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Federal fire service establishes 6 additional zonal offices

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) said on Thursday it had established six additional zonal offices to boost service delivery across the country.

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.

One killed, 10 injured in petrol tanker explosion on Abuja-Kaduna highway

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
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.

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Experts: Struggle for resources in poor areas fuels xenophobia

A political analyst with the University of South Africa, Somadoda Fikeni, said on Tuesday that the issue of limited resources in poor communities could not be ignored and the governments should be serious about getting to the bottom of this.
Front row: President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Justice Babatunde Adejumo; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; his Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Chief Judge of Edo State, Justice Esohe Ikponmwen; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, during the commissioning of the Benin Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, constructed by the Edo State Government.

Industrial court president lauds Edo governor on investment in judiciary

President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Hon Justice Babatunde Adejumo, has lauded the commitment of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration towards ensuring that the judicial arm of government is given the necessary support to function effectively.
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Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen makes Champions League debut against Ajax

Victor Osimhen will make his Champions League debut in Lille’s clash with Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.

Federal government to apply genetic engineering, biotechnology for food security

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it intends to apply genetic engineering and biotechnology in efforts aimed at ensuring food security in the country.

CBN reschedules MPC meeting to Thursday

The Central Bank of Nigeria has rescheduled it’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting to Thursday and Friday this week.