Tag: state security service

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 5, 2014

Nyanya bomb blast: Ogwuche demands N100 million for unlawful detention

by James Sambo The suspected mastermind of the April 14 bombing of Nyanya park, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche has ‎demanded a ...

January 25, 2014

Oby Ezekwesili reacts to Nasir el-Rufai’s SSS drama (READ)

by Akan Ido Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili has reacted to attempts by the State Security Service (SSS) to arrest ...

January 24, 2014

Armed SSS officials invade Nasir el-Rufai’s house

by Oge Okonkwo Operatives of the Department of State Security Service were at the residence of the  former Minister of the Federal Capital ...

November 27, 2013

Boko Haram lecturer: Produce evidence of permission to detain suspect – Court orders SSS

Justice Valentine Ashi, sitting at the FCT Abuja High Court yesterday ordered the State Security Services (SSS) to produce in ...

November 22, 2013

‘Malam is not a Boko Haram member’: Family defends lecturer arrested by the SSS

by Muyiwa Daropale The wife and brother of Nazeef Yunus, a lecturer at the Kogi State University who was paraded ...

November 20, 2013

BREAKING: SSS parades 5 Boko Haram suspects including a university lecturer

by Oge Okonkwo   A suspected commander and spiritual leader of Boko Haram with four members of his cell have ...

July 12, 2013

Soldiers kill Boko Haram commander after 8-hour gun battle in Sokoto

by Rachel Ogbu After an eight-hour gun combat between the Boko Haram sect in Sokoto and a combined team of ...

May 17, 2013

It gets worse: Security aides attached to Amaechi may be withdrawn

by Rachel Ogbu The political problems facing the Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi are far from over as new reports ...

April 29, 2013

Inside job: Man charged for kidnapping his uncle in Lagos

by Chi Ibe A man was arraigned recently in connection with the kidnapping of his uncle. The prosecutor from the ...

April 19, 2013

Kabiru Sokoto, suspected Boko Haram commander arraigned, pleads not guilty (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido The State Security Service (SSS) on Friday arraigned an alleged Boko Haram suspect, Kabiru Umar aka Kabiru ...

March 27, 2013

War against terrorism: “20 illegal immigrants arrested in Lagos” – SSS

by Rachel Ogbu The State Security Service on Tuesday arrested scores of illegal immigrants transported in a truck arriving Lagos. ...

March 22, 2013

Soldiers, SSS raid Boko Haram hideout in Ijora Lagos, discover bombs in cooler and ceiling (PHOTO)

by Rachel Ogbu About 100 soldiers including men of the State Security Service were said to have raided a terrorist ...

December 3, 2012

Boko Haram gunmen kill policemen, burn churches in Borno

by Isi Esene In what is now becoming a weekly orgy of violence, gunmen suspected to be members of the ...

November 23, 2012

President Jonathan blames politicians for religious crisis in Nigeria

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday maintained that most of the religious tensions in the country were politically motivated. ...

November 23, 2012

Boko Haram slaughters 3 children (5, 7, 12) of SSS officer in their mother’s presence

by Isi Esene Men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect on Thursday morning attacked the family ...

September 30, 2012

On the offence: Army explains why it attacked Boko Haram stronghold in Kaduna

by Isi Esene A Nigerian Army joint force today released a statement giving reasons for launching a pre-emptive strike on ...

September 17, 2012

Report: Boko Haram spokesman, Abu Qaqa, killed in Kano

by Isi Esene There are strong indications that Abu Qaqa, the spokesman of the militant Islamic sect, Boko Haram is ...

September 16, 2012

Iheanacho, former minister, released from detention

by Isi Esene Emmanuel Iheanacho, the former minister of interior and owner of Integrated Oil and Gas has been released ...

September 3, 2012

Inside job? Two SSS officials held over security breach

by Isi Esene A senior intelligence official with the State Security Service (SSS) has confirmed that two employees of the ...

August 30, 2012

Boko Haram 2.0? Sect publishes personal details of SSS operatives (including the DG)

by Isi Esene The radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has published several names believed to be that of members of ...

August 12, 2012

Police mistakenly open fire on Yobe deputy governor’s convoy

by Mayowa Salami The vehicle conveying the state security details attached to the office of the Deputy Governor of Yobe ...

July 4, 2012

Sen. Ndume named by suspect as Boko Haram financier

by Isi Esene An official of the State Security Service, Abdulfaruk Dauda, told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday that ...

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