NSCDC bags outstanding govt agency award, assures of election security

January 31, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has emerged as the best Leadership Government Agency of the year 2022. The Corps on Tuesday received the award during the 14th Edition of the Leadership Annual Conference and Awards, themed “ Credible Elections and An Economy in Transition” in Abuja. The NSCDC Commandant General (CG), Dr Ahmed Audi, after receiving the Read More

NSCDC boss presents cheques, job opportunities to family of personnel killed in Kaduna

January 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has condoled with officers and men, families of seven personnel, who were ambushed by bandits in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, during which seven lost their lives. Addressing officers and men, as well as bereaved families at the NSCDC Kaduna Command Headquarters, when he personally, visited Read More

NSCDC parades 8 suspects for crude oil theft

September 18, 2022 Amaechi Okwara, Asaba 0

Delta State Commandant of the Nigeria Security Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Akinsanya Iskilu Abiodun has paraded 8 suspects for crud oil theft. In a statement by the command’s public relations officer, DSC Emeka Okwuchime said that the commandant launched a Special Tactical Team code named “Operation Show No Mercy To Crude Cil Thieves, Pipeline Vandals Amongst Other Read More

The military onslaught in Niger Delta

September 6, 2022 Administrator 0

Media report last week quoted the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to the effect that naval troops operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region have recovered crude oil, Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) and premium motor spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, worth over N3.7 billion from enclaves of oil bunkerers within the last two weeks portends good tidings for the security of Read More

NSCDC anti-vandal unit bursts 5 illegal refineries in Delta 

June 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has said its Commandant General’s Special Anti-Vandal Monitoring Unit (SAVMU) dislodged five illegal refineries in Delta South Local Government Area of Delta state, where adulterated petroleum products were produced and distributed to unsuspecting users across the country. In a statement signed Monday in Abuja by the Corps Director Public Relations, DCC Olusola Read More

Breaking: Civil Defense unveils new uniform

April 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has unveiled another uniform. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, unveiled the additional uniform for the Corps, Friday in Abuja. Speaking during the unveiling, Aregbesola said the corps has not changed its uniform but has added to the sets of uniforms. He said the uniform will be worn on Tuesday by officers Read More

Brigade of Guards gulps N1.5bn yearly as overhead votes – Minister

November 12, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Brigade of Guards as the first line security outfit guarding the president and his family members gulps the lion share of overhead votes of the Ministry of Defence on a yearly basis. The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd.), disclosed this Friday while making presentations on the 2021 budget implementation and 2022 budget proposals of the ministry before Read More

Leadership tussle: Security operatives seal Plateau Assembly

November 3, 2021 Administrator 0

The Plateau state House of Assembly complex has been sealed by security operatives as the two parties laying claim to the speakership slot continue negotiations toward reaching a truce. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Speaker of the Assembly, Abok Ayuba, was on October 27 impeached by 8 members of the assembly and elected Yakubu Sanda as Read More

22-yr-old man commits suicide in Kwara over impotence

October 29, 2021 Administrator 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has disclosed that a 22-year-old man, Shuaib Idris, committed suicide in Gwanara, Baruten local government area of Kwara state, over his inability to have sexual intercourse with women. This was contained in a press statement signed by the command’s Spokesman, Mr Babawale Afolabi, and made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Read More

Group protests ‘blackmail’ of Buhari’s appointees, demand arrest

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A pressure group based in the Federal Capital Territory, Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI) has staged protest against some persons allegedly trying to blackmail President Muhammad Buhari through his appointees. According to the group, those making the attempts were targeting key appointees of the president using fake news. Staging a protest Wednesday in Abuja, the group urged Read More

Corruption: NSCDC alleges smear campaign against Comptroller General

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The management of Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised an alarm of smear campaign against its Comptroller General Ahmed Abubakar Audi. An online media report had reported allegation of fraud and massive corruption against the person of the Commandant General. But in a statement released Monday in Abuja by the Corps spokesman Olusola Odumosu, denied the allegation. Read More

