Posts Tagged ‘Department of State Service ( DSS)’

Falana makes fresh revelation, alleges DSS offered Sowore ‘death warrant’ deal

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 9, 2019
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 disclosed that the Nigerian government reached out for the deal during Sowore’s first 45 days in detention. Featuring on TVC’s […]

Finally Federal Govt releases Statement on Sowore [See Statement]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
An aide to President Buhari, Bashir Ahmad has gone on his twitter handle to release a document issue statement on the stand of the presidency. See details of the tweet below: DSS vs Sowore: Between facts and fiction, a statement from the Presidency. The DSS does not necessarily need the permission of the Presidency in […]

Onochie reveals what happened in court with Sowore on Friday

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 7, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has denied the invasion of a Federal High Court in Abuja by armed officials of the DSS. Earlier on Friday, reports had it that DSS operatives on Friday chased out lawyers from the courtroom and attacked journalists after which they re-arrested Sowore. Following the invasion […]

BREAKING: Finally, DSS release Sowore on bail, pays N100,000 fine

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 5, 2019
The State Security Service (SSS) on Thursday night released Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters. Mr Sowore was arrested on August 3 for planning a series of protests to demand good governance. Mr Sowore first met his bail on November 6, one month ago, but he was not released. A federal judge, on Thursday morning, […]

DSS application to mask witnesses against Sowore failed

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
There was a mild drama yesterday at Court 7 of the Federal High Court in Abuja. An application by the Department of State Services (DSS) counsel Hassan Liman (SAN) to take witnesses in camera in the trial of Omoyele Sowore, the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, failed. Sowore, alongside Olawale Bakare, is charged by the DSS […]

FG to drag judge before NJC for granting Sowore bail

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 29, 2019
There were indications last night that the federal government was contemplating reporting Justice Taiwo Taiwo, to the National Judicial Council (NJC) on account of his decision to grant bail to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Justice Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja admitted Sowore to bail on Tuesday and dismissed […]