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Breaking: Again, Kidnappers strike in Kogi, abduct NSCDC operatives

February 20, 2020 Editor 0

Unknown gunmen on Thursday struck in Kogi, and abducted Four officers the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Ajegwu, Ofu local government area. Reports say the officers to be heading to Makurdi, Benue state capital, for a promotion examination in an official vehicle before they were whisked away along the Itobe-Anyigba highway. Already, the State Police Public Relations Read More

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Pandemonium as NSCDC operative guns down top politician in Imo

January 26, 2020 Editor 0

Senatorial candidate of Action Alliance (AA) during 2019 general election, Chief Ndubuisi Emenike, was Sunday evening shot dead by his aide. Ototonwa as the popular politician was fondly called vied for senatorial seat under AA for Imo North Senatorial District. He was mistakenly shot allegedly by an operative of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps who was his personal security Read More

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We’re primed to end one-chance, other vices in Abuja – FCT NSCDC boss

November 30, 2019 Editorial III 0

Mr. Patrick E. Ukpan is the commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) command. In this interview with BABA YUSUF, he says security operatives need information from the public in order to effectively curb the activities of one- chance operators and other criminals in the territory What strategies are you putting in place to curb Read More

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NSCDC under Gana: How far, so far?

September 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Since its formal recognition by an Act of Parliament in 2003, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has over the years joined forces with other security agencies to combat crime and criminality in the country. From its amended Act of 2007, the NSCDC is saddled with the responsibility to protect critical national assets and infrastructure of government; register, Read More

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Sallah: NSCDC assures Ebonyi citizens of adequate security

August 12, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has assured citizens of Ebonyi of adequate security during the Sallah celebrations in the state. The state Commandant of the corps, Comdt. Steve Usman, in a release signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Paul Odimba, said the corps would ensure a peaceful celebration in the state. Usman in the Read More

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Fresh recruitment exercise opens at Civil Defence

August 9, 2019 Editor 0

A fresh recruitment exercise has been announced by the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) into the agency for interested Nigerians. In a statement signed by the secretary to the CDFIPB, Malam Al Hassan Yakmut, the applications are expected from suitably qualified candidates for full time appointments to fill existing vacancies positions in the Nigeria Security and Civil Read More

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NSCDC personnel to undergo psychological test in Yobe

August 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Yobe state Command, said it will embark on a psychological assessment test for its personnel to ascertain their emotional and psychological profiles. This was disclosed saturday in Damaturu, by the State Commandant, Ayinla Olowo while speaking to our correspondent. He said: “when NSCDC was established, our mandate as at then was to make Read More

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Over 700 officers of NSCDC undergo psychology examination in Ebonyi

July 20, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Ebonyi state Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Steve Amoga Friday, engaged over 700 officers and men of the command in a psychological examinations. He explained that the exercise was aimed at ascertaining the mental and physical fitness of the officers in other to ensure effective service delivery in the state. He also noted that the Read More

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Breaking: Anxiety in Gombe as II perish during Easter Sunday night rally

April 22, 2019 Editor 0

No fewer than 11 persons including a policeman and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) officer were confirmed dead after a car rammed into a procession of Christian youths (mostly Boys Brigade members) who were on an Easter rally Sunday night in Gombe town. Blueprint correspondent gathered early Monday morning, youths were on their usual Easter rally in celebration Read More

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Civil Defense better poised to end violent extremism- Gana

April 18, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has said that the agency is positioned to end all forms of violent extremism in the country. He stated this Thursday in Abuja during a workshop organized by the agency, in partnership with Royal Initiative against Poverty & Starvation (RIAPS), with theme: “preventing and Read More

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IGP gets 2-day ultimatum to ensure justice for murdered NSCDC officer

