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DSS Denies Arresting Nigerian Activist, Chido Onumah Over Biafran Inscribed Shirt

The news of the arrest of journalist, Chido Onumah, by men of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Sunday came as a surprise, as reports stated that the author of the book ”We Are All Biafrans” was arrested and released hours later. However, the Department of State Security Services (DSS) has denied claims that…

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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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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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APC Reports PDP To Police, DSS Over ‘Illegal INEC Server Access’ 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council on Monday asked the Nigerian Police Force and the Department of State Services to invite, interrogate and possibly prosecute leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over what it described as an illegal access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The complaint…

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Breaking! First Lady Aisha Buhari’s ADC, Sani Baba-Inna Released From The DSS Custody

The Department of State Services, DSS, has released Sani Baba-Inna, the Aide-de-Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha. Baba-Inna was arrested for allegedly collecting N2.5billion in cash gifts on behalf of the wife of the President but kept the sum to himself. Reports had it that Aisha ordered for her arrest; an allegation she…

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Nigerians & Southern Leaders Enraged As Buhari Appoints Bichi To Replace Former DSS DG 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, 13th of September, named Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services and this has caused Nigerians distress. The appointment was disclosed in a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. Bichi replaced Matthew Seiyefa, who was appointed…

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