DSS official threatens to shoot journalists at Akwa Ibom Government House
Akwa Ibom State Government House journalists yesterday berated a Directorate of State Services (DSS) official for threatening to shoot members of the Correspondents’ Chapel who went to keep an appointment with the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr. Ekerete Udo.
Supreme Court to rule on Dasuki’s continued detention in March 2018
The Supreme Court on Monday fixed March 2 for judgment on an appeal by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, challenging his alleged indefinite detention. The panel of five justices led by Dattijo Mohammed, gave the date after counsels to the parties in the case adopted their addresses. The ex-NSA had on June…
When security agencies sell arms to criminals
Recent newspapers headlines are pointers to the realities of arms influx into Nigeria - ‘Bad elements in the security agencies selling arms to bandits...
Government spends N8.4b yearly to feed 51,614 pre-trial inmates
The Federal Government spends an average of N8.4 billion yearly to feed awaiting trial inmates and persons in juvenile institutions. The figure excludes 23,217 inmates already convicted and serving various prison terms and 2,251 condemned inmates among whom are 47 females.
DSS seeks out of court settlement with pastor detained since March
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Thursday, told an FCT High Court, Lugbe, that it was seeking out of court settlement in the suit filed by Pastor Innocent Freeborn, challenging his detention since March 7.
DSS, Customs accuse politicians, states of stockpiling arms
The Directorate of State Services (DSS) and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have accused politicians and some states of stockpiling arms ahead of 2019 general elections.
Dogara tasks agencies on new approaches to insecurity
Yakubu Dogara, has charged the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies to come up with fresh measures to tackle the security challenges threatening the nation’s democracy.
Facts behind botched General Assembly in Port Harcourt
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) had planned to hold its first General Meeting in Port Harcourt on October 26, 2017.