Adamawa REC Writes Police, SSS, NSA From Hideout; Explains How Aisha Binani Won

Suspended Resident Electoral Commissioner Hudu Yunusa Ari, currently in hiding, has insisted without evidence that Aisha Binani won the 2023 governorship election in Adamawa, according to a letter he sent to the nation’s top security agencies. In the lengthy missive received at the Force Headquarters on April 20, copied also to the director-general of the State Security Service (SSS), National Security Adviser (NSA) and the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Ari asserted that the two national commissioners, Baba Bila and Abdullahi Zuru, who had been tasked to assist him with the supplementary election on April 15,

Some people plotting to set Nigeria on fire –DSS

The Department of State Services, on Monday, alleged that some unnamed persons were plotting to set the nation on fire. The spokesperson for the DSS, Peter Afunaya, stated this in a statement on Monday. The statement did not however reveal the identities of the persons involved in the alleged plan to destabilise the nation. The statement read in part, “The DSS wishes to reiterate its earlier alert to the nation of plans by subversive groups and individuals to undermine national security, peace and unity in the country. “These elements are determined to exploit political differences and other occurrences, within and

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DSS is not known to law, they can’t arrest or prosecute me, Sowore files fresh charges in court

The convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore, has challenged the powers of the Department of State Security Services (DSS) to arrest, investigate and prosecute him or any person under the Terrorism Prevention Act as amended. In documents filed on his behalf by human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN), Mr Femi Falana, Sowore contended that the DSS was not one of the law enforcement agencies recognised and listed in Section 40 of the Terrorism Prevention Act as amended. “Although we are not unaware that the Department of State Service (DSS) is listed in Section 40 of the Terrorism

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SSS begins arrest of social media users in Nigeria over inciting posts

The State Security Service on Wednesday announced a nationwide crackdown on individuals allegedly caught posting inciting materials on the Internet, in a move that could provoke fresh debates about the potency of Nigerian Constitution’s free speech safeguards. The SSS said it had recently observed that some social media users were skewing Nigeria’s history to promote ethnic violence and tip the nation into crisis, a development it said must be urgently reversed through state interference. The secret police’s spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, said in a statement to PREMIUM TIMES that some “unpatriotic” Nigerians have been using social media platforms to make “unguarded

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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