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Be security conscious, DSS tells Muslims, others

The Department of State Services has advised Muslims in the country to be cautious while engaging in religious and social activities during the festive period. The service also urged them to observe all necessary personal security procedures. In a statement on Saturday, the Director, Public Relations and Strategic Communications Department, Peter Afunanya, advised operators and […]

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Meets Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody

A delegation of apex Pan-Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has met with the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, at the headquarters of the Directorate of State Services (DSS) in Abuja. The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyawu, led the delegation to the secret Police facility. The details […]

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We Did Not Besiege Kano Emir's Palace,  DSS Responds 

We Did Not Besiege Kano Emir’s Palace,  DSS Responds 

Nigeria’s Department of State Security has described as untrue and fabricated news that their men stormed Kano Emir Palace in the wake of sacking the five Emirates Council of the State. The Department State Director, Muhammad Alhassan, said there was nothing like their Men going to Emirs Palace as been reported in some section of […]

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Despite rising kidnappings, DSS director says FCT witnessing improved security under Tinubu

Despite disturbing kidnap incidents across the Federal Capital Territory, a director at the Department of State Services (DSS) says the territory has recorded improved security under President Bola Tinubu. In the last 48 hours, several residents of Abuja have been abducted by kidnappers who broke into their homes and whisked them away. Daily Trust had reported […]

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Mamu Seeks Transfer To Kuje Prison, DSS Lawyer Abandons Proceedings

Mamu Seeks Transfer To Kuje Prison, DSS Lawyer Abandons Proceedings

Terrorist negotiator, Tukur Mamu, standing trial for terrorism offences has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja, to transfer him from the custody of the Department of the State Services (DSS) to Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja. Mamu asked Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo to vary the remand order against him for a remand at […]

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Nnamdi Kanu Objects To Continuing Trial from DSS Custody

Nnamdi Kanu Objects To Continuing Trial from DSS Custody

The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has objected to the continuation of his trial from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS). Kanu, who has been in DSS’ custody since 2021, when he was rearrested and brought to continue his trial, argued that he could not prepare […]

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Court announces date to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s N1bn suit against FG, DSS

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed April 18 for hearing a N1 billion suit filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), against the Federal Government and Department of State Services (DSS). Justice James Omotosho adjourned the matter after Kanu’s counsel, Alloy Ejimakor, indicated his interest in responding […]

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Shun crowded gathering over potential threat, DSS warns Nigerians

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, cautioned Nigerians across the country to avoid crowded places or suspicious locations to avoid “potential threats” that may come out from Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs). The secret police, in its message to both Christian and Muslim faithful to felicitate with them at their Lent and coming Ramadan […]

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Be vigilant, DSS tells worshippers

Be vigilant, DSS tells worshippers

The Department of State Services has called on all operators of recreation and worship centres to be vigilant during the yuletide season. The service equally urged the citizens to be security conscious and pay attention to their environment. The Director, PR and Strategic Communications, Department of State Services, Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Friday, […]

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Yuletide: DSS urges Nigerians to shun violence, fake news

Nicholas Kalu, Abuja December 22, 2023 The Department of State Services (DSS) has urged Nigerians to shun acts of violence, fake news and divisive tendencies in the interest of public order and national security during and beyond the Yuletide season. Director, Public Relations and Strategic Communications, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Peter Afunanya, in a statement […]

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