• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 9
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: National Values Education
  • Curriculum Theme: Security Education
  • Topic: Identification Of Security Agencies
  • Content: NSCDC

Specific Objectives:
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of NSCDC.
  2. Describe how to identify NSCDC officials.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of NSCDC officials
  • Diagrams illustrating NSCDC symbols
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding security agencies like NSCDC is crucial for promoting safety and security awareness among pupils. It instills a sense of responsibility and respect for these agencies in daily life.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Basic awareness of the concept of security.


Content Development: NSCDC

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsIntroduce the lesson Discuss the importance of security agencies. Ask if pupils know about NSCDC.Respond to questions and share prior knowledge.
Identification Of NSCDC 10 minsVisual AidsShow pictures and diagrams of NSCDC officials and symbols. Explain the meaning and significance.Observe pictures and ask questions.
Describing NSCDC Officials 10 minsDiscussionDiscuss and describe specific features or symbols that help identify NSCDC officials.Share observations and participate in the discussion.
Note taking 5 minsWriting Provide a summary of key points for note-taking.Take notes in their notebooks.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the objectives.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion5 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Emphasize the role of NSCDC in ensuring safety.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:

Meaning Of NSCDC

NSCDC stands for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps. It is a government agency in Nigeria tasked with ensuring the protection of lives and properties, especially in areas not covered by the police or military.

How to identify NSCDC officials

  1. Uniform: NSCDC officials typically wear a distinctive uniform with the Corps’ insignia or logo.
  2. Badge or Identification: They carry identification badges or cards with the NSCDC logo, their name, and rank.
  3. Symbols: Look for symbols such as the NSCDC emblem or flag on their uniform or belongings.
  4. Equipment: Depending on the situation, they may carry specific equipment related to their duties, such as radios or safety gear.


  1. What is NSCDC?
  2. How can you identify NSCDC officials?

Note to Teachers:

Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: November 29, 2023