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16 Dec
Department of State Services (DSS), yesterday, insisted it does not carry out illegal arrests or undertake enforced disappearances of innocent Nigerians, stressing that it operates within the confines of the law.
15 Dec
Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday insisted that it does not carry out illegal arrests or undertake enforced disappearances of innocent Nigerians, saying that it operates within the confines of the law.
9 Dec
Barely 24hrs after the Department of State Services (DSS) issued a 48hrs ultimatum to all stakeholders in the oil industry to resolve the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country, many filling stations in Abuja are set to begin 24hrs operations.
8 Sep
The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed the arrest of Mr. Tukur Mamu, the Abuja–Kaduna train kidnap negotiator. Public Relations Officer (PRO) of DSS, Dr. Peter Afunanya, stated, yesterday...
1 Sep
Department of State Services (DSS) has denied report of abducting Nigerians in the form of arrest, stating that it is a law-abiding and professional agency committed to protection of citizens and sensitive government installations.
31 Aug
Department of State Services, has denied the report of abducting Nigerians in the form of arrest, noting that it a
20 Dec 2021
The Department of State Services (DSS) has accused the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, of giving false statements of events that transpired while he was in custody. The Shiites' leader alleged that the DSS diverted N4 million monthly allowance meant for him and his wife while they were detained.…
8 Apr 2021
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said that the late official driver to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Sa’idu Afaka, was not detained or tortured by the service before his death. A statement by Dr Peter Afunanya, DSS Public Relations Officer on Thursday in Abuja, said that reports in some section of the media that…
4 Feb 2021
The Department of State Services (DSS), has again warned against plans by some persons and groups to exploit some fault lines to cause ethno-religious violence in some parts of the country.
3 Feb 2021
The Department of State Services (DSS) has re-echoed its alert on the need for Nigerians to be vigilant against ethnic violence in some parts of the country. According to spokesman of the Service, Dr. Peter Afunanya, “The DSS hereby reminds the public of its earlier warnings about plans by persons and groups to exploit some…
15 Aug 2020
The Department of State Service (DSS) has stated that Dr. Obadiah Mailafia’s recent outburst was aimed at creating “unnecessary tension” in the country.
29 Mar 2020
AS the nation fights its way through the present national security challenges as well as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, stakeholders have canvassed for more professionalism in crisis communications management in Nigeria.

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