US commends DSS for stopping ISIS-linked attack on its embassy in Abuja

The United States of America has commended the Department of State Services (DSS), for blocking a planned attack on its embassy in Abuja. On Wednesday, the DSS revealed that it had foiled planned attacks on the US and UK embassies in the country. The security agency also said the masterminds had been arrested. In a…

Why ex-Benue governor, Suswam would not be released – DSS

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Wednesday explained why it has continued to hold the immediate past governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, in custody. In a statement by its spokesperson, Tony Opuiyo, the secret police said the former governor had failed to cooperate with its investigators. The secret police said Suswam’s continued detention…

Suswam: Court gives DSS ultimatum to produce ex-Governor

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday ordered the Department of State Service (DSS) to produce former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam in court on May 11 for his arraignment. The Federal Government had accused Suswam and two others of diverting N9.7 billion being part of funds from the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme. The…

Buhari queries EFCC, CBN, DSS, others over assets recovered from corrupt Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has queried the Ibrahim Magu-led Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over recoveries of looted funds from Nigerians and organisations. President Buhari also queried the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Ministry of Finance, Department of State Services, DSS, among others. Buhari asked the…

After 38 days in DSS custody ex-Gov Suswam runs to court

Former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has run to the Federal High Court in Abuja over his continuous detention in the hands of Department of State Service (DSS). He is asking the court to enforce his fundamental rights to freedom of movement as guaranteed in Section 41(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and…

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Arraigns Man for N200m Fraud

Economic And Financial Crimes Commission Arraigns Man For Fraud Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja; The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today April 4, 2017 arraigned one Sa’ad Ahmed Madaki before Justice Jude Daggard of the Federal High Court Kano on one count charge of obtaining by false pretence. The charge reads that, “You Sa’ad Ahmed Madaki sometimes…

Rep disagrees, as AGF says DSS, NSA, NAFDAC have joined loot recovery drive

The Federal Government, has revealed that more of its agencies have joined the loot recovery drive. According to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, the agencies include the Department of State Services (DSS), office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration…