2 victims rescued as army, police, NSCDC raid kidnapper’s den in Akwa Ibom

May 19, 2022 Uko Etim 0

Troops of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigerian Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as well as other security agencies raided kidnappers’ hideout in Akwa Ibom and two kidnapped victims rescued in the process. Blueprint reports that a notorious kingpin and gang leader, Otobong Moses, alias Otoabasi was neutralised. The Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Read More

Workers’ Day: You’re the best, NSCDC boss celebrates personnel nationwide 

May 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, acknowledged and celebrated the qualities, efforts, and resilience of all his personnel nationwide for giving their sweat and blood in building the nation. In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja by the spokesperson of the Corps DCC Olusola Odumosu, commended officers and men of the Read More

Eid Al-fitr: NSCDC deploys 20,000 personnel nationwide

April 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to ensure adequate security of lives and maximum protection of all Critical National Assets and Infrastructure in the country, before, during and after Eid-al-fitr celebration; the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has directed that personnel of the Corps must remain valiant and tactically prepared to neutralize the activities of Read More

Protection of government critical infrastructure everyone’s business – NSCDC

April 29, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said the protection of government critical infrastructure was a collective responsibility, and should not be left in the hands of security agencies alone. The state commandant, NSCDC Akwa Ibom Command, Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi, said this during a stakeholders’ summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Uyo on Thursday. Blueprint reports Read More

Oyo NSCDC deploys 2,300 personnel for Eid-el-Fitri

April 27, 2022 Blueprint 0

Oyo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Wednesday stated that it deployed 2,300 personnel for this year’s Eid-El fitr celebrations. The state NSCDC commandant, CC Michael Adaralewa, dropped the hint in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan on the coming Eid El Fitri celebrations. He stated that the Oyo NSCDC command is committed Read More

Nasarawa NSCDC trains officers on farmers – headers’ crisis

April 27, 2022 John D. Wada Lafia 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NCD), Nasarawa state command, Wednesday organised a one-day training workshop for all its 46 divisional and area command officers on the modern techniques/method of preventing farmers/headers crisis. The training workshop which was held at the command headquarters in Lafia, the state capital, had in attendance all the participants who came in person from Read More

Aregbesola charges NSCDC, FFS, others on public perception

April 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, has asked agencies under his ministry to take public perception management more seriously. The minister also applauded the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and other agencies under his watch for their performances. Speaking Friday in Abuja at the quarterly review meeting of the ministry of interior and its agencies, Aregbesola said the need Read More

Easter: NSCDC deploys personnel to flash points nationwide

April 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the Easter celebration, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has ordered for massive deployment of personnel from state commands, zonal commands and the national headquarters to suspected flash points across the country. The Corps boss assured that his organisation will beef up security in places of worship, recreational facilities, Read More

Audi changing NSCDC’s performance indices

April 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

The appointment of Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, 13 months ago as the Commandant General of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has not only changed the narrative but has also rebranded the corps. This is in spite of paucity of funds and other challenges. He has reformed the corps into a 21st century civil defence in accordance with international Read More

Expect your arrears, new uniform, NSCDC boss assures personnel

April 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has assured officers and men of the Corps of payment of arrears. He gave the assurance while addressing the personnel during his quarterly conference, Friday at the National Headquarters in Abuja. Audi said it is to the glory of God that the NSCDC have managed Read More

Ekiti NSCDC raises concern over 2.7m IDPs, seeks volunteers’ intervention

March 1, 2022 Ojo Oladele 0

The commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC),Ekiti state command, Mr. Olatunde Fayemi, Tuesday expressedworry over the country’s 2.7 million Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) saying the untoward development called for urgent care byvolunteered Nigerians. Fayemi said the “outrageous, worrisome and disturbing” number ofvictims made it necessary for the country to boost its capacity forconflict resolution mechanism and fight against social ills Read More

I ‘ve restored lost glory of NSCDC through staff welfare – Audi

March 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In commemoration of year 2022 International Civil Defense Day (ICDO) and celebration of his first year in office, Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, said he has restored the lost glory through better welfare for the staff, among others. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja, Audi said the reforms he introduced were inline with Read More

Borno NSCDC applauds PACHA, MCN on peace, conflict resolution initiatives

January 31, 2022 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Borno state command, has commended Peace Ambassadors Center for Humanitarian Aid and Empowerment (PACHA) and MCN British Council for their peace building, conflicts resolution and community policing security services to the society. This is sequel to the 13-year insurgency in the state and North- east at large. The state commandant, NSCDC , Read More

Kwara: 25-yr-old man commits suicide over inability to pay debt

January 18, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has disclosed that a 25 year old man, Olakunle Obaoye, has reportedly killed himself by hanging over inability to defray accumulated debts. The deceased’s lifeless body was found hanging on a tree inside a bush at Erinmope village near Ayedun in Oke-Ero local government area of the Read More

NSCDC all-female combatant squad in focus

December 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this piece, BODE OLAGOKE takes a look at the activities of the recently launched all-female combatant squad of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) by its Commandant General Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi.  The state of insecurity in the country occasioned by terrorism, insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, separatist agitations, armed robbery, among others, have continued to test the capacity Read More

NSCDC boss tasks private security firm on performance

December 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has asked private security organisations in the country to live up to government’s expectations from them. He spoke recently in Lagos when a private security firm, Turret International Services Limited, was awarded Emerging Security Company of the Year 2021 award by the Association of Licensed Read More

Oyo NSCDC deploys 2,000 personnel for Christmas, New Year – Commandant

December 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

Oyo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Monday stated that it has deployed, of its personnel to some strategic locations in the state for the Christmas and New year festivities. The state NSCDC commandant, CC Michael Akintayo Adaralewa, stated this while addressing the armed squad,Counter Terrorist, female squad, Disaster Management Officers, Agro Rangers and under-cover Read More

Clerics pass vote of confidence on NSCDC reforms

December 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

The College of Bishops, Imams and Clergy Councils of Nigeria (CBNCCN) has passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the Nigerian Civil Defence Corps (NCDC), Dr Audi Abubarkar, over what it described as exceptional reforms capable of transforming the NSCDC. National coordinator of the group, Bishop Abel King, while briefing press men in Abuja weekend insisted that the Read More

NSCDC assures of raw deal for kidnappers, bandits

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Thursday assured the citizenry of her intention to wage serious war against kidnapping and banditry and most especially in all schools across the country. The NSCDC also assured that it will do everything possible to prevent the kidnapping of teachers and students in all parts of the country. The Commandant General of Read More

National security: Setting pace for virile NSCDC

November 16, 2021 Adikwu Samuel Ebo 0

Every result-oriented leader and manager on assumption on duty must carry out extensive research, vetting, auditing and a comprehensive appraisal of human and material resources in the organisation in order to reposition them for efficient and effective performance. It is no longer a debatable issue or an arguable news to peruse, that proficient results are not obtainable by haphazard approach Read More

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