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DSS Warns! Will Not Tolerate Those Inciting Disorder & Threatening the Sovereignty Existence of Nigeria

On Sunday the spokesman of the Department of State Services (DSS), Peter Afunanya, released a statement condemning anyone that inciting disorder and involved in activities of anarchy in the country. The statement with headline “DSS SUPPORTS INDIVISIBLE UNITED NIGERIA; WARNS AGAINST UNSAVOURY AND INCITING UTTERANCES” warns against self-centred individuals and groups to stop engaging in acts inimical to the peace…

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IPOB Reacts to Killing of Top Commander, Says Uzodima Should Get Ready as They Vow to Avenge

A tactical team of the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Army, and Department of State Services (DSS), in a joint operation early Saturday morning, stormed the operational headquarters of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the military wing of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in Awomama, Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, killing seven…

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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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