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Tor Tiv expresses displeasure over killing of indigenes in Taraba

The Paramount ruler of the Tiv nation, His Royal Majesty (HRM), the Begha U Tiv, Prof. James Ortese Iorlumun Ayatse, Tor Tiv V, at the weekend, expressed his displeasure over the continued killing of Tiv people in Taraba state.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief urges owners of impounded vehicles to pay up duty

Retired Colonel Hameed Ali, the Controller General of Customs, has said that owners of vehicles impounded in recent raid of car dealers’ shops for not paying customs duty could come forward to pay and take their cars.

Federal government registers 4,377 migrants nationwide

The Controller General, Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, yesterday in Abuja said that the service has so far registered 4,377 migrants nationwide.

Federal government approves five training schools for fire service

The Controller-General of the service, Dr Liman Alhaji Ibrahim, who said this in Abuja on Thursday, claimed that the FFS was now better repositioned for effective service delivery.

FG plans more fire offices in zones

The Federal Fire Service has said it will open more zonal fire offices nationwide for effective control of fire outbreaks in the country.

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.

No jailbreak recorded in last one year – Prisons chief

The Controller General, Nigerian Prisons Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, says the service has not recorded jailbreaks in the country’s prisons in the last one year.

Prison officer fired for peddling drugs to inmates

The Controller General, Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Ja’afaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of Zone ‘C’ Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Prison Assistant 1, Umar Adamu, from the Service for the offence of trafficking (smuggling) illicit drugs into the prison yard for prisoners.

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 decorates new fire service chief

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Tuesday decorated, Liman Ibrahim, newly appointed Controller-General (CG), Federal Fire Service (FFS).
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President Buhari approves appointment of new fire service chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Liman Ibrahim as the new Controller-General (CG) of the Federal Fire Service (FFS).

Governor Okorocha seeks stakeholders’ collaboration on prisoners’ welfare

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for collaboration between federal and state governments for the welfare of prison inmates and the prison conditions, stressing that the essence of sending people to prison is to make them better citizens.

Nigeria Prisons promotes 18 controllers

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 18 Controllers of Prisons to the rank of Assistant Controller-General of Prisons service.

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).

Controller: Nigeria’s prisons not punitive but correctional centres

Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre

Prerogative of mercy committee considers 25 inmates for pardon

Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy plans to consider 25 inmates in Kuje Prison for Presidential pardon by President Muhammadu Buhar

Nigeria Prisons dismisses three officers for trafficking

The Management of the Nigerian Prisons Service has dismissed three Junior Prison Officers for alleged grievous security offences.

Nigeria Customs intercepts 49 vehicles in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service Strike Force has intercepted 49 vehicles and other contraband with duty paid value of N126.8 million in Zone B.

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