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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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Department Of State Services (DSS) Maintains Shi’ite Leader, El-Zakzaky Is Still Alive

Following rumours of the death of Islamic leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the Department of State Services has declared that the leader is still alive. An official from the service who preferred to remain anonymous, spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), maintained that the leader was hale and hearty. El-Zakzaky was arrested in 2015 after…

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Five Weeks Later, Ifeanyi Ubah Regains Freedom

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released Ifeanyi Ubah, Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, after keeping him in detention for more than five weeks. The DSS had arrested Ubah over alleged diversion of petroleum products worth N11bn adding that he “undermined national security and public order” through his conduct. The businessman,…

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Tears of Joy As Chibok Schoolgirls Reunite With Parents

Emotional scenes, tears, hugging, dominated the reunion of the recently released 82 kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls with their parents. The setting was the Department of State Security (DSS) facility in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where the girls have been trying to get over the trauma of abduction and incarceration in Boko Haram’s camp. At the…

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It Will Be Dangerous For Democracy If DSS Should Abducts Me– Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman, Pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, has condemned the attempt by the Department of State Service (DSS) to arrest him at a function in Ekiti state, saying such action by a ‘change’ preaching government is harsh, dangerous and negates the tenets of democracy. The cleric in a statement released…

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Security Operatives Arrest Apostle Suleiman- the General Overseer of Omega Fire Church

The General Overseer of the Abuja-based Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has been arrested and taken into custody by officials of Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, after a crusade he hosted in the capital. The outspoken preacher and televangelist had in an undated…

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Ademola, One of the Judge Arrested by DSS Withdraws From Presiding Over Dasuki’s Trial

One of the Judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) over alleged corruption- Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court Abuja, has withdrawn from the trial of embattled former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd). Justice Ademola made this announcement today explaining that his decision was due to the allegations…

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Obanikoro Releases Statement On The Alleged Arrest Of His Wife, Says She Was Invited Not Arrested

Yesterday, the media was awash with news of the DSS supposedly arresting Alhaja Moroofat Omolola, wife of former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro but in a new statement released by the Senator’s family, they described the news as false, stating that she was invited not arrested. Here is the statement: “We are…

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