About Cardinal

Cardinal Security Services Limited (CSSL) is an award winning indigenous provider of security and risk management solutions across Africa. Cardinal Security Services Limited is an indigenous renowned and accredited security and advanced technological company founded in response to the growing need for bespoke solutions for individuals and corporate clients. At CSSL, we excel at keeping you and your business safe. Vision: Render efficient and affordable security services and solutions to our Clients
Mission: Work to enable our Clients succeed in complex or hostile environments

Core Values

  • Watchfulness - At Cardinal, our services are customer oriented hence we are constantly alert to security trends as it impacts our clients
  • Discretion - we use our good judgment to provide the needed security solutions to our clients whilst maintaining utmost confidentiality
  • Continual Improvement – we constantly evaluate and improve our service delivery in accordance with industry best practices
  • Courtesy – we ensure all stakeholders to our business are treated with respect and our work principle reflects ethical conducts.


i am silvester tobiah

  • Silvester is a highly experienced security practitioner who has enjoyed over Twenty-seven years successful and rewarding career within the Security Industry. He was the Regional Security Coordinator in one of the major Oil and Gas companies (S/W) with the objective of ensuring adequate security for the organization’s staff and business assets within the region; development of security policies, procedures and plans in consultation with all the business segments; preparation of country security assessments and advice on local management of security matters. Silvester is a member of Nigerian Institute of Directors and fellow of Association of Corporate Governance Professionals Nigeria. He is also a Chartered Security Professional conferred by the International Center for Executive Security Training. He is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Qualified as Company Security Officer (ISPS - International Ship and Port Security Certification) Member TAN; also member [WTF world Tea-know-do Federation] and a member of Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). He has also studied extensively abroad under SIA, he attended training in Advanced Executive Protection (PSD) - Training Designed for Operating in Hostile Environments in the United States of America. He is ASP in SPY Police having completed training with the Nigerian Police Force at the Police Training School, Ikeja and being granted with a SPY Police Certificate. He attended training in Advanced Company Direction Programme (ACDP 5) London, organized by Nigerian Institute of Directors.

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meet our awesome team

Cardinal professionals are experts in investigation, client relationship, executive protection, cybersecurity, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues and are based in over 15 offices across 5 countries. Each member of our team is a specialist in his or her field. Together, we make sure client satisfaction is key.

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