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President Muhammadu Buhari is reported to have ignored pressure for the reinstatement of sacked Director-General of Department of State Service (DSS), Mr Lawal Daura.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the blockade of the National Assembly gates by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) was unauthorized.
A second republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has alleged that there is infighting between the nation’s security and anti-graft agencies.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called for the prosecution of all the Department of State Services operatives who prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from arresting former heads of two agencies.
A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the face-off between officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and those of the State Security Service (SSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the foiled attempt to arrest the former heads of SSS and NIA, Ita Ekpeyong and Ayo Oke respectively.
Immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong, has said that the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) was in a better position to speak on his aborted arrest by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Abiodun Olujimi, senator representing Ekiti south, says no one is in charge of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government.
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that he is not discouraged about Tuesday’s failed attempt to arrest former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong, and former head of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke.
EFCC and DSS operatives had a major stand-off, on Tuesday, over purported moves to arrest the immediate-past Director-General of the Service, Mr. Ita Ekpeyong at his Maitama residence.
India’s coast guard has arrested six Myanmar men and seized $42 million worth of ketamine after spotting a suspicious vessel in the Indian Ocean near the Nicobar Islands.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Ahead of the 2020 Oscars, the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called on Nigerian filmmakers to submit entries for the ‘Best International Feature Film’ category.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
A partnership between local residents of Odo-Ogun community on the outskirt of Lagos and a team of Chinese investors may soon bring about infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.
The Federal Government has inaugurated an inter-agency committee to speedily resolve the challenges in recovering over N5 trillion Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) debts.
The West African Examinations Council says efforts at making inroads into the neighbouring non-WAEC member countries such as the Republic of Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali have paid off.
Nasarawa united and Nigeria U23 striker, Ibrahim Sunusi, says he hopes to get the chance to face Togo ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifiers against Togo.
The Katsina State governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, has dismissed the petition brought by senator Yakubu Lado, challenging the election of governor Aminu Masari, on the ground that the petition lacks merit.
Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Thursday frowned at undue delays in civil cases in Courts.