Ogar explained that the situation was as a result of fear by the National Association of Transport Owners that they might be caught in “likely election violence as was witnessed in 2011
The APC, according to the DSS, intended to do this by hacking into the database of the Independent National Electoral Commission and also the use of some security operatives, who have already registered, as members of the party
The DSS declared it and indeed all security agencies will not rest on their oars and are committed to the successful conduct of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria
A statement issued by the spokeswoman of the service, Marilyn Ogar, in Abuja said that it raided a building located at 10, Bola Ajbola Street, Allen Avenue following a petition it received alleging “unwholesome activities” there
Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has uncovered clandestine plan by some officers of the state police command to start arresting some leaders of the party on the trumped-up charge of being the mastermind of the current political logjam in the state.
Despite the warning by the World football governing body, FIFA, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) secretariat was like a war zone on Monday as an unspecified number of police wielding guns flooded the Glass House with pockets of the personnel from the Department of Security Services (DSS) in anticipation of any breakdown of law and order.
President Goodluck Jonathan has promised not to interfere in the ongoing investigation into allegation of terror sponsorship against a former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Presidential directive that all electoral materials must be printed by the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC) as a threat to the independence of INEC and the organization of a free, fair and credible elections in the country.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said the Service is not the source of the information credited to the Australian negotiator, Dr. Stephen Davis that a top official in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is an uncle to three of those arrested in connection with the Nyanya bombing in April.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) like many well-meaning Nigerians had resolved long ago that the issue of the Boko Haram insurgency should not be politicized
The source said: “We are not surprised that some persons were arrested and re-arrested because these security men are always around at the Glass House to keep vigil and monitor movements personnel within the secretariat
The accused, Aladegolu victor, who was arrested in Ile Ife on August 9, 2014, pleaded guilty to the two-count charges brought against him by the Commissioner of Police
Justice A. Abdulkareem, while granting the application of the leadership of the APC in suit number HIF/M.32/2014 against the inspector General of Police, Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone XI, Director General of the Department of State Service, the Commissioner of Police of the Osun State Command and the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, affirmed that there is urgent need to grant the prayer of the applicants, having carefully examined the evidence attached to the application
Halilu said that the late Chinedu, a proprietress of Chelson Group of Schools and Chief Executive Officer of Grants Micro Finance Bank, was kidnapped at her residence in Gwagwalada on June 29
Ogar said it was part of the statutory obligations of the DSS at airports to screen all passengers travelling out and coming into the country
Olajire, however, said that Maigari was immediately released after interrogation and seizure of his international passport by the DSS
Consequently, the DSS has placed the residents of Abuja on the alert, urging them to report whenever they notice any tanker with suspicious movement
The NHRC indicted the Nigerian Army and the Department of State Services for the killing of the eight squatters
Parading the suspects before Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and newsmen on Thursday, the State Director of the DSS, Bello Bakori, said the suspects have confessed to the crime
The Department of State Services reported that it had arrested 12 members of the Boko Haram while various other reports indicated that at least seven persons were also killed when security operatives stormed an uncompleted building near Apo Legislative Quarters in the early hours of the day. Circumstances of the deaths remained hazy