Tag archive for ‘DSS’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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HURIWA picks holes in DSS’ claim of terrorism in Benue massacre

A Pro-democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has faulted the Department of State Services (DSS) over claims that the Islamic State terrorists were behind the Benue killings. It said More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Army, DSS kill notorious kidnapper, Don Waney

Indications emerged on Saturday that a combined team of operatives of the Nigerian Army and the Department of State Services have killed a notorious kidnapper and militant leader, Don Waney, who was fingered in More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Corruption: DSS, EFCC clash over attempted arrest of ex-NIA DG, Ayo Oke, ex-DSS DG, Ekpeyong

Operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Tuesday stopped men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting sacked Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Why Buhari must sack leadership of EFCC, DSS and AGF Malami—HURIWA

A pro-democracy group operating as Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his anti-corruption team for greater efficiency. A statement by the National More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Alleged Fraud: FG must produce Dasuki in court to testify for Metuh—Appeal Court

By a unanimous verdict, a three-member panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday ordered the Department of State Service (DSS) to produce the detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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DSS arraigns eight kidnap suspects in Port Harcourt court

The Department of State Service (DSS) has arraigned eight suspected kidnappers before a Port Harcourt Magistrate court. The suspects, comprising seven males and a female were charged to court at the weekend on More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Detention: DSS floors Nyanya blast suspect at Appeal Court

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has thrown out an appeal by the alleged mastermind of the April 14, 2014 Nyanya bomb blast, Aminu Ogwuch to challenge a high court ruling which ordered that he should be More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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DSS re-arraigns Boko Haram suspects for 2011 murder of foreigners

By Toyin Akinfolajimi The Department of State Service (DSS) on Monday re-arraigned eight Boko Haram suspects for the killing of five foreigners who were abducted from a construction site in Kebbi state in 2011. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Senator Kashamu in trouble again, battles DSS, police

Says invitation on him, a secret move to extradite him to US for drug trial A serving senator, Prince Buruji Kashamu has told a federal high court in Abuja that the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Director More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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We are not recruiting—DSS

Advises Nigerians to be wary of fraudulent persons The Department of State Service (DSS) on Friday dismissed as rumours the information making the rounds in the media that it was recruiting. The agency of government More...