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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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 Blueprint 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

Yoruba group raises the alarm over alleged plot to undermine Buhari govt

June 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) Tuesday raised the alarm over an alleged plot by an unnamed former Nigerian president, some clerics and politicians to undermine the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. YAF also alleged that the former president and members of his group were promoting agitations in the South-west in pursuit of the said Read More

NSCDC boss warns promoted officers against corruption

June 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Audi, has threatened serious sanction against any officer of the Corps cought in the act of corruption  saying such will not be tolerated under his watch. Speaking Wednesday at the Corps national headquarters in Abuja, while decorating five new Acting Deputy Commandant Generals (ACGs) and 12 Read More

All set for Saturday’s LG polls in Oyo – OYSIEC chair

May 21, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The chairman of the Oyo state Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) , Aare Isiaka Abiola Olagunju, on Friday said “all is now set” for this Saturday’s local government election across the state. Already, security have been beefed up with the state Police Command deploying 9,000 personnel while the state Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) deploying 2, Read More

Insecurity’ll end soon – FG …NSCDC establishes Female Squad

May 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Minister of Interior, Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the current insecurity challenges in the country were temporary and would soon pass by the grace of God. The minister made the remarks on Friday in Katsina at the passing out ceremony of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Female Squad. “Let me assure Nigerians that the current Read More

NSCDC to deploy 2,800 personnel for Saturday’s Oyo LGs polls – Commandant

May 19, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

Oyo state Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) CC Iskilu Akinsanya on Tuesday disclosed that the command would deploy 2,800 of its personnel for this Saturday local government election in the state. Corp Commandant Akinsanya made this known at the State Command Headquarters Agodi Ibadan, during a security briefing with all Divisional Officers across the state The Commandant directed all Read More

NSCDC, FCT beef up security for Eid-el-fitr celebration

May 11, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), headed by Commandant Mathias Ohiemi, has deployed 3,000 personnel to beef up security during the Eid-el-fitr festivities. Commandant Mathias said: “It is no gain saying that the crime rate in the entire nation is on the rise. It is therefore the responsibility of the security Read More

Eid-el-fitr: NSCDC deploys new tactics, technology to forestall insecurity

May 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has ordered the zonal commanders to beef up security in all the state commands under their jurisdiction by deploying improved tactics to maintain security before, during and after the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. NSCDC revealed that it has set up a technology called Integrated Electronic Arrest Reporting System Read More