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NASS Invasion: FG must not downplay the ‘treasonable conduct’ of DSS-HURIWA

•Warns govt on perpetuating impunity Jude Johnson The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has warned the Federal Government not to sweep under the carpet, what is described as "the serious treasonable conduct" of the erstwhile Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Lawal Daura. But instead, HURIWA urged