US Trains Nigeria on Capabilities to Investigate Chemical, Biological Weapons-Contaminated Crime Scenes

US Trains Nigeria on Capabilities to Investigate Chemical, Biological Weapons-Contaminated Crime Scenes

The United States Trains Nigeria on Enhancing Capabilities to Investigate Chemical and Biological Weapons-Contaminated Crime Scenes The United States conducted a training workshop in Abuja, Nigeria September 19-23, 2022, with partners from Nigerian domestic security services, law enforcement, and first responders, aimed…

NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tonnes of cocaine

NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tonnes of cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has set ablaze 1.8 tonnes of cocaine recovered last week from a warehouse in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. The Chairman/Chief Executive of the anti-narcotics agency, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) during the burning of…

CAPACITY BUILDING: NSCDC PARTNERS IGBINEDION VERSITY ON TRAINING OF PERSONNEL

CAPACITY BUILDING: NSCDC PARTNERS IGBINEDION VERSITY ON TRAINING OF PERSONNEL

As part of efforts to improve the capacities of personnel for enhanced performance, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Igbinedion University, Okada, have agreed on a partnership to provide strategic training, research needs and scholarship for its members. The…

Three retired IGs, ex-DIG lobby AGF, others, for PSC top job

Three retired IGs, ex-DIG lobby AGF, others, for PSC top job

*Police appeal judgment on constables recruitment after two years Three former Inspectors-General of Police and a retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police are currently lobbying to replace ex-IGP Musiliu Smith as the Chairman of the Police Service Commission. The former police chiefs, according…

NDLEA seizes N194 bn worth cocaine in largest single bust  …Arrests 4 drug barons, another

NDLEA seizes N194 bn worth cocaine in largest single bust …Arrests 4 drug barons, another

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have busted a major warehouse in a secluded estate in Ikorodu area of Lagos where 1.8 tonnes (1,855 kilogrammes) of cocaine with street value of $278,250,000 (approximately $278.3 million) or N194,775,000,000 (approximately N194.8…

<strong>Car Wash Operators Urged To Ensure Security, Standard In Delta Capital Territory —Onyemaechi</strong>

Car Wash Operators Urged To Ensure Security, Standard In Delta Capital Territory —Onyemaechi

–By Albert OGRAKA: Director General (DG) Of Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency (DSCTDA), Hon. Joan Onyemaechi, has reiterated her call for security measures to be put in place by car wash operators in the Asaba capital Territory. The Director General made…

Release of North East Masterplan, Big Statement by FG  -KACRAN

Release of North East Masterplan, Big Statement by FG -KACRAN

The release of the North East Masterplan by the North East Development Commission (NEDC) has been described a big statement of the federal government’s plan to arrest the troubled region from the brink of destruction brought about by the over 12 years…

NAOWA seeks partnership with NDLEA on anti-drug war

NAOWA seeks partnership with NDLEA on anti-drug war

Nigeria Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) has pledged commitment to work with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to ensure a drug-free country. The Wife of the Chief of Army Staff and President of the Nigeria Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA),…

NDLEA arrests Lagos airport cleaner who leads drug syndicate

NDLEA arrests Lagos airport cleaner who leads drug syndicate

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a cleaner at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Sunday Ohiagu, alleged to be the lead of a drug syndicate at the international wing of the airport. A statement on Sunday…

NSCDC Performs Ground Breaking Ceremony of Housing Scheme for Personnel in Sokoto

NSCDC Performs Ground Breaking Ceremony of Housing Scheme for Personnel in Sokoto

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has performed the ground breaking ceremony of 550 housing scheme in Sokoto State for its officers and men. A statement on Monday by the spokesman of the Corps, Olusola Odumosu said the Commandant General…

FG Renews War on Oil Bunkering, Commissions Eight Gunboats

FG Renews War on Oil Bunkering, Commissions Eight Gunboats

The federal government has commissioned eight gunboats to fight crude oil theft, illegal oil bunkering and pipeline vandalism in the country to a logical end. A press statement by the spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Olusola Odumosu…

United States, Nigerian Military Officers Confer on Techniques for Protecting Civilians  

United States, Nigerian Military Officers Confer on Techniques for Protecting Civilians  

Experts from the U.S. Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS) worked with 14 officers from all three Nigerian military branches August 15-18 on issues involving human rights, the law of armed conflict, and the protection of civilians.  Through group discussions and…

