Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "DSS"

    EFCC, DSS join fight to end fuel scarcity

EFCC, DSS join fight to end fuel scarcity

The Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Department of States Services (DSS) would assist it in curbing fuel scarcity in the country.Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, PPMC's managing director, disclosed this in an interview with CNBCAfrica on Tuesday.Ogbue alleged that some marketers prefer diverting trucks of petrol to places where they can sell higher than [...]

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    FG asks court to imprison Dasuki

FG asks court to imprison Dasuki

The federal government has asked a federal high court sitting in Abuja to send Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), to prison.On Monday, Mohammed Diri, director of public prosecution at the ministry of justice, brought a motion, asking the court to vacate the bail granted the former NSA who is on trial for alleged illegal possession of firearms and money laundering.Diri [...]

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    Nnamdi Kanu: One accused, 2 defence counsel!

Nnamdi Kanu: One accused, 2 defence counsel!

A mild drama occurred on Wednesday at Wuse zone 2 magistrates' court, as two lawyers, Gabriel Egbule and Vincent Obetta, battled each other to determine who would represent Nnamdi Kanu, director of Radio Biafra.Kanu is standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, intimidation and belonging to unlawful society, which he pleaded not guilty to.At the resumed hearing of [...]

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    AGF’s absence stalls hearing on Dasuki’s case

AGF’s absence stalls hearing on Dasuki’s case

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF) and minister of justice, on Monday failed to appear before Ademola Adeniyi of the federal high court, Abuja, to explain the reason for the "continued siege" on the residence of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA). Last Friday, Ademola ‎had implored the Department of State Services (DSS), which had laid siege on Dasuki's [...]

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    DSS arrests third of ‘100 wanted insurgents’

DSS arrests third of ‘100 wanted insurgents’

The Nigerian army says the Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested another wanted Boko Haram kingpin in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. This is the third Boko Haram suspect who has been arrested since the publication‎ of photos of 100 key leaders of the insurgents. "Following the release of the poster containing photographs of 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, security agencies [...]

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    Dasuki sues FG, alleges threat to his life

Dasuki sues FG, alleges threat to his life

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), has sued the federal government over alleged threat to his life. ‎ He approached a federal high court in Abuja on Monday, seeking an enforcement of his fundamental rights to dignity and life.Dasuki asked the court for a mandatory order compelling the federal government and its agent – the Department of State Services (DSS) – to vacate his [...]

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    Dasuki trying to evade justice, says DSS

Dasuki trying to evade justice, says DSS

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    Again, DSS officials search Dasuki’s house

Again, DSS officials search Dasuki’s house

Three months after raiding his Abuja residence, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) returned to the house of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser, on Thursday.According to Punch, the secret police stationed two vans at the gate of the residence of Dasuki.The newspaper said its investigations revealed that the DSS operatives besieged the residence of Dasuki with the [...]

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    Dasuki objects to ‘secret’ trial at Abuja court

Dasuki objects to ‘secret’ trial at Abuja court

Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), on Monday objected to a motion before Ademola Adeniyi, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, seeking to make his trial "secret".The Department of State Services (DSS) had filed a one-count charge of alleged illegal possession firearms against the former NSA. But on Monday five additional charges, including alleged money laundry, were brought [...]

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    DSS has hijacked election tribunals, says PDP

DSS has hijacked election tribunals, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of trying to influence the outcome of the governorship election petitions in some states.Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, Olisa Metuh, national publicity secretary of the party, said he had evidence to substantiate the claim.Metuh called on Mahumud Mohammed, the chief justice of Nigeria, to [...]

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    PDP: DSS ‘responsible’ for B’Haram resurgence

PDP: DSS ‘responsible’ for B’Haram resurgence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the fixation of the Department of State Services’ (DSS) on chasing political opponents has made it ineffective in gathering intelligence needed to stop Boko Haram, hence the frequent bombings.   Calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to overhaul the service, the party blamed the bombings on dereliction of duty on the part of the DSS.   “The Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Policeman killed as B’Haram attacks DSS in Kogi

Policeman killed as B’Haram attacks DSS in Kogi

A police officer was killed when suspected members of the Boko Haram sect attacked the headquarters of the department of state service (DSS) in Lokoja, capital of Kogi state, on Friday night.A DSS official, who does not want to be named, confirmed the attack to TheCable, saying the insurgents came with the intention to release some of their members in [...]

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    Pipeline vandals kill 7 DSS operatives in Lagos

Pipeline vandals kill 7 DSS operatives in Lagos

Seven operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) were killed by pipeline vandals at the Ikorodu area of Lagos on Tuesday night.A source told TheCable that pipeline vandals laid ambush for the officers at the Isawo axis of the area and surrounded them as they got to the spot.The corpses of the officers were also said to be taken away [...]

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    PDP govs: Buhari sliding Nigeria to dictatorship

PDP govs: Buhari sliding Nigeria to dictatorship

Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have asked the international community and civil society organisations to call the federal government to order.Alleging that there seems to be “a steady slide of this country into a dictatorship”, the party condemned the alleged invasion of the Akwa Ibom state government house.The governors said this in a communiqué issued at the end [...]

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    Buhari’s government dividing Nigeria, says PDP

Buhari’s government dividing Nigeria, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will no longer stomach the continued unlawful use of state apparatus of power by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to harass the opposition party's elected officials at any level across the country.It said that never in the history of Nigeria's democracy has there been "such a divisive government, whose actions and constitutional violations have [...]

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    Boko Haram ‘plotting’ to attack Abuja airport

Boko Haram ‘plotting’ to attack Abuja airport

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has smashed a Boko Haram spying network plotting to carry out attacks on Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.According to the DSS, the sect was using a teenager spy to gather information on "travel and departure" details at the airport."The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the general public that on [...]

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