry roles in the cybersecurity space like Information Security Analyst, IT Auditor, Security Engineer, Security Operations Centre analyst and more.

They also help you get these types of roles by having classes on securing remote jobs (even freelancing opportunities!), CV revamping, coaching on cybersecurity certification examinations and portfolio-building projects.

Find out more about their technical cybersecurity training bootcamp and the non-technical cyber security training bootcamp.


If you’re in Abuja and looking to learn cybersecurity, AITECH has got you covered.

AITECH is an IT company and training centre that offers IT solutions for businesses and IT training programs for businesses and individuals.

AITECH’s cybersecurity training teaches several cybersecurity concepts but has a strong focus on Ethical hacking.  You can enrol in this programme either with a cohort or having one-on-sessions with your trainer in their serene environment. After training sessions, you can watch a replay of the class via their unique student portal to better reinforce concepts taught.

On completing this program, you get their certificate and can apply for roles like Penetration tester, Network Security Administrator and Site Administrator/Auditor. Your certificate will also come from an institute recognised by PECB, an accredited certification body that provides education and certification against internationally recognized standards.


GOMYCODE aims to become the leading tech-learning company in Africa and the Middle East.  They have been given an award by the prestigious school, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

You can learn several digital skills including their introduction to cybersecurity course. The course targets beginners, teaching them the fundamentals of cybersecurity to start a career in the lucrative field. As a GOMYCODE student, you get access to LEARN, their learning platform where you can take on challenging exercises and collaborate on projects while tracking your learning. At the end of the course, students carry out a project to apply all they’ve learned during the course.

You can take this course online or at any of their hackerspaces.

Starting your cybersecurity career: Next steps

Navigating the cybersecurity realm requires more than surface-level understanding – it demands a fusion of knowledge and practicality. There are several cybersecurity training programs in Nigeria you can go for but not all offer the mentorship and support you need post-training to go far like Hagital consult.

Take the bold step towards starting your career in cybersecurity today. Take a look at our curriculum here.

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