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    Pastors Risk 5yrs Imprisonment For Contracting Illegal Marriages – Ministry

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    The Ministry of Interior has reinstated its statutory power to register marriages according to the Marriage Act and warns that pastors wedding couples without registration will face a five-year jail term. A Registrar of Marriages at the Ministry of Interior, Pastor Oladele Temilade disclosed this Thursday in Abuja at the launch of his book, “Companion…

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    NSCDC Destroys 450 Illegal Refineries, Arrests 3000 Vandals

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    The commandant general, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC),  Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu said the corps has destroyed about 450 illegal refineries,  arrested over 3,000 vandals and confiscated a lot of vehicles which were forfeited by the court and auctioned off since he assumed office in July, 2015. The NSCDC boss who stated this when…

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    6 Inmates Killed In Abakaliki Jailbreak Attempt

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    The leadership of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) , yesterday  confirmed  speculations that six prisoners who attempted to escape from the Abakaliki Prisons when the facility came under attack last Thursday,  by inmates , were shot dead by security operatives, but added that other inmates were intact. A statement by the Service image maker, DCP…

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    FG Recalls 2,000 Dispersed Immigration Recruits

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    Respite has come the way of the dispersed 2,000 immigration recruits who were irregularly issued letters of employment in February, 2015  as the federal government  has reversed its initial  stand by approving the review of their case. A statement by the spokesman of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Ekpedeme Kings,  the  decision to review …

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    Jail Break: NPS Suspends Deputy Controller, 13 Others

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    The federal government, through the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB), has approved the suspension of four senior officers following the recent escape of two high profile inmates, Solomon Amodu and Maxwell Ajukwu, from Kuje Medium Security Prison. Similarly, the controller-general of Prisons,  Mr.Ja’afaru Ahmed, has also in his capacity approved the…

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    Why Olisa Metuh Was Handcuffed – NPS

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    The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) yesterday explained why the embattled national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, was arraigned in court on Monday with handcuffs on his wrists. It added that the development was put in place for security concerns along the route of movement and the court premises. The…

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    FCT NSCDC Arrests 50 Vandals, Convicts 22 In 2015

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    The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has disclosed that it arrested over 50 suspected vandals specialised in stealing power and road installations, charged 25 to courts and secured conviction for 22 of criminals in 2015 . The leadership of the command who vowed that they will…

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    NSCDC Moves To Ease 85% Housing Deficit Among Personnel

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    The new Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abudullahi Gana Muhammadu, says the corps is working in collaboration with real estate developers to mitigate the 85 per cent housing deficit experienced by members. Muhammadu who spoke through a representative, Aruma Idris at a one-day workshop to sensitise members of the NSCDC…

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    Don’t Blame Us For Congestion- Prisons Boss

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    *As Swiss donates Human Rights Training Guide To NPS The leadership of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), has said that the Service should not be held responsible for Prisons Congestion, stressing that it is the slow process of Judicial activities that should be blamed. Controller General, NPS, Dr. Peter Ekpendu who argued that the Country’s…

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