State Security Service

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2014
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by Fejiro Oliver Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday ordered the men of the State Security Service (SSS) to seize the passport of the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, over incoherent reasons. The men of the SSS accosted Sanusi shortly after his pla...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai, remained in the custody of the State Security Service, SSS, late Mondayafter more than 12 hours of questioning over his comments about electoral violence in 2015. Mr. El-Rufai voluntarily walked into the SSS headquarters at about 9 a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2013
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THERE is no doubt that the Nigeria Police Force has suffered a fate worse than death in the course of our tortuous journey of nation-building so far. Starting from the time after the attainment of our political independence till date, the police in Nigeria has almost always been at the receiving end ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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CHIKA OTUCHIKERE, Leadership A Nigerian Islamic scholar has told how an insurgent group based in Iran contracted him to spy on and assassinate prominent Nigerians including former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki as well as American and J...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 20th, 2013
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Associated Press Nigeria’s secret police said Wednesday they broke up a terrorist group backed by “Iranian handlers” who wanted to assassinate a former military ruler and gather intelligence about locations frequented by Americans and Israelis. The State Security Service, responsibl...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2013
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18 year old Ibrahim Mohammed Alilullah of Ilobu village in Ilobu LGA of Osun state and 50 year old yam hawker from Jalingo in Taraba state, Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, were on Friday paraded by the Department of State Security Service, SSS, as being part of the masterminds of the bomb attack at St. Andre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 30th, 2012
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By EMMANUEL UDOM Operatives of the State Security Service, SSS and under-cover police officers have been placed on red alert at airports in major states and cities across Nigeria in the in the build-up to the Christmas and new year celebrations. Our reporter learnt from top security authorities in La...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 11th, 2012
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Former Governor of Oyo State and leader of Action Congress, Oyo State Chapter Alhaji Lamidi Onaolapo Adesina took the final bow Sunday morning in Lagos. His death was confirmed by Dr. Tobi Bamgboye of the St. Nicholas Hospital on Lagos Island, sending shock waves around political circles, most especi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 10th, 2012
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THE used to be as free as the bird of the air. Not for her a well dressed policewoman with a pistol strapped onto her waist and madam’s handbag in her hand. Times have changed for the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – no thanks to alleged threats ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2012
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The Senator representing Borno Central Senatorial Zone, Ahmed Zanna on Wednesday filed a N5 billion suit against the Minister of Defence, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Spokesman of the military Joint Task Force (JTF), Lt. Col. Sagir Musa for alleged libel and mental trauma when the J...