The Department of State Security Services, DSS has declared Sunday Igboho wanted. This is coming on the heels of invasion of his house on Thursday morning where two people were reportedly killed while about 12 of his aides were arrested. Sunday Igboho has been a major issue in Nigeria since he started the agitation for Yoruba nation.
The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has confirmed the attack on the residence of the self-styled Yoruba Activist, Chief Sunday Igboho at the early hours of Thursday, 1st July 2021. Police image used for illustration || Google. Recall that several News Outlets reported that not fewer than two people were killed after uniformed men stormed Sunday Igboho's residence with full force, shooting sporadically.
Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe called on the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to resign. He made the call during the plenary on Wednesday 29, January 2020, while the Senate was discussing a motion on national security challenges, and the need to restructure the current security Architecture. Senator Abaribe, representing Abia-South Senatorial District, said that Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari has failed the country in providing security for the Nigerians and at such, should Resign. O
If you asked me whether a highly profiled actor like Chiwetalu Agu should have asked for Nigeria to split, I should perhaps have been surprised, because the thought of anything of sorts, shouldn't have been projected from the veteran actor, given his vast years of experience and knowledge.
Ex Zamfara State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Senator Ahmed Yarima has disclosed to some journalists,during an interview,the reasons why insecurity continues to manifest in the country. In his response, the ex governor noted that the welfarism of the security agencies needs improvement.He said such improvement should include salary packages,infrastructures,gadgets and other incentives. These agencies ,according to him, include the police, the Department of State Security Services,
The immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), Malam Lawal Daura, maybe on his back to the nation’s security structure as fresh pressure mounts on the Presidency to review his case. Daura was relieved of his appointment 17 months ago in the aftermath of the invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the DSS. But it is not immediately clear the capacity in which Daura will serve should the Presidency yield to pressure. The Nation gathered that Daura has been
The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced 3 kidnappers to death and 2 others to life imprisonment with charges bordering on terrorism, kidnapping and conspiracy. Four other suspects including one female, and three males were acquitted by justice Omotosho Kolawole. In July two thousand and seventeen a medical doctor working at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Alexandra Akani was abducted at his residence in Aluu, and taken to one of the forests in Emouha local government
It's no longer news that the Department of State Security Services invaded the house of Sunday Igboho at Ibadan, killed two and arrested 13 in a bid to capture Sunday Igboho, the popular Yoruba Nation activists. Recall that the incident was said to happen around 1 am and many people believed Sunday Igboho was not in the house when the incident happened.
Over 10 operatives of the Department of State Security Services (DSS) on Friday morning, disrupted the trial proceedings of the convener of the Revolution now protest, Omoyele Sowore and his colleague, Olawale Bakare, in a bid to re-arrest them. Both men had been released on Thursday by the DSS after several refusals to obey the court orders for their release. It is unclear the reason for this new arrest, but from all indications, this was a well planned operation and may lead to another long detention of M
The Department of State Security Services, SS, on Friday arrested a man who is allegedly behind the creation and sharing of fake video depicting Buhari’s marriage to his Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar-Farouq. Parading the suspect at the DSS National Headquarters on Friday, Public Relations Officer, Dr Peter Afunanya, said the suspect, who admitted to creating and sharing the videos is a member of a political group in Kano known as Kwankwasiya and that his name is Kabiru Muhammad. According
Operatives of the Department of State Security Services, DSS, have fired gun shots and used pepper spray to disperse protesters who were gathered around the Service Headquarters, Abuja, to demand for the release of Omoyele Sowore, on Tuesday. On sighting some of the protesters who defied the disperse order, an operative of dss pulled out his service pistol and shot several rounds into the air. Shortly afterward, another operative used pepper spray to force those who were seated to flee. In the ensuing melee
The issue of human rights abuse under the reign of President Muhammadu Buhari is doubt the worse since the beginning of the second republic in 1999 despite the said but failed promises he made during his 2015 campaign giving himself the nomenclature a converted democrat. The assertion that human rights are fully protected and exercised under any civilian regime is a fallacy, using the case of Nigeria as an epitome. In Nigeria, the abused cannot even seek redress because bodies involved such as the Departmen
A rights group, Take It Back Movement, has accused the federal government of attempting to assassinate the former Presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore. Recall that Mr Sowore alongside Olawale Bakare has been in detention for over one hundred and twenty days. The duo were arrested in connection with the August 5 #Revolution Now protest. The Director of the movement, Joshua Adeoye raised the alarm in a statement sent to OPERA NEWS on Monday evening. "Information reaching the Take it Back Movement has uncove
THE immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), Malam Lawal Daura, may be on his back to the nation’s security structure as fresh pressure mounts on the Presidency to review his case. Daura was relieved of his appointment 17 months ago in the aftermath of the invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the DSS. But it is not immediately clear the capacity in which Daura will serve should the Presidency yield to pressure. The Nation gathered that Daura has bee
The Department of State Services (DSS) has released Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), says he has directed the Department of State Security Services to release the duo of the immediate-past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, and ‘RevolutionNow’ protest convener, Mr. Omoyele Sowore from custody. Sowore was released on Tuesday evening following a directive from Abubakar Malami, ministe