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    Metro Details Emerge About Man Who Used Buhari’s Daughter’s Old Phone Number – Information Nigeria

    More information about the man detained by the Department of State Services, DSS for using Hanan Buhari’s old phone number has emerged. According to Vanguard, the man is not a fish farm investor as claimed but a labourer who is paid a pittance on a pay-as-you-work basis by … Read more via...
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    Armed Forces wade into herdsmen-farmers conflict in Anambra – The Sun News

    The Anambra State Chairman of Cattle Menace Committee and Director of Department of State Services Mr Yusfu Ishiaku has charged communities, farmers and Fulani herdsmen to desist from taking any action capable of stoking conflict in the state. … Read more via The Sun News –...
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    Metro NJC Sacks Justice Ademola, Describes His Resignation As An “After-thought”

    The National Judicial Council (NJC) has rejected the resignation letter tendered by Adeniyi Ademola, a judge of the federal high court, Abuja, saying he was recommended for sack. Ademola was one of the judges whose home was raided by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in...
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    Metro LAUTECH Has Highest Concentration Of Cyber Criminals - DSS

    A dearth of experts in cybersecurity and technology is leaving Nigeria vulnerable to cybercrimes, warns the Department for State Security Service (DSS). DSS says internet fraud is more prevalent in the south west, especially Lagos, Ogun and Oyo. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology...
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    Politics Anambra Decides: DSS Releases Professor Arrested For Allegedly Buying Votes

    Officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) have released a man who was arrested on Saturday for trying to buy votes in the ongoing Anambra governorship election. The man, said to be a professor, regained his freedom hours after he was arrested at a polling unit located at Community...
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    Metro Nnamdi Kanu Absent As Court Begins Treason Case

    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was absent at an Abuja Federal High Court as the treason case against him began on Tuesday. However, co-defendants: Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi were in court for the trial. The new defendant...
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    Metro DSS Arrests Boko Haram Cell Leaders, Others

    The Department of State Services said it had arrested a suspected Boko Haram cell leader and six other accomplices. It said that the suspect, Usman Musa, was arrested in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State on July 1. The service, which stated this in a statement signed by its...
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    Metro DSS Hands Over 82 Freed Chibok girls To Ministry Of Women Affairs For Rehabilitation [PHOTOS]

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has transferred the 82 Chibok schoolgirls, who were released earlier in the month, to the ministry of women affairs for rehabilitation. Ever since they regained freedom, the girls have been with the security agency, where they were made to undergo several...
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    Politics DSS Releases Ex-Benue Governor, Suswam After 70-days Detention [PHOTOS]

    The Department of State Services, DSS, on Sunday evening released the immediate past governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, after keeping him in detention for 70 days. His release is coming after the secret police detained him for weeks, citing that he would be of a security threat to Benue...
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    Politics Ex-President Jonathan's CSO, Obuah Dies Of Heart Attack

    Godwin Obuah, former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is dead. A source disclosed this to TheCable, saying he died at the National Hospital, Abuja, after suffering “massive heart attack”. The Department of State Services (DSS) had arrested Obuah two months after...
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    Metro Nigerian Army, DSS Arrest 3 Foreign Terrorists In Gombe [PHOTOS]

    Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) after painstaking effort of tracking arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State. The 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar...
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    Metro DSS Goes After CAN Leaders For Raising Funds to Help Churches Destroyed By Boko Haram

    The Department of State Services have quizzed the leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria over a video the group created to mobilise funds for the rebuilding of churches destroyed by Boko Haram. PUNCH reports that four key members of the organisation’s BoT, who are also leaders of...
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    Business Forex Crisis: DSS Storms BDC Shops, Forces Dollar Sales At Lower Rate

    The Department of State Services (DSS) have raided two major Bureau de Change markets in Lagos and Abuja in a fresh attempt to end speculation in the foreign exchange transaction at the parallel market, Daily Trust gathered. Market sources said that the DSS have earlier directed the officials...
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    Metro 70 DSS Officials Resign, Not Happy With Buhari's Govt [Vanguard]

    Massive resignation in the Department of State Services, DSS has forced the management of the service to temporarily place a moratorium on further voluntary resignation from personnel of the service, Vanguard gathered. According to Vanguard reports, since the take over of the present Director...
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