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14 Jul 2020
A 12-year-old boy, Abdulkareem Mu’azu, has been arrested for allegedly defiling four brothers at Sabon Gari quarters in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
16 Nov 2019
There has been uneasy tension and apprehension in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, and its neighbouring local government areas as the major political parties- the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC)- battle for the soul of oil rich state.
6 Aug 2019
The Federal Government came under criticism yesterday over its suppression of unarmed #RevolutionNow protesters. The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the last general elections, Omoyele Sowore, had called for a mass protest against the alleged misgovernance of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
25 Apr 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Thursday met with various security agencies in the state to ensure successful supplementary election in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency on Saturday. INEC Spokesman, Femi Akinbiyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after the meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) that the…
1 Apr 2019
The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja that recalled 181 sacked personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Delivering judgment on Monday, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mahammad struck out the appeal filed by the corps challenging the decision of the lower…
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,…
21 Mar 2019
An Assistant Superintendent, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jumbo Ogah Ochigbo, was allegedly beaten to death yesterday before his wife and two children by men of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) for violating traffic rules. It was gathered that he made a U-turn at the wrong spot and was flagged by the police…
20 Mar 2019
An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday was allegedly shot dead by an unidentified police officer in Abuja. The NSCDC officer identified as Ogar Ochigbo was confirmed dead at Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja where he was taken to after the incident. Our correspondent learnt that the Civil Defence officer…
11 Jan 2019
Security measures have been beefed up in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital and its environs, ahead of the burial of the Emir of Lafia, Dr Isa Mustapha, Agwai 1. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports on Friday that, officers and men of the Nigeria Police, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and other…
24 Dec 2018
Adamawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it arrested 120 suspected kidnappers, fraudsters, bandits, rapists and vandals in Adamawa between January and December. The commandant of the corps, Mr Aliyu Ndanusa, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Yola. “We have prosecuted…
22 Nov 2018
Adamawa Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said it had arrested three suspected foreign kidnappers in Girei Local Government Area of the state. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Mr Aliyu Ndanusa, stated this on Thursday in Yola while briefing newsmen. Ndanusa said the suspects, who claimed to be Cameroonians,…
17 Aug 2018
A suspected pipeline vandal, Kingsley Ibeto, played a fast one on a Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Professor Chuka Obiozor, and disappeared after his plea was taken. Ibeto, who was arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on unlawful dealing in petroleum…

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