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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS arrests 6 UI staff over examination malpractice – Legit.ng

    The vice-chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka has handed over six officials of its Distance Learning Center to the Department of the State Security over examination malpractice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the officials were arrested last Friday and...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Alleged fraud: DSS arrests Maina – Newtelegraph

    There are indications that a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, may have been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). New Telegraph learnt that Maina was picked up at a hotel in Abuja by the secret service, shortly after he …...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Watch video of Omoyele Sowore being dragged out of the courtroom by DSS officials as he spoke to journalists – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A viral video of #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore being dragged out of the courtoom by security operatives believed to be DSS officials have surfaced shortly after his arraignment yesterday September 30. The "altercation" occurred shortly after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordered that he be...
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    Politics Court sends Sowore back to DSS custody - The Cable

    A federal high court in Abuja has remanded Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS). The activist has been in detention since August 3 when he was arrested in Lagos. A court had earlier granted him bail but the secret police...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Update: Detained Nigerian activist, Chido Onumah released by DSS – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Nigerian activist, Chido Onumah who was arrested on Sunday, September 29th has been released. Onumah was arrested by the State Security Service, SSS, at the Abuja airport on Sunday evening at about 5:00 p.m. He was taken to the SSS office in Abuja and detained for about five … Read more...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS arrested me for wearing ‘We Are All Biafrans’ t-shirt – Activist reveals – Legit.ng

    A Nigerian activist, Chido Onumah, who was arrested on Sunday, September 29, said he was told that his arrest was because he wore a shirt with the inscription: ‘We Are All Biafrans.’ Onumah was whisked away by men of the Department of State Security (DSS) upon his arrival from Europe at...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Sowore Predicted Long Ago That DSS Would Not Let Him Go –Segun Adeniyi – Sahara Reporters

    A former spokesperson for late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Olusegun Adeniyi, has said that pro-democracy campaigner and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, predicted long ago that the Department of State Services would not obey the court order for his release. In a tweet, Adeniyi …...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘DSS Lied About Not Receiving Court Order To Release Sowore’ – Femi Falana – The Trent

    Femi Falana, the lawyer representing the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has reacted to a claim by the State Security Service , SSS, that it was not served with copies of the order directing the release of the publisher. In a telephone interview … Read more via The...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore still in DSS cell, agency set to arraign him again next week – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Department of State Service (DSS) is still holding activist and Convener of the botched RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, in its custody four days after the Federal High Court in Abuja ordered … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – https://ift.tt/2lJnMVQ...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore: Falana threatens to pursue contempt proceedings against DG DSS – P.M. News

    Mr Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and counsel to detained activist, Omoyele Sowore has reacted to the claim of the Department of State Services(DSS) that the order of the federal high court for Sowore’s release has not been served on the organisation..... Read more via P.M. News –...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Court Threatens DSS DG over Sowore – Thisdaylive

    The Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a warning that it would order the imprisonment of the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi over the failure of the agency to release the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The … Read more via...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore Won’t Be Released Until Due Process Is Followed – DSS – Nairaland

    The Department of State Service (DSS) has said it won’t release Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, until due process is followed. The DSS stated this in response to why it has refused to release the former presidential candidate despite the latter meeting bail conditions granted...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ‘Release Sowore or go to prison’, Falana tells DSS DG – Pulse Nigeria

    Human Right Lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked the Department of State Security to release the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 election, Omoyele Sowore or face the legal consequence of disobeying … Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria –...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro I Will Not Leave Your Office, Falana Tells DSS After Failing To Release Sowore – Nairaland

    As the waiting game continues at the headquarters of the Department of State Services in Abuja over the release of Omoyele Sowore, his lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has vowed to remain at the facility pending the release of his client. The human rights lawyer insisted that he and his … Read...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Day 2: Sowore languishes in DSS cell after meeting bail conditions – P.M. News

    The Department of State Services is still holding on to Omoyele Sowore, despite meeting the bail conditions as spelt out by the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday..... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2mNbqvY Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics DSS Still Holding Sowore Hours After Fulfilling Bail Condition, Prevents Falana From Seeing Him – Sahara Reporters

    The Department of State Services has continued to hold on to pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, despite fulfilling his bail condition. Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, in Abuja, had on Tuesday ordered the DSS to release the activist on bail. Sowore had since fulfilled...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore Meets Bail Conditions, Falana At DSS For His Release – Tori News

    Omoyele Sowore has reportedly fulfilled his bail conditions and has met with Femi Falana at DSS for his release.... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2lzQTer Get More Nigeria Political News
  18. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Nigeria has a way of constantly punishing the innocent – Banky W speaks on Omoyele Sowore’s detention by DSS – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Nigerian musician cum politician, Banky W has reacted to the ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja ordering the Department of State Services to immediately release pro-democracy activist, Omoyele Sowore, on bail. In a series of Tweets, Banky-W described Nigeria as a county that prides itself...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore not yet released by DSS, wife leads anti-Buhari protest in UN – P.M. News

    The Department of State Services was holding on to detained political activist, Omoyele Sowore, on Tuesday night, despite the order by Justice Taiwo Taiwo that he should be released and handed over to his lawyer, Femi Falana.... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2mrYGek Get More...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Omoyele Sowore accuses DSS of maltreating him – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Omoyele Sowore, the detained publisher of online news platform, Sahara Reporters, has recounted his alleged ordeal in the hands of the DSS since he was arrested in August. According to the transcript which was shared by Sahara Reporters on their website, Sowore during the interrogation, said...