DSS rescues American ‘abducted’ in Lagos by internet lover (Guardian)

The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday rescued an American citizen, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance, whom she had met on social media. Parading the prime suspect and his accomplice at the…

My invitation, quizzing by DSS not strange — Oshiomhole(Punch) * Desist from Playing Politics with Budget, Senator Advises Presidency (ThisDay)

My invitation, quizzing by DSS not strange — Oshiomhole(Punch) The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has described his reported detention and grilling by the operatives of the Department of State Services last week as normal.…

Southern leaders kick as Buhari’s men plot acting DSS boss’ removal (Punch)

Loyalists of President Muhammadu Buhari have begun moves to take control of the Department of State Services ahead of the 2019 general elections, The PUNCH learnt on Sunday. It was gathered that the loyalists, who were working in tandem with…

Saraki reveals ambition to contest against Buhari in 2019

Bukola Saraki, Nigeria’s Senate President said Tuesday that he has been “consulting and actively considering” running for President in 2019. The Senate president who recently defected from ruling party APC to join opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, revealed this in an interview…

Shiites allege fresh plot to kill El-Zakzaky (Guardian)

Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly called Shiites, have alleged fresh plot to kill its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky A leader of the group, Abdullahi Musa, disclosed this yesterday. He said: “We received information that the life of El- Zakzaky…

Saraki insists Buhari must investigate DSS NASS siege

Bukola Saraki, Nigerian Senate President, Tuesday called on president Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the last Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly by masked operatives of the Department for State Services. Saraki, via his official Twitter handle, insisted that there were some…

Dauragate and the shame of a nation – Reuben Abati

The week that just passed will for long be remembered as perhaps the most momentous week in the history of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015. Exactly a week ago, officers of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), acting…

Senator sues DSS, Police, AGF, Others over moves to unseat Saraki

Senators Rafiu Ibrahim Adebayo representing Kwara South senatorial district and Isa Misau, Bauchi Central senatorial district have dragged the Department State Services (DSS), Inspector General of Police (IG), Attorney General of the Federation and eight others before the Abuja Division…

Aftermath of Daura’s sack: Osinbajo orders Magu, new DSS boss to recover missing N80b (Vanguard)

The anti-corruption war being waged by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration got a big boost on Tuesday after the removal from office of the former Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura. Already, the Acting President, Prof…

EFCC raids house, arrests former DSS boss Ekpeyong (Guardian)

A former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The action came barely 24 hours after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo sacked the agency’s former boss, Lawal…

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