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Maina’s governorship posters are all over the streets of Maiduguri, says ex-DSS director

 A former Assistant Director of the Department of State Services, Dennis Amacree, says Maina’s governorship posters were all over the streets of Maiduguri, adding that the intention of those who reinstated him was to make him the next governor of

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DSS releases names of kidnap kingpins arrested in 2017 (See List)

The Department of State Services, DSS, has made public, names of suspected kidnappers arrested in 2017 with support of other security agencies. In a statement signed by a DSS spokesperson, Tony Opuiyo yesterday, the agency noted that the arrest of

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DSS nabs Boko Haram kingpins, Ghana’s boys, gang terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna road

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday said joint operations with sister agencies targeted at kidnappers, terrorists and other high profile criminals across the country, have yielded results. This is contained in a statement by its spokesman, Tony Opuiyo,

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Part of money DSS seized from judge’s house goes missing

A part of the money the Department of State Services (DSS) seized from the residence of Sylvester Ngwuta, a supreme court judge, is missing. The DSS raided the residence of the judge on October 8 and claimed it recovered  N35,358,

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Buhari to resubmit Magu’s name to Nigerian Senate

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may renominate Ibrahim Magu for confirmation as Substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The President’s renomination is said to be based on advise given by the Presidential Advisory Committee on

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U.S. govt expresses concern over Nigeria’s SSS’ ability to investigate fraud

As the President Muhammadu Buhari administration continues its anti-corruption effort, the United States government has expressed concern over the capacity of Nigeria’s States Security Service, SSS, to investigate money laundering. The U.S. government also expressed worry about the SSS’ refusal

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DSS releases Babatunde Gbadamosi, Buhari’s critic

The Department of State Services, DSS, has released one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s fierce critics, Babatunde Gbadamosi. Gbadamosi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was last week arrested by the secret police after he honoured their invitation. The

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DSS freezes accounts of Saraki’s aide, associates, ignores House order to release detainees

Press Statement The growing penchant for disrespect to rule of law/orders of constituted authorities and abuse of human rights by the Director General of the DSS Lawal Daura got alarming with the DSS DG decision to ignore the resolution of the House

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DSS invites Apostle Suleman over ‘inciting’ comments

General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has been invited by the Department of State Services to appear at its National Headquarters in Abuja. Our correspondent learnt on Saturday that the cleric was invited for interrogation on Monday by 10:00 am,

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