News - Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

Federal Government Outlaws Training Of Private Personnel By Private Consultants

1 day ago /
Security 

The Federal Government of Nigeria has outlawed the training of personnel of private security companies by private consultants

Buhari Seeks Approval For Promissory Notes, Bonds To Settle Local Debts

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is seeking the House of Representatives approval for the establishment of a promissory programme and bond issuance to settle inherited local debts and contractual obligations.

Police, NSCDC Deploy Personnel To Schools In Borno

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have begun the deployment of personnel to schools in Borno State.

NSCDC Boss Visits Dapchi, Appeals For Public Support

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has appealed for useful information from the public that could help in the rescue of the Dapchi girls.

Former Minister, John Shagaya Dies

4 months ago /
Nation 

Brigadier General John Shagaya, a former minister and former senator representing Plateau South is dead.

Army Launches ‘Exercise Cat Race’ To Tackle Killings In Benue, Other States

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has launched a new operation code-named “Ayem Akpatuma”, meaning ‘Cat Race’ to tackle the crises between herdsmen and farmers as well as cases of kidnapping in Benue and other states.Chief of Training and Operations, Major General David Ahmadu, announced this on Wednesday while briefing reporters at the...

NSCDC Deploys 5,000 Personnel To Liberated Territories In North East

4 months ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps says it has deployed five thousand officers to areas liberated from insurgents in northeast Nigeria.

Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Says Porous Borders Affecting Distribution

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised alarm over the sustained nefarious activities of some cross-border fuel smuggling syndicates and hoarders in the country. The Corporation also noted that such activities have so far impeded its efforts to sanitise the fuel supply and distribution matrix across Nigeria. NNPC Group Managing Director,...

Interior Ministry Promotes 12,588 Personnel

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration And Prisons Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 12,588 officers spread across the services under the ministry of interior. 

Four Die, Six Injured In Ibadan Multiple Car Accident

5 months ago /
Nation 

An early morning multiple car accidents involving seven vehicles has left four dead, six injured at the Ibadan / Oyo expressway, Ibadan. The accident was said to have been caused by poor visibility as a result of heavy fog on the highway in the early hours of Monday just a few...

Kwara NSCDC Distributes Free Fuel From Black Marketers

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has distributed over 2,000 litres of seized petrol from black marketers in Ilorin, the state capital. It was learned that the products were intercepted across various parts of the North-Central state. The seized commodity, which was in seventy units...

Boko Haram Insurgency: Theatre Commander Seeks Greater Collaboration With Sister Agencies

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas, has called for closer collaboration with the Nigeria Police Force, and other security agencies, to fast-track the successful implementation of the counter-insurgency campaign. Nicholas made the call during a familiarization visit to the Borno State Police Command in Maiduguri, the state capital. Theatre Commander...

NSCDC Warns Against Fuel Hoarding

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has warned petrol dealers in the country against inflicting hardship on the people by hoarding the product. Gana who made this known during a surveillance operation conducted by the corps on the emerging fuel scarcity in the country,...

NSCDC To Deploy Drones To Protect Critical Infrastructure

8 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it will deploy new technology such as drones and closed circuit television, CCTV, monitoring devices to monitor and protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. Assistant commandant general in charge of critical national assets and infrastructure Jonathan Iyogho who stated this while briefing news...

Cross River Governor Ayade Calls For Prisons Reform To Enhance Productivity

8 months ago /
Nation 

Cross river state governor, Senator Ben Ayade has called for an overhaul of the Nigerian prison system to position it as a government parastatal that drives reformation and productivity in the country. Ayade made the call in Calabar, when he received the state controller of the Nigerian prison service, Imaikop Ndaekong,...

NSCDC Deploys 1,500 Personnel In Jigawa For Eid-El-Kabir

9 months ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa said on Wednesday that it would deploy 1,500 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the state. The Spokesman of the Command, DSP Adamu Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. Shehu said the officers...

Full List Of 1999 Constitution Amendment

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal lawmakers on Wednesday cast their votes to amend sections in the fourth amendment of the 1999 Constitution. Here is a full list of the sections amended. 1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This...

NSCDC Destroys Illegal Refinery

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria security and civil defence corps (NSCDC) delta state command has uncovered and destroyed a network of illegal refinery around NPDC crude oil pipeline in Otereko community in Ughelli south local government area of delta state. The operation which was carried out in the early hours of Friday was...

NSCDC Nab Fake Health Practitioner In Nasarawa

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a suspected fake medical practitioner in Iwashi, Doguo of Sarkin Dawaki ward in Doma Local Government Area. This was disclosed to journalists by the commandant of the Corps, Bashir Lawal Kano who said the arrest was...

NSCDC Uncovers Illegal Refineries In Rivers State

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Rivers State has uncovered three large illegal dumps, destroyed 15 illegal refineries, arrested trucks and arrested 93 suspected pipeline vandals and illegal bunkers. According to the State Commandant of the NSCDC, Mohammed Haruna,  a filling station has also been sealed off as...


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