Sunday, April 18, 2021



Pantami threatens legal action against DAILY INDEPENDENT over Boko Haram link story

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has written to the publishers of Daily Independent newspapers demanding public apology and retraction of...

SSS denies detaining, torturing of Buhari’s driver

The Department of State Security Services, SSS, has denied the torture and detainment of President Muhammadu Buhari's late official driver, Sa’idu Afaka.

Prosecutor tenders $1.3m cash recovered from member of Buhari’s arms probe panel

The Federal Government prosecutors at the Federal High Court in Abuja have tendered a cash sum of $1.3 million recovered from retired Air Commodore Umar Mohammed, a member of the Jon Ode led Presidential Investigative Committee on Arms Procurement.

Prosecutor tenders $1.3m cash recovered from member of Buhari’s Arms Probe Panel

The Federal Government, on Thursday, tendered before the Federal High Court, Abuja, different currencies of dollars stashed in three bags as evidence in the money laundering charge against retired Air Commodore Umar Mohammed.

SSS operatives raid bandit camp, intercept ‘sophisticated weapons’ in Kaduna

The operatives of the Department of State Security service, SSS, have reportedly raided a forest camp belonging to a network of seven armed bandits in Kaduna State, recovering some sophisticated weapons during the operation.

BREAKING: Nigerian troops kill bandit leader Rufa’i Maikaji, dozens of his fighters in Kaduna

After painstaking checks with security agencies, and careful exploitation of numerous human intelligence sources, the Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of one ‘Rufai Maikaji’, a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters in the area.

World Bank to construct 159 schools, renovate 69 others in Kaduna

The World Bank, Adolescent Girls Initiative and Empowerment, AGILE, is to construct 90 Junior Secondary Schools, JSS, 69 Senior Secondary Schools, SSS, and renovate 69 others in Kaduna State.

Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting, ministers, security chiefs in attendance

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over National Security Council meeting in the Executive Council Chambers of Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

BREAKING: SSS frees Salihu Tanko

The State Security Service has freed Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, the former spokesman to governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje. Mr Tanko-Yakasai's elder brother, Umar, confirmed the...

2023: Igboho demands Oduduwa Republic, threatens to kill all Yoruba politicians who reject his agitation

The self-acclaimed Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, has begun agitation for Oduduwa Republic, threatening to eliminate Yoruba politicians who refused to support his session plans before 2023.

BREAKING: SSS makes U-turn, admits arresting Salihu Tanko

The State Security Service, SSS, has admitted that the sacked spokesman for Kano governor, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, is in their custody. The Kano State Director of...

BREAKING: SSS denies arresting Ganduje’s aide, Salihu Tanko

The State Security Service, SSS, has denied arresting Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, over his comments against President Muhammadu Buhari...

SSS arrests Ganduje’s aide, Salihu Tanko, for criticizing Buhari

The State Security Service, SSS, has arrested Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the special adviser to the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Media, for...

SSS denies attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Security Services, SSS, on Friday refuted reports they had attempted to arrest the self-styled Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, in Oyo State.

Abduljabbar sues Kano govt, SSS, others over religious ban

The Kano-based Islamic cleric, Abduljabbar Nasiru-Kabar, has dragged the Kano State Government and security agencies before the court for infringing on his fundamental rights to religion, expression, association, movement and ownership of immovable property.

SSS to investigate alleged killing of policeman by its personnel in Osun

The Department of State Security Service, SSS, said it has begun an investigation into the alleged killing of a policeman by its operatives in Osun State.

SSS raises alarm over plans to cause religious violence, says 7 states at risk

The Department of State Security Services, SSS, has raised an alarm over suspected plans by some elements working with external forces to incite religious violence across the country. 

TRENDING: Nigerians troll Osinbajo for not acting like U.S VP Mike Pence

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has been criticised by thousands of Nigerian youths on social media for not acting like the United States Vice President Mike Pence, to forego his personal interest over national interest.

BREAKING: ‘Terrorists plotting to bomb some places’, SSS alerts Nigerians

The State Security Service, SSS, has raised the alarm over the “plot to bomb some places” by some criminal elements during Yuletide.

‘Don’t be distracted by mischief makers’, retired SSS directors tell DG Yusuf Bichi

The Forum of State Security Service Retired Directors, FORD, has rallied around the Director-General of the service, Yusuf Bichi, in his quest to surmount security challenges confronting the country.

Wife of newspaper vendor killed by Gbajabiamila’s convoy rejects husband’s family over demand for N500m compensation

Josephine Okereke, the wife of the newspaper vendor shot and killed by a State Security Services operative attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disowned her husband’s family over their demand for N500m compensation.

JUST IN: SSS detains Gbajabiamila’s security detail who killed vendor in Abuja

The State Security Service, SSS, has confirmed that its personnel attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, was the one...

El-Zakzaky: Court adjourns trial until Jan 25, 2021

A Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sheikh Ibrahim El–Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat until Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 2021.

MURIC wants Enugu clergyman arrested for allegedly inciting Christians against Muslims

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on security agencies to arrest a clergyman, Rev. Fr. Godfrey Onah, for inciting attack on Muslims in...

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