Horizon West Africa is at its heart a services and specialist training provider, and subsidiary of Horizon Security Solutions. The company was established due to the requirement of bespoke security solutions for individuals and corporate clients.

Horizon West Africa offers a comprehensive range of services in the provision of security consultancy, manned guarding services and specialist training courses.

We pride ourselves in delivering an unrivalled level of service with the key goal of surpassing our clients’ needs and expectations, both in terms of service delivery and in the way we constantly and dynamically adapt our processes to meet the evolving needs of our esteemed clients’.

What makes us differ from our competitors is that we invest our time and resources into customer service, quality assurance, and employee job satisfaction. Furthermore, our services are customised to our client’s needs and budget.

We embrace the diversity of our clients’ operations, which fall within Foreign Diplomatic missions, international and domestic non-profit organisations and humanitarian aid departments. We evaluate and understand that each faces different challenges and has a different appetite to risk depending on their in-house capabilities, organisational structure and footprint within the region. This guarantees our valued clients that they will be well-protected and receive an exceptional service that is applicable to their security needs for the best possible price.

We provide our clients’ with qualified professionals, licensed and trained in the protection of people and assets. Our staff are skilled in many areas, and have been trained to work in numerous capacities and environments.

If you require further information on any of the services featured on this website or would like to discuss your specific requirements in detail, please contact us for more information. We look forward to working with you.


Horizon West Africa currently provides both ad-hoc and full-time security professionals to organisations requiring some expert guidance to their security framework. This can be in the form of Security Risk Assessments, Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Reports, Security Planning, Security Management, Threat Intelligence, specialist security training and Crisis Management Planning.

Our personnel are drawn from specialist military and law enforcement backgrounds, all of whom hold vast experience and education within this provision. These high standards, founded by operating at the highest levels and in the most difficult of circumstances, are transferred to the corporate environment, ensuring that the same high quality of service, calibre of individuals and diplomatic methods are employed to positively augment your organisation.


Horizon West Africa can provide guards and officers to compliment an organisation’s current security framework. This requirement will usually be suggested upon consultation and in line with the security risk assessment.  All of HWA guards are recruited and trained against a carefully designed range of core competencies. Mandatory comprehensive selection process takes place on all guards, which will include police checks, literacy and numeracy testing, reference checking and drug and alcohol testing.

HWA guards provide a range of roles including:

  • Customer Service
  • Static guarding including access control
  • Asset protection and screening.
  • Mobile patrols and alarm responses
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Traffic control/management
  • Emergency response (First Aider and/or Fire Warden)


As an Internationally registered security organisation, we have the experience and specialist expertise, to deliver both accredited and in-house training, to enhance your workforce.

Our Hostile Environment First Aid Training (HEFAT) course is specifically designed to the clients organisation and profession. For instance, HEFAT to our foreign diplomatic clients, will be different from field level journalists. The course covers all the relative modules that would be associated against the threat and risks posed within Nigeria and the Sahel Region.

Our course includes both security and emergency medical related subjects to ensure that learners are fully aware and trained for the environments they may operate in.

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