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NSCDC shuts 80 erring private guard companies

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has closed over 80 erring private guard companies in the past two years, while over N700 million was realised from licensing and renewal fees from other registered companies.

40 escape death in Ilorin building collapse

No fewer than 40 people escaped death on Friday following the collapse of a section of a four-storey building at Zulu Gambari Road, Government Reservation Area in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

NSCDC discovers illegal refinery in Sokoto

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it had discovered an illegal refinery, operated in a rented apartment in Sokoto state.

NSCDC personnel to be trained by American National Guard

The California National Guard, U.S., has offered to train personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in peace, security and emergency response in line with international best practices.

Fed govt considers establishment of national guard to tackle insecurity

The Federal Government is considering the establishment of a National Guard to professionally address emerging security threats and emergencies in the country.

NSCDC arrests two suspected armoured cable vandals

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Tuesday paraded two suspected armored cable vandals.

Market shut as traders clash over Charly Boy

There was pandemonium in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Tuesday afternoon as musician and leader of Our-Mumu-Don-Group, Charles Oputa (Charlie Boy) allegedly took his protest against ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to Wuse Market.

NSCDC operative, three others shot dead in Benin

Four people, including an operative of the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, have been killed by gunmen in Benin.

Four pupils arrested over theft of N1.4m laptops

Four pupils of Government Science and Technical College, Karniya in Yankwashe Local Government Area of Jigawa State have been arrested over theft of 18 sets of mini laptop computers worth N1.4 million.

Ondo govt warns residence of illegal building construction

The Ondo State Government has expressed its determination to end all illegal buildings in Akure and other parts of the state.

18 Suspects arrested for vandalizing electricity installations

No fewer than 18 suspects were apprehended by the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for vandalising electricity installations in the South-East region.

PenCom queries bill on paramilitary pension scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has kicked against the bill seeking to exclude paramilitary organisations including the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

NSCDC arrests six illegal gold miners in Minna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger says it has arrested six illegal gold miners in the state.

NSCDC deploy 80 armed personnel to southern Kaduna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday said it had deployed no fewer than 80 armed personnel to Southern Kaduna State to serve in the Joint Security Task Force code-named “Operation Safe Heaven”.

Police arrest 15 students over colleague’s death in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa State said it had arrested 15 students over the death of their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area of the state.


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