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DSS INVASION: ” We Want A Probe and Perpetrators Punished”Saraki

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018. 1. It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex by heavily armed security agents of ... Read More »

Dasuki meets Bail Conditions, Set For Release

A Federal High Court in Abuja has served the order for the bail of former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki on the Department of State Services (DSS). It was learnt yesterday that the court bailiff served the order on the DSS and the office of the Attorney General of the Federation at the Ministry of Justice in Abuja, after ... Read More »

News Flash: DSS arrests Controversial Bizman, Ifeanyi Ubah

Mr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited has been arrested by the Department of State Services. The agency revealed the arrest today in a statement by spokesman, Tony Opuiyo. Opuiyo aid Ubah was arrested on Friday in connection the theft of petrol kept in his tank farm in Lagos by the Nigerian National Petroleum ... Read More »

DSS clears Saraki of ownership of N310m

As the controversy over the ownership of N310 million allegedly stolen from the Maitama home of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki gathers storm, the Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday cleared him of any culpability. The DSS said the cash did not belong to Saraki or any member of the National Assembly and accused its dismissed staff, who is now ... Read More »

Dasuki should defy DSS and head for the airport-Lagos Lawyer

  Leke Adeosun A Lagos-based Lawyer, Mr. Ebun Adegboruwa has advised the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (Rtd,) not to be intimidated by the Department of State Security (DSS) but to head to the airport to seek medical treatment abroad as ordered by the court. Speaking on Channels Televsion 10 O’clock news, Mr. Adegboruwa said ... Read More »

Dasuki, DSS in war of words

  Department of State State Services (DSS) operatives yesterday laid siege to former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki’s home. Six agents were in Dasuki’s home to serve him an invitation for interrogation on a “security matter”. They were there for about eight and a half hours. Col. Dasuki, however, asked the operatives, who were led by an Assistant Director, ... Read More »

DSS operatives killed in battle with daredevil pipeline vandals

Suspected pipeline vandals yesterday engaged operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) in a bloody shootout at Arepo, Ogun State. At the end of the shooting which lasted several hours, some DSS operatives were feared killed, with others severely injured. Though neither authorities of the Western Naval Command nor the DSS spoke on the issue when their comments were ... Read More »

PDP to FG: DSS invasion of Akwa-Ibom Governor’s Lodge an assault on democracy

Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are not happy over what they term the overzealous action of the Department of State Security (DSS) and have condemned the recent invasion of Akwa Ibom State Government House by operatives of the agency, describing the act as an assault on democracy. The governors who warned that the act was aimed at stifling ... Read More »

Gunmen abduct former DSS DG’s brother

Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong-Ekpe, the older brother to Mr Ekpenyong Ita, the immediate past Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been abducted by unknown gunmen. ASP Hogan Bassey, the Police Public Relations Officer in Cross River confirmed the incident which he said occurred at the victim’s residence in Creek Town, Odukpani Local Government Area on Friday. Bassey ... Read More »

No weapons, dollars found in Akwa Ibom Governor’s Lodge

  Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has described as concocted lies claims made by the Department of State Service that its agents recovered weapons and dollars from his official residence. An unnamed DSS operative had told an online medium not www.thelightnews.com  that a stockpile of arms and dollars were found in separate rooms during a search of the ... Read More »