The Department of State Services has denied that the former Director-General of the service, Lawal Daura, is still in control of its affairs.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has met with a former Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, The Nation is reporting.
Outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said that the former Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, twice asked him to support the government of President Muhammadu Buhari so that his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, would retain the control of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Bichi as the substantive head of the service.
Seiyefa became the acting DG of the Service following the shocking sacking of its erstwhile DG, Lawal Daura
Feelers throughout last week was that with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his 10 days vacation in the United Kingdom, the stage was set for the reversal of Seiyefa’s appointment
A top security source close to the Presidency and conversant with the new development told PRNigeria that plans are afoot to reverse the various reorganisations embarked upon by the Acting DSS DG, Mathew Seiyefa.
Governments, especially the executive arm, tend to forget that it is the rule of law that makes it possible, in the first place, to define what national security is. They think national security is what the man or woman in power says it is – and quite often, meaning personal loyalty, convenience and security
The last has not been heard of the sacked Director General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura, as PRNigeria learnt on good authority that neither was he given query over any issue nor indicted on his handling of affairs of the service until his sack.
The party stated this at a news conference addressed by its National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Egbeola Wale Martins, in Abuja
Daura was sacked by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on August 7, while President Buhari was on vacation
The International Press Institute, a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, has welcomed the release of Nigerian journalist Samuel Ogundipe on bail, but demanded that all charges against him be dropped.
Ogundipe had been in the custody of the police, which had secretly gone to court on Wednesday to have him detained till August 20
The News Agency of reports that Ogundipe was arrested on August 14 for alleged publication of the Inspector-General of police interim report on the investigation on the former Director-General of DSS, Lawal Daura.
In the statement, IPC said it is particularly dismayed that the Police authorities want Ogundipe to disclose the source of information over a story published by the newspaper
Ogundipe was arrested and the Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper, Musikilu Mojeed, harassed by the purely anti-robbery outfit on a day the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, called for its reform and the need for it to operate strictly within its mandate
Saraki made the demand on his Twitter handle on Tuesday morning
The international community must be wondering what kind of people are actually in charge in Nigeria. The relationship between the legislature and the executive arms of government at the centre, not at any time a good example, has been further damaged
It was 24 hours after the official release of my book: “An Encounter with the Spymaster,” in July 2017 that I received an invitation from a top retired Officer in the Nigerian Air Force for a meeting with the then Director General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura.
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress in Kebbi, Alhaji Kabiru Tukura, says fifth columnists and subversive elements operating within the APC-led Federal Government must be identified and expelled as 2019 general elections approach.