NATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION

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Our Mandate

The NBC (Establishment Act, 2006) provides that the Commission shall carry out functions which include to:

i. intervene, and deal with any disputes that may arise between Nigeria and any of her neighbors with a view to settling the dispute;

ii. intervene, determine and deal with any boundary dispute that may arise among States, Local Government Areas or communities in the Federation with a view to settling the disputes;

iii. define, and delimitate boundaries between States, Local Government Areas or Communities in the Federation and between Nigeria and her neighbors in accordance with delimitation instrument or document established for that purpose;

iv. monitor trans-border relations between Nigeria and her neighbors with a view to detecting areas of tension and possible conflict;

v. promote trans-border co-operation and border region development; etc.