Man drags IG, AGF, DSS to court over ‘killing’ of Shi’ite members

October 7, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

A 25-year-old man, Suleiman Sadi, has sued the Inspector-General (IG) of Police and the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) over alleged unlawful killing and harassment of the Shi’ite members on peaceful religious practice. The plaintiff, through his lawyer, Bala Dakum, in a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1147/2021 dated and filed on October 4 at the Federal High Court, Read More

Adopt use of new technology to tackle insecurity, Pantami charges security agencies

September 29, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has charged security institutions to adopt research and development as viable tool for improving security in the country. The minister who made the call on Tuesday while delivering the keynote address at a security summit organised by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abuja, themed; Synergy: Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

Challenging Oyo NSCDC personnel on security

September 27, 2021 Administrator 0

It was a session of training and retraining for men of Oyo State Command of NSCDC on overcoming security challenges. Bayo Agboola, reports. The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in its quest to shape up its officers and men for the modern day task of security challenges engaged its personnel in a two-day Read More

Security situation in Nigeria unprecedented – Perm sec

September 10, 2021 Administrator 0

Permanent Secretary Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mr. Olusade Adesola, Thursday, described the security challenges bedeviling the country as not only hydra –headed but also unprecedented in the history of Nigeria. Adesola said this at the G7 technical security meeting held in Abuja over the present security challenges and criminality.The G7 group comprises Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Benue, Kaduna, Kogi, Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

FCT mass demolition and eviction without scruples

September 1, 2021 Administrator 0

Grippingly, Abuja was originally designed to be better organised than the commercial capital, Lagos, which is regarded as one of the world’s most chaotic cities and described by former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a “jungle”. Although majority of us from Lagos disagree with him. Unfortunately, the plans for orderly development were deserted by preceding administrations, leading to the expansion of Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC vows to sanitise private security guard companies

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has expressed the Corps commitment to eliminating quackery in the private security industry to sanitize the system for effective security service delivery towards complementing the efforts of government agencies in mitigating the security challenges bedevilling our Nation.  Audi made call while presenting operational licence to 24 Read More

FCT-NSCDC inaugurates task force against fake security firms

July 30, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

In order to check quackery among operators of private security guards in the Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has established a task force to check the menace. Our correspondent reports that the FCT Command of the Corps constituted the task force with executives of the Association of Licensed Private Read More

Sallah: NSCDC boss orders massive deployment nationwide

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has ordered a massive deployment of officers and men of the corps to every nooks and crannies of the country, most especially all identified flash points to ensure that the public is safe and government infrastructures are heavily guarded before, during and after the festive season. Read More

Breaking: Civil defense shortlists 6,500 for final recruitment screening out of 1.4m applicants

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has announced the final stage of its 2019 recruitment exercise, shortlisting 6,500 candidates for its final screening out of the over 1.4 million who initially applied for the paramilitary job. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, said this at a news conference Friday in Abuja. Audi who was flanked Read More

NSCDC boss sets up panel to probe fake employment scam

July 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has set up a committee of enquiry to investigate the individuals or group of persons behind the fake 2019/2021 replacement and recruitment supplementary list currently in circulation on social media. A statement released by the Corps director of public relations, Olusola Odumosu, Monday in Abuja, said the Read More

FCT NSCDC to partner lawyers without borders

July 2, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

The commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Capital Territory Command (FCT) Command, Peter Maigari, has promised to cooperate with Lawyers Without Borders to achieve its primary objective of No Torture and Maltreatment of suspects under custody. Maigari, who disclosed this when he granted audience to lawyers without borders in his office Thursday, added that one of the core mandates Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC boss set-up rapid response squad nationwide

June 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubabar Audi, has ordered the immediate set-up of Rapid Response Squad in all the state commands of the Corps across the federation. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the Corps director of public relations  DCC Olushola Odumosu, the NSCDC boss gave the matching order during Read More