Posts Tagged ‘DSS’

Breaking: Nigerian Police Force CID Arrested Magu Not DSS

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 7, 2020
A statement from the Department of State Services (DSS), signed by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, Ph.D, has rebutted the alleged arrest of Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the EFCC as widely reported by sections of the media. Magu was on Monday arrested  by security operatives of the Criminal Investigations Department, (Force CID), […]

Regime sanctioned probe of man using Buhari daughter’s old SIM card — says DSS

by Seun Adeuyion March 1, 2020
The Department of State Services has said the regime ordered the investigation of a trader, Anthony Okolie, who was using a telephone line previously owned by the ruler’s daughter, Hanan Buhari. The DSS said this in a counter-affidavit in response to the originating motion filed by Okolie. The DSS position seems to be at variance […]

Corps member arrested by DSS for impersonation

by Chuks Azotanion February 26, 2020
A 26-year-old corps member, Oluwatosin Medaiyese has been arraigned before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for alleged impersonation. Medaiyese was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), after reportedly presenting himself as Hon. Justice Jimoh Aliyu to the Zonal Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Emmanuel Attah, with an […]

Hanan Buhari says she didn’t ask DSS to arrest man using phone line she previously owned

by Seun Adeuyion February 23, 2020
Hanan Buhari, daughter of Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, has denied the allegation that she asked the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest one Anthony Okolie for using a phone line she previously owned. Okolie had sued the DSS for the infringement of his rights by detaining him for over 15 weeks. He also joined Hanan and […]

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy gov over certificate forgery

by Seun Adeuyion February 21, 2020
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate levelled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Ewhrudjakpo of the Peoples Democratic Party was until his swearing-in as the Bayelsa State deputy governor on February 14, 2020, […]

Shinkafi orders IGP, DSS, to arrest Yari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 9, 2020
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for the 2019 Zamafara State governorship election, Sani Abdulahi Shinkafi, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police demanding immediate arrest and prosecution of the former governor of the State, Abdulaziz Yari over what he described as incitement and threat to the fragile peace of Zamfara. Shinkafi, in the […]