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DSS official and local hunter injured as security operatives rescue some abducted Kogi varsity students

Security operatives and local hunters have rescued some of the abducted students of the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) Osara, Okene, Kogi State.   LIB reported that suspected bandits invaded the university on Thursday night, May 9, 2024, and abducted some students.   The Kogi State Government confirmed …

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Until I was kidnapped, I discouraged payment of ransom ? Former DSS Director Mike Ejiofor

Until I was kidnapped, I discouraged payment of ransom ? Former DSS Director Mike Ejiofor

Mike Ejiofor, a former Director of the Department of State Services has recounted how he discouraged payment of ransom until he got kidnapped.    During an interview with Vanguard, Ejiofor shared his thoughts on the escalation of kidnapping in the country, and also outlined the interim and long-term measures the …

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DSS arraigns six Ekiti men for alleged impersonation, fraud and forgery

DSS arraigns six Ekiti men for alleged impersonation, fraud and forgery

The Department of Security Services on Wednesday, Dec. 13, arraigned six persons before an Ekiti State Magistrate Court, Ado Ekiti District for alleged possession of fraudulent documents, forgery, using false documents and counterfeit seals as well as impersonation.   The six defendants are Olarewaju Adesoye, Mayowa Ajisafe, Matthew Olarenwaju, Olorunfemi …

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Military and DSS arrest ISWAP leader in Bauchi as troops kill 52 terrorists

Military and DSS arrest ISWAP leader in Bauchi as troops kill 52 terrorists

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said troops of the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested the leader of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorist group in Bauchi State.    Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, who disclosed …

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Two Boko Haram insurgents arrested as Army and DSS foil terrorist attack in Kano

Two Boko Haram insurgents arrested as Army and DSS foil terrorist attack in Kano

Joint troops of the Nigerian Army and the Department of State Services have successfully averted an imminent attack on Kano by Boko Haram insurgents.     Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, November 3, said two suspects were arrested during …

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