Tag archive for ‘DSS’
By admin On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Delta Police Ban Vigilante, Private Security Guard From Securing Election Materials

LAGOS FEBRUARY 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta state police command has expressed dismay with the way and manner majority of the volunteer security organizations are meddling into the 2019 general election and security More...

By admin On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Onuesoke Faults Buhari’s Appointment Of New DSS Boss, Urges Nigeria To Vote Out APC

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain and former Delta State Governorship aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Yusuf More...

By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Mace Theft: Court Restrains Police, DSS From Arresting Omo-Agege

Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS APRIL 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Justice Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the High Court of the FCT, on Thursday restrained security agencies in the country from arresting Senator Ovie Omo-Agege following More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Federal Character Commission Gives DSS Three Months Ultimatum To Explain ‘Lopsided’ Appointments

LAGOS MAY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Character Commission (FCC) has demanded an urgent explanation from the Department of State Services (DSS) over the recent ‘lopsided’ appointments into the organization. FCC More...

By admin On Sunday, February 5th, 2017
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DSS Reveals Why It Met With James Ibori

Chief James Onanefe Ibori, former governor of Delta State waving to friends, kinsmen and political associates on arrival at hos country home, Oghara, Delta State on Saturday, February 4, 2017 LAGOS FEBRUARY 5TH More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

DSS Arrests Nigerian Televangelist, Apostle Suleiman after Crusade at Ado-Ekiti

Apostle Suleiman LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The General Overseer of the Abuja-based Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has been arrested and taken into custody by officials of More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

OPC Commends DSS over Arrest of Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Warns Saboteurs

OPC Leader, Gani Adams LAGOS JANUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Oodua People’s Congress has commended the Department of State Services for its vigilance, which led to the arrest of suspected Boko Haram members in More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

DSS Continuous Detention of Delta Journalist:Buhari Group Urges Lai Mohammed to Intervene

Minister of Information Lai Mohammed LAGOS JANUARY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A passionate appeal has been made to the Honourable Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to urgently intervene and influence the release More...

By admin On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Presidency Denies Report of Release of Another 21 Chibok School Girls

LAGOS DECEMBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidency has denied report making the rounds that another twenty Chibok School girls have regain freedom from the camp of of Boko Haram. A report monitored in Federal Radio More...

By admin On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Bayelsa: Arrested Publisher of Weekly Source Newspaper still in DSS Detention 3 months after

By Amos Odeh LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Publisher of Weekly Source newspaper, Chief Jones Abiri is still in Department of State Security (DSS) detention in Abuja after three months of his arrest from More...

By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

DSS Invasion of Judges’ Houses is Desecration of Judiciary -Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS OCTOBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Sunny Onuesoke has described recent arrest of Judges and Magistrates by Department of State Service (DSS) More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Senate Condemns Arrest Of Judges, Moves To Amend DSS Act

LAGOS 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was condemnation galore for the Department of State Services (DSS) at the Senate plenary on Tuesday when the issue of the arrest of judges suspected of corrupt act by the agency came More...

By admin On Monday, October 10th, 2016

Nigeria Secret Police Bow to Pressure, Release Arrested Judges

LAGOS OCTOBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The State Security Service has released all the judges arrested during a nationwide sweep between Friday and Saturday. Sources in the agency said all the seven judges were released More...

By admin On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Nigeria’s Security Agency Intercepts $800,000 in Raid on Judges

LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria’s security agency seized cash in various currencies totaling $800,000 during raids targeting some of the country’s most senior judges in corruption investigations, More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

FG Takes War against Corruption to Judiciary, Recovers Huge Some of Monies

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria has taken the war against corruption to the door steps of the judicial officers, recovering various sums of monies, including foreign currencies. Department of State Security More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Group Condemns SSS Invasion of Residence of Rivers State Federal High Court Judge

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Civil Society Organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC) has condemned the invasion of the residence of a Federal High Court Judge in Rivers More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

JUST IN: DSS, Police Call for Postponement Edo Poll

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services have asked the Independent National Electoral Commission not to hold the Edo State gubernatorial election as scheduled. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

DSS Raids Olejeme’s Sons’ Home, Recovers $.5m Cash

Olejeme LAGOS FEBRUARY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Department of State Security Services (DSS), on Tuesday raided the Abuja home of the son of the immediate past chairman of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Former Chairman of Rivers Tribunal Reveals How He Was Threatened By DSS Before Removal

< LAGOS OCTOBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Justice Pindigi, the former chairman of the Rivers state governorship petitions tribunal, has recounted his experience at the tribunal. He said, “Two weeks before I was removed More...

By admin On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

LAGOS: 45 Boko Haram Suspects Charge over Plot to Attack Dolphin Estate

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Nigeria’s secret police have arrested and charged 45 suspects over an alleged Boko Haram plot to attack the country’s financial hub, Lagos, sources with knowledge More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

We Kidnap Olu Falae to Raise Money for Sallah, Abductors Tell Police

From Left is Babawuro Kato, the Okada Rider and Abdullahi Usman (Kadiri), the cattle rearer LAGOS OCTOBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)- Abdullahi Usman (AKA Kadiri) on Monday gave a racy narration of how he helped to pinpoint More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Election Tribunal: Delta Speaker’s Media Aide Backs Call for DSS Investigation of Bribery Allegation

Henry Ebirere LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND )URHOBOTODAY)-Mr Henry Ebireri, Chief Press Secretary to Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Monday Igbuya has expressed support for the appeal by Civil Society Network More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Rex Anighoro Alleges DSS Shut Down of Asari Dokubo’s Facebook Account

Asari Dokubo LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Spoke person to the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Front (NDPSF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, Rex Ekiugbo Anighoro, yesterday alleged that the Facebook More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Bribery Allegation; Group Urges DSS to Investigate Delta Election Tribunal Judges

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Group under the aegis of Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) has appealed to Directorate of Security Service (DSS) to investigate the alleged attempt by members of More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Central Bank of Nigeria, a Monster House of Corruption

By Femi Ayeni LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN] under the leadership of Godwin Emefiele last week disclosed that it spent over 290billion Naira for its over heads, salaries, traveling, More...