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Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS confirms release of abducted Borno aid workers

The Department of State Services has confirmed the release of five aid workers from captivity in Borno State.

Security operatives rescue aid workers from ISWAP terrorists

Operatives of the Department of State Services and other critical stakeholders have rescued five aid workers from the captivity of notorious terrorists in North Eastern Nigeria on Wednesday evening.
A man behind a fake video of President Muhammad Buhari’s alleged marriage to a second wife, Kabiru Muhammed, has been arraigned in Kano.

Man behind President Buhari’s fake wedding video arraigned in Kano

A man behind a fake video of President Muhammad Buhari’s alleged marriage to a second wife, Kabiru Muhammed, has been arraigned in Kano.

NAPTIP rescues 21 victims, arrests 2 suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says the Agency on Jan. 13, rescued 21 victims from suspected human traffickers.
Tope Akinyode, lawyer to Mr Anthony Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman detained for 10 weeks by the DSS for owning a SIM previously registered in Hanan Buhari’s name, has made good his threat to sue all the parties involved in Okolie’s ordeal.

President Buhari’s daughter, DSS, MTN sued for N500 million over SIM card saga

Tope Akinyode, lawyer to Mr Anthony Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman detained for 10 weeks by the DSS for owning a SIM card previously registered in Hanan Buhari’s name, has made good his threat to sue all the parties involved in Okolie’s ordeal.
Fresh facts have emerged on why the Department of State Services (DSS) detained Anthony Okolie for misusing a SIM card previously owned by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, following his confession that friends influenced him to put the SIM line into fraudulent use.

SIM card saga: How friends influenced Anthony Okolie to misuse Hanan Buhari’s former line

Fresh facts have emerged on why the Department of State Services (DSS) detained Anthony Okolie for misusing a SIM card previously owned by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, following his confession that friends influenced him to put the SIM line into fraudulent use.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun OPC military wing – Northern youths

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against the formation of ‘Operation Amotekun‘ in the South-West geopolitical zone of the country.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Kaduna: Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s fate in court’s hand

Kaduna State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Aisha Dikko, on Thursday, says the fate of Ibrahim El Zakzaky, leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), is in the hands of the court.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap factional APC chairman in Ondo

Daredevil armed men suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday evening invaded the home of the factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Akungba Akoko, in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, James Tolorunju Ajulo, and abducted the APC leader.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS parades suspect behind Buhari’s fake wedding video

The Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested and paraded a 32-year old man, Kabiru Mohammed, suspected to be behind the fabrication and dissemination of a fake wedding video depicting President Muhammadu Buhari wedding the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed and her Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development counterpart, Sadiya Farouq.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS nabs ‘mastermind’ of President Buhari’s hoax marriage

The Department of State Services has finally arrested the mastermind of the hoax marriage between President Muhammadu Buhari and his Minister of Humanitarian Services, Sadiya Umar Farouq.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: We had right to hold Omoyele Sowore, Sambo Dasuki despite court orders

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says the federal government had the right to continually detain Sahara Reporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore; and a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), despite court orders.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS: Dadiyata not in our custody

According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya, the Service has no reasons to deny its arrest and detention of suspects if it carried out operations during which such persons were arrested.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

2020: Let’s build a strong and united Nigeria – Archbishop Martins

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev Dr Alfred Adewale Martins has urged all Nigerians to join hands together to build a strong, united, peaceful, progressive nation in the year 2020.
Kidnap Victim

Abducted AAU final-year student still held 21 days later

A final year student of Nursing Department, Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State, Miss Ojemire Faith Bisi, who was reportedly kidnapped at her school gate by gunmen on December 8, is still in captivity 21 days after.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army intercepts 85 bags of smuggled rice in Ebonyi

The Nigerian Army has intercepted 85 bags of smuggled rice in a compound in Abor-Uwani community in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

DSS officer kills man while firing at runaway Christmas cow

An operative of the Department of State Services has reportedly killed one Onyeocha Umuokwu, in Alor Community, Idemili South LGA of Anambra State.
The order was given by the chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, during a public hearing on the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court. According to the lawmakers, all parties must submit a written account of what happened within 24 hours, adding that their memorandum would enable them to give report to the Senate.

Senator Bamidele: National Assembly’II strengthen judiciary, others

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, has described the release of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and the leader of “RevolutionNow”, Omoyele Sowore, from detention, as a testimony to the fact that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, respect judiciary.

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Lagosians express concerns following NAFDAC’s alert on using paracetamol for food preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen on target in Lille’s Coupe de la Ligue win

Victor Osimhen scored the second goal as Lille defeated Gonfreville 2-0 in a Coupe de la Ligue clash at the Stade Oceans, Le Havre on Saturday afternoon.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo guber: Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Emeka Ihedioha

The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.
The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds

Amotekun: Cleric urges South-West governors to remain resolute in your determination to tackle insecurity

The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Reverend Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.