Tag archive for ‘DSS’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Reports of my arrest by DSS, very untrue – Tuface

Popular musician, Tuface Idibia, on Monday dismissed as a tissue of lies reports which indicated that he had been arrested and detained by operatives of the Directorate of State Services (DSS) over his earlier planned More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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DSS and the politics of arrest, by Paul Onomuakpokpo

After President Muhammadu Buhari came into office in 2015, one of the measures he took seemingly to restore the professional integrity of the Department of State Services (DSS) was to overhaul it. The worry then More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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At last, Apostle Suleiman visits DSS, leaves after 30 minutes

The fiery General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, was allowed to go home after honouring the invitation of the Department of State Services (DSS) for inciting statements against the Fulani More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Apostle Suleiman may appear before DSS today with over 30 lawyers

Asks El-Rufai to produce herdsmen he offered money Says El-rufai should face murder charge The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, is scheduled to report in the office of the Department More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Protest by lawyers against Daura, a misplaced priority—DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has dismissed as misplaced priority the protest by a group operating as Lawyers in Defence of Democracy and Citizens for Good Governance calling for the sack of its Director More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Why we broke into Justice Ademola’s house at midnight, DSS tells court

Gives details of what were recovered and how they were recovered How DSS’ account in court conflicted with Justice Ademola’s account of October 10, 2016 For the first time since he was arrested at an More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Murder: Herbalist, driver in our dragnet over UNIOSUN student’s death

The Department of State Services (DSS) in Osun State on Thursday said it had arrested a herbalist, identified simply as Jelili, and a commercial driver, Elijah Oyebode, for allegedly killing a 400-level student More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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How we arrested 13 Boko Haram suspects in Lagos, Kogi, others – DSS

The Department of State Service (DSS) on Tuesday narrated how its operatives arrested 13 Boko Haram suspects in various parts of Nigeria including Lagos State. In a statement by Tony Opuiyo on behalf of the agency, More...