To become a world-class centre of excellence for research and training in the mathematical sciences capable of promoting the development and socio-economic impact of mathematical sciences in Nigeria, as well as using mathematical sciences to solve important scientific and technological problems.
The functions and powers of the Centre as defined in the Federal Government of Nigeria Decree No. 40 of 1989 ((National Mathematical Centre Act 2004 CAP. N58) are as follows:
In order to achieve the above objectives, the Centre has adopted the following strategies: