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Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government cooperating with ICC on Northeast insurgency

The Federal Government is cooperating with the International Criminal Court on the preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North-East, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore drags DSS chief to court for contempt

Former presidential candidate and convener of #revolutionnow protest, Omoyele Sowore, has filed a contempt suit against the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, for allegedly disobeying a court order granting him bail.

Court threatens to jail DSS chief over Omoyele Sowore

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division, has issued a warning that it would order the imprisonment of the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi.
Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps upset as service chiefs fail to attend security meeting

The House of Representatives has berated heads of security agencies for failing to attend a meeting it called on the security crises across the country.g

DSS pledges to support protection of NNPC assets

Alhaji Yusuf Bichi, the Director-General, Department of State Services (DSS), on Thursday pledged to support the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to protect the corporation’s critical assets.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

DSS to intensify fight against economic sabotage

The Department of State Services (DSS), has vowed to intensify operations against economic sabotage in the country, as part of its internal security mandate.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Reps summon NNPC, DSS, Customs, CBN chiefs over ports

The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, Director-General, Department of the State Security Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Ali Hameed (rtd).

Reps: National Assembly to take over Edo Assembly if…

The National Assembly is to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly should the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and members of the 7th Edo House not meet three conditions.

President Buhari summons security meeting with service chiefs, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu.

Insecurity: Federal government delegation meets leaders of Miyatti Allah

The Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country.
Yusuf Bichi

Yusuf Bichi: DSS committed to protection of rights of citizens

The Department of State Services (DSS) said it was committed to the protection of the rights of Nigerians as part of its constitutional mandate.
Yusuf Bichi

Swiss election monitoring group honours DG chief Magaji Bichi

An election monitoring group, International Human Rights Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, has honoured the director-general of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, with an award.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Bandit attacks: Federal government suspends mining activities in Zamfara, others

The Federal Government has announced the suspension of all forms of mining activities in Zamfara, and ordered all foreigners engaged in mining activities to leave the area within 48 hours.

Kidnapping: NAF to provide geospatial intelligence

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reiterated its commitment to support the Police and other security agencies with imagery intelligence to tackle security challenges in Nigeria.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara writes Police, DSS chiefs over alleged plot to implicate him

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has written to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, to notify them of an alleged plot by the Bauchi State Government to implicate him in an alleged criminal conspiracy.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than security forces

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja said bandits terrorising the state were more equipped than the entire security forces deployed to combat their activities.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 19th Mar 2019-3

Security chiefs meet President Buhari behind closed-door

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance.
Bashir Abubakar

Presidency keeps mum on President Buhari’s CSO removal

The presidency is yet to confirm the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of President Muhammadu Buhari, hours after the story was broken by an online newspaper.

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EU parliament president calls on leaders to grant Brexit delay

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NAFDAC tells bakers to maintain standard when producing bread

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has decried the lack of commitment to standard by members of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria in bread making.

South African Airways, Comair return grounded planes to service

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