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FCT fire service launches safety clubs in schools

The FCT Fire Service, in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC), is introducing fire safety clubs in public and private secondary schools in the territory.

NPS: Human capacity development key to prison reform programmes

The Controller-General, Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Alhaji Ja’afaru Ahmed, has said human capacity development remains one of the priorities in the ongoing prison reform programmes.

Human trafficking: IOM, ECOWAS, NAPTIP launch campaign

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday embarked on a cross-border roadshow to sensitise people in West African coasts on the ECOWAS National Biometric Identity Card (ENBIC).

Nigeria Prisons Service promotes 16 senior officers, decorates 14

The Controller-General of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, on Wednesday decorated 14 newly-promoted senior officers of the service with their new ranks.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Board approves promotion of 51 Prisons, Immigration officers

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 51 officers to the rank of Assistant Controller General in Civil Defence, Immigration and the Nigerian Prisons.

Kaduna prisons controller, 17 others get promotion

Abubakar Garba, the Controller of Prisons in Kaduna State, has been elevated to the rank of Assistant Controller General, a statement by the command said on Sunday.

Liman Ibrahim named acting fire service chief

The federal government has appointed Liman Alhaji Ibrahim as the new Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS).

Hameed Ali: Anyone who fails Nigeria Customs Staff College course thrice will be sacked

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), says any officer who fails staff college courses thrice will be dismissed.

FCT fire service decries non-payment for fire safety fee

Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki reiterates commitment on prison decongestion, reforms

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will strengthen partnership with the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), on the planned decongestion and reforms of prisons in the state.

Slain ex-prison boss buried amid tears in Plateau

The remains of the retired Assistant Controller-General of Prisons Nanvyat Gwali have been buried in his home town, Simchor, Plateau, a Nigerian Prisons Service official has said.

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Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.