Group passes vote of confidence on Audi’s leadership in NSCDC

October 12, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

A group,   Stand Up Nigeria, has passed a vote of confidence on Dr Audi Ahmed following his superlative leadership reforms in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The group who led thousands of Nigerians early this morning to the National Assembly vowed that Audi wont be distracted despite several calls for his removal. The Convener, Sunday Attah in 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

Breaking: NSCDC CG Audi loses father

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The father of Comptroller General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Alhaji Abubakar Audi, Magajin Gari Laminga, has died. He died yesterday and will be buried in his hometown of Laminga today according to Islamic rites. A statement released by the NSCDC spokesman Olusola Odumosu, said Alhaji Audi was a retired civil servant who worked in several 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

Breaking – Sports federations elections: Sani Lawal, Chinazum Nwosu emerge technical, athletes reps for Taekwondo (VIDEO)

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran tactician Alhaji Sani Lawal a while ago on Saturday defeated his only opponent Osita Egwim to emerge technical representative in the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) after a rescheduled Nigeria Sports Federations Elections (NSFE). The peaceful but fiercely contested election held inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja saw Alhaji Lawal beat Egwim 19-16. While Lawal is of the Ahmadu Bello 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

At last, FG receives forensic audit report on NDDC activities

September 2, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio at the official handing over of the Consolidated Report on the Forensic Audit of the Niger Delta Development Authority (NDDC) activities to the AGF and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN in Abuja on Thursday while the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Umar Etsu Mohammed looks on.

Anambra guber election: Yiaga Africa strengthens collaboration on credible, peaceful poll

August 25, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote, is strengthening collaboration ahead of the governorship elections in Anambra state, through strategic stakeholders engagement and advocacy visits to relevant stakeholders, as the team continues pre-election activities in the state. Yiaga Africa Director of Programmes, Cynthia Mbamalu during the two-day advocacy, reiterated that the advocacy will help build citizens and police relationship ahead 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

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 to eliminate gender parity soon – CG Audi

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to create equal opportunities in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has promised to eliminate in no distance time inequalities in the distribution of responsibilities and decision making in all areas and at all levels. The NSCDC boss, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has however, launched jts gender policy document in Abuja. At the launching, the Minister Read More

Bandits kill 39 in Zamfara reprisals

July 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

No fewer than 39 people have been killed by bandits in a reprisal attack on Faru District of Maradun local government area of Zamfara state. In a telephone conversation with Blueprint, a resident of Faru, Malam Lawali Ahmad Faru, said the bandits had raided the town at around 4:30 pm on Thursday and began shooting sporadically on the people, killing Read More

FCT not safe haven for kidnappers, vandals – NSCDC boss

July 8, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command, Dr. Peter Simon Maigari, has vowed to swiftly rid Abuja, the nation’s capital city of the seemingly unending menace of kidnapping and vandalism. Maigari said he is talking with heads of other security agencies such as; Commissioner of Police, Director of State Security Service Read More

June 12: Osun warns protesters as military commences show of force

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Government has warned protesters planning to occupy the state on June 12 to beware of those that might be planning to hijack the protest. The Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on security, Mrs Abiodun Ige, said the state government will not allow anybody to rupture the peace and tranquility that have existed in the state.  She said Read More

NSCDC commissions female squad to promote safe school initiative

May 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has commissioned its female squad as part of strategies to address the present security challenges confronting the nation. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while commissioning the squad commended the leadership of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for taking the lead in establishing a gemale squad. A statement released Friday in 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

Eidl-Fidr: Zamfara NSCDC deploys 2,300 personnel

May 12, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps NSCDC Zamfara State Command has deployed over 2, 300 personnel to provide security during Sallah festival. The state Commandant of NSCDC, Aliyu Bature, stated this in an interview with Blueprint in his office Tuesday. According to him, the Command had deployed 56 special tactical personnel in Gusau metropolis to ensure safety Sallah festival. 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

Insecurity: There’s coordinated approach to thwart threat on Airports nationwide – NSCDC

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has assured Nigerians that a highly coordinated approach has been put in place to avert the looming threat of attack on Airport facilities across the country. The NSCDC boss who in a swift reaction to an intelligence report directed Commandants of states with Airports to immediately liaise Read More

New SIM registration: 5 suspects arrested for breaching guidelines

April 23, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

As the registration of new Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards resumes in the country, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have arrested five suspects indulged in pre registering and sale of SIM cards in Wuse, Abuja. The Commission stated that the enforcement activities will continue in other locations across FCT and other states of the country to sanitise the industry of criminal Read More

Gunmen kill NSCDC officer, steals riffle in Edo

April 22, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Gunmen suspected to be robbers have shot dead an  officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) guarding the University of Benin Bursar’s private residence at Ogheghe Community, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo state. The incident reportedly occurred at about 2.45am on Thursday at the presidential area of the community.  A community source who craved for annonimity Read More