WHO partners Yobe govt, strengthens health sector response on GBV emergencies

October 22, 2020 Editor 0

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it’s collaborating with Yobe state government, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) among other key partners to strengthen the capacity of healthcare workers on response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in emergencies. WHO Public Health Officer, Dr. Ibrahim Audu Salisu, who represented the Acting Emergency Manager in the Northeast, Nigeria, Dr. Isaac Boateng, disclosed this at Read More

Angry Zulum to Military: We’ll mobilise hunters, CJTF, vigilantes to recapture Baga if…

Accuses command structure of sabotage Absolves Buhari, Buratai Attack on gov’s convoy an isolated incident – Army Soldier suffering depression kills senior officer Multiple explosions kill 1, injure others in Maiduguri Borno state Governor Babagana Umara Zulum said “there is s complete sabotage in the fight against insurgency in the North-east and the attacked on his convoy.” He also asserted Read More

Breaking: 9 rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Abuja, many still trapped

July 25, 2020 Eleojo Idachaba 0

A three-storey building still under construction has just collapsed around Dawaki, a suburb within Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Blueprint correspondent reports that already nine people have been rescued, while some others are still trapped in the rubble shortly after heavy downpour Saturday morning. However, rescue operations are still on by the operatives of Read More

How NSCDC seized bags of carnabis, motorcycles in Oyo – Commandant

April 4, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Oyo state command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has intercepted six motorcycles and 64 bags of cannabis. Oyo state commandant of the corps, Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya, stated this, Friday, while parading the 64 bags of carnabis and seized motorcycles to newsmen in Igboora. He said the 64 bags of carnabis and the six motorcycles were apprehended Read More

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Pandemonium as NSCDC operative guns down top politician in Imo

January 26, 2020 Editor 0

Senatorial candidate of Action Alliance (AA) during 2019 general election, Chief Ndubuisi Emenike, was Sunday evening shot dead by his aide. Ototonwa as the popular politician was fondly called vied for senatorial seat under AA for Imo North Senatorial District. He was mistakenly shot allegedly by an operative of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps who was his personal security Read More

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Civil Defence bursts Borno 7-man forgery syndicate

August 26, 2019 Editor 0

The Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested seven people, who specialised in forging fake school certificates and security documents. The Commandant, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri on Monday. He said that the suspects were arrested on Aug. 21 at the Read More

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Civil Defence sound alarm over latest recruitment exercise

August 25, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday declared that its ongoing recruitment exercise is free of any charge for prospective applicants and is being executed in an equitable and transparent manner. It therefore warned the public and especially applicants, not to have any financial dealings with anyone as a guarantee for the recruitment into the service. The Read More

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UNDP thumbs up NSCDC’s conflict resolution mechanism

August 24, 2019 Editorial III 0

A civil society group, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI), has hailed the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), led by its commandant-general, Abdullahi Gana Muhaamdu, for amicably resolving cases and/or disputes This is coming on the heels of the recent commendations and endorsement by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which praised the tremendous efforts by the Peace and Read More

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MIGA 2018 raised the bar in Nigeria’s Sports dev’t – Yakmut

December 16, 2018 Editor 0

My involvement in 2018 MIGA The opportunity was created by the Honourable Minister of Interior and supported by the Permanent Secretary. When it came on the predication that one has been on the sports industry for a while, it became a challenge to put in the highest level of professionalism in order to deliver the games in accordance with the Read More

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Kada 2018: Team NSCDC leads medals’ chase as curtains fall on MIGA

December 1, 2018 Editor 0

As 2018 edition of Ministry of Interior Games ends on Saturday, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has opened wide gap on top of medals table in a highly competitive sporting outing, ongoing in Kaduna. As at the time this report was being put together on Friday, NSCDC with mainly National and international-exposed Athletes were cruising on the Read More

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More arrests made over sale of re-registered SIM

October 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

With agencies More arrests have been made by the team of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Lagos Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over sale of pre registered Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM) cards. The NCC viewed the sale or use of preregistered SIM cards as an offense attracting a fine or jail term or both. An Read More

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NSCDC commences surveillance of Nasarawa petrol stations

October 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commenced periodic surveillance of petrol stations in Nasarawa state to ensure the stations adhered to standard safety measures to avoid another gas explosion. Monaco Gas station in Lafia was razed at about 10 a.m. on Sept. 10 when a tanker offloading liquefied gas had a leakage and went up in flames, killing Read More

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Plateau crisis: Minister condemns, tasks security agencies to end killings

October 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, condemned the resurgence of violent crisis in Plateau state, even as he directed the Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to urgently map out strategies to curtail the situation and maintain adequate security visibility in the rural communities to re-assure residents of their safety, and deter criminally minded persons. Read More

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Dapchi: 110 girls still missing – FG

February 26, 2018 Blueprint 0

-Military caused abduction – Gaidam A federal government delegation, comprising the Minister of interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahaman Danbazau (retd.), and his Information and National Orientation counterpart, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday, held a closed-door meeting with the Yobe state government, led by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam (Dapchi:110 girl missing.) On the state government’s side were the District Head of Dapchi, Alhaji Kachalla Yurama Read More