News - Department of State Services

Industrial Court Dismisses Ogar’s Premature Retirement Suit

2 days ago /
Nation 

The national industrial court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by a former spokesperson of the Department of State Services (DSS), Marilyn Ogar over her retirement from office in September 2015.

NNPC Boss, Baru Appeals To Oil Workers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has urged oil workers under the auspices of the national union of petroleum and natural gas workers (NUPENG) and the petroleum and natural gas senior staff association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), to halt their planned industrial action over a labour dispute involving the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), a multi-national oil company operating in Nigeria, and its staff.

Southern Leaders Reject New DSS DG

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Southern and middle belt leader’s forum has rejected the appointment of the new director- general of the Department of State Security Service, DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi from Kano state by President Muhammadu Buhari.

DSS Gets New Spokesman

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The department of state services, DSS has named Nnochirionye Afunaya as its new spokesperson.  

New DG DSS To Restore Public Confidence In Outfit

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The acting Director General of Department of State Service, Mathew Seiyefa says the service is embarking on accelerated review of detention cases and perceived abuse of human rights to restore public confidence.

Wike Says APC Not Ready For 2019

2 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says Wednesday’s invasion of the national assembly by masked operatives of the department of state services clearly shows that the APC-led federal government is not prepared for the 2019 general elections.

Adesina Speaks On Daura’s Sack

2 months ago /
Politics 

The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina says the action taken by acting president Yemi Osinbajo by terminating the appointment of the director general of the department od state services shows that there is unanimity in government.

Transcript: Bukola Saraki’s Full Speech At The World Press Conference

2 months ago /
Nation 

It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex by heavily armed security agents of the Department of State Services (DSS). All entries to the Complex were blocked. The National Assembly, the seat of democracy in...

Seiyefa May Be Named DG DSS

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The federal government may name the most senior director in the Department Of State Services (DSS) Matthew Seiyefa as acting director general.

IGP Denies Police Involvement In Nass Invasion

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has denied the involvement of officers and men of the Nigeria police force in the takeover of the national assembly complex on Tuesday morning.

IGP Negates Involvement In NASS Takeover By DSS

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of police Ibrahim Idris says his personnel were not in involved in the takeover of the National Assembly by the DSS earlier today.

Civil Society Groups, NASS Staff Protest Blockade

2 months ago /
Nation 

Staffs of the National Assembly who were refused entry into the assembly complex and some civil society groups, have become restless outside the gates of the Assembly.

DSS Operatives Lay Siege To Nass, Senators Loyal To Saraki Block Chamber

2 months ago /
Politics 

An atmosphere of tension currently envelopes the premises of the national assembly particularly the senate wing as operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) lay siege to the lobby.

 

Dasuki’s Lawyer Speaks On His Continued Incarceration

2 months ago /
Nation 

The counsel representing detained former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, says it is doubtful if the attorney general of the federation will advise against respect for court orders.

Benue House Of Assembly Staff Accuse Security Operatives Of Harassment

2 months ago /
Nation 

The clerk of the Benue state house of Assembly Torese Agena says the entire staff of the assembly were ordered out of the premises Tuesday morning by security men on the directive of the new commissioner of Police Besan Gwana crippling administrative activities which have been steadily disrupted in the past two weeks.

Jega Slams Money Politics, says it’s Depleting Electoral Integrity

3 months ago /
Nation 

The former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega says the influence of money politics is increasingly depleting Nigeria’s electoral integrity and may ruin the twenty nineteen general elections if not checked.

Ekiti Traditional Rulers Condemn Disruption Of Rally

3 months ago /
Politics 

Reactions have continued to trail the disruption of PDP rally on wednesday by the police in Ekiti State.

Rights Activist Calls For Trial Of Suswam

3 months ago /
Nation 

An Abuja based human rights activist and legal practitioner Onoja King has called on the Department Of State Services, DSS to charge the immediate Past Governor Of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam before a court of competent jurisdiction in order to enable him respond to the allegations leveled against him.

FG Amends Charges, Against Dasuki

5 months ago /
Nation 

The trial of Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki in the alleged diversion of $2.1b arms funds is facing a fresh delay as the federal government has filed a 32-count amended charge against him and three others.

Army Nabs Alleged Benue Attacks Mastermind

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have arrested a key Boko Haram suspect believed to have masterminded most of the attacks in Benue State.


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