State Security Service

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Sep 4th, 2012
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strategypage A major reason for the support Islamic terror group Boko Haram receives in the north is the widespread belief that the Moslem north is not getting its fair share of the oil income. This has always been a contentious issue that has long been kept under control with an informal agreement. ...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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Ali Ihade, gateman to Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s slain aide, Olaitan Oyerinde, is a boastful young man. He boasts before his friends and associates as a lucky gateman to a man of affluence and power. One of his townsmen, Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullahi, was always listening to the flippant Ihade with rap...
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Jul 31st, 2012
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SUSPECTED terrorists yesterday scaled up their attacks in Borno, Kaduna and Sokoto states. Five people, including a suicide bomber who carried out the first attack in Sokoto since the insurgency in the North began in 2009, died in the explosion. In Kaduna, it was a marked departure from related incid...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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As Police investigations into the $620, 000 bribe money allegedly collected by the Chairman of House of Representative probe committee on oil Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan continues, Vanguard can report authoritatively that Police authorities have tagged Hon. Lawan as the ‘Prime Suspect’ in the bribery ...
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Abuja – Nigeria is opening a secret detention centre to hold and interrogate suspected high-level members of a radical Islamist sect responsible for hundreds of killings this year alone, a security official has told The Associated Press. While the facility could create a more Free Tips On How T...
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Apr 4th, 2012
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ABUJA—The State Security Service, SSS, yesterday, narrated how an alleged link-man between the Boko Haram Islamic sect and the Al-Qaeda terrorist network, Mallam Mohammed Ashafa, was apprehended by the Pakistani government through the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, and handed over to the Federal ...
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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Boko Haram men went on the rampage again yesterday in Borno, Kano and Kaduna states. They killed an operative of the State Security Service (SSS) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. In Kano, suspected members of the sect killed their members arrested by the people to prevent them from being handed...
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Mar 15th, 2012
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Abuja – The Briton and Italian kidnapped in Nigeria were abducted by a splinter cell of a radical Islamist sect and executed before a failed commando rescue operation, the nation’s secret police said on Wednesday. Nigeria’s secretive State Security Service also said the mastermind o...
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Mar 11th, 2012
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Nothing in Nigeria is what it seems. Beneath a confusing, disorderly surface lie networks of association and obligation of which outsiders, and sometimes insiders, are unaware. Money is chopped (stolen), people paid off, budgets looted and shared. Power, political and financial, is never transparent....