Tag: DSS

DSS, Police, other security personnel storm Abuja Court in preparation for Kanu’s appearance

The Federal High Court, Abuja, is currently under heavy security in preparation for the appearance of the embattled leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Nnamdi Kanu is detained in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS) after he was re-arrested in an undisclosed[Read More…]

Chiwetalu Agu thanks God for survival after release from DSS custody

Nigerian veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu who was arrested by the Department of State Service hours after the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) secured his release from the detention of the Nigerian Army has thanked God for survival. NewsWireNGR had reported that the Army claimed the actor who was sighted in[Read More…]

Ignoring Gumi and arresting Chiwetalu Agu is ‘pure ethnic profiling’, HURIWA tackles DSS

The Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIVA) has tackled the Department of State Service (DSS) for ignoring Kaduna-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and instead, arresting veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu for wearing IPOB regalia. According to a statement signed by HURIWA National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, “The military and the[Read More…]

Just In: Court orders DSS to pay Igboho N20bn for unlawful invasion

An Oyo State high court has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to pay N20 billion to Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo better known as Sunday Igboho for unlawfully invading his Ibadan residence.  Two persons were said to have been killed, while 12 others were arrested following the raid[Read More…]

Just in: DSS files terrorism charges against Igboho aides

The Department of State Services (DSS) has filed terrorism charges against two detained aides of Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho. The secret police filed these charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja, two months after it had arrested, detained and refused to grant the[Read More…]

Court again orders DSS not to arrest Sunday Igboho, adjourns N500bn suit till September 17

An Oyo State High Court has again ordered the extension of the injunction order barring the Attorney General of the Federation, the Department of State Service (DSS) and their agents from arresting Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Justice Oladiran Akintola stated this while adjourning[Read More…]

DSS arrests 8 persons for allegedly printing fake $1.4m, N98m notes

A syndicate of seven men and one woman have been arrested by the Department of State Service (DSS) for allegedly printing fake N98 million notes and US$1.487,700. The State Security Service (SSS) charged the suspects on a two-count charge bordering on forgery which they pleaded not guilty to. However, the[Read More…]

DSS denies dispersing doctors at Saudi recruitment centre

The Department of State Services has denied dispersing doctors participating in the job interview organised by Saudi Arabia in Abuja on Thursday. The service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Friday titled, ‘DSS did not disperse doctors at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.’ “No further evidence was also adduced[Read More…]

Court disappoints DSS, strikes out fresh motion against Igboho’s associates

It was not a rosy day for the Department of State Services (DSS) as the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, struck out a fresh motion it filed for permission to further detain four out of the 12 persons it arrested at the residence of Yoruba nation activist,[Read More…]

DSS boss warns Nigerians against flaunting wealth in public

An official of the Department of State Services (DSS) has advised Nigerians to desist from the public display of wealth. The Deputy Director, Security Enforcement of the secret Service in Kwara Command, Paul Oduh, gave the warning while presenting a paper titled “Security tips for health practitioners in Kwara”, at[Read More…]