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One of the students of Government Science College Kagara, Niger State lucky to escape recent abduction in the school has narrated how the gunmen who kidnapped his colleagues callously killed one of his friends in the course of the criminal action.

Kagara abduction: Parents commend Niger government over victims’ release

Parents of the abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger, have commended the State Government for securing the release of the students and other victims.
The president of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Engr. Sanusi Abdul Fari, has congratulated the new commander-general of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi.

IPMAN hails new NSCDC chief’s appointment

The president of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Engr. Sanusi Abdul Fari, has congratulated the new commander-general of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi.
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NSCDC rescues Abia girl chained by mother

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, in Abia State have rescued a teenage girl from Umuokoro Obinkita in Arochukwu Local Government Area, simply identified as Ada who was chained by the neck and limbs and locked away in their house by her mother.
Newsmen report that the meeting is being presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

President Buhari appoints new NSCDC, correctional chiefs

President Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Ahmed Audi as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
The Northern Governors Forum says the current system of open grazing, operated by herders in the country, is no longer sustainable.

Kwara community gives herdsmen seven-day quit notice

The community under the aegis of Oro Descendants Union, in a statement titled, ‘We reject unlawful occupation of land in our community by Bororo/Fulani,’ signed by the National President and National Publicity Secretary of the union, Alhaji Uthman Balogun, and Mr. Kayode Adeyipo, respectively, said that the herdsmen allegedly evicted from Oyo State, had occupied Okerimi-Oro community since the last week of January, 2021.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC arrests two for vandalism as court convicts two others in Abia

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abia State Command have reportedly arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in the vandalism, sales and receiving of government properties.
Mr Hilary Madu, the Acting Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

NSCDC tasked to evolve blueprint on securing farms, national assets

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged Officers and Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to come up with strategies that could help in boosting the Agro rangers squad towards securing farms and agro allied investments as well as critical national assets.

JAMB warns institutions over incessant admission fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said the rate of fraud perpetuated in admissions processing in Nigerian institutions was alarming.

Suspected oil thieves ambush, kill soldier on surveillance patrol in Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen suspected to be oil thieves have killed a soldier and made away with his weapon in Apoi Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

JAMB decries incessant admission fraud, warns institutions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said the rate of fraud perpetuated in admissions processing in Nigerian institutions was alarming, urging to help stop the trend.
Mr Hilary Madu, the Acting Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

NSCDC to monitor, enforce facemask compliance

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed a monitoring and enforcement team to public areas in the country to enforce compliance with the use of face masks.

Oil thieves kidnap NSCDC operative after gun battle in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa government on Thursday condemned the attack on operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state by suspected militants engaged in oil theft.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC deploys personnel to monitor, enforce compliance of facemask usage

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed a monitoring and enforcement team to public areas in the country to enforce compliance to use of face masks.

FRSC orders full enforcement of coronavirus health regulations

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered full enforcement of COVID-19 health protection regulations as directed by the Federal Government.

INEC seeks police collaboration on peaceful elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for an enhanced collaboration with the police towards ensuring peaceful conduct of elections in the country.
Commandant General of NSCDC, Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu

NSCDC: CSOs urge Buhari to recall Abdullahi Gana, fault attempts to malign him

A coalition of anti-corruption groups in the country, the Global Alliance against Graft GAG has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to allow Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu to serve out his term as Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC.
Telecommunications remains the best enabler in expanding the frontiers of financial inclusion in Nigeria, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta, has said.

NCC: Emergency communications centres will enhance public safety

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has disclosed that the activation of its Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) across the country will enhance public safety.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Edo: Police arrest five ‘kidnappers’ during bush combing

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday said that it had arrested five kidnap suspects in Ahon community bushes on the Benin/Lagos Road.

Fire guts Lagos market

A statement signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said: “The command contacted the Lagos State Fire Service Operatives who responded swiftly. The fire was brought under control at about 0400 hrs of the same date.”
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.

Minister charges NSCDC’s acting commandant general on professionalism

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu, on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.

NSCDC nabs two suspected Indian hemp dealers in Kebbi

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kebbi State command, on Thursday paraded two suspected dealers of Indian hemp and other illicit drugs.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

John Mrabure emerges new acting correctional chief

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

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South Africa signs J&J vaccine deal, eases restrictions

South Africa has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to secure 11 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and will ease restrictions due to a decline in new cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
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Manchester United rages at penalty talk as team draw another blank

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United are being negatively influenced by opposition managers referring to their penalty record after being denied a spot-kick in a 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Sunday.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor: Abducted schoolgirls will be released soon

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that the abducted students of Government Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be released very soon.

Primate Ayodele: President Buhari has broken Nigeria’s unity

The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has once again knocked the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, over the unsecured state of the country.
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NANS asks Nigerian government to declare abductors of students terrorists

Following the gale of abductions of school children in the Northern part of the country, the National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS), has advised the federal government to list bandits perpetrating such horrendous crime as terrorists.

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An International humanitarian organisation, Mercy Corps, in collaboration with European Union (EU), has handed over 325 two-bedroom houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama, the headquarters of Bama LGA, to the Borno government.

Mercy Corps, EU construct 325 houses for IDPs in Borno

An International humanitarian organisation, Mercy Corps, in collaboration with European Union (EU), has handed over 325 two-bedroom houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama, the headquarters of Bama LGA, to the Borno government.
Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, says he is in the governorship race of Anambra to make the South-East geopolitical zone an island of prosperity.

Chukwuma Soludo: Why I joined Anambra governorship race

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, says he is in the governorship race of Anambra to make the South-East geopolitical zone an island of prosperity.
Raiola is one of football’s biggest agents, boasting of managing some world-class clients such as Paul Pogba, Marco Verratti, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and of course the wonderkid Erling Haaland.

Chelsea winning the race to land Borussia Dortmund striker

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Kaduna Electric petitions police commissioner over assault on staff

Kaduna Electric has petitioned the Kaduna state commissioner of police, Umar Musa-Muri, over assault meted out on its staff, while conducting their lawful duties.

WHO: Africa has stepped up vaccine procurement

The deployment of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa has accelerated amid the quest to contain the virus and reopen the continent’s economy, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.