DSS nabs alleged gunrunners in Benue, Plateau, Taraba
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested some suspects who engage in gunrunning, kidnapping and armed banditry operating in Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba and Benue states.
Security agents get seven days to apprehend Edo killer herders
There is palpable anxiety among the people of Edo in the wake of last weekend’s killing of no fewer than four persons by suspected herdsmen in Ugboha community, Esan South East...
Controversies, apprehension over Hate Speech Bill
Wikipedia defines hate speech as “speech, which attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes, such as race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender.”
DSS releases Daily Independent’s Abuja Bureau Chief, Tony Ezimakor
The Department of State Service (DSS) has released the Abuja Bureau Chief of Daily Independent Newspaper, Tony Ezimakor, to prevent the occupation of its headquarters in Abuja by civil society organisations, concerned Nigerian citizens and the media and also escape the drama and embarrassment ....
DSS detains Daily Independent’s Abuja Bureau Chief, Tony Ezimakor
The Department of State Service (DSS) that arrested and detained INDEPENDENT Newspapers’ Abuja Bureau Chief, Tony Ezimakor, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018...
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.
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.