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The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA: Beware of fake social media accounts

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has distanced itself from some fake social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, which fraudulently claim to be the official accounts of the Commandant, Maj Gen Jamil Sarham.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Synergy critical in managing Nigeria’s border

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says renewed efforts will be channeled towards improving synergy among agencies involved in border management.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC apprehends man for defiling three-month-old Nasarawa baby

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 27-year-old man, Ahmadu Yaro, for allegedly defiling a three-month-old baby in Adogi village, Lafia Local Government Area of the state.

Nigerian military retires 342 non-commissioned officers

The Nigerian military has retired 342 Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) from service after equipping them with skills for self-reliance.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC vows to combat cattle rustling, banditry in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has vowed to combat cattle rustling and armed banditry as well as prevent herders and farmers conflict in the state.

Nigerian Navy redeploys top senior military officers

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, on Thursday approved new appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy.

Nigerian Navy: 33 rear admirals, 77 commodores redeployed

To this effect, the affected officers, consisting of 33 Rear Admirals and 77 Commodores, are to steer the affairs of Naval commands, units, and training institutions across Nigeria.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo governor appoints retired general as Amotekun chairman

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed retired general Ajibola Kunle Togun as the Chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, code-named Amotekun.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC intercepts 70 travel ban violators in Oyo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, on Wednesday, intercepted 70 travellers for allegedly violating the ban on interstate traveling.g
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

Ondo NSCDC arrests five travellers over ‘lockdown order violation’

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has arrested five travellers who allegedly violated the border closure order by the state government.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC warns against violating order on inter-state travels

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Oyo State has warned members of the public against violating the order of the Federal Government on inter-state travels.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC quarantines impersonator in Ebonyi

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

Kogi electoral body seeks support from police, army

The Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC) on Wednesday called for closer partnership with the Police and Army command in the State towards ensuring the smooth operation of the commission.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian army court-martials sergeant for allegedly brutalizing wife, son in Kog

The Nigerian Army has court-martialed one Sgt. Abdulrazaq Moshood, a Military officer with command Army Records, Charimaigumeri barracks, Lokoja, Kogi State, for allegedly assaulting his wife and his six-month-old baby.

NSCDC distributes face masks to officials, embarks on more production

Checks by newsmen on Tuesday revealed that the face masks were the first batch produced and they were distributed to the officials on April 20, as part of effort to combat the spread of Covid-19 in work environment.

We won’t allow forceful take over of our farmlands by ‘strangers’ – Ondo farmers

Farmers in the four communities in Ondo state set ablaze by suspected Fulani herdsmen over grazing disagreement and destruction of their farmlands Tuesday cried out to the state government to save them from total extinction from their homeland.

Gunmen kill civil defence officer in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed an Inspector with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) in Benue State.
South Korea’s SolGent has secured an order to supply a U.S. government agency with an additional 7,500 kits which can each perform 100 coronavirus tests, the CEO of the biotech firm told Reuters.

Coronavirus patient who attempted to escape from isolation centre captured

This was disclosed by a Corps Assistant Joshua Philip who was posted to Infectious Disease Control Center, Down Quarters, Kaduna South to provide security services in and around the isolation centre.

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With less than five days to commencement of domestic flights in Nigeria, preparations are in place to ensure that safety measures are adhered to during operations.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom lifts ban on burial, weddings from July 4

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The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

PTF: No time frame for train service resumption

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Thursday said the rail station would implement COVID-19 protocol similar to the airports before resumption of train service in order to tackle COVID-19 pandemic.