Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "NSCDC"

    Human Rights writers demands justice for passengers ‘killed by NSCDC operatives’ in Enugu

Human Rights writers demands justice for passengers ‘killed by NSCDC operatives’ in Enugu

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the government to ensure the prosecution of operatives of the Enugu state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) who allegedly shot at a commercial bus, leading to the death of seven persons.In a statement released on Friday, Emmanuel Onwubiko, national coordinator of HURIWA, said the [...]

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    Death toll from Lassa fever rises to 110

Death toll from Lassa fever rises to 110

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says a total of 110 persons have died in the current Lassa fever outbreak.In its latest weekly report which was released on Tuesday, the centre said a total of 1121 suspected cases have been reported from the beginning of the year to March 4, out of which 353 are confirmed positive.It said eight of [...]

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    Dambazau directs IGP to relocate to north-east

Dambazau directs IGP to relocate to north-east

Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, has directed Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP),and  Abdullahi Muhammadu, commandant-general of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), to relocate to the north-east.They are to liaise with the army and the governors to ensure that security is provided to schools in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states.The directive was disclosed by the presidency in a [...]

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    NSCDC arrests ‘Boko Haram member’ in Edo

NSCDC arrests ‘Boko Haram member’ in Edo

The Edo command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested one Sani, a self-confessed Boko Haram suspect.Makinde Ayinla, NSCDC commandant in the state, said the suspect was arrested in the early hours of Saturday within the premises of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).“Our men deployed to guard the premises of the NTA arrested suspect after he [...]

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    NCC moves to protect telecom facilities

NCC moves to protect telecom facilities

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the protection of telecommunication facilities in the country.The memorandum was signed at a meeting between Umar Danbatta, executive vice-chairman of NCC, and Abdullahi Muhammadu, NSCDC commandant-general, at the head office of the corps in Abuja on Wednesday.A statement [...]

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    ‘No funny behaviour’ — NSCDC warns 14,000 personnel deployed for Anambra poll

‘No funny behaviour’ — NSCDC warns 14,000 personnel deployed for Anambra poll

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it deployed 14, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra to boost the number of personnel provided by other security agencies.The corps said the measure was also to guarantee confidence of the people in the provision of adequate security for the election.Abdullahi Muhammadu, the commandant-general of the corps, gave the [...]

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    Civil defence discovers illegal refinery in Sokoto

Civil defence discovers illegal refinery in Sokoto

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has discovered an illegal refinery, operated in a rented apartment in Sokoto state.Babangida Dutsin-ma, the NSCDC commandant in the state, made this known in an interview with NAN on Friday in Sokoto.Dutsin-ma said the commandant’s surveillance team discovered the “mini-refinery” located in a rented apartment owned by a popular Sokoto [...]

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    Civil defence operative shot dead in Benin

Civil defence operative shot dead in Benin

Four people, including an operative of the Edo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have been killed by gunmen in Benin.Rawlings Osagie, the NSCDC operative, was shot dead at his residence when he returned home from work late on Monday.Aghatise Osagie, a younger brother to the deceased, who confirmed the development, told NAN that Rawlings [...]

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    We are not opposed to the establishment of Peace Corps, says NSCDC

We are not opposed to the establishment of Peace Corps, says NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it is not opposed to the establishment of the Peace Corps of Nigeria.Musa Faruk, deputy comptroller, who represented Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, commandant general of the NSCDC, said this when he appeared before the senate committee on judiciary on Tuesday.Lamenting the challenge of inadequate security personnel in the country, Muhammadu said the establishment [...]

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    Security agencies take control of Borno communities liberated from Boko Haram

Security agencies take control of Borno communities liberated from Boko Haram

Some security agencies have deployed their personnel back to communities in the 24 local government areas in Borno state liberated from the Boko Haram insurgent group by the military.Damian Chukwu, the state commissioner of police, told NAN in Maiduguri that his command had deployed its men in almost all the liberated communities.He said the police deployed men from different departments [...]

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    JAMB monitoring UTME ‘through CCTV cameras’

JAMB monitoring UTME ‘through CCTV cameras’

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is monitoring the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), through its central Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in Abuja.In an interview with NAN, Muhammed Ibrahim, coordinator of the board in Niger, said all the examination centres were linked to the CCTV.“Our staff, candidates and supervisors in all examination centres are being watched [...]

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    Six UTME registration fraudsters arrested by NSCDC

Six UTME registration fraudsters arrested by NSCDC

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said on Saturday that six persons have been arrested over the illegal registration and sale of 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) materials.Fabian Benjamin, JAMB spokesperson, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja.He said the suspects were arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for various registration [...]

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    NSCDC arrests ex-wife of Boko Haram commander

NSCDC arrests ex-wife of Boko Haram commander

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) says it has arrested the former wife of Mamman Nur, a factional Boko Haram leader in Borno state.Ibrahim Abdullahi, NSCDC commandant in the state, disclosed this while speaking with reporters on Tuesday.He said his men arrested two female suspects in Maiduguri, the state capital, on Friday.Abdullahi said at first they were suspected to [...]

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    Fake JAMB registration centre discovered in Borno

Fake JAMB registration centre discovered in Borno

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has uncovered a fake Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) centre in Maiduguri, Borno state.Ibrahim Abdullahi, the commandant of the corps in Borno, told NAN on Sunday in Maiduguri that operators of the fake centre were defrauding applicants.Abdullahi explained that the centre was uncovered on Thursday at the Kawu Shopping Complex [...]

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    Two suspects in the ‘business’ of diverting IDPs food arrested

Two suspects in the ‘business’ of diverting IDPs food arrested

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested two suspects who connive with officials to divert food items in an Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) camp in Dalori, Borno state.Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, Ibrahim Abdullahi, commandant of the corps, said the suspects were arrested at premises of the camp.He explained that the food items in question [...]

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    Fake soldier arrested while molesting JAMB candidates

Fake soldier arrested while molesting JAMB candidates

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno command, says it has arrested Ahmed Alibe, 21, for posing as a soldier and molesting members of the public.Ibrahim Abdullahi, the corps commandant, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that Alibe was arrested on March 29 at the Nasara computer centre at the computer village.Abdullahi said that the suspect, [...]

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