Tag: SSS

Lekki shootings: Evidences were tampered with – Former Deputy Director, DSS

 A former Deputy director of the State Security Service, Dennis Amachree, has confirmed allegations that evidence at the Lekki toll gate shootings were tampered with.  Amachree made this statement today, Wednesday, while speaking at an interview at Sunrise Daily, Channels Television, monitored by NewsWireNGR.  He also said that from the[Read More…]

Some ‘prominent persons’ are making moves ‘to destabilize Nigeria’ – SSS

The State Security Service (SSS) said it has uncovered plans by some unnamed persons and groups taking advantage of the insecurity in the country to destabilize it. The unnamed persons and groups are made up of prominent personalities and socio-cultural groups, the secret police said in a statement published by PRNigeria and[Read More…]

State Security Service Has Released All The Judges Arrested During Nationwide Crackdown

The Department of State Security has released all the judges arrested during a nationwide sweep between Friday and Saturday. Sources in the agency said all the seven judges were released on self-recognition. “They were all released on bail yesterday (Sunday) on self recognition,” one of our sources said. “They reported[Read More…]

Detention of Ekiti Lawmaker, Court Fines SSS N5million

The Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti Division, on Wednesday fined the State Security Services, SSS, N5million for illegally arresting and detaining a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Afolabi Akanni, who represents Efon Constituency 1. Mr. Akanni was whisked away on March 4 by SSS operatives who invaded the[Read More…]

Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki Placed Under House Arrest, Prevented From Travelling For Medical Treatment Despite Court Ruling

The Department of State Security Services, SSS, has placed former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, under house arrest. Mr. Dasuki was first arrested by the SSS in July after a prolonged siege on his Abuja home. He was charged to court with illegal possession of arms and money laundering. Justice[Read More…]

Akwa Ibom: Is Impunity Winning The War Over Immunity?

Tahir Sherriff Focus has been consistently maintained on the government, the governor and the people of Akwa Ibom state. From strict monitoring during the recently concluded elections to intense post-election court cases and a series of breaking news on newspapers and the internet. A recent invasion of a residence in[Read More…]

Presidency Allegedly Ordered Arrest Of Rivers INEC REC, Dame Gesila Khan

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), for Rivers State, Dame Gesila Khan, was apprehended by State Security Services, SSS operatives over her role in the conduct of the recent general elections in the state. According to Nigerian Pilot, the REC was detained in an underground cell[Read More…]

“We Found Incriminating Evidence” – DSS Accuses Sambo Dasuki Of Committing “Treasonable Felony”

The State Security Service (SSS) has broken its silence on its search of the residences of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser, saying that it found “incriminating” evidence during its operation. The secret police, also known as Department of State Service (DSS), said there was suspicion that Dasuki was involved[Read More…]

Fmr President Jonathan’s Chief Security Officer Detained By State Security Service, SSS

Gordon Obua, the chief security officer (CSO) to President Goodluck Jonathan for five years, has been arrested and detained by the State Security Service (SSS), TheCable reports. He was arrested on Thursday in connection with ongoing investigations by the secret police on the alleged movement of large sums of “security money”[Read More…]

SSS Reveals APC Captured Individuals 18 Times With Different Names, Addresses After Raid At Data Center

PRESS STATEMENT A petition alleging that cloning activities of INEC Permanent Voters Card (PVC) by some unscrupulous persons with intent to hack into INEC data base, corrupt it and replace them with their own data was ongoing at No. 10 Bola Ajibola Street, off community Avenue, Allen Avenue, Ikeja LGA,[Read More…]