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Tailor sues DSS chief’s wife, others over alleged threat to life

A tailor, Hadiza Usman, on Wednesday dragged the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS) and his wife, Y. B. Magaji and the SSS FCT Director before the FCT High Court Apo, over alleged threat to life.
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.

Ex-NSA Dasuki’s absence stalls alleged N19.4 billion fraud trial

The trial of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged misappropriation of N19.4 billion arms funds was on Tuesday stalled before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, due to his absence.
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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

Senator Kashamu’s suit: Court awards N50,000 each to DSS, NDLEA

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, awarded N50,000 each in favour of the Director-General, State Security Service (DSS) and the National Drug law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, in a suit instituted by Sen. Buruji Kashamu.

Court acquits ex-President Jonathan’s cousin over $40 million fraud

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has discharged and acquitted former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Azibaola, of $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Extradition: Court adjourns until May 23 to reopen hearing in suit filed by Senator...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, further adjourned until May 23, to reopen hearing in a suit by Sen. Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop his extradition to the U.S., to face alleged drug-related charges.

OAU workers protest, accuse management of corruption

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, on Monday, staged a protest against the non-payment of allowances and other ‘irregularities’.
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Aiteo announces closure of Nembe Creek Trunk Line 48 hours after reopening

Barely 48 hours after Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company announced the reopening of operations on the Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL), the facility has again been shut down.

Zamfara residents kill seven suspected bandits at emir’s palace

Residents of Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Wednesday, cordoned their emir’s palace and killed seven suspected bandits.

Court issues warrant on DSS to produce ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday issued a warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce before the court a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Rotimi Amaechi: Deep Blue Project will end crime on our waterways

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to rid the Nigerian territorial waters of criminalities through the Integrated Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project.
The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Shiite leader El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes today in Kaduna

The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Sokoto elections: Nigerian Army extends show of force to six violence-prone local councils

The Nigerian Army on Friday extended its “Show of Force Exercise” to six violence-prone local government areas in Sokoto State preparatory to the Saturday supplementary elections in the state.
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Albert Horsfall: Rivers politics hijacked by cultists parading as capons

One time Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency and that of the State Security Service, Chief Albert Horsfall, says politics in Rivers state has been hijacked by cultists parading as capons because genuine elders and leaders of the land have “gone to sleep”
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Former DSS chief’s wife passes on in Abuja

Mrs Temitope Ekpenyong Ita, wife of former Director General of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), Ita Ekpenyong, is dead.

Kogi elections: PDP boycott rescheduled assembly poll in Mopamuro

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday boycotted the rescheduled house of assembly elections in Mopamuro Local Government Area, Kogi State.

Court fixes April 29 for Senator Kashamu’s extradition suit

Justice Chukwejekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court in Lagos will, on April 29, deliver judgement on a suit filed by the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop the move by the federal government to extradite him to the United States over drug trafficking allegations.

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Juan Mata signs new Manchester United deal until 2021

Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.

Philippe Coutinho: I’m not sure I will remain in Barcelona

Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that his future at the club remains uncertain.
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Adidas loses EU court battle over ‘three stripes’ design

The court, the EU’s second-highest tribunal, upheld a 2016 ruling by the bloc’s intellectual property regulator cancelling the registration of the three-stripe design as a trademark following a challenge by a Belgian shoe company.