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FFS lost 6 personnel to inferno in 5 years

May 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Controller-General of Federal Fire Service (FFS) Joseph Garba Anebi has said that his agency lost six personnel in the last five years to fire incidents. The FFS boss, however, said the benefits of all the dead officers have been paid to their family members, including befitting burial for the affected officers. Addressing a press conference in Abuja as part Read More

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Turning point at the Federal Fire Service

April 18, 2018 Blueprint 0

“For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for Good works”… Eph.2:10 A ground breaking record has been set in the Federal Fire Service, which will require another group of selfless, passionate and visionary leaders to replicate in future. Engr. Anebi Garba Joseph is the 2nd Controller General of the Federal Fire Service. He is an Engineer by Profession Read More

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FFS decorates 319 officers

March 7, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Following the recent promotion of 319 officers of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) by the Cvil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) the organisation has decorated the beneficiaries. The Controller General, Eng. Joseph Garba Anebi, personally decorated the 5 most senior officers among the newly promoted officers who were promoted from the ranks of Deputy Controllers of Fire, DCFs Read More

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FG approves fire zonal office in Anambra – FFS boss

February 21, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  The Controller General Federal Fire Service (FFS) Engr. Joseph Garba Anebi has said that the federal government had approved the establishment of Fire Service Zonal Headquarters in Awka, Anambra state, to cover the entire South East. The CG disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the Anambra state governor recently. He declared that the decision to establish the zonal Read More

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Show tenacity in fighting fire, FG tasks FFS 

December 19, 2017 Blueprint 0

The federal government has asked the Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) Engr. Joseph Garba Anebi, to show more commitment and tenacity in fighting cases of fire outbreaks across the country. The task is coming at a time the agency acquired about 28 fire fighting trucks and water tankers which is said to be the first of its Read More

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End pervasive poverty in Kogi, EPA urges gov

January 10, 2017 Blueprint 0

  Gets new exco Salihu Oyibo Lokoja After far-reaching consultations with various stakeholders, the Ebira Peoples Association (EPA), the umbrella body of all Anebira at home and in the Diaspora, has constituted and inaugurated its national executive council. The new national EXCO is headed by Dr Musa AbduRahman Adeiza, its President-General and Dr Adinoyi Ojo Onukaba as the Secretary- General. Read More

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Anebi: Driving the wind of change

December 20, 2016 Blueprint 0

By Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele It was Leon Batista Alberti who once said, “A man can do all things if he but wills them”. There is also a saying that some were born great, some have greatness thrust upon them”. Engr. Garba Joseph Anebi was born great and that is the way that the Federal Fire Service under his able leadership Read More

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Most public buildings not safe, FFS declares

November 16, 2016 Blueprint 0

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Authorities of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) have raised the alarm that most public buildings across the country, and especially in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), were not safe for workers as a result of non-compliance with fire requirements. The agency, however, warned that if the occupants of the said buildings failed to install the fire-fighting Read More

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Harmattan: FFS cautions on fire outbreaks

November 15, 2016 Blueprint 0

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Federal Fire Service (FFS) has cautioned Nigerians to be wary of possible fire outbreaks during the harmattan period, between now and March next year. Its Controller-General, Engr. Joseph Anebi Garba, issued the warning yesterday at the opening ceremonies of the 2016 National Fire Safety Week held at the agency’s headquarters. The FFS boss, who said the Read More

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Group urges support for Anebi – led FFS

August 3, 2016 Blueprint 0

By Baba Yusuf Abuja A pressure group, Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance, has called for the support of Nigerians for the Federal Fire Service (FFS) under the leadership of its Controller-General, Engr. Joseph Garba Anebi, for “establishing core values of integrity, intelligence fire-based response system that has reduced the incidence of fire disasters across the Read More

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FG will soon scrap fire service units in govt agencies – Danbazau

December 1, 2015 Blueprint 0

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Bello Danbazau, has said that the present administration “will soon scrap fire service units established by ministries and government agencies and strengthen the Federal Fire Service (FFS) to function effectively. Danbazau said parallel fire service units established by agencies such as the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) had largely eroded FFS’s Read More