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

NAPTIP, DSS apprehend 4 human traffickers in Benue

April 21, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons ( NAPTIP) and the Directorate of State Services ( DSS) have arrested four individuals, including a federal civil servant alleged involved in a conspiracy of buying and selling of babies in Benue state. The federal civil servant Mrs. Wilson Erurom and another middle aged man, Mr. Marksoo Uzer, an employee Read More

50 armed herdsmen nabbed, under prosecution over insecurity – NSCDC boss

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi, said the Corps has arrested over 50 suspected armed herdsmen, in ongoing operations to check the escalating insecurity in the country. The NSCDC boss said this at the agency’s headquarters Wednesday in Abuja, where licences were presented to new private guard operators. The CG, however stressed Read More

Effium killings: Ebonyi indigenes demand investigation into escape of 55 suspects

April 6, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has demanded for thorough investigation and prosecution of the Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi state, Aliyu Garba and other security personnel for claiming that 55 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Effium communities escaped. In a statement released to newsmen Tuesday in Abuja by the President of the Read More

Easter celebration: NSCDC deploys 20,000 personnel, others

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has ordered the deployment of over 20, 000 personnel of the corps to provide security during the Easter celebrations. Addressing newsmen Thursday in Abuja, Audi said the deployment was necessary considering the security challenges beclouding the country. “I would like to assure Nigerians of a Read More

Interior Minister to NSCDC: Return Nigeria to safety

March 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged the new Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) to take up the responsibility of returning Nigeria back to the old days when people can travel freely on the roads without fear of being waylaid, kidnapped or assassinated.  In a statement released Tuesday in Abuja by the Read More

Only justice ‘ll end insecurity in Nigeria – Archbishop

March 29, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

The Archbishop of Methodist Archdiocese of Enugu, Rev. Christopher Edeh has  called on President Muhammadu Buhari to enthrone justice in the country to end insecurity.  According to him, “once  there is justice there is peace.” He  enjoined Buhari’s government to correct injustices in the country which he said gave rise to insecurity. Edeh disclosed this in Abakaliki  while speaking with journalists during the consecration of Read More

NSCDC boss warns officers against accidental discharge

March 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Cmmandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has read out the Riot Act to his officers and men on operational tactics and use of firearms in special operations or civil engagements.  Audi said the move was necessitated by the need to uphold and preserve the integrity of the service while at the same Read More

Insecurity: Tension in NSCDC as Audi confirms imminent shake-up

March 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As part of strategies to discharge its duty of securing the Nation, the new leadership of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed plans to redevelop some of the heads of formations across the country. The planned shake-up is however generating panic among top officers and men of the Corps. The new NSCDC helmsman also decried what Read More

2 die in Osun robbery attack

March 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Tow persons have been confirmed dead in the Osun bank robbery Thursday.  The robbers invaded a Wema bank in Okuku, Odo-Otin local government area of Osun state during the day.  The spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Daniel Adigun, confirmed the killings.  The robbers invaded the bank in the afternoon and started shooting sporadically into the Read More

Expect timely promotion, payment of arrears, NSCDC boss, Audi assures personnel

March 9, 2021 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 timely promotion and credible deployment in his bid to rejig, revamp, rejuvenate and reposition the agency. He gave the assurance while addressing the personnel during his review of the first Muster Parade at the National Headquarters Read More