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DSS speaks on killing of Osun policeman by 3 operatives

Department of State Services (DSS) said it is collaborating with the Osun state Police Command to probe the killing of Cpl. Rauf Fawale by three of its men

Abuja under siege by bandits as DSS, army hunt agitators in South-east

Abuja is under siege. Terror lives here. Citizens are kidnapped every day from their homes but these tragedies escape the headlines

DSS uncovers plans to bomb churches, mosques, others

The Department of State Services (DSS) has alerted Nigerians about plans by some criminal elements to carry out violent attacks on critical infrastructure, places of worship, and other public places during the yuletide seasons.

DSS arrests Osun #EndSARS leader Adebayo

Officials of the Department of State Service (DSS) have arrested #EndSARS protest leader in Osun State, Emmanuel Adebayo popularly known as Captain for alleged impersonation.

Forum visits DGSS

The Forum of DSS’ Retired Directors (FORD) on 26th November 2020, paid a solidarity visit to the DGSS, Alhaji Yusuf Magaji Bichi, FWC. led by the duo of Chief J.O. Obuseh, MNI and Barrister Peter Egure, MNI.

DSS detains operative who killed Abuja vendor

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services, DSS, says it has detained its operative who allegedly shot a newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke...

#OndoDecides2020: DSS urges its officials to be professional

The Department of State Services (DSS) has called on its personnel, deployed for Saturday's governorship election in Ondo State, to be professional in their conduct.

DSS outs Obadiah, says he begged profusely over outburst

The Department of State Services said Dr Obadiah Mailafiya apologised profusely for his recent outburst on the Southern Kaduna crisis, contrary to his public posturing.

DSS releases Obadiah Mailafia after interrogation

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria was not detained by the DSS after honouring the agency's invitation...

DSS arrests man posing as aide to Chief of Staff Gambari

A 42-year-old man, Prince Mohammed Momoh, has been arrested by operatives of the DSS for posing as an aide to Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to the President.

Dethroned Kano Emir, Sanusi drags IGP, DSS to court

Dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has dragged the Inspector General of Police, IGP, and the Director-General, Department of State Service, DSS, to court over his continued confinement in Nasarawa State.

DSS probes Bayelsa new deputy governor’s fake NYSC certificate

Was Bayelsa deputy-governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo using a forged discharge certificate of the National Youth Service Corps?

Sowore: Court awards N200,000 damages against DSS

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Department of State Security(DSS) to pay N200,000 as damages fee to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.

DSS furious over fake reports

The Department of State Services (DSS) is angry over false reports being circulated on the social media that the Service had alerted the public about the movement of terrorists into the FCT and other parts of Southern and Middle Belt regions of Nigeria.

DSS arrests man for alleged impersonation

The Department of State Security (DSS) in Kano State has arrested a 29-year-old man, Sule Arome for allegedly parading himself as Assistant Commissioner of the Department in charge of recruitment exercise.

DSS claims 5 aid workers freed in rescue operation

Dr Peter Afunanya, spokesman of Nigeria's secret police, the Department of State Services said the agency rescued five aid workers in the captivity of Boko Haram since 22 December, 2019.

Buhari’s daughter Hanan, DSS sued for N500m

A suit has now been filed in which Anthony Okolie is asking President Buhari's daughter, the Department of State Services (DSS) and MTN, to pay him N500 million compensation.

DSS clears air on shooting in Alor, Anambra

The Department of State Services (DSS), has refuted media reports that its personnel shot a native in Alor, Anambra.

At last, DSS releases Sowore

The Department of State Service, DSS, has finally released the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore from detention.

Sowore Latest: DSS probes for links with Boko Haram, IPOB, IMN

The Department of State Services has interrogated the detained publisher of Saharareporters, Omoyele Sowore, over alleged links with Boko Haram, Indigenous People of Biafra and Islamic Movement of Nigeria.

Senate investigates alleged court invasion by DSS operatives

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to investigate the recent alleged invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS).

Sowore: Senate, like Reps resolves to probe court invasion by DSS

The Senate on Thursday mandated its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to investigate the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja during a court sitting by members of Department of State Security (DSS).

FG bows to Nigerians: Orders probe of DSS Abuja court invasion

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, said the Federal Government has ordered a probe into the invasion of a Federal High Court last Friday by operatives of the Department of State Service.

The Open Society Endangered

Present here, I fully expect, is the Youth contingent of this undertaking. We are still within the United Nations designated Year of the Child, and that makes youth involvement doubly appropriate as an integral part of our encounter. This is not mere sentiment. As some of you here may recall, I have referred to my set on occasion as the Wasted Generation.

Sowore: DSS approached me with ‘death warrant deal’- Falana says

Femi Falana, counsel to Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, on Monday, alleged that the Nigerian government offered the activist a “death warrant” deal while in custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.

Falana to DSS: You lied on Sowore’s re-arrest, court invasion

Senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has stunningly revealed that the leader of the armed DSS operatives who stormed Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu's court on Friday 6 December, to arrest Omoyele Sowore actually apologised to the judge for the desecration of her court.

DSS speaks: We did not attempt to re-arrest Sowore in courtroom

The Department of State Services has rebutted what it called "serial misinformation" about what transpired in the courtroom of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Friday, with the agency categorically denying that its men tried to arrest Saharareporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore inside the court.

Sowore: NBA rebukes DSS, urges Nigerians to defend rule of law

The Nigerian Bar Association has issued a strong rebuke of the Department of State Services, calling its arrest of Omoyele Sowore in Abuja Court as assault and desecration of the court.

Sowore: Rein in your wild dogs, Soyinka blasts Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over the re-arrest of the Convener, #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday by the Department of State Services, DSS.

Sowore: Buhari, the whole world is watching you – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow Movement.

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