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The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

DSS warns against fake recruitment rumour

The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned Nigerians to beware of the false advertisement trending on the social media that the service is recruiting, urging them to treat it as scam by fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly job applicants.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

DSS: We’re not recruiting

“The Service wishes to state that the information is not correct and should be treated as a scam by fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly job applicants”, it noted.
Abubakar Malami

Disciplinary panel dismisses petition against ex-AGF Abubakar Malami

The Disciplinary Panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Thursday dismissed one of the two petitions against the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Presidential election tribunal reserves ruling on PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has reserved ruling on the application filed by Atiku Abubakar and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for access to inspect the server and data of smart card reader used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the conduct of the February 23 presidential election.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

DSS arrests three, stops June 12 rally in Ibadan

Three activists working under a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Coalition Against Insurgency and Kidnapping in Yorubaland, have been arrested and detained by men of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) after dispersing the June 12 rally in Ibadan on Wednesday.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: I’ll appear before disciplinary panel Friday

The immediate-past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, says he will appear before the disciplinary panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Friday to face the petitioners seeking the stripping of his Senior Advocate of Nigeria rank for alleged misconduct.
Abubakar Malami

Ex-AGF Abubakar Malami faces disciplinary panel over alleged professional misconduct

The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, will on June 14, 2019 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Extradition: Court sanctions Senator Kashamu for delaying suit against NDLEA, others

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered Senator Buruji Kashamu to pay N50, 000 cost each to the Department of State Services (DSS) Director-General and the National Drug law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Cross River government uncovers N1.3 billion fraud plot

The Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has uncovered an alleged attempt by a fraudster to defraud it of N1.3 billion from UBE Matching Grant.

Whistleblower demands open enquiry on alleged $2 billion recovered loot

A retired brigadier general of the Nigerian Army, Adamu Yusuf, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate an open enquiry on the status of an alleged $2billion loot recovered since 2015.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: Security challenges threatening Nigeria’s existence

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the security challenges facing the country is threatening its corporate existence.

Sit-at-home: DSS warns IPOB, others

The Department of State Services has warned those behind the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra to have a rethink or be prepared to face the consequences of their action.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Federal government docks journalist on terrorism charges

The Federal Government yesterday arraigned a journalist, Jones Abiri, for alleged economic sabotage and terrorism.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC arraigns ex-minister Alison-Madueke October 3

A Federal High Court in Apo has fixed October 3, for the arraignment of the former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, on five-counts bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: NFIU guidelines on local council funds illegal

The governors of the 36 states, acting under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, have rejected the financial autonomy recently granted the 774 local government areas in the country.
Peter Afunanya

DSS vows to uproot subversive elements

The Department of State Services has cautioned those it called aggrieved politicians against acts of subversion against Nigeria.

National Youth Council disbands ‘all’ executives

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has disbanded the National Executive Committee of the Council.

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