Hate speech: DSS is better than NBC, by Tonnie Iredia

History tell us that in most heterogenous societies, multiple centrifugal forces make it easy for the fragile fabric that binds society together to give way at the slightest provocation. To avoid the dismemberment of such societies, therefore, the remedy is to always pursue policies that can unite the different groups that make-up any such society. Nigeria is a good example of a nation whose constituents have for long been restive about what many see as basic inequality in the management of public affairs. This has over the years tended to…

BREAKING: SSS releases Sowore from illegal detention

The State Security Service has released Omoyele Sowore, several weeks after he secured a court bail. Mr Sowore walked out of the SSS custody at its headquarters at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday. PREMIUM TIMES witnessed the release. The State Security Service (SSS) had earlier today invited the lawyers to the Publisher of SaharaReporters to come and process his release. The SSS had continued to detain Mr Sowore against court orders for his release. The move to free him today followed a directive from the attorney-general that he and former National Security…

SSS apologised to Justice Ojukwu for invading court – Falana

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria) The head of the State Security Service team that invaded the Abuja Federal High Court on Friday apologised to the judge, Ijeoma Ojukwu, for their action, a witness has said. PREMIUM TIMES reported how SSS officials invaded the court Friday in a bid to rearrest an activist, Omoyele Sowore. Mr Sowore had been released Thursday night, after 124 days in detention, based on the order of Mrs Ojukwu. The SSS in a statement Saturday denied that its officers invaded the court. It accused Mr…

Breaking : Dino Surrenders, Detained At Police SARS Office In Abuja

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial District is currently been detained at the facility of Special Anti Robbery Squad ( SARS ) of Nigeria Police ay Guzape District of Abuja. It was gathered that the controversial senator decided to end the hide and seek game between him and the law enforcement officers which has been on since the deployment of armed policemen to his house on Monday. Investigation revealed that Dino who has been indoor since the siege on his house began, came out and surrendered himself to the…

DSS Frees Tony Ezimakor,Daily Independent Abuja Bureau Chief

The Department of State Service,DSS has released the Abuja Bureau Chief of Daily Independent , Tony Ezimakor after  7days in custody,  over a Publication . According to Jide Oyekunle, Ezimakor was released to his lawyer, Barr.Douglas Ekhator at about 10:30pm. The service had Wednesday last  week invited the journalist, an invitation he  voluntarily honoured.  Accompanied by Photojournalist , Jide Oyekunle, the two journalists were held up  till 3: 00pm when Oyekunle was allowed to go. And so began Ezimakor’s ordeal. He was left incommunicado as he was denied access to…

RELEASE TONY EZIMAKOR NOW, MURIC URGES DSS

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) considers the continue detention of Tony Ezimakor without arraigning him in a competent court of law as draconian, tyrannical, illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional. MURIC in a statement signed by its Director, Prof Ishaq Akintola demanded for the immediate and unconditional release of Tony Ezimakor. … MURIC stated that Section 23 of the Police Act stipulates that suspects cannot be detained beyond 24 hours after which the person should be charged to court in conformity with the basic constitutional rights of citizens. MURIC added that DSS…

Breaking: DSS Invites Kassim Afegbua For Chat on Thursday Despite “No Case” Declaration By Police

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Security Services (DSS) has invited Mr Kassim Afegbua for a chat with its Director-General, Mr Lawal Musa Daura on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. This invitation was coming from the DSS few hours after Mr Afegbua voluntarily honoured Police invitation at Force Headquarters and was subsequently cleared of any wrong doing by the police authority Wednesday morning. Kassim Afegbua has immediately consulted his lawyers for further advice on the new development. According to Afegbua’s lead counsel, Dr Kayode Ajulo, he stated that his client…

Islamic State Responsible for Killings in Benue, Others says DSS

The Islamic State in West Africa network operating within some North Central and South-South sections of Nigeria may be responsible for the recent killings recorded in Benue State and other parts of the country, Punch reports on Sunday. This information is said to be contained in an intelligence report presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by security agencies, including the Department of State Service. A top government official who spoke on the condition of anonymity told journalists on Sunday that the security organisations told the President that the ISWA network is…

Multibillion Naira Fraud, Abuse Of Power And Shielding Corrupt Elements With The DSS-Why Magu Is After Daura! -TELL MAGAZINE

TELL investigation shows that EFCC is probing into alleged corrupt practices of the director-general of the Department of State Security, Lawal Musa Daura Since riding into power on the mantra of change and anti-corruption posturing, Nigeria, under the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has become a theatre of the absurd. The actions and inactions of the government in power in the last two and a half years, as well as the brazen impunity emblematic of the operations of the National security agencies, have made it a laughing stock in the…