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DSS foils planned terrorist attacks on Eid praying grounds, others places

•Arrested Boko Haram suspects planned to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto ...Jude Johnson and Babatunde Opalana  The Department of State Security Service (DSS) announced in Abuja on Friday  that it has foiled a coordinated plan by terrorists to attack some places including Eid Praying Grounds and other densely populated areas during the forthcoming

NEMA redeploys Directors, Coordinator and Head Operation Offices

...Jude Johnson    In an effort to reposition for service efficiency, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the management has approved redeployment of senior staffs in the organisation.   The Head, Media and Public Relations, Mr. Sani Datti, stated on Sunday that the changes affected the Acting Director of Administration and supplies, Mr. Vincent Owan, who is

NEMA Commences Door-Door Distribution of Emergency Relief to IDP

•Borno Govt distributes Food Items for Ramadan ...Babatunde Opalana  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced door-to-door distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes of emergency food intervention with Bakassi IDPs Camp in Maiduguri, Borno state. The Director General of NEMA, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja said the agency under his watch is determined to bring

NSCDC forensic unit seeks partnership with the Nigerian military

...Jude Johnson The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) established a forensic unit with modern facilities to boost its performance in the protection of Critical Infrastructure and National Assets. The Commandant General of the Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, stated this at the Basic Training Programme for Forensic Desk Officers titled: “Fundamentals

Humanitarian crisis: NEMA calls for increased global support in N/East

Sustains rapid response to needs ...Jude Johnson      The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has called for increased local and international support to tackle the enormous humanitarian crisis in the North East Nigeria.   Maihaja stated this at an interactive meeting with humanitarian stakeholders at the weekend in

Bombings: DG NEMA meets stakeholders…as 3 is confirmed dead, 4 injured

...Jude Johnson     The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has embarked on a tour of the North East to discuss modalities on how to deal with the challenges arising from increasing Boko Haram terrorists’ suicide attacks.   This is coming as three male suicide bombers attempted to enter

Boko Haram: 4 killed in another suicide blasts at University of Maiduguri

…Ibrahim Uba   About four people including three suicide bombers were killed in a multiple bombings that rocked University of Maiduguri, Borno state, North East Nigeria. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) confirmed that three suicide bombers were killed when they attempted to infiltrate the Department

Magu: Buhari urged to appoint EFCC Chair outside Police

•Commends President for suspensio of SGF, NIA D-G ...Nneoma Ndibe     The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to appoint a substantive chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from outside the Nigeria Police Force.   This is coming against the backdrop of the uncertainty surrounding it's acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu,

DSS in sectional recruitment scandal: Katsina 51 to A/Ibom 5 cadets

•Kano 25, Lagos 7 ...Paschal Okeke The Department of State Service (DSS) also referred to as State Secret Service (SSS) has been rocked with allegations of sectional recruitment scandal in favour of the the northern states, especially the President Muhammadu Buhari's home state of Katsina. This follows  the exposure of a shocking lopsidedness