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Federal government tasks state governors on internal security

The Federal Government has called on the state governors to emulate their Kaduna State counterpart in tackling insecurity through the deployment of modern technology.

NSCDC arrests 12 female naira vendors

No fewer than 12 young female currency vendors have been arrested by men of Rivers State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged illicit sale of naira notes.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands commercial motorcyclist in prison custody for throwing baby into river

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered that a 20-year-old commercial motorcyclist popularly called ‘Okada’ rider, Mustapha Aliyu be remanded in prison custody for throwing his three-month-old baby boy into a river.

NSCDC inaugurates squad to curb herders/farmers clashes

Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has inaugurated a special squad to tackle clashes between herders and farmers.
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NSCDC arrests man for defiling 14-year-old daughter

A man alleged to have severally sexually abused his own daughter has been arrested by the Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Nigerian Navy uncovers illegal diesel depot

The Nigerian Navy in Ikot Abasi, says it has uncovered illegal Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) depot at Liverpool Street in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Lagos NSCDC gets new commandant

A new commandant for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Cyprian Otoibhi, has assumed duty in Lagos state.
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NSCDC arrests man for defiling 14-year-old daughter

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos Command, has arrested a 46-year-old man, Mr Chinedu Ifeleka, for sexually abusing his 14-year-old daughter.

NSCDC probes source of fake online recruitment messages

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has begun a probe into activities of a job racketeering syndicate specialised in defrauding unsuspecting applicants through text messages and other online platforms.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR seals 13 petrol stations, seven gas refill outlets in Nasarawa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Nasarawa State has sealed 13 petrol stations and seven Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refilling outlets for violating operational guidelines.

VIOs arrest 65 unpainted, unregistered taxis in Abuja

The Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), otherwise known as Vehicles Inspection Officers (VIOs), has arrested 65 unpainted and unregistered commercial vehicles in a raid carried out by the directorate at the weekend.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per litre and other offences.

DPR seals 13 filling stations, 7 gas refilling outlets in Nasarawa

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 13 Petrol stations and 7 LPG (gas) refilling outlets across Nasarawa state for contravening operational standards.

Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara sign MoU with Niger Republic

The governors of Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Governor of Maradi region in Niger Republic on best approaches to addressing the security challenges in their states.

NSCDC receives 30 cases of child trafficking in Kaduna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has received 30 cases of child trafficking in the last eight months in Kaduna State.

NSCDC to deploy agro rangers in Jigawa

Alhaji Garba Mohammed, Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa said his command would soon deploy Agro Rangers to flash points in the state to tackle farmers and herdsmen clashes.

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.
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Teacher rapes, impregnates 12-year-old

A 12-year-old schoolgirl who was raped by her teacher in Namtari, Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State, has been confirmed pregnant.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has commended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over security measures taken to protect the farmers and herders in the country.

Oyo governor hails NSCDC for beefing up security for farmers, herders

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has commended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over security measures taken to protect the farmers and herders in the country.

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Ogun may establish two additional universities

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Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

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‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.