Department of State Services

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said terrorists are planning to attack worship and fun centres during Eid-el-Kabir. The DSS spokesman, Dr Peter Afunanya, made the statement on Thursday. Afunanya enjoined operators and patrons of public places, including markets and malls to be watchful and report any suspicious movements and persons to relevant security agencies. He […]

The Department of State Services told the Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday said that suspended Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, will flee the country if granted bail. The Attorney General of the Federation also supported the argument of the DSS, describing Emefiele as a “flight risk. The former head of the […]

The Department of State Services is likely to approach the court on Tuesday to obtain an order to keep the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, in its custody for as long as his interrogation will last. According to a source close to the DSS and pleaded anonymity, the secret police would […]

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday formally launched its presence on various Social Media platforms. The service, in a terse statement, explained that the development became imperative to enhance engagement with citizens in the country. The statement, signed by its spokesman, Peter Afunanya, clarified that hitherto, the agency did not […]

The Presidential Campaign Council, PCC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on the security agencies, especially the Police and Department of State Services, to immediately arrest National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Debo Ologunagba for interrogation over the imaginary attack on President Muhammadu Buhari. Director, Media of Publicity of APC […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC and the Department Of State Services, DSS,  have arrested members hoarding and trading the redesigned Naira notes. According to the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, the operations were carried out on Monday. He noted that the operation followed intelligence on activities of unscrupulous currency speculators who were exploiting citizens by […]

The Department of State Services on Monday said its officers have arrested an undisclosed number of persons involved in the sale of the new naira notes. The DSS, in a statement on Monday by its spokesman, Peter Afunanya, accused some commercial bank officials of aiding the crime. The statement was titled, ‘DSS intercepted syndicates selling […]

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, says the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has not returned to the country following allegations of terrorism financing levelled against him by the Department of State Services (DSS). Speaking on Channels TV Politics Today program and monitored by RoyalFM News, Falana said secret […]

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