DSS addresses Politicians mobilising student leaders, others for violent protests

The Department of State Services DSS on Monday says it has uncovered plans by certain politicians across the country to stage violent protests mobilising student leaders, and ethic associations, among others. The service said the planned protest was to rubbish the Federal Government and security agencies over what it described as socio-economic matters. A statement […]

DSS operative stabs agent over electricity bill in Osun

DSS complies with Tinubu’s order, vacates EFCC Lagos shared facility

An operative of the Department of State Security in Osun State Command, simply identified as Abiodun, allegedly stabbed and injured an estate agent, Oladele Omosola, during a disagreement over the settlement of electricity bill. Sources in Tinumola Estate, Osogbo, where the incident happened, said Omosola, being the agent in charge of the building Abiodun lives […]

Emefiele: Court gives DSS one week to charge him or release him

Godwin Emefiele

Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, has issued a one week ultimatum to the Department of the State Security Service (DSS) to either charge the detained suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele to Court or set him free. The Judge issued the order while delivering […]

DSS ransacks Bawa’s Abuja home, extends probe to associates

DSS complies with Tinubu’s order, vacates EFCC Lagos shared facility

Operatives of the Department of State Services have conducted a search of the Abuja home and office of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa. The secret police, also during the week, invited Bawa’s close associates in the EFCC for questioning, over alleged mismanagement, misappropriation and diversion of proceeds of […]

DSS works within its mandate by Peter Afunanya, PRO

DSS works within its mandate by Peter Afunanya, PRO

Recently, about five major newspapers called out the DSS for bashing of sorts. The papers, which used their platforms to express varied views about the modus operandi of the Service include Vanguard, Daily Trust, The Sun, Tribune and Punch. While Vanguard’s piece on 2nd June 2023 was Dousing the DSS/EFCC Feud, Daily Trust, on 6th […]

DSS seizes Emefiele’s passport, others

Godwin Emefiele

The Department of State Services has seized the travel passport of the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele, reports claim. As part of the corruption investigation, the secret service will search his home and office next week for more pieces of evidence. The DSS confirmed that Emefiele was in its custody on Saturday […]

DSS confirms Emefiele now in custody

Godwin Emefiele

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday afternoon finally admitted that the suspended Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele is now with them. After initial claims that banker was not with them. Peter Afunanya, the DSS Public Relations Officer, said in a statement made available on their Twitter account that Emefiele hereby confirms that Mr […]

DSS denies Emefiele’s arrest

Godwin Emefiele

The Department of State Services, DSS said on Saturday the top banker was not in its custody. The Spokesman for the DSS Dr.Peter Afunanya, made the clarification in a tweet. Afunanya while responding to claims that the CBN Governor had been arrested by the secret police said: “Currently, Emefiele is not with the DSS”.