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IPOB attacks DSS operatives, kills two operatives

The Department of State Services (DSS) has decried what it described as an “unprovoked violent attack” on its operatives by outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

DSS invites Obadiah Mailafia again over Boko Haram claims

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services, DSS, has against invited former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, over his claims that one of the governors in Northern Nigeria is the head of Boko Haram.
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DSS cautions against inciting statements

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday cautioned against the use of inciting and unguarded statements capable of causing a ‘breakdown of law and order’.

DSS slams Obadiah Mailafia over South-Kaduna outburst

The Department of State Services has slammed a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, over his comments on the ongoing Southern Kaduna skirmishes, saying he betrayed both his exalted office and personality.
The Department of State Services, DSS on Tuesday paraded one Prince Mohammed Momoh who allegedly demanded $50,000 from a Bayelsa man to secure an appointment as Special Assistant to the President on Oil and Gas.

DSS parades suspect for ‘demanding $50,000 to secure presidential appointment’

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Tuesday paraded one Prince Mohammed Momoh who allegedly demanded $50,000 from a Bayelsa man to secure an appointment as Special Assistant to the President on Oil and Gas.
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DSS uncovers ‘plans to destabilize Nigeria’

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has uncovered plans to destabilize Nigeria.

Nigerian government deregisters Ohanaeze, Arewa CF, others over security clearance

The Federal Government has deregistered frontline socio-cultural groups in Nigeria as the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has withdrawn the registration certificate of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), among others.
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DSS: We did not arrest Ibrahim Magu

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied some media reports that it arrested the acting chairman of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
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DSS denies arresting EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied reports that it arrested Ibrahim MAGU, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS begins probe of officers over man who security protocol in Kebbi

The Department of State Services says it has begun disciplinary action against its personnel found to have been negligent while on the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS denies killing man who breached presidential security protocol in Kebbi

The Department of State Services says it has begun disciplinary action against its personnel found to have been negligent while on the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State.
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: We’re not trailing journalists anywhere

The Department of State Services says it is not on the trail of any staff of an online medium or any other journalist anywhere in the country.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS denies going after Premium Times editor, says it’s needless sensationalism

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied reports that its officials visited the home of a Premium Times editor over a story published by the online newspaper on the presidency.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS reacts to report on terrorists movement, attacks on luxury buses

The Department of State Services has dismissed reports making the rounds that the service had alerted Nigerians to the movement of terrorists into the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other parts of the country, especially the South and Middle Belt.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

Insecurity: DSS dismisses reports of terrorists’ movement, attacks on luxury buses in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday dismissed the reports being circulated on social media that the service had alerted the public about the movement of terrorists into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and other parts of the country, describing the reports as false and fake news.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS: Reports on terrorists’ movement, hijack of luxury buses false

The Department of State Services (DSS) has declared that reports being circulated on social media that the Service had alerted the public about the movement of terrorists into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and other parts of the country are false.
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.
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.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.