The Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) is a para-military agency of the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence corps (NSCDC) is a paramilitary that was established in May 1967 by the Federal Republic of Nigeria, with the act of National Assembly (Nigeria). The act was amended in 2007, to enhance the statutory duties of the corp.
NSCDC is commissioned to provide measures against threat and any form of attack or disaster against the nation and its citizenry.
The primary function of the NSCDC is to protect lives and properties in conjunction with Nigeria police. One of the crucial function of the corp is to protect pipelines from vandalism. The agency also involves in crisis resolutions. They protect the country.
The Corps is empowered to institute legal proceedings by or in then and of the Attorney General of the Federation in accordance with the provisions of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria against any person or persons suspected to have committed an offence, maintain an armed squad in order to bear fire arms among others to strengthen the corps in the discharge of its statutory duties.