Our History

Who are We

Vanni Security currently employs security managers and operatives in several parts of Nigeria. We have a dedicated team of professionals who seek to provide an excellent service, to clients across all works of life.
We operate in most of the major cities and towns in Nigeria including:
Aba, Abuja, Ado-Ekiti, Akure, Birnin-Kebbi, Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Ibadan, Ile-Ife, Ilorin, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Lagos, Maiduguri, Onitsha, Osogbo, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, and Uyo

The foremost Nigerian Security Company at the heart of service delivery

Build sustainable value for all our stakeholders, as a trusted partner.
Foster our corporate values, operational excellence, and uphold VanniSec’s reputation for integrity, professionalism and best practices.

Professionalism – ensuring the highest standard of service
Innovation – continuous change and improvement
Collaboration – for the benefit of our client
People first – clients and staff members

Our History



▪ Vanni Security obtains NCAA AVSEC provider certification


▪ Company Founder: Chief (Mrs) Henrietta Vanni passes on


▪ Capital base increases to N1.5B.


▪ Vanni Security becomes part of the Brinks Global Services Network


▪ CBN approval to provide CIT services in Nigeria


▪ Capital base increases to N1.2B.


▪ Tecnove Security, Spain signs MOU for supply of CIT and Cash Management Equipment

▪ Computerisation of Operations


▪ CIT fleet upgrade and purchase of vehicles from Autolife Blindagens, Brazil


▪ Company Founder; Otunba Victor Oje Vanni passes on

▪ Vanni gets new management and board of directors


▪ Sister company; Intercontinental Airlines commences air transportation of currency for CBN


▪ Incorporated under the Companies Act as a limited liability company

▪ Vanni Security introduces first of its kind; armoured CIT vehicle in Nigeria

▪ Commences the provision of CIT services to several blue-chip companies


▪ Vanni Security is established as a Security Services Provider

Core Values

Vanni Security has maintained certain core values since the inception of the company over 50 years ago. These values still guide our business and help us to maintain the clear focus that has helped to keep us at the forefront of the security industry in Nigeria. They are:

Professionalism; ensuring the highest standard of service

Innovation; continuous change and improvement

Collaboration; for the benefit of our clients

People First; clients and staff members

We always listen to our clients and ensure that we provide a fit-for-purpose service which is tailored to the needs of our clients. Our emphasis on continuous communication with our clients makes certain that we know what our clients require at every step of the journey. Our business is risk management and our product is security to a national and global market.


Health, Safety and Environment 

Vanni has adopted best global practices with regards to health and safety in an environmentally friendly manner. We are very conscious of how our services impact the environment, so we tailor our operations and processes to safeguard the environment.