No plan to boycott coverage of 2023 elections – Civil Defense 

February 2, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has denied insinuation that its personnel will boycott the coverage of the forthcoming general elections. The Corps said thousands of NSCDC personnel will be deployed to every nook and cranny, critical national infrastructures not exempting the protection of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), it’s staff and electoral materials, all in a bid Read More

Election: NSCDC launches N-alert to tackle gender-based violence

February 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke Abuja 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has launched a Nigerian Internal Security and Public Safety Alert System (N-Alerts) to aid report of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) before, during and after the general election. The alert system was launched by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen Wednesday at the NSCDC National Headquarters in Abuja. The Read More

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

2023: Civil Defense to release revised election guidelines on election duties 

January 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of February general elections, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it will soon release a revised standard operational guidelines on election duties, and other salient election security rules for personnel, aimed at ensuring safe and secured electoral processes nationwide.  The Corps also said everything is being done to deepen the capacity of Corps personnel, assist officers 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

Civil Defense loses 7 personnel to bandit attack in Kaduna

January 10, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has said that seven of its personnel were killed in Kaduna state, alongside five other a sister security agency and local security service. According to a statement signed by the Corps Spokesperson, Olusola Odumosu on Tuesday, the sad incident took place on Monday, at the Kuriga mining site in Birnin Gwari LGA of Read More

NSCDC arrests 5 syndicates for vandalising bridges in Abuja

January 9, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Abuja The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested five suspects for vandalising bridges in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Members of the criminal syndicate were arrested following credible information and surveillance mounted by the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (DII) Crack Squad from the National Headquarters of the Corps with the support of other stakeholders. A Read More

No recruitment aptitude test in January 8, NSCDC warns applicants

January 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has warned applicants in the ongoing recruitment exercise to beware of scammers who are trying to take advantage of the exercise to extort them. A statement by the spokesman of the Corps, Olusola Odumosu, Thursday January 5, 2023, Abuja said the scammers have been circulating messages on social media directing applicants to Read More

Insecurity: Civil Defense boss raises alarm over new ‘dangerous group’ in Nigeria 

December 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has revealed the presence of ‘a dangerous group’ in Nigeria causing mayhem. Audi made the revelation Wednesday at the NSCDC headquarters in Abuja, during the opening ceremony of the last Commandant General conference for the year 2022 with zonal commanders and state commandants of the Read More

Yuletide: Civil Defense deploys personnel to worship centres, public places

December 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has deployed officers and men of the Corps to various worship centres and public places across the country. Commandant General of the Corps, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, ordered zonal commanders and state commandants of the Corps to deploy personnel massively to ensure security during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. A statement by Read More

Civil Defense, ICPC induct ACTU heads to wage war against corruption

December 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi, has said that the Anti Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the corps was positioned to tackle cases of corruption in the country. He stated this Wednesday in Abuja, when the agency and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) entered into partnership to curb corruption Read More

Civil Defence begins massive recruitment, see how to apply

December 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

In its continued effort aimed at boosting its recruitment drive to tackle various internal security challenges in the country, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has called for qualified candidates into full time appointment to it’s existing vacancies. According to the corp in its advert placement on Wednesday, the portal will be opened on Monday, 12th December. The Read More

Ganduje, Bala, Ortom, Police IG, others to discuss violent-free elections at Platinum Post roundtable 

November 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed, Benue state governor Samuel Ortom, Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Audi and the Commissioner for Information and Voter Education for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Barr, Festus Okoye, Read More

NSCDC smashes fake Dollars syndicate, recovers $15,400 fake notes

November 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Acting on credible intelligence, the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CG’s SIS) has smashed a notorious fake dollars syndicate that specialises in printing, sales and distribution of fake US Dollar notes. According to intelligence reports, the syndicate have been operating for the past ten (10) years around Mararaba under bridge, by Heart Plaza, Karu Local Government district of Nasarawa state Read More

Promotion exam: NSCDC boss warns personnel against lobbying, promises transparency 

November 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has assured senior officers of the Corps that the 2022 promotion examination would be conducted in adherence to the principle of transparency and fairness as modalities were in place to ensure that officers qualified for promotion to the next ranks are not left uncatered Read More

Bayelsa community accuses NSCDC personnel of killing 3 youth

November 7, 2022 Joy Emmanuel Yenagoa 0

Elders and leadership of Adiegbe community in Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa state have accused six personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) of alleged involvement in the killing of three youth of the community over alleged involvement in bunkering and oil theft. The community said the accused NSCDC personnel, numbering six and attached to Tantita Read More

Breaking: Wife of NSCDC’s top officer regains freedom

November 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The kidnapped wife of the Head, Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CG’SSIS), DCC Appollos Dandaura, Mrs Dandaura Victoria Apollos, who was taken away forcefully inside her living room has been rescued at about 9.20 pm Friday evening, in Lafia, Nassarawa State. According to a statement signed by the Corps spokesman, Olusola Odumosu, the woman was rescued unhurt after a successful Read More

2023: Don’t politicise security situation in Nigeria, NSCDC boss warns politicians 

November 2, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has called on citizens, especially politicians not to politicise the current security situation in the country ahead of 2023 general elections. Audi also charged his officers and men at state level to come up with strategies and templates that will bring about lasting peace and Read More

Breaking: NSCDC sacks 15, retires 7, suspends 7, demotes 2 over extortion, forgery, others

October 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has announced the approval by the Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB), to discipline a total of 31 officers and men of Corps involved in various degrees of offences. Among the 30, 15 are dismissed from service, nine (9) are to face compulsory retirement, seven Read More

NSCDC vows to stamp out sabotage, vandalism of infrastructure

October 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has vowed to stamp out all forms of sabotage associated with the vandalism of Telecommunications infrastructure across the nation. This decision was taken following the recent attacks by miscreants and vandals on Telecommunication facilities across some Northern parts of the country which created huge loss Read More

Ondo NSCDC gets new commandant

October 12, 2022 Barnabas Olabisi Akure 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo state Wednesday got a new commandant, Olatundun Olayinka. This was announced in Akure by the command’s spokesman, Daniel Aidamenbor. He noted that Olayinka took Hammed Abodunrin’s position, who is currently enrolled in a one-year course at the War College, Abuja. The statement said Olayinka was ready to build on his Read More

Recruitment: Reps probe NSCDC over breach of federal character, others

October 11, 2022 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into reported breach of the federal character principle, by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in its recruitment and promotion processes. To this end, the House, Tuesday, mandated its Committees on Interior, Federal Character and Public Service Matters, to jointly investigate to investigate recruitment, staff quota and promotion exercises carried Read More

NSCDC establishes data base on money laundry, terrorism finance, others, trains investigators

October 5, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it has established a central data base for storing and sharing of intelligence on Money Laundering, Terrorism Finance and Proliferation Financing, among others. Speaking Wednesday in Abuja at the opening ceremony of a 2-day training workshop on Anti Money Laundering, Terrorism and Proliferation Financing for NSCDC Investigators and Prosecutors, Dr. Audi Read More

Pictures: Audi griefs over death of lead outrider, visits family

September 30, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The National Headquarters of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has mourn the of Commandant General’s lead outrider, Assistant Superintendent of Corps 1, Dickson Dike. The deceased died in a fatal accident which claimed his life on Tuesday in Abuja. Dickson’s death left many personnel of the Corps, his admirers, colleagues, including top management staff and the CG in Read More