• DSS Arrests Mastermind Of 2013 Potiskum School Attack

    DSS Arrests Mastermind Of 2013 Potiskum School Attack

    The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday said it had arrested the suspected mastermind of the attack on students of the Government Secondary School (GSS), Mamudo Village, Potiskum, Yobe State, in 2013.

    The suspect, Mudaisiru Jibrin (a.k.a. Namakele/Alarama), who now serves as the spiritual leader of a newly uncovered Boko Haram cell in Kano, was arrested on July 17, 2016, by the Service.

    On the day of the attack in 2013, a little boy with explosives strapped to his body entered the […]

  • DSS arrests Bayelsa monarch over boundary dispute

    DSS arrests Bayelsa monarch over boundary dispute

    The Department of State Security (DSS) on Tuesday arrested a traditional ruler of Agrisaba community in Nembe local government area of Bayelsa State, King Walter Agiri, over boundary dispute between Agrisaba and Oluasiri in the council.

    The Bayelsa Renaissance Movement (BRM) on Tuesday commended DSS for taking the bold step to arrest the monarch as part of efforts to find lasting solution to the problem.

    The king was arrested by DSS operatives  in Yenagoa and whisked away to the command’s headquarters for […]

  • DSS arrests Bayelsa monarch over protest against Agip

    DSS arrests Bayelsa monarch over protest against Agip

    The arrest of His Royal Highness, King Walter Agri, the traditional ruler of Agrissaba in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, by operatives of the Department of State Services, is causing tension in the oil-rich community.

    The DSS had arrested the monarch on August 7 over his alleged involvement in a protest against the Nigeria Agip Oil Company.

    It was learnt that angry youths and elders of the community had staged a protest against the multinational oil company last Friday over […]

  • DSS arrests 10 kidnap suspects, 4 in military uniform in Kogi

    DSS arrests 10 kidnap suspects, 4 in military uniform in Kogi

    The Kogi State Command of the State Security Service (SSS) said on Wednesday that it had arrested 10 suspected kidnappers .

    The state SSS Director, Mr Joseph Okpo, told newsmen in Lokoja that the suspects were arrested in different parts of the state in the past two weeks.

    Okpo, who spoke while parading four of the suspects before newsmen, said that the suspects were arrested in full military combat uniform last week.

    According to him, the suspects are Haruna Saleh, Kabiru Shuaibu, Mumuni […]