Tag: Department of State Security Service

For reporting the rift between Abba Kyari and NSA Monguno – Nigeria’s State Security after Journalist Samuel Ogundipe

Multiple reports by activists online suggests Nigeria’s Journalist with Premiumtimes news, Mr Samuel Ogundipe has gone into hiding again as state Police camp outside of his home. Nigeria’s State Security operatives are said to be looking for and to arrest Mr SamuelOgundipe and extract from him the source(s) of his[Read More…]

Four years after, Sambo Dasuki regains freedom

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser, has been released after four years in detention. The Department of State Services (DSS) released Dasuki in Abuja on Tuesday following the directive of the federal government. Ahmed Raji, Dasuki’s counsel, confirmed that his client was released on Tuesday evening. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of[Read More…]

Breaking: All The Way From London, Buhari Sacks Army Bodyguards’ From Aso Rock

  President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate redeployment of officers and men of the Nigerian Army serving as his bodyguards in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The soldiers were brought to Aso Rock before Buhari assumed office on May 29, 2015 The soldiers have been replaced with officials of the Department[Read More…]

Why We Are Still Keeping Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki – DSS

The ECOWAS Court in Abuja was today told that the security details, including soldiers attached to the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki had not been withdrawn by the federal government when his Asokoro Residence in Abuja was searched over allegations of unlawful possession of arms barely 48 hours after[Read More…]

DSS Threatened To Kill Me Like They Did M.K.O Abiola – Says Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Independent Peoples of Biafra and founder of  Radio Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has accused officials of the Department of State Services of threatening to kill him like the winner of the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election, Chief M.K.O Abiola. The late business mogul died on July[Read More…]

Just In: DSS Invades Ekiti, Four Members Of The State Assembly Arrested

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Saturday said that four of its members are missing following alleged invasion of the Assembly complex on Friday evening by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS). The Speaker of the Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, who addressed newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Saturday,[Read More…]

Just In: DSS Arrests ISIS Recruiter In Nigeria

The Department of State Security Service (DSS), on Tuesday, announced that it has arrested Abdussalem Enesi Yunusa, who is alleged to be a recruiter for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This was contained in a statement by an official of the security department, Tony Okpuiyo. The statement[Read More…]

“Why Are They After Him?” – Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki’s Wife Pleads, Says Her Husband Is ill

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki’s health is bad, his wife has said, pleading for his freedom. Mrs Dasuki created a scene at the headquarters of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) on Tuesday night when she begged top officials of the agency not to allow her husband[Read More…]

Group Faults The Invasion Of Bafarawa’s Home And The Continued Detention Of Dasuki

A pro-democracy and human rights group, Coalition Against Injustice, CAI, has faulted the reported invasion of the residence of the former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa by the operatives of the Department of Security Servise (DSS). It also condemned the Presidency’s arrest order on the former National Security[Read More…]

Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Attack DSS Office In Kogi

Four dead as unidentified gunmen suspected Boko Haram members Friday night launched an attack on the Kogi state office of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) located at Zone 8 area in Lokoja, the state capital. According to eyewitnesses account, it was learnt that the gunmen who invaded the[Read More…]