Tag Archives: DSS

Security Agents Surround Sahara Reporters Office In Lagos

Sahara Reporters yesterday broke the news that security agents barricaded their office in Lagos on Wednesday morning. According to the report, their office located at Ikeja GRA was surrounded by a combined team of the Nigerian Police Force and Nigerian Army. The operatives came fully armed in three vehicles and stationed themselves in front of the office, as they stopped

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Six Mine Resistant Military Vehicles Discovered In Adamawa State Borders

It appears the war on terrorism is far from over, as the joint security operatives, made up of the Nigerian Customs, DSS, Army etc, intercepted six Mine Resistant Military Vehicles, in Konkol, a borderline village in Maiha Local Government Area of Adamawa State, between Nigeria and Cameroon. A Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, is a US made military light tactical vehicles

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DHQ Orders Taraba Battalion To Produce Wadume + More Details About Kidnap Kingpin, Hamisu Bala

The Defense Headquarters has reacted to the ongoing face off between the police and the military, by ordering the 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Takum, Taraba State, to produce the alleged kidnapper Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, who is currently on the run. The military says producing Haminsu would be an evidence that its soldiers are not culpable in

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Could This Be True About Revolutionary Sowore?

Soon after AAC presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore was picked up by the DSS in Lagos, and subsequently transferred to Abuja, some unpleasant news filtered in from the grapevines about Sowore. One such story was the supposed sharing formula, which teared his group apart and made the state coordinators of the planned revolution to pull out. They were allegations of commercialization

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#DSS Seeks To Detain Sowore For 90 Days

Subsequent to the DSS detention of Sahara Reporters Publisher and the #TakeItBack Movement founder Omoyele Sowore, which has led to outcry and massive condemnation by Nigerians, stating that the DSS didn’t apply the rule of law in their process of arresting and detaining him. The Department of State Services (DSS), applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday

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See CCTV Video Of Sowore Being Arrested By DSS + Violence Breaks Out In Surulere During The #Revolution Protest

A CCTV footage has been released by Sahara Reporters, which shows the commando style which the DSS operatives used to arrest the AAC presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore. https://t.co/B5uVN8thW2 This is also as the entire National Stadium area in Surulere, which was the venue for the #revolution/protest today, has been turned into a war zone. As serious violent confrontation broke out

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DSS Confirms Sowore’s Arrest & Detention

The Department of State Services confirmed the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress. The DSS said it was true that its operatives arrested Omoyele in the early hours of Saturday. Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, which was scheduled to hold across the country concurrently on Monday, August 5, to protest against bad governance, was

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Dino Melaye Is In DSS Hospital And Not Abducted

The Nigeria Police on Friday confirmed that they took Senator Dino Melaye to the Department of State Security (DSS) hospital, and this puts to rest the story of abduction that trended last Thursday. Police spokesman, Moshood Jimoh, Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police, in a statement explained that the police already obtained a 14 day remand warrant, from the Federal Capital

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DSS, Presidency Finally Speak On Nnamdi Kanu’s Reappearance

The controversial IPOB leader, Prince Nnamdi Kanu, who was last seen during the Operation Python Dance on September 14 2017, in his hometown Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State, reappeared in Jerusalem on Thursday October 18th. Read also Nnamdi Kanu Addresses IPOB, Biafrans After Resurfacing Last Thursday Kanu’s reappearance shocked Nigerians, home and abroad and above all shocked the Federal Government of

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200 Journalists/Bloggers Write Vice President Osibanjo, Calls for Journalist Samuel Ogundipe’s Release

The #FreeSamuelOgundipe is gaining momentum as the hours pass by. The arrest on Tuesday of Samuel Ogundipe, a journalist with Premium Times and his continued detainment has continued to elicit outrage against the Nigerian Police in general and the IGP of Police in particular. International organisations such as International Press Center IPC, Amnesty International, Pakistan Press Foundation, NUJ, and notable

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