The School

Welcome to The New Abuja Capital International College – one of Africa’s most innovative schools. NACIC is a co-educational, non-denominational international college, which offers multiple learning programs to prepare students for the college or university of their choice, anywhere in the world.

To that end, we utilize the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum, recognized by universities and employers worldwide. We have also partnered with Alliance Française to prepare students for the Diplôme d’études en langue française (DELF) examination, allowing students to apply to any university in the Francophone world. In addition, we have an academic track for those wishing to take the WAEC and SSCE, as well as an immersion program in Arabic, for those who may wish to matriculate in the Middle-East and other Arab speaking countries.

It is our commitment that young people in our care will grow as unique individuals and have the opportunity to fulfil their potential.
Our motto, Learning for Life, means we will not limit ourselves to the pursuit of academic excellence. Far from it; we offer a holistic approach that allows students to pursue their intellectual, artistic, technological, and sporting passions.

The New Abuja Capital International College

Brief History
The New Abuja Capital International College was founded in the year 2000 as Abuja Capital International College by Dr. Gidado Idris. The college is Governed by the board of trustees.

The school officially opened in September 2003 planned as a privately owned, co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school with a capacity of more than 500 students of all nationality.

Our alumna are all excelling and topping their classes in their various higher institutions, here are some of our alumni who have made us proud.

With a change in the management board, in September 2020, a new school year. The name THE NEW ABUJA CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE (TNACIC) was formed with an upgrade in the learning and boarding facilities. The college offers multiple learning programs with digital classrooms to prepare students for the university of their choice anywhere in the world, with an international learning pedigree and a bilingual study system with certifications. We currently offer classes for students from JSS1 to SS3.

The Campus
The school is situated on a contained, secure campus of 10,500 square meters in a gated community estate of the rapidly developing Gwarinpa district of Abuja.

The purpose‑built, air‑conditioned facilities encompass twenty large classrooms, four laboratories, an ICT lab, a
library, a spacious multi‑purpose hall with a stage, a theatre, and a dining hall. Both the multi‑purpose and dining halls each seat over 500 students. There is a gym in the school, as well as a sports arena to cater to all sporting activities within the school.

There are numerous administrative offices, while two fully-equipped boarding houses provide accommodation and recreational facilities for up to 400 boarders. Our boarding house facility is designed to maximize students’ comfort. With two students in a room, our students are afforded a level of privacy and personal space, while they learn to associate and live with others. To further enhance student comfort, each boarding house has designated common areas for socializing and entertainment. We have separate boarding house facilities for boys and girls, and each house has resident house parents for appropriate supervision.

The Location
The College is located in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, which is situated on the central plateau of Nigeria and enjoys a tropical climate. It was designated as the Federal Capital in late 1991.

The city has developed rapidly into a cosmopolitan city, and most federal government offices and diplomatic missions have now moved to Abuja, thereby giving it a more secure atmosphere for all nationals to live and work here. Our school is located strategically in Abuja in a gated community within the Gwarinpa Estate.Security is enhanced by the school’s close proximity to The Nigerian Police Command Headquarters and The Nigerian Army War College Estate, giving the college maximum security at all times.

Billingual School
Our introduction of a bilingual system of education qualifies our students upon graduation, to live, work, or study in any English, French, or Arab speaking country. Our students can obtain two certificates upon completion of their years of study at our college.
Our dual-track language program gives our graduates an edge over their counterparts from other schools, as it allows students to pick from multiple languages, depending on their future place of study.

Our language program is one part of an extensive range of activities on offer in the school, enabling all our students to find the area(s) in which they can excel. In this way, they come to an appreciation of their worth as individuals and gain the leadership qualities which we aspire to instill as a hallmark of our educational program.

International Pedigree
With our international mindedness, we have established strong and formidable partnerships with international education regulatory bodies to ensure we maintain the highest academic standards. We are a member of the British Council Global School Partnership and one of the Centers for international examinations for Nottingham University and Coventry University in the UK, as well as universities in the US, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore and Ukraine.Our students have sat for various internationally recognized examinations such as the Cambridge Checkpoints and IGCSE, as well as the International University Foundation Programme
Examinations, among others.

Our students  consistently excel with distinction, which has  allowed them to pursue their academic goals across the globe, in places as diverse as the Middle East, Europe, and North America, as well as universities in Africa.

Our Vision

What We Stand For

The vision of The New Abuja Capital International College is to lay the foundation of learning for life.

We will achieve this within a safe, secure, purpose‑built campus, providing an ideal environment for students to experience personal growth, as well as reach their academic potential. 

Our staff will act with a unified purpose, creating a 
professional learning community, dedicated to constantly evolving their teaching practices. 

We will provide our students with the most effective instruction, with a curriculum that will allow them to pursue post‑secondary options anywhere in the world.  All while promoting the self‑discipline and life‑skills that will allow our students to maximize those options, to the benefit of themselves and their respective communities, throughout their adult lives.

Our Mission

What We Stand For

The New Abuja Capital International College will make its vision a reality by offering  a broad, flexible curriculum, in line with international standards. 

We will build on this foundation in multiple ways, including:

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    • Offering multiple languages and certificate programs, specifically tailored to each student’s post‑secondary aspirations.


    • Marrying the evidenced-based instruction with cutting edge technology, allowing teachers to both effectively monitor, and provide timely feedback to students.


    • Interweaving academic study, life skill development, and co‑curricular activities within a framework of pastoral care in which each part is an essential component, just as every strand of a tapestry brings essential value to a total work of art.


    • Developing the whole person with a range of programs that foster the scholastic, creative, physical, personal and social growth of the students.


  • creating a whole school ethos, designed to motivate and awaken the minds and hearts of its students and staff to realize their full human potential.


NACIC, by implementing the above processes, aims to be the premier option for parents in Nigeria, both indigenous and international.

We will be standard-bearers on the African continent, as measured by our educational innovation, our students’ successes, and a quality staff continually focused on self‑improvement to optimize the learning environment.

Our Core VAlues


Develop high self‑esteem, optimism, and a commitment to personal excellence, as well as the perseverance to maintain this commitment in the face of life’s challenges.


Acquire productive habits of mind; curiosity & reflection, mental  flexibility, independence, and self‑discipline, perseverance, and resilience


Sustain an individual point of view, while respecting the rights of others, and to participate actively in decision‑making.


Attain set skills and attitudes, which will prepare them for life in the rapidly changing world of a new millennium


Fulfill their academic, cultural, sporting and social potential, including the achievement of optimum academic results.


Maintain openness and respect in a world of racial, cultural, religious, and linguistic diversity.

Our Facilities

We Are Providing an Environment for Our Students to Grow & Excel

The school is situated on a contained, secure campus of 10,500 square meters in a gated community estate of the rapidly developing Gwarinpa district of Abuja.

The purpose‑built, air‑conditioned facilities encompass twenty large classrooms, four laboratories, an ICT lab, a
library, a spacious multi‑purpose hall with a stage, a theatre, and a dining hall. Both the multi‑purpose and dining halls each seat over 500 students. There is a gym in the school, as well as a sports arena to cater to all sporting activities within the school.


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