Monday, February 18, 2019

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    Police: Why we moved Melaye to DSS facility

Police: Why we moved Melaye to DSS facility

The police have explained the reason Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, was relocated to another hospital.TheCable had reported that Melaye was moved from the police hospital where he had been receiving treatment.In a statement on Friday, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said Melaye was moved to a health facility of the Department of State Services (DSS) following complaints by the [...]

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    Chicason Group: How Aisha Buhari’s ‘impersonator’ welcomed our CEO to Aso Rock before defrauding him of N150m

Chicason Group: How Aisha Buhari’s ‘impersonator’ welcomed our CEO to Aso Rock before defrauding him of N150m

Chicason Group, a technology-driven company, has explained how Alexander Okafor, its chief executive office, got involved with Amina Mohammed, suspected impersonator of Aisha Buhari, wife of the president.In December, the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested Mohammed for allegedly impersonating Buhari’s wife and Rashida Bello, wife of Kogi governor.In a statement issued by Haruna Gamson, Chicason group head of corporate communications, [...]

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    DSS releases Aisha Buhari’s ADC to police, speaks on fraud investigation

DSS releases Aisha Buhari’s ADC to police, speaks on fraud investigation

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has returned Sani Baba-Inna, Aisha Buhari's aide-de-camp (ADC), to the police.Peter Afunanya, public relations officer of the service, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.The police had on September 22 handed Baba-Inna to DSS for investigation over the alleged use of the first lady's office to defraud people of N2.5 billion.He [...]

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    DSS rescues American ‘abducted in Lagos’

DSS rescues American ‘abducted in Lagos’

The Department of State Security (DSS) has rescued Tawanda Jackson, an American citizen, who was allegedly held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, an acquaintance she met via social media.Kayode Oyekanmi, deputy director, public affairs, Lagos state ministry of justice, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.Parading the prime suspect and his accomplice at the DSS Lagos command, Betty Adoki, director [...]

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    DSS arrests medic linked to Boko Haram commanders, kidnappers

DSS arrests medic linked to Boko Haram commanders, kidnappers

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has arrested a medic who treats Boko Haram insurgents and kidnappers.The medic, whose name was given as Yusuf 'Bala' Saliu, was apprehended at Sabon Birni in Igabi local government area of Kaduna.Peter Afunanya, spokesman of the service, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.He said the suspect was arrested on November [...]

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Saraki: Nigerians eager to see how Buhari will handle allegations against Oshiomhole

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see how President Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).He said this while responding to the threat of the APC chairman to sue him.Saraki had said the APC chairman did not have the moral stand to remain in politics following allegations [...]

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    Oshiomhole dares Saraki to name anyone he collected bribe from

Oshiomhole dares Saraki to name anyone he collected bribe from

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has dared Senate President Bukola Saraki to name one aspirant he collected money from or face legal action.Saraki had called on Oshiomohole to resign from politics.The senate president said the APC chairman does not have the moral stand to remain in politics following allegations by some APC governors that he [...]

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    Saraki asks Oshiomhole to resign

Saraki asks Oshiomhole to resign

Senate President Bukola Saraki has asked Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to quit politics.Saraki made the statement in Ilorin on Wednesday, on the sidelines of a remembrance ceremony held in honour of his late father.On Sunday, the Department of State Services (DSS) had detained Oshiomhole after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during [...]

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    ‘His only offence is being PDP presidential candidate’ — Peter Obi speaks on search of Atiku’s jet

‘His only offence is being PDP presidential candidate’ — Peter Obi speaks on search of Atiku’s jet

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the only reason security operatives searched the private jet of Atiku Abubakar, is because he is the presidential candidate of an opposition party.On Sunday, a combined security team, including operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), searched the jet that brought back Abubakar to Nigeria from Dubai.Commenting on this [...]

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    DSS searches Atiku’s private jet after returning from Dubai

DSS searches Atiku’s private jet after returning from Dubai

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) searched the jet that brought back Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to Nigeria.Paul Ibe, Atiku's spokesman, confirmed the incident to TheCable on Sunday.It was gathered that the private jet conveying Atiku from Dubai landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 1:30am, into the waiting arms [...]

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    Oshiomhole on way back to Nigeria, ready to face accusers

Oshiomhole on way back to Nigeria, ready to face accusers

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is on his way back to Nigeria from the UK.The APC chairman travelled out of the country after he was quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegations of collecting bribe during his party's primary elections.TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained for nine hours by [...]

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    Where is Oshiomhole? Concerns mount over fate of APC chairman

Where is Oshiomhole? Concerns mount over fate of APC chairman

Concerns are mounting over the fate of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was recently grilled by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained and quizzed by the DSS after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections.The APC chairman was pressured to [...]

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    I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by the Department of State Services (DSS).TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained and quizzed by the DSS after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections.The APC chairman was pressured [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday, TheCable understands.Oshiomhole was grilled by DSS operatives for nine hours after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections across the country.Although nothing was established against him, the APC chairman was asked to resign during [...]

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    Lawyer asks DSS to release men detained for 460 days without trial

Lawyer asks DSS to release men detained for 460 days without trial

Mojirayo Ogunlana-Nkanga, a lawyer, has asked the Department of State Services (DSS) to release Ahmad Sakwaya and Garba Alhassan who have been in the agency's detention for 460 days without trial.In a letter dated October 24, addressed to the director-general, Ogunlana-Nkanga said her clients, who are car sales agents, were arrested on July 15, 2017, by DSS operatives over a [...]

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    DSS: We didn’t help Nnamdi Kanu escape

DSS: We didn’t help Nnamdi Kanu escape

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied allegations that its operatives played a role in the disappearance of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from Nigeria.Until his reappearance in Israel on Friday, Kanu was last seen on September 14, 2017, after a raid on his Abia residence by the military.Following his appearance, Kanu made a [...]

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