April 15, 2019 Editorial II 0

Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s) under the auspicies of the Joint Civil Society Action Against Extra Judicial Killings (JCSAAEJK) has given the Inspector General of Police (IGP) a two-day ultimatum to ensure justice for slained officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC) ASC Ogah Ochigbo Jumbo, by men of the Police Force. Addressing a press conference Read More

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Politicians importing fake security uniforms – IGP

February 13, 2019 Editor 0

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has said fake security uniforms were imported into the country to cause confusion during the general elections. IGP Adamu said this Tuesday in Abuja during the public presentation of partnership among Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), HEDA Resource Centre, Police Service Commission, Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission (ICPC), National Human Read More

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NSCDC personnel face murder charge in Lagos

January 9, 2019 Editorial III 0

A Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel, Kehinde Osho, who allegedly shot and killed a man, has appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Osho, whose address was not provided, is facing a count charge of murder, but he pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Oladele Adebayo, had told the court that the accused committed Read More

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APC convention: NSCDC, VIO deploy 2,400 personnel

June 23, 2018 Administrator 0

APC convention: NSCDC, VIO deploy 2,400 personnel Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the FCT Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) has said that 2,400 personnel had been deployed to provide security during the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention today within the FCT. NSCDC, FCT Command, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr. David Akinbinu, disclosed that the corps had deployed 2,000 Read More

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I dream and live Taekwondo –Victor

April 7, 2018 Administrator 0

Coach John Victor is a National handler of Nigeria Taekwondo Athletes who just returned from Morocco after he led Athletes to compete at African Taekwondo championship. An Officer with the Nigeria Civil Service Defense Corps, coach Victor is without doubt, currently the top performing Taekwondo Coach in Nigeria for the past five years. In this interview, the soft-spoken former National Read More

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Easter: NSCDC deploys 3,000 in FCT

March 31, 2018 Administrator 0

  In order to enhance security throughout the Easter festivities in the nation’s capital, no fewer than 3,000 personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to strategic places in the FCT. Commandant of the FCT command of NSCDC, Patrick Ukpan, through a statement signed the Corps Public Relations Officer (PRO), Akinbinu David, emphasised the Read More

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Unlike Chibok, Dapchi, we’ll guarantee your safety, IGP, NSCDC tell North East students

March 5, 2018 Administrator 0

Following the presidential directive that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and Commandant General Of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) should relocate to the North east to ensure that adequate security is provided to all schools in the region, the IGP Ibrahim Idris and the commandant general NSCDC, Alhaji Abdullahi Gana were in Borno and visited various schools Read More

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NSCDC N18.1m unaccounted – Report

November 11, 2017 Administrator 0

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has not accounted for N18 million in 2015, an audit report reviewed by Premium Times has revealed. The report, which detailed financial records of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the federal government in 2015, is the latest from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation. The report revealed a common Read More

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Civil Defence CG explains sanitisation of private guards, to partner Blueprint Newspapers

October 19, 2017 Administrator 0

Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gaba Muhammad, has revealed how his organisation averted what could have led to a serious breach in the country’s internal security by simply chasing away quacks and some “dubious foreigners” from the industry. The Corps helmsman however expressed the readiness of his office to partner with Blueprint Newspapers Read More

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Civil Defence CG explains planned ‘speculative recruitment’ 

September 5, 2017 Administrator 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC has dismissed insinuations that it is secretly recruiting wards of some highly-placed Nigerians, saying, while there is no truth in such “wild speculations”, it is however trying to secure approval to recruit some Nigerians in the coming months. Speaking with Blueprint Tuesday in Abuja, Commandant General of the Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammad, Read More

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Sallah: NSCDC deploys 40,000 personnel, sniffer dogs for security 

August 30, 2017 Administrator 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has  deployed about 40,000 personnel, sniffer dogs, Mobile Surveillance Vehicles (MSV), Ambulances among others to be stationed at designated areas for rescue purposes and First Aid treatment during the Eid Kabir festival. Announcing the deployment Comptroller General of the Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, also ordered for other specialised units for the assignment Read More