Islamic cleric accused of having links with terrorist group, Al-Qaeda released after 9 years in DSS custody

Abdullahi Mustapha Berende, an Ilorin-based Islamic scholar and preacher who was arrested over alleged links with terrorist group, Al-Qaeda has regained freedom after nine years in detention.    Berende was arrested in 2012 by the secret police after being accused of terrorism and espionage.   Daily Trust reported that he arrived Ilorin over the […]

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DSS raises alarm over fraudulent recruitment

The Department of State Services (DSS) has raised alarm over a fraudulent recruitment process aimed at defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.   The agency said the fraudulent recruitment process is being carried out by one Jesustofunmi Nifemi Alabi.    DSS spokesperson Peter Afunnaya who stated that the Service is not recruiting, distanced […]

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Former national secretary of Action Congress, Dr Usman Bugaje allegedly detained by DSS for criticizing Buhari

Former national secretary of the defunct Action Congress, Dr Usman Bugaje was on Wednesday April 28 allegedly detained for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s handling of insecurity in the country.   Daily Trust reported that Bugaje was invited and quizzed at a unit in the Office of the National Security Adviser by […]

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Governor Ganduje’s aide who was sacked for criticizing President Buhari relocates overseas after being arrested by DSS

Former Media aide of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, Salihu Tanko Yakasai a.ok.a Dawisu has relocated overseas.   This got here after he was sacked by Governor Ganduje for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari over rising insecurity, and subsequently being arrested by DSS and detained for days.    Yakasai who […]

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