Tag Archives: Department of State Services

DSS Debunks Arresting EFCC’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The viral reported arrest of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been denied by Department of State Services (DSS). The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday where he noted that the DSS has since been inundated with inquiries over the reported arrest…

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Sowore Seeks For Bail in Fresh Court Application, Denies Coup Allegations

Mr Omoyele Sowore, the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest who is currently being held by the Department of State Services (DSS), has reportedly asked for bail in liberal terms in a fresh application he filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday. Sowore filed the fresh application  after his failed bid to have the court…

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Sowore Was Paid By International Collaborators To Topple Buhari’s Regime – DSS

The Department of State Services has alleged in fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja that the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, met with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. DSS also alleged in the court document seen…

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Sowore Files 19-ground Application To Court Against 45 Days Detention Order

The presidential candidate of the African Action Alliance in the February 2019 General Elections, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its order permitting the Department of State Services to detain him for 45 days. Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, through his lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana…

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DSS Grants El-Zakzaky’s Request To Travel Out For Medicals

The Department of State Services has confirmed receipt of a court order granting the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky to travel to India for medical attention. According to Pumch, the service said it was currently liaising with relevant stakeholders to allow him travel to seek medical attention in India. This was…

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Why Sowore Was Arrested – DSS

The Department of State Services has said that rights activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 election, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, was arrested “for threatening public safety, peaceful co-existence and social harmony in the country.” The agency called on Nigerians to disregard “threat of revolution” issued by Sowore. The security agency…

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BREAKING: Omoyele Sowore Arrested By DSS Saturday Morning

Operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, have arrested pro-democracy activist and the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests, Omoyele Sowore. It was gathered that Sowore was picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday. Sowore posted a distress tweet at exactly 1:25 a.m. with an eyewitness confirming that his phone was forcefully taken from…

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Presidency Charges DSS To Investigate Leah Sharibu Audio As Parents Confirm Voice

The Presidency has stated that the Department of State Services (DSS) is investigating the audio recording of Boko Haram, after the parents of the only girl(Leah Sharibu) still being held captive by Boko Haram insurgents who stormed the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, confirmed the voice in an audio message as their…

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DSS Frees Journalist Over Boko Haram Ransom Report

The Department of State Services, DSS has released Anthony Ezimakor, the Abuja Bureau Chief of the Daily Independent Newspaper after holding him for about seven days at its Abuja headquarters. Ezimakor was detained following a news report he wrote for the newspaper that detailed how senior officials of the agency were allegedly racketeering and profiting…

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