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General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: Security challenges threatening Nigeria’s existence

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the security challenges facing the country is threatening its corporate existence.

Board promotes 18,954 immigration, civil defence, prisons and fire service personnel

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.

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).
Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Enugu elections: REC commends security agencies’ conduct

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, Dr Emeka Ononamadu, has hailed the synergy between security agencies and INEC during the general elections.

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).
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Election: Security agencies open joint security control room in Enugu

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Balarabe Suleiman, says that security agencies operating in the state have opened a joint security control room for the general elections.

Fire service deploy personnel for surveillance at INEC office

Kwara State Fire Service has deployed 21 personnel for surveillance against fire outbreaks at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ilorin, an official has said.

REC: 18 Firemen, 174 policemen deployed to INEC office in Kaduna

The Federal Fire Service has deployed 18 Firemen to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaduna State, as a proactive measure to tackle any fire incident.

NCAT to increase training aircraft

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, says it plans to increase its modern training aircraft to 14 this year.

Why farmers-herders crisis may persist – minister

The Federal government has painted a complex picture that sustains the herders and farmers clashes, suggesting that the needless bloodletting across sections of the country may persist into the future.
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EFCC relocates data centre to headquarters after inferno

Following a fire outbreak at its office, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has relocated its data centre and inter-agency task force units to its headquarters in Jabi, Abuja.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.

Educationist decries rising cases of crimes in schools

Mr Ike O‎nyechere, Chairman, Organising Committee, 2018 Safe School Leadership Empowerment Conference and Awards, has decried the rising cases of kidnapping and other crimes in educational institutions across the country.
President Muhammad Buhari has been confirmed to perform the opening ceremony of this year's Ministry of Interior Games, tagged MIGA 2018, on November 22 in Kaduna.

Muhammadu Buhari to open second Interior Games in Kaduna

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Muhammad Babandede: Construction of Immigration technology centre will enhance efficiency

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has said that the approval of N7.1 billion for the construction of NIS technology centre would enhance effective service delivery.
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President Buhari extends fire service chief’s tenure

President Mohammadu Buhari has reportedly approved the extension of the Federal Fire Service Comptroller General, Joseph Anebi.

Fire Service inaugurates NIS station in Abuja

The Comptroller-General, Federal Fire Service (FFS), Joseph Anebi, on Wednesday inaugurated the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Fire Station in the FCT.

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