Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

Type: Agency

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Finances
  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦56,176,712,123.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦55,176,712,123.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦1,000,000,000.00

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Establishment Act

NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2007
NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS ACT

237_Law_NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS ACT.pdf238_Law_NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2007.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions
  1. (I)The Corps shall-
  2. (a)Assist in the maintenance of peace and order and in the protection and rescuing of the Civil population during the period of emergency.
  3. (b)Recommend to the Minister the registration of private guard companies,
  4. (c)From time to time, inspect the premises of private guard companies, their training facilities and approve same if it is up to standard.
  5. (d)Supervise and monitor the activities of all private guard companies and keep a register for that purpose.
    1. (i)
    2. (ii)Seal up any private guard company which operates without a valid licence.
    3. (e)Maintain twenty-four hour surveillance over infrastructures, sites and projects for the Federal , State amd Local Government.
      1. (i)Enter and search any premises and seize any material suspected tobeen used in vandalization or suspected proceed of vandalization.
      2. (ii)Enter and search premises of any suspected illegal dealer in petroleum products or material used by Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Postal Services, Nigeria Telecommunication or for any other public utility or infrastructure;
      3. (f)Have power to arrest with or without a warrant , detain , investigate and institute legal proceedings by or in the name of the Attorney-General of the Federation in accordance with the provisions of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria against any person who is reasonably suspected to have committed an offence under this Act or is involved in any:
        1. (i)Criminal activity
        2. (ii)Chemical poison or oil spillage nuclear waste, poisoning
        3. (iii)Industry espionage or fraud;
        4. (iv)Activity aimed at frustrating any government program or policy;
        5. (v)Riot, civil disorder, revolt, strike, or religious unrest.
        6. (vi)Power transmission lines, oil pipelines, NIPOST cables, equipment, water boad pipes or equipment vandalisation
        7. (g)Monitor the activities of religious bodies and trade associations.
        8. (h)Monitor, investigate, and take every necessary step to forestall any planned Act of terrorism particularly.
          1. a.Cult and Ethnic militia activities
          2. b.Criminal activities aimed at depriving citizens of their properties or lives

Or

  1. c.Syndicate activity aimed at defrauding the Federal, State or Local Governement;
  2. (i)Monitor, investigate, and take every necessary step to forestall any act of terrorism and report same to appropriate Federal Security Agency.
  3. (j)Provide necessary warning for the civilian population in times of danger
  4. (k)Evacuate the civilian population from danger areas.
  5. (l)Provide and manage shelters for civilians during period of emergency.
  6. (m)Asist in the decontamination and in the taking of precautionary measures during any period of emergency.
  7. (n)Carry out rescue operations and control volatile situations.
  8. (o)Assist in the provision of emergency medical services, including first aid, during any period of emergency.
  9. (p)Detect and demarcate any danger area.
  10. (q)Assist the Federal and State Fire Service in Fire-fighting operation.
  11. (r)Assist in the distribution of emergency supplies.
  12. (s)Provide assistance to restore and maintain order in distressed areas in any period of emergency.
  13. (t)Assist in repairing indispensable public utiloities during any period of emergency
  14. (u)Provide intelligence information to the Ministry on any matter relating to
    1. (i)Crime control generally;
    2. (ii)Riot, disorder, revolt, strike or religious unrest;
    3. (iii)Subversive activity by members of the public aimed at frustrating any government programme or policy;
    4. (iv)Industrial action and strike aimed at paralyzing Government activities;
    5. (v)Any other matter as may be directed by the Minister;  and
    6. (vi)Have power to arrange and mediate in the settlement of disputes among willing members of the public.

 

Departments
  1. ICT UNIT
  2. Servicom
  3. Anti Vandal
  4. Band
  5. CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR AND RADIOLOGICAL RESPONSE UNIT (CBRN)
  6. Counter terrorist Unit (CTU)
  7. PRIVATE GUARD COMPANIES (PGC)
  8. CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION UNIT (CIPU)
  9. Training
  10. Sport
  11. Disaster Management.
  12. Special Weapons and Tactical Team (SWAT)
Organogram and details of functional interrelationships between divisions of each MDA
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Plot V921 Cadastral Zone A2, No 8 Algia, Street Opposite High Court of Justice, Wuse, Zone 5 Abuja. P.M.B 301 Garki.

defenders@nscdc.gov.ng

09-8767018, 09-8767019

 

GOMBE STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_gombe@nscdc.gov.ng

 

BORNO STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_borno@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ADAMAWA STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_adamawa@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ZONE D

NIGER STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_niger@nscdc.gov.ng

 

KWARA STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_kwara@nscdc.gov.ng

+2347035468009, +2348057058004

 

SOKOTO STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_sokoto@nscdc.gov.ng

 

KEBBI STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_kebbi@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ZAMFARA STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_zamfara@nscdc.gov.ng

 

FCT Command

Gudu, Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

cdcomm_ fct@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ZONE E

IMO STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_imo@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ABIA STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_abia@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ENUGU STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_enugu@nscdc.gov.ng

 

CROSS RIVER STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_crossriver@nscdc.gov.ng

 

EBONYI STATE COMMAND, ABAKALIKI

cdcomm_ebonyi@nscdc.gov.ng

 

AKWA IBOM STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_akwaibom@nscdc.gov.ng

 

RIVERS STATE COMMAND

119 Olu Obansanjo Road p.o. box, Port harcourt ,Rivers state.

cdcomm_rivers@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ZONE F

OGUN STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_ogun@nscdc.gov.ng

 

OYO STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_oyo@nscdc.gov.ng

 

OSUN STATE COMMAND

cdcomm_osun@nscdc.gov.ng

 

EKITI STATE COMMAND

Address; FAYOSE ESTATE, AFAO ROAD, ADO EKITI.

cdcomm_ekiti@nscdc.gov.ng

+2348034603878

 

ONDO STATE COMMAND

ALFRED REWANE ROAD, OPPOSITE GOVERNMENT HOUSE, ALAGBAKA GRA, AKURE, ONDO STATE.

cdcomm_ondo@nscdc.gov.ng

 

ZONE G

Edo State Command

 

Anambra State Command

Opposite Government House P.M.B.6066 Awka, Anambra State.

cdcomm_anambra@nscdc.gov.ng

08129911506, 08052817510.

 

Delta State Command

 

Bayelsa State Command

 

ZONE H

Bayelsa State Command

 

BENUE STATE COMMAND.

cdcomm_benue@nscdc.gov.ng

 

Plateau State Command

 

Kogi State Command

 

Nassarawa State Command

 

Taraba State