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4 Mar
Stakeholders in the education sector have canvassed improved security presence in schools through the creation of a special joint force, comprising police, civil defence corps and army.
17 Feb
Officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Lagos have been urged to observe a high level of discipline and integrity while carrying out their duties.
15 Feb
The Nigeria Civil Defence and Security Corp (NCDSC) says it recovered 4,050 metres of power cables
28 Jul 2020
The Rivers State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 10 persons for allegedly dealing in illegal petroleum products.
22 Oct 2019
The return of the controversial ex-head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina into the country did ignite a firestorm of revelations that raised more questions than answers and also called to question the actions and or inactions of some prominent members
3 Sep 2019
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday inaugurated its special squad, christened “Agro Rangers Squad” to contain the rising clashes between farmers and herders in Enugu.
13 Jun 2019
In its drive to cater for the health of the citizenry especially during emergencies, Abia State Government has approved and pledged full logistics support for the training of military, para-military and other allied personnel on their role during medical emergencies in the state. The state deputy governor, Dr. Ude Oko Chukwu, made this known when…
11 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Liman Ibrahim as the new Controller-General (CG) of the Federal Fire Service (FFS). A statement signed by Al-Hassan Yakmut, Secretary, Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) on Thursday in Abuja said that the appointment took effect from March 29. Yakmut said that Ibrahim’s…
27 Mar 2019
A sociocultural group, Ochetoha K’Idoma, formerly known as Idoma National Forum, has condemned the killing of an Idoma indigene, Mr. Ochigbo Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), allegedly killed by policemen during a traffic control duty in Abuja last week.   A statement by the group’s president,…
28 Feb 2019
It is bitter irony of the winner-take-all American system we have imported hook, line and sinker that the man who secured more than 11 million votes may have no role in the new government that would take effect from May 29, 2019. Unlike what we had in 2015, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, the loser of the…
25 Feb 2019
If there was a political IOU that Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, had upon quitting President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet last year to contest election, he settled it through the outcome of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election in the state.    Call it ‘vote buying’ or what you may, or even election malpractice…
6 Mar 2018
To check a repeat of the Dapchi episode, the Adamawa command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 250 heavily armed personnel to secure all the secondary schools in the seven local councils recaptured from the insurgents in 2015.  The State Commandant, Aliyu Musa Ndamsa, told reporters yesterday in Yola that…


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President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday will become the first French head of state to take part in commemorations of the massacre by Paris police of protesters at a rally 60 years ago against France's rule in its then-colony Algeria. The events of October 17, 1961 were covered up for decades and the final death toll…
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Radio station Urooj once teemed with journalists producing news bulletins, but since the Taliban came to town, Ebrahim Parhar sits alone, broadcasting hours of religious sermons. Parhar launched Urooj, which means "The Rising" in Pashto, in the western city of Farah six years ago, carefully selecting a diverse range of programmes for an audience long…
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday recorded 167 new cases and two additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. This is contained in data released by NCDC on Saturday morning. The Public Health Agency said that with the new fatalities, the death toll from the virus in the country now stands at 2,769.…
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A thief in a tractor has led police on a destructive chase through suburban streets and onto train lines in Australia, after allegedly stealing motorbikes from a shopfront. Queensland Police released dramatic footage of the moment a farm vehicle ploughed into a motorbike store's window early Friday morning in Ipswich, west of Brisbane. According to…
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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given reasons why he created three metropolitan authorities outside the conventional local government administration.