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DSS Invites NYU Leader, Chinonso Obasi, Other Youth Leaders Over

National President of the Nigeria Youth Union (NYU), Mr Chinonso Obasi has been invited by the Department of State Services, DSS, alongside other Youth Leaders over a plan to disrupt official activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Mr Obasi confirmed the invitation by the security agency, saying he was expected to be at […]

DSS Raises Alarm Over Plot To Incite Religious Violence, Attack

The Department of State Services (DSS) has raised an alarm about an alleged plot to incite religious violence across the country. In a statement on Monday, January 11, 2021, the DSS Public Relations Officer, Dr Peter Afunanya, disclosed that the plot was being sponsored by some persons in collaboration with external forces. According to Channels […]

DSS Invites Ex-CBN Deputy Governor Mailafia

The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has once again invited the former deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, to its office in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. Dr Mailafia, who was also the presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has previously been interrogated by officials of […]

Two Feared Dead As IPOB, DSS Clash

Two persons were feared dead as operatives of the Directorate of State Security Service (DSS) clashed with members of Indigenous People of Biafa (IPOB). The clash, which occurred on Saturday reportedly started between the DSS and IPOB members holding a meeting in Emene, Enugu. It was gathered that men of the DSS had gone to […]

Mailafia Re-Invited By DSS

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Obadiah Mailafia, has been re-invited by the Department of State Security (DSS) for questioning. Preparing to honor the invitation on Monday, August 17, 2020, Mr Mailafia told reporters in Jos that: “I don’t know the reason but I am going as a good citizen, […]

“We Did Not Arrest EFCC Boss, Magu” – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting  the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu. The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday in response to allegations arrest of the acting EFCC Chairman by the DSS. Channels Television reported that Magu’s […]

Gov El-Rufai Visits Dethroned Emir Sanusi

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has met with dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi at Awe in Nasarawa State. Governor El-Rufai on Friday afternoon March 13, 2020, arrived Awe Local Government where Sanusi is currently residing. Earlier in the day, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted an interim order releasing Sanusi from detention. […]

Man Arrested For Creating, Sharing Fake Video Depicting Buhari’s Marriage

The Department of State Services has arrested a 32-year old man, Kabiru Mohammed for creating and sharing fake videos depicting President Muhammadu Buhari’s wedding the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq. Parading the suspect at the DSS National Headquarters on Friday, Public Relations Officer, Dr Peter […]

Police Arrest ‘Mastermind’ Of Abuja Bank Robbery

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested the last suspect and the alleged mastermind of the foiled robbery in the Mpape area of Abuja. He is identified as Ernest Ewim. The arrest of the suspect comes barely one week after the failed robbery attack and this brings the total number of all suspects arrested in […]

DSS Finally Releases Omoyele Sowore

Hours after the Federal Government ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to release Mr Omoyele Sowore.as well as the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), the DSS has finally  released the convener of #RevolutionNow protests. Sowore was escorted out of the Headquarters of the Service by Mr Abubakar Marshal, a lawyer […]