The National Orientation Agency (NOA) was established by Decree 100 of 23rd August,1993. To establish the Agency, the Decree merged three significant organs of Govt. Namely:
-The Public Enlightenment (PE)
-War Against Indiscipline (WAI)
-National Orientation Movement (NOM)
Divisions of the then Federal Ministry of Information and Culture with the Directorate for Social Mobilization, Self Reliance and Economic Recovery (MAMSER).