Insecurity: Ganduje summons expanded security meeting
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, summoned an emergency security meeting ahead of the general elections. The expanded security meeting held at the Government House attracted head of security agencies, including Commissioner of Police and counterpart from the military, Directorate for State Services (DSS), as well as traditional rulers, was apparently meant to nip…
Soldiers shut Daily Trust offices, arrest editor, reporter
Armed soldiers yesterday invaded Daily Trust’s regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State, and arrested its editor, Uthman Abubakar, and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab...
Reps probe debt profile, seek arrest of Badeh’s killers
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered immediate investigation of the nation’s debt profile to reveal what the figures were from May 2015 to June 2018.
Gunmen kidnap eight college workers, kill one in Osogbo
Eight workers of Osun College of Technology, Esa-Oke were on Tuesday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen. The Public Relations Officer of the college...
Court gives EFCC, DSS, police 72 hours to produce Alison-Madueke
Justice Valentine Ashi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), police, Department of State Services (DSS) and all other security agencies to apprehend and arrest former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, within 72 hours. Acting Spokesman to the EFCC, Tony Orilade,…
Ekiti NBA petitions Fayemi, DSS, police over killing of colleagues
Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ekiti Branch, yesterday staged a peaceful protest in Ado-Ekiti to register their anger over the kidnapping and subsequent murder of the scribe of the association, Adeola Adebayo, by yet-to-be identified abductors.
DSS rescues American ‘abducted’ in Lagos by internet lover
The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday rescued an American citizen, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin...
EU, U.S. warn police, DSS, others on 2019 elections
The European Union Delegation to Nigeria and the United States of America have called on Nigeria’s security agencies to avoid actions that could jeopardise the success of next year’s general election.The warning came as campaigns for the polls officially began yesterday.