Friday, January 18, 2019

Tag "DSS"

    FG slams felony charge on Biafra’s Kanu

FG slams felony charge on Biafra’s Kanu

The federal government has filed a fresh five-count charge of treasonable felony against Nnamdi Kanu, director of Radio Biafra and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).Vincent Obetta, Kanu’s lawyer, told TheCable on Tuesday that the Department of State Services (DSS) served him a notice of the fresh charge as he went there to serve the agency a court [...]

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    Biafra’s Kanu still in DSS custody

Biafra’s Kanu still in DSS custody

Nnamdi Kanu, director of Radio Biafra and leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), is still in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).On Thursday, Adeniyi Ademola, a justice of the federal high court, Abuja, ordered the DSS to release Kanu immediately.But Vincent Obetta, Kanu's lawyer, told TheCable on Friday that he is still in the process of getting [...]

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    Court orders DSS to release Kanu

Court orders DSS to release Kanu

Adeniyi Ademola, justice of the federal high court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, director of Radio Biafra and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).The court held that the continued detention of Kanu by the Department of States Services (DSS) was unlawful.Ademola held that Kanu was yet to be charged on "suspicion of terrorism", [...]

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    DSS ‘hands Dasuki over’ to EFCC

DSS ‘hands Dasuki over’ to EFCC

The Department of State Services (DSS) has handed Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), PRNigeria reports.[...]

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    Fayose on Dasuki: Why should DSS probe fraud?

Fayose on Dasuki: Why should DSS probe fraud?

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has faulted the arrest of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser, by the Department of State Services (DSS).Accusing the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of seeking "vengeance", Fayose wondered why the DSS is the one investigating Dasuki.“Is it the duty of the DSS to investigate fraud? If Dasuki committed fraud as being alleged, why [...]

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    DSS arrests Dasuki after 3-week siege

DSS arrests Dasuki after 3-week siege

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), after laying siege to his Abuja residence for three weeks.Dasuki is currently being grilled at the DSS headquarters in Abuja.A source told TheCable that the retired colonel, who is alleged to have awarded fictitious contracts, followed the security agents voluntarily.‎‎Prior to his arrest, a federal high court in [...]

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    Boko Haram planning to bomb Abuja, DSS warns

Boko Haram planning to bomb Abuja, DSS warns

The Department of State Services (DSS) has intimated residents of the federal capital territory (FCT) of the plans of Boko Haram sect to carry out some attacks in the city.In a circular issued by Mohammed Ibrahim, DSS’ director of security service, the service disclosed that the sect was planning suicide attacks on churches, mosques and market places.Ibrahim urged religious bodies [...]

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    Court grants Dasuki permission to be absent during trial

Court grants Dasuki permission to be absent during trial

A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed the application of the federal government seeking to compel the presence of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), court throughout his trial.Mohammed Diri, Director of the Public Prosecution of the Federation (DPPF), who filed the application argued that Dasuki was wrong in law by staying away from court for three consecutive [...]

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    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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