Tag: DSS

DSS Warns Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Others From Inciting The Nigerian Military

The Department of State Service has warned the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, and other politicians against inciting and unguarded statements ahead of the 2015 general elections. The Service frowned on the statement credited to the governor, in which he said that soldiers had the right to protest if their[Read More…]

Fake B’Haram Members: DSS Parades Ex-aide To Borno Governor, 6 Other

The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday, paraded a former aide to Governor Kassim Shetitma of Borno State, Junaid Idrissa Khadi, and other six fake Boko Haram members, who served as accomplice to the self acclaimed Australian negotiator for Boko Haram, Mr. Steven Davis. At the service’s headquarters in Abuja,[Read More…]

Produce Copies Of The Cloned Cards, Lagos APC Dares DSS

Press Release. The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has challenged the Directorate of State Security to produce and show Nigerians the copies of the cards it claimed that APC is cloning in its Data Office in Lagos. The party said that while this has become to deflate[Read More…]

Why We Raided The APC Data Office – DSS Marilyn Ogar Explains

The Department of State Security (DSS) has said its operatives invaded the data office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Saturday following a petition it received about some activities of the company. A text message by the spokesperson of the DSS, Ms. Marilyn Ogar on Sunday issued[Read More…]

Marilyn Ogar Says DSS Will Appeal Judgement To Pay El-Rufai N2M

The Department of State Services(DSS) has said it would appeal the court judgment asking it to apologise and pay former FCT Minister, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, N2 million over alleged illegal detention. In a statement signed by its spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar, in Abuja, the DSS said that although it held the service,[Read More…]

Jonathan Re-Appoints Ekpenyong DSS DG Amidst Grumbles From Officers

Several officials at the Department of Security Service (DSS),are angry over the decision of the President  to extend the tenure of the agency’s Director-General, Ita Ekpeyong, by another four years. Mr. Ekpeyong first assumed office on September 7, 2010. His reappointment will run through September 2018, if he is not fired like his predecessor. Before his elevation to the top post[Read More…]

Ali Modu Sheriff Under Investigations But Ihejierika Deserves To Be Treated Better – DSS

Ms Marilyn Ogar, the Deputy Director, Public Relations of the DSS, in News Conference on Friday stated that former Borno State Governor Ali Modu Sheriff is under investigations over allegations of his sponsorship of Boko Haram. Ogar also said that other allegations made by the Australian negotiator, Mr Stephen Davis,[Read More…]

Reverend Sisters’ Regalia Stolen In Kano, DSS Warns Could Be Used By Female Suicide Bombers

Nigeria’s Department of Secret Service Saturday issued a statement warning members of the general public that the regalia of a Reverend Sister based in Kano has been stolen, warned the public to be vigilant. Marilyn Ogar, the deputy director public relations said on 20th August, 2014, about 0400 hours, some[Read More…]

APC Slams DSS For Linking Party With Boko Haram, Vow To Sue Marilyn Ogar

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the thinly-veiled attempt by the Directorate of Security Service (DSS) to link the party with the insurgent group Boko Haram, without providing a shred of evidence to that effect, and called on the agency’s spokesperson Marilyn Ogar to resign or be fired. In[Read More…]

FG Confirms Arrest Of Abubakar Sadiq Ogwuche, Mastermind Of The Nyanya Bombing

Federal Government Wednesday evening confirmed the arrest of Abubakar Sadiq Ogwuche, the co-mastermind of the Nyanya bombing where close to 100 persons were confirmed dead and many others wounded. On Monday, a sum of N25 million was placed on the head of Ogwuche and the main mastermind, Rufai Abubakar Tsiga on Tuesday, International[Read More…]