Buratai launches military exercise for Taraba, Nasarawa, others
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday officially inaugurated a military combat codenamed Exercise Ayem Akpatema in Benue State, saying the exercise was not targeted at any particular individual or group.
DSS invitation was over threats to my life, Maku explains
National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr. Labaran Maku, has explained why the Department of State Services (DSS) invited him.
Security agents kill Wanny’s wanted brother, Igwedibia
Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Army have killed a wanted kidnapper and cultist, Oluchi Igwedibia, allegedly responsible for the killing of 21 persons in Omoku, Rivers State on New Year’s Day. Oluchi (alias Obatosu) who was a younger brother of the slain notorious kidnapper, Don Wanny, was among 32…
Kidnap victim recounts ordeal, thanks DSS, Army
Mrs Adeola Dawodu, a 46-year-old woman, has expressed gratitude to the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Army for rescuing her from kidnappers.
Crisis mars Edo council primary as DSS whisks away aspirant
The All Progressives Congress (APC) local council primary was yesterday marred with crisis due to alleged imposition of candidates.
Your Islamic State fighters’ narrative diversionary, Benue groups tell DSS
Four socio-cultural groups have termed the linking by the Department of State Services (DSS) of the fighters of the Islamic States of West Africa to the January 1, 2018 attacks on communities in Logo and Guma council areas of Benue State as diversionary.
HURIWA faults DSS’ claim of terrorism in Benue massacre
A Pro-democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has faulted the Department of State Services (DSS) over claims that the Islamic State terrorists were behind the Benue killings. It said the allegation coming barely 24 months after the international media reported the affiliation of the break-away faction of the Boko Haram sect with…
Government uncovers Islamic State network in Nigeria
A group, Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), is operational in North Central and South South Nigeria. It deploys foreign terrorists that unleash mayhem...
Delta police to collaborate with DSS, others to fight crime
Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Mustafa, has called on security agencies in the state to close ranks and collaborate with one another to fight crime. He stated this yesterday when he paid a visit to the Department of State Security (DSS) in Asaba. Mustafa said the visit was to cement and sustain the cordial…
Attempt by DSS to arrest cleric fails
The 10-storey complex housing the Evangelical Bible Outreach Ministry International (EBOMI) Jos, was invaded by the Directorate of the State Security Services (DSS) where its leader and General Overseer, Isa El-Buba was harassed around 11.30 pm on Monday. It was gathered that the security operatives wanted to arrest and whisk him away to their headquarters…
How DSS tracked kidnap kingpin Don Waney
A top official of the Department of State Security (DSS) on Wednesday revealed how Don Waney, kidnap kingpin was tracked to his hideout in Enugu.
‘Court of Appeal judgment on EFCC conflicts with established jurisprudence’
The recent Court of Appeal judgment which held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), cannot try sitting judicial officers generated a lot of controversy as lawyers either applauded or criticized the decision.