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  • [BREAKING] Suswam withdraws N10bn suit against DSS, AGF

    A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday struck out a N10bn fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, against the Department of State Service, its Director-General, Lawal Daura, and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN). Justice Gabriel Kolawole struck

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  • DSS: Why we are detaining Ifeanyi Ubah

    The Department of State Service said in Abuja on Saturday, that oil magnate, Cheif Ifeanyi is in its custody. It said that Ubah, who has questioned some weeks ago, was again arrested on Friday over his alleged engagements in acts which the security outfit described as inimical to national security. The DSS stated this in

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    SSS arrests Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Ubah, over N11 billion petrol ‘theft’

    The State Security Service, SSS, has arrested the managing director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, on allegation of “economic sabotage”. The SSS says Mr. Ubah was detained on Friday in connection to missing petroleum products. “The arrest was sequel to UBAH’s engagement in acts of economic sabotage which include stealing, diversion and

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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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    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’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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