DSS arrests Senator Abaribe, conducts search on his residence
The Senator representing Abia South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, was reportedly arrested yesterday by DSS personnel at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, where he went to attend a function.
‘Journalist’ Abiri arrested for oil pipeline vandalism, says Presidency
Mr. Jones Abiri, the man said to have been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS), is not a journalist and does not belong to any chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalist...
DSS arrests 2 suspected IS commanders in Abuja
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it had arrested two Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) commanders in Kukuntu village, Gwgwalada, Abuja. The suspects are: Bashiru Adams and Rufai Sajo. A statement issued by an operative of the service, Mr Tony Opuiyo, on Thursday in Abuja, said the suspects were arrested on May 5,…
Court orders Buhari to prosecute lawmakers over theft of N481b
A Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to him reports of their investigations into allegations...
Sundry threats to Nigeria’s democracy, 2019 poll
It has come to that: To be or not to be! Nine months to the 2019 general election apprehension and anxiety have become the order of the day as both politicians and citizens look forward to another trying time in Nigeria’s political evolution.
NSCDC deploys 2,000 men to protect Buhari in Jigawa
Besides a swarm of heavily armed operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), the Nigerian Army and Police Force, President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Jigawa State today will be secured by an additional 2,000 personnel drafted from the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Low turnout as voting commences in Oyo LG poll
Accreditation and voting have commenced simultaneously across many polling centres in Oyo State as the local government election got underway amid low turnout.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the exercise is holding in the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas newly created by the state government.
Masked DSS operatives storm National Assembly
Masked operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) stormed the premises of the National Assembly yesterday, causing tension among lawmakers, journalists and other workers.
Court urges DSS to display weapons allegedly found in ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki’s house
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ruled that the weapons allegedly found in the house of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) be displayed in the open court by the Department of State Service (DSS).