• NSCDC Deploys 240 Officers To Check Hazard Of Prostitution in IDPs Camps

    NSCDC Deploys 240 Officers To Check Hazard Of Prostitution in IDPs Camps

    Not more than 240 personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to 16 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps to check the menace of prostitution. The State Commandant, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, stated this in an interview granted the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Maiduguri, said that cases were recorded in the state capital.

    According to him “240 intelligent personnel were deployed to 16 IDPs camps located in the state capital to check this […]

  • NSCDC takes proactive measures to prevent herdsmen, farmers clashes in Edo state

    NSCDC takes proactive measures to prevent herdsmen, farmers clashes in Edo state

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Edo state has commenced an extensive sensitisation programme to prevent conflict between herdsmen and farmers in the state.

    The Commandant of the corps, Dr. Benito Eze said NSCDC had established an agro-allied unit to promptly attend to such cases between the farmers and herdsmen.

    He attributed the recurring clashes between the two groups nationwide to communication breakdown.

    “Edo has been blessed by God, which is the reason why we have not had any issue […]

  • NSCDC arrests fake currency printer, five area boys in Sokoto

    NSCDC arrests fake currency printer, five area boys in Sokoto

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Sokoto State have arrested one Collins Nzewewe for alleged printing of fake currencies.

    The Commandant of the corps in the state, Abdullahi Dutsin-ma, presented the suspect to newsmen on Thursday in Sokoto.

    Dutsin-ma said that the command arrested the suspect following a tip off.

    The 42-year-old Nzewewe and father of seven, confessed to newsmen that he was lured into the illegal business by a Nigerien National, called Abdulaziz.

    Dutsin-ma also said that […]

  • Gunmen Kill Four NSCDC Operatives In Rivers State

    Gunmen Kill Four NSCDC Operatives In Rivers State

    Gunmen have shot and killed four personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Obeafor community in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.

    There was confrontation between the NSCDC operatives and suspected criminals, which led to the death of the victims on Monday.

    The personnel were guarding oil facilities of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Obeafor when the bandits dressed in military fatigue  ambushed them.

    The state’s spokesperson of the corps, Mr. Michael Oguntuase, who confirmed […]

  • NSCDC arrests three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

    NSCDC arrests three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

    It was gathered that the Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday said it had arrested three suspected members of the Boko Haram sect at the Maiduguri cattle market.

    The Commandant of the NSCDC in the state, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Maiduguri.

    Abdullahi said that two of the suspects were drivers of the insurgents’ groups, while one of them was their agent who was based in Maiduguri.

    He said, “You will recall […]

  • Boko Haram recruiting Borno youths to supply fuel – NSCDC

    Boko Haram recruiting Borno youths to supply fuel – NSCDC

    According to reports, the Borno command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday raised the alarm that youths in Maiduguri are now being recruited by Boko Haram to supply fuel in Gamboru Ngala area of the state.

    The Commandant of the NSCDC, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi told NAN correspondent, Hamza Suleiman, in Maiduguri.

    Abdullahi said the command had intercepted a reasonable quantity of fuel packaged in a carton of groundnut oil, bound for Gamboru Ngala local government area in […]

  • NSCDC arrests tanker driver for adulterating fuel

    NSCDC arrests tanker driver for adulterating fuel

    According to reports, the Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a driver, Adebiyi Yusuf, for allegedly engaging in illegal oil bunkering and adulteration of diesel.

    Thirty-two-year old Yusuf was apprehended along with one Paul Ifeakandu on Saturday on the premises of a complex on Jimoh Odutola Street, Surulere, Lagos, where they were reportedly selling the product.

    It was gathered that eight drums and 14 jerrycans of adulterated diesel; six drums of chemicals; six pumping machines […]

  • NSCDC arrests man for raping 3-year-old girl in Zaria

    NSCDC arrests man for raping 3-year-old girl in Zaria

    According to reports, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Sabongari Division, has arrested Emmanuel Francis, 21, of Dan-Raka Estate, Samaru, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.

    Parading the suspect before newsmen in Zaria on Friday, the Divisional Police Officer, SP Ahmed Musa said the case was reported to the division by one of its staff, Kamal Aliyu.

    “I received a phone call at about 3pm on Thursday from one of our staff, Kamal Aliyu, who lived in the same compound with […]

  • Navy hands over 17 oil thieves to NSCDC

    Navy hands over 17 oil thieves to NSCDC

    According to reports, the Nigerian Navy has handed over 17 suspected oil thieves with 47,450 litres of diesel to Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Akwa Ibom for prosecution.

    The Commander, NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi, Commodore Saidu Garba, who spoke at the handing over in Ikot Abasi on Saturday said the suspects were arrested by naval special patrol team.

    Garba added that 13 of the 17 suspects were arrested at Mobil Jetty in Ibeno Local Government, while four suspects were arrested […]

  • NSCDC destroys 15 illegal refineries, arrests 50 vandals

    NSCDC destroys 15 illegal refineries, arrests 50 vandals

    According to reports, the commandant-general, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has said that the corps destroyed about another 15 illegal refineries and dumps in Rivers State and arrested 50 vandals.

    Muhammadu who stated that this additional 15 illegal refineries brings the total figure of destroyed refineries in state, under his watch, to 450.

    He commended the effort of his men and officers nationwide, saying that the pro-activeness of the corps’ anti-vandal squad in the Niger-Delta area and […]

  • NSCDC reopens shut Bayelsa oil well

    NSCDC reopens shut Bayelsa oil well

    It was gathered that the Bayelsa State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reopened an oil well shut by the Ogboibiri community, Southern Ijaw local government area of the state.

    It was gathered that the community blocked the wellhead following a disagreement with the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), which operates in the area.

    The community leaders accused the oil firm of failing to honour a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it signed with them.

    A community source said […]