NYSC tells Plateau officials to liaise with DSS
Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised NYSC officials in Plateau and other states to work closely with the Department of State Services (DSS) for first-hand information on security.
Man drags DSS, Buhari's daugther to court for 'illegal' detention over MTN sim card
The Federal High Court, Asaba, Delta State has fixed 12th February 2020 for a hearing of the lawsuit filed by Anthony Okolie against President Muhammadu Buhari's daughter Hanan, Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) and the Department of State Service (DSS). Okolie was arrested and detained by the DSS for a period of 10 weeks for using…
EFCC, DSS to deepen collaboration against oil theft in Nigeria Delta
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Department of State Services (DSS) have pledged to deepen collaboration in a bid to rid the Niger Delta of crude oil thieves and other maritime related economic crimes.
DSS frees five aid workers abducted by Boko Haram
The Department of State Services (DSS) has secured the freedom of five aid workers abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. Security sources confirmed yesterday that they were released following a negotiation with the sect...
Factional crisis in Cross River APC threatens LG polls
The factional crisis in All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Cross River State is far from over as the Elder Etim John and Sir John Ochala-led executives are at each other’s jugular over the forthcoming local government elections in the state.
US publication lists Sowore among people to watch in 2020
NJ.com, a digital news content provider and website in New Jersey, United States has listed Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore as one of 20 people to watch in 2020. Based in New Jersey, where Sowore and his family reside, the news outlet, owned by Advance Publications, said the list consist of people are "from all…
Man says DSS detained him for using sim card previously used by Buhari's daughter
Operatives of Nigeria's Department of State Service allegedly arrested and detained a man Anthony Okolie for purchasing a sim card that was previously used by Hannan, a daughter of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari. Okolie told The Guardian on Monday that he bought the MTN mobile phone sim card in 2018, two years before his arrest.…
How Rivers can contain abductions, others through security outfit, by expert
To effectively stem kidnapping, cultism and other criminal activities, the Rivers State Government has been urged to authorise the immediate take-off of its community policing outfit, the Neighbourhood Watch.
DSS denies holding Dadiyata
Nigeria's secret police Tuesday said it was not holding a critic government, months after he was abducted from his home in Kaduna. Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata was taken away from his residence in August by men suspected to be security operatives in August. “As he was about to lock the gate, two men…