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EFCC confirms arrest of ex-DSS chief Ita Ekpenyong

The former Director General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Ita Ekpenyong, has been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja.

SERAP condemns face-off between EFCC, DSS, NIA

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.

No going back on arrest of Ita Ekpeyong, Ayo Oke – Ibrahim Magu

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.

DSS operatives stop EFCC from arresting ex-DG Ita Ekpenyong, ex-NIA chief Ayo Oke

Officials of the Department of State Services and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission were involved in a showdown for over 13 hours on Tuesday when EFCC operatives stormed the home of the immediate past Director General of the DSS, Ekpenyong Ita, to effect his arrest.

DSS bars EFCC from arresting Ex-DG Ekpenyong Ita

Drama is currently playing out at the home of a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Ekpenyong Ita, as men of the DSS are preventing operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from arresting him.

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