Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON)

The Administrative Staff College of Nigeria was established by the Federal Government, through Decree No.39 of 1973, now ASCON Act, Cap. 6, Vol. 1 LFN 1990. In ASCON, we recognize the critical need for effective leaders at all levels of organizations in the country. As part of our renewed effort to continue to support and enhance the capacity and capability of these organizations, we have put measures in place to be a centre of excellence for the development of leadership in both public and private sector organizations. Our overarching aspiration, as the foremost management development institute in Nigeria, is to create a critical mass of leaders at all levels in the country with the burning passion, integrity, creativity, character, intellect and commitment to serve the country honestly, efficiently, diligently, honourably and professionally.

Foremost Management Development Institute (MDI) in Africa

The Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) being the foremost Management Development Institute (MDI) in Africa, is charged, among other things, with the responsibility of providing Higher Management Training for the development of Senior Executives in the public and private sectors of the Economy. ASCON’s presentations are very impactful, dynamic, tact paced, life changing and filled with rich practical ideas.

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Serene and Conducive Training Environment

The College proudly boasts of a Serene and Conducive Training Environment, within the landscape of the public service training in Nigeria. The standard of our hostel facilities, classrooms, training equipment and constant electricity supply have been transformed to match our vision of being a world class Management Development Institute (MDI).




  • Address: Ascon is located at Topo - Badagry,
    8km from Badagry roundabout, Badagry - Seme Express Way 86km from Mile 2, Lagos.
    Badagry, Lagos State, Nigeria.
    P.M.B 1004 Topo-Badagry, Lagos
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  • Phone: +234 (01) 773 6836-7
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