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DICON, the first port of call for ordnance-Immigration boss

Babatunde Opalana The Comptroller General, Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS),  Mohammed Babandede, has commended  the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria DICON, describing it as the first port of call in sourcing for the Ordnance needs of his organization. He said DICON has been variously described as the only Defence Industry in the West

Boko haram drug supply intercepted by NDLEA In Adamawa

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Adamawa State have intercepted about 1,316 tonnes of tramadol worth 20M, believed to be a supply for the Boko Haram terrorists. NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Yakubu Kibo, revealed this to reporters on Friday in Yola, the state capital in

Nigerian Prisons turning Inmates to animal -Dambazau

Port-Harcourt Prison Has 5000 Inmates Instead of 800    The Vice- President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that the Port-Harcourt Prison, originally designed by the British colonial masters to conveniently take 800 prisoners, currently has total inmates of almost 5000. Professor Osinbajo disclosed this in a public presentation of three volumes of prison

NSCDC warns personnel on misuse of fire arms

  Cautions on use of social media Jude Johnson  The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has cautioned the personnel against unauthorised use of firearms and abuse of social media. Muhammadu gave this warning on Wednesday during the passing out parade of Batch 7 2018 Special Basic

Lassa Fever:  107 suspected cases, 16 deaths recorded in 10 states

•NCDC activates emergency operation centre Babatunde Abiodun  Following the increasing number of Lassa fever cases reported from several States across the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate the response to the outbreak on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Health. The EOC has

Dambazau promotes 12,588 security officers in Interior Ministry 

  Jude Johnson   The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 12,588 officers spread across the Services under the Ministry of Interior.  The Minister of Interior, who is also the Chairman of the Board, Lt Gen. (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, disclosed this in Abuja.   Dambazau in a statement on