CSO backs award of crude oil surveillance contract to Tompolo

CSO backs award of crude oil surveillance contract to Tompolo

*** As DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance A Coalition of Arewa Civil Society Groups has thrown its support behind the Federal Government over the crude oil surveillance contract awarded to Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo) through the NNPC. The…

UK donates £15m to tackle food insecurity, malnutrition in N-East Nigeria

UK donates £15m to tackle food insecurity, malnutrition in N-East Nigeria

The United Kingdom (UK) said she will be spending £15 million of emergency humanitarian funding to provide vital food and nutrition assistance for vulnerable people in North-East Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. According to a statement on Wednesday, the money…

Yobe to Unravel Killers of Islamic Cleric

Yobe to Unravel Killers of Islamic Cleric

Yobe State Government has promised to unravel those behind the killing of an Islamic cleric, Shiek Goni Aisami. Aishami was gruesome killed last Friday near Gashua, one of the major towns in Yobe State. He was alleged to have been killed by…

DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance

DYC Boss Lauds FG’s Engagement Of Tompolo In Pipelines Surveillance

-By Albert OGRAKA: President General of Delta Youth Coalition (DYC), a frontline political pressure group in Nigeria, Mr. Chibuzor Agunwa (aka Mr. Dash), has lauded the move by the federal government to award surveillance contract to High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo,…

NSCDC Trains Female Squad on Sustainable Safe School Strategies

NSCDC Trains Female Squad on Sustainable Safe School Strategies

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has declared a state of emergency in schools across the country, even as it conducted conducted training for Female Squad on sustainable safe school strategies. A press statement on Tuesday signed by the Director,…

PROTECTION OF CRITICAL NAT’L ASSETS, INFRASTRUCTURE IS NOT NEGOTIABLE -Delta NSCDC Boss, Commdt Akinsanya

PROTECTION OF CRITICAL NAT’L ASSETS, INFRASTRUCTURE IS NOT NEGOTIABLE -Delta NSCDC Boss, Commdt Akinsanya

Life is expected to be enjoyed by the living and not being endured in the scale of balance. Provision of social and basic amenities are essential for life to be worthy of living. In recent past and present, successive governments in their…

Soludo Tells Youth To Take Back Anambra From Gunmen

Soludo Tells Youth To Take Back Anambra From Gunmen

From SUNNY A. DAVID, in Awka: The Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, on Sunday, charged youths to support the battle to reclaim the State from gunmen and other criminals terrorizing the State, our correspondent reports. The charge is coming on the…

Dariye, Nyame finally released from Prison

Dariye, Nyame finally released from Prison

The former Governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame finally breathes an of freedom as they were both released from Kuje Custodial Centre. A statement on Monday by the Public Relations Officer of FCT Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Chukwuedo Humphrey read…

China cuts ties with US over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China cuts ties with US over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China has announced cutting of ties with the United States to protest recent visit of the Speaker of United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan. The recent visit of Pelosi, though among America’s President Joe Biden was said to be…

<em>THE TERRORISTS AND THEIR AUDACIOUS THREAT</em>

THE TERRORISTS AND THEIR AUDACIOUS THREAT

–By Austen Akhagbeme: It is most disturbing and disheartening that nothing moves anyone anymore in this country; not even the government of the day. Just a few weeks ago, the advance convoy of the nation’s number one citizen was attacked by bandits…

NDLEA arrests 8 over Lagos, Abuja, Enugu airports Cocaine busts

NDLEA arrests 8 over Lagos, Abuja, Enugu airports Cocaine busts

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested six men and two women over attempts to import hundreds of cocaine pellets into Nigeria and export thousands of tramadol 255mg tablets among other illicit drugs to Europe via the Nnamdi…

NSCDC Issues Operating License to UNIMAID, 18 Other New Private Guard Companies

NSCDC Issues Operating License to UNIMAID, 18 Other New Private Guard Companies

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has issued operating licences to 19 Private Guard Companies including a security company owned by University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID). Commandant General of the Corps, Dr. Ahmed Audi while giving the newly registered companies their…

Security Leader Arrested Over Alleged Kidnapping, As Four AK -47 Riffles Recovered From Him

Security Leader Arrested Over Alleged Kidnapping, As Four AK -47 Riffles Recovered From Him

-BY SUNNY A. DAVID: Security operatives in Anambra State, have apprehended one of the Vigilante Leaders in the State for alleged involvement in kidnappings. Also, Four AK -47 riffles were recovered at the backyard of his house in one of the popular…

Gusau calls on China to Assist ongoing battle against Insecurity in Africa

Gusau calls on China to Assist ongoing battle against Insecurity in Africa

Nigeria’s former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Aliyu Gusau (rtd.) has called on China to assist the Africa to fight the ongoing insecurity on the continent. Speaking at the 11th Meeting of the China-Africa Think Tanks Forum with theme: “Promoting the Spirit…

Osun Guber Polls: NSCDC Unveils Situation Room, Establishes Anti-Vote Buying Squad

Osun Guber Polls: NSCDC Unveils Situation Room, Establishes Anti-Vote Buying Squad

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has unveiled a situation room at its Osun State Command Headquarters in Oshogbo in collaboration with Civil Society Organisations and established Anti- Vote Buying Squad to work in synergy with other Anti-fraud agencies to…

Osun Guber: NSCDC Assures Corp members, INEC officers of Security

Osun Guber: NSCDC Assures Corp members, INEC officers of Security

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has assured of its readiness to ensure security of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) staff and safety of election materials, noting that doing such is part of the…

How human trafficker recruited orphan to export drug to Dubai<br>. As NDLEA intercepts father of one travelling by road to Algeria, excretes 47 wraps of cocaine

How human trafficker recruited orphan to export drug to Dubai
. As NDLEA intercepts father of one travelling by road to Algeria, excretes 47 wraps of cocaine

Attempt by a human trafficker, Mathew Bassey to export illicit drug to Dubai, United Arab Emirate by planting same in the luggage of an orphan, Ms. Peter Gift Eno recruited for a phantom job in the Arab nation has been thwarted by…

Eid-al-Adha: Bashorun Askia Felicitates Muslims *Urges Prayers For New Era of Justice, Fairness, Development

Eid-al-Adha: Bashorun Askia Felicitates Muslims *Urges Prayers For New Era of Justice, Fairness, Development

–By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has congratulated Muslims in the country and Delta state as they celebrate Eid-al-Adha. He urged the Muslim community to continually pray to God for divine…

Kuje Prison Attack: NSCDC Promises Compensation to Family of Dead Officer

Kuje Prison Attack: NSCDC Promises Compensation to Family of Dead Officer

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has promised compensation to the family of its staffer lost in the attack on Kuje Minimum Custodial Centre. Speaking during a visit to the Centre, in company of Permanent Secretary in…

UPDATE: ATTACK ON KUJE CUSTODIAL CENTRE

UPDATE: ATTACK ON KUJE CUSTODIAL CENTRE

In furtherance to my earlier press release on the unfortunate attack by gunmen suspected to be terrorists, I wish to state that the attackers broke into the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje using explosive devices through the main entrance and the fence…

Delta releases White Paper on Ozoro-Oleh crisis, compensates victims

Delta releases White Paper on Ozoro-Oleh crisis, compensates victims

Delta State Government on Tuesday said it had released the White Paper on the resolution of the communal crisis between Ozoro and Oleh communities in Isoko North and Isoko South Local Government Areas of the state, with approval to compensate families of…

Dabiri-Erewa Demands Justice and Arrest of Killers of Chikezie

Dabiri-Erewa Demands Justice and Arrest of Killers of Chikezie

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of 42 year old Mr Lucky Ndubuisi Chikezie in Pretoria, South Africa as very worrisome and painful. In a statement by Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Relations and…

NSCDC will Collaborate with Other Security Agencies for Hitch-Free 2023 Elections- Audi

NSCDC will Collaborate with Other Security Agencies for Hitch-Free 2023 Elections- Audi

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has expressed the determination of the Corps to collaborate with other security agencies to ensure free, fair and credible elections in 2023. Speaking at the 2nd Commandant General’s Conference…

NSCDC Boss Warns Top Officers Against Intimidation of Subordinates

NSCDC Boss Warns Top Officers Against Intimidation of Subordinates

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi has instructed senior officers of the corps to to impact positively on the professional and personal lives of their subordinates, rather than intimidate, suppress and deny them of…

Scores of ISWAP terrorists perish while daring to block Maiduguri Damaturu road

Scores of ISWAP terrorists perish while daring to block Maiduguri Damaturu road

SCORES of suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists group have been neutralized by the Nigerian military after they blocked the Maiduguri Damaturu road wrecking havoc on commuters yesterday. It took massive air support from the Nigeria Airforce…

Owo Attack: NHRC Condemns Spate of Killing Across Nigeria

Owo Attack: NHRC Condemns Spate of Killing Across Nigeria

THE Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in its entirety the spate of killings and total disregard to the sanctity of human lives being perpetrated by various criminals within the country. A statement on Thursday by the…