Tag Archives: DSS

Femi Gbajabiamila: DSS Begins Probe Into Shooting Of Abuja Vendor, Arrests Security Detail

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given an update on an Abuja newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, who died after being hit by a stray bullet from one of the security operatives from his envoy. According to him, the DSS detail, Abdullahi M. Hassan, has been handed to the Department of State Security (DSS) for…

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EFCC’s Director Of Operations, Mohammed Umar Resumes As ‘Acting Chairman’

Mohammed Umar, the Director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been reportedly appointed to oversee the operations of the anti-graft agency as Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, remains suspended. Recall that Magu was on Monday summoned to the Presidential Villa in the Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory where he’s been drilled…

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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 To Be Re-arraigned On Fresh Charges, Awarded N250, 000 Over Trial Delay

The Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed that the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore will be re-arraigned tomorrow, February 13 on fresh charges, Channels TV reports. This was concluded on Wednesday after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the case following the resumption of Sowore’s trial. The prosecutor; Kayode Alilu informed the court that the office of the Attorney…

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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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