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    Boko Haram suspect who escaped from DSS custody rearrested

    A suspected member of the Boko Haram sect, Mukthar Suleiman, who escaped from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) in 2015 after killing a police officer, has been rearrested. Suleiman was arraigned before a magistrates’ court in Lokoja, Kogi State on Tuesday. The prosecuting counsel, Mohammed Abaji, said Suleiman was arraigned on

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    Osinbajo meets with security chiefs, ministers in Aso Rock

    Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with heads of security agencies in the country including Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris. Others at the meeting include the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, the minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and

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  • DSS
    Boko Haram: DSS insists defendants not tortured to make statement

    A prosecution witness, John Timothy on Tuesday in Abuja testified that Dr Nafeez Yinus, the first defendant, and Umar Musa, the third defendant in court for alleged connection with Boko Haram insurgents, were not bullied by the DSS to give their statement. Timothy testified during the trial within trial before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the

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    Governor Fayose cautions DSS over planned detention of Apostle Suleiman, Bishop Oyedepo

    Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has warned the Department of State Services (DSS) over the planned detention and trial of Apostle Johnson Suleiman of The Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide and the General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide International (Winners’ Chapel International), Bishop David

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  • WIKE
    Wike’s audio leak: Govs block DSS from monitoring calls

    Some state governors have devised new strategies to ensure that their sensitive conversations do not become public knowledge, SUNDAY PUNCH findings have revealed. The action followed the alleged audio leak of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose’s telephone conversation, over the recent rerun election in Rivers State. Investigations by

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    REVEALED: How DSS report made Senate to reject Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman

    The Department of State Services has said the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has failed integrity test, warning that he will hinder President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. The Senate had on Thursday rejected the nomination of Magu by Buhari as the Chairman of the EFCC. The upper chamber

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    Obey court order, free El-Zakzaky, others, Group tells Buhari, DSS

    A group saddled with advocacy for Advancement, Development and sustenance of Democracy in Nigeria, Wailing Wailers, has, Friday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Department of State Services, DSS, to obey court orders and free the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as the Shi’ite sect, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and

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  • INEC
    Ondo election: Presidency, DSS, INEC planning to rig for APC

    The Peoples Democratic Party National Youth Frontiers has accused the presidency of conniving with some senior officials within the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to rig the Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State in favour of Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The group also fingered a National Commissioner of INEC, Mrs Amina

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    Dasuki refused to visit sick ex-Sultan father because of DSS

    – The former Sultan of Sokoto Ibrahim Dasuki is dead – Dasuki died on Monday, November 14, at the National Hospital in Abuja – He will be buried on Tuesday, November 15 after the 2 pm Islamic prayers in Sokoto state Sambo Dasuki, a former national security adviser (NSA) under Goodluck Jonathan and son to

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