Tag: DSS

My life in danger, Mailafia cries out after third DSS invitation

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, says his life is in danger. Mailafia was reacting to the third invitation extended to him by the Department of State Services. The DSS had invited Mailafia twice over a comment he made on a radio station[Read More…]

Breaking: For calling on Nigerians to Save Country from Anarchy, DSS Invites Na’aba for Grilling

Investigators at the Department of State Services (DSS) are set to grill Hon. Gha’ali Umar Na’aba, for calling on all Nigerians of conscience to join NCFront, a pressure group, in rescuing and saving Nigeria from the anarchy and fear of an impending doom. Na’aba, a former Speaker of the House[Read More…]

DSS to clamp down on notable personalities and groups who incite a breakdown of law and order

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, warned that it would clamp down on notable personalities and groups who incite a breakdown of law and order in the country. A statement from the spokesman of the Service, Peter Afunanya said in line with its mandate of detecting and preventing[Read More…]

DSS invites Obadiah Mailafia for alleging that Governors are sponsoring Boko Haram

The Department of State Services has invited a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, to its Jos office. The invitation is not unconnected to an interview he granted an Abuja radio station, 95.1FM, on Monday. In the interview, he said repentant terrorists told him that[Read More…]

New details emerge on the arrest of Abia lawyer allegedly detained by DSS without trial

New details have emerged surrounding the continued incarceration of Emperor Gabriel Ogbonna, the lawyer detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) allegedly on the orders of Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. Arrested on March 24, 2020 by the DSS on allegations of cybercrime and terrorism, Mr. Ogbonna was granted[Read More…]

DSS responds to FAAN assault allegations

The spokesperson of the State Security Service, Peter Afunaya has responded to the allegations that the head of the DSS at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, Safiyanu Abba assaulted an official of the Federal Airports Authority. “This is not true”. He said. In a statement to Premium Times Journalists, the[Read More…]

Journalists barred as Magu faces panel in Aso Rock while DSS denies arrest

Journalists have been barred from a sitting of a panel set up to probe alleged violations against the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. Magu is currently being quizzed by the panel sitting at the Conference Centre of the Presidential villa, Abuja. The Daily Trust[Read More…]

Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has been arrested by the Department of State Services.

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been arrested by the Department of State Services. He was arrested at the Wuse II office of the DSS on Monday afternoon and is now undergoing interrogation at the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive. The DSS in a[Read More…]

Deposed Emir of Kano is suing the DSS for detaining him

Deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, has approached the Federal High Court in Abuja to enforce his fundamental rights.  Sanusi, who was deposed as Emir by the Kano State government last Monday was taken to Awe in Nasarawa State where he is said to have been in confinement. The former[Read More…]

Officials of the Department of State Services, attempt to breach the home of Premium Times editor, reporters trailed

Premium Times, the investigative online newspaper, says it is suspecting that security operatives are trailing its reporters. In a report on Sunday, the newspaper said there are indications that some of its reporters are being targeted over a report on the “rift” between Babagana Monguno, national security adviser (NSA), and Abba[Read More…]