Tag: sss

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

EFCC, NIA, SSS clash over arrest of Oke, Ekpeyong

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, clashed with operatives of the State Security Service ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Dasuki’s Trial stalled as DSS fail to present him in court

by Omoleye Omoruyi Officials of the Department of State Security (DSS) on Tuesday failed to produce former National Security Adviser (NSA), ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

4 persons jailed for attempting to defraud governor

by Omoleye Omoruyi Mark Gbaa, Ezekiel Azi, Bulus Ashom and Nuhu Atangs, were on Wednesday jailed one year each, for ...

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ToluMarch 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: On Magu’s rejection | Did the Senate just lie to Nigerians?

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu has just completed his screening before the Senate and after a brief deliberation and majority ...

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AzeezDecember 2, 2016

JUST IN: SSS releases former member of Buhari’s arms probe panel

The State Security Service (SSS) on Friday released a member of Presidential Investigative Committee on Arms Procurement, Muhammed Umar after ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2016

Judges’ arrest: Dogara promises to reduce SSS powers

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday said the invasion of houses of judges by operatives of ...

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RoqeebahOctober 10, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: They finally respond to the judiciary scandal and as expected, it was rushed and unacceptable

Remember the sting operation that got everyone riled up over the weekend? And rightly so too. Yes, the breaking and ...

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Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: 6 critical things we learned from DSS midnight raid on judges

From about 11pm on Friday the 7th of October 2016 and deep into the dead of the night, the Department ...

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RoqeebahOctober 9, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: Before we make judiciary situation just about Governor Wike

Governor Wike is in the News, trending on Twitter, being talked about, praised and in some quarters, vilified. Governor of ...

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Isime EseneOctober 8, 2016

Human Rights Commission boss takes down DSS action – in 5 tweets

After waking up to news of abduction of judges by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), Nigerians have ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2016

10 Nigerian journalists in Army, SSS detention

10 journalists of a media organisation who were arrested in a joint operation by soldiers and SSS operatives on September ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2016

Court asks Police, SSS why Kashamu should be extradited

An application to stop the extradition of Senator Buruji Kashamu to the United States has been served to the State ...

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Janeth JDecember 2, 2015

The Buhari government is trying to kill Dasuki – Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode says Nigerians are no longer safe as a result of the federal government’s agenda to persecute ...

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Janeth JDecember 2, 2015

SSS forcefully ejects former DG, Kayode Are from his Lagos home

A former Director General of the State Security Service, Kayode Are, has been forcefully ejected from his Lagos home, by operatives ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2015

Premium Times’ editor arrested by SSS

State Security Services, arrested Ibanga Isine, an editor with Premium Times, while on official assignment. The newspaper reports that its regional ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2015

Was Akwa Ibom government house really raided by DSS?

Until the spokesperson of the Department of State Services, confirms the supposed raid of the Akwa Ibom government state house, this back ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2015

Room full of dollars, arms stockpile purportedly found by SSS in Akwa Ibom govt house

Following the invasion of Akwa Ibom government house, by operatives of the State Security Service, it’s been reported that stockpiles ...

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Janeth JJuly 30, 2015

APC hits back at PDP, says SSS DG is not an APC member

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the Director-General of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 18, 2015

Sambo Dasuki narrates his 12-hour ordeal with the SSS

The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has shared details of what he went through when his home was invaded ...

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Janeth JJune 29, 2015

Buhari did not arrest any brother-in-law

Prior to earlier speculation that President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly ordered the Department of State Service (DSS) to arrest his brother-in-law, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2014

We are winning the war against terror – Army

by Kolapo Olapoju   The Military has implored Nigerians to maintain faith in them, and believe they have the ability ...

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Isime EseneDecember 1, 2014

Today’s Daily Brief: Court says PDP can move against Tambuwal, Court orders release of detained APC officers, Court threatens to order Daniel’s arrest, and more

Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday in Abuja expressed concern over non-compliance by ...

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Isime EseneNovember 24, 2014

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Even Tukur wants NASS invasion probed | #ThatAwkwardMoment when Maurice Iwu calls for credible elections | Yup, APC will sue DSS over office raid | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 30, 2014

How Diezani’s sister was rescued from kidnappers

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Mrs Osiya Agama, the sister of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been rescued by ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 10, 2014

Opinion: Dear GEJ, negotiation is still the only way to defeat Boko Haram

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju Terrorism is achieving political agenda through violence. The politics of power is the reason behind the argument ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 21, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Who is Marilyn Ogar working against?

by Abimbola Adelakun By tomorrow, Friday, August 22, the kidnapped girls of Chibok would have been unwitting ”guests” of Boko ...

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July 23, 2014

“I am simply acting on instruction” | Oby Ezekwesili gives detailed account of SSS detention

by S’ola Filani Champion of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has recounted her ordeal in the hands of security operatives ...

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writerJuly 21, 2014

The Eagle has landed! Oby Ezekwesili arrives London, upgraded to First Class by airline

by Kolapo Olapoju and Adedayo Ademuwagun Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili has arrived Heathrow airport, London, after being briefly detained ...

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June 18, 2014

RED ALERT: Boko Haram plans massive attack on Abuja + what to watch out for

by Akan Ido The Federal Government today warned residents of Abuja about a possible attack by the Boko Haram Islamic ...

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May 15, 2014

Why we released Nyanya bombing mastermind after arrest in 2011 – SSS

by Akan Ido The Spokesperson of the State Security Service, Marilyn Ogar has given an insight into the arrest and ...

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