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NSCDC nabs illegal miner in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo State on Wednesday paraded a suspect alleged to be engaged in illegal mining.

Senator Omo-Agege’s constituents protest at National Assembly

Some constituents of Delta Central senatorial district have written the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to demand a reversal of the suspension of their senator, Ovie Omo-Agege.

Ogun community decries alleged invasion by oil thieves

Some persons suspected to be militants and pipeline vandals driven away from Isawo in Ikorodu area of Lagos State have moved into Ilara-Ogijo community creeks to carry out their activities, sources say.

Shiites protests: Security agencies patrol areas in Abuja

Soldiers, policemen and personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are patrolling areas around Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, following protests by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Monday.

NSCDC wants illegal security outfits to close shop

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has urged all unlicensed Security Guard Companies in the country to stop operating.

Security agencies in Sokoto, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara collaborate to tackle crime

Security agencies in Sokoto, Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states say they are collaborating to tackle criminality in their areas of operation.

Nigerian Navy seizes 130,000 litres of illegally refined diesel, arrests seven

Men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Calabar, Cross River State, have seized a large wooden boat with about 130 litres of suspected illegally refined Automative Gas Oil (AGO) commonly known as diesel.

Police: Borno government must merge some schools to enhance security of students

The Nigeria Police on Thursday advised the Borno Government to merge some schools in remote locations to enhance the security of the students.

Easter: NSCDC deploys 5,200 personnel in Nasarawa to provide security

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed 5, 200 personnel to provide security in the state during the Easter celebration.

Lagos on lockdown as President Buhari makes historic visit

Nigeria's economic capital Lagos was on a lockdown on Thursday as President Muhammadu Buhari makes his first official visit to the city of 22 million inhabitants since coming to power in 2015.

President Buhari’s visit: Lagos commuters, travelers groan over restriction of movement

Some travelers and commuters were on Thursday, forced to walk long distances to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos to catch their flights, following restriction of movement around the airport vicinity by security operatives.

NSCDC boss urges personnel to partner with sister security agencies

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Abdullahi Muhammadu, has urged personnel of the corps to work with other security agencies to provide security during the Easter celebrations.

NSCDC to deploy power bikes in trouble spots

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Taraba State, Kamilu Isah, on Tuesday said the command would soon acquire 10 power bikes to enhance rescue operations in some volatile areas in the state.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s journey under me turbulent

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the country’s journey in the last three years of his administration as being “a very turbulent one.”

NSCDC pledges zero tolerance for pipeline vandalism

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has pledged zero tolerance for vandalism of oil pipelines and other government facilities in the state.

HURIWA carpets civil defence over death of seven passengers

A Non-Governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for causing the death of seven passengers following an ill-fated chase of a bus driver in Enugu.

Adamawa Poly students clash over stolen phone

Several students have been injured in an early morning clash between two groups of students at the Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola.

NSCDC decorates 69 newly promoted officers in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday decorated 69 newly promoted officers in Niger Command with their new ranks.

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CSOs to monitor spending of $322.5 million Abacha loot

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Borno APC: Senator Sheriff only ‘flying a kite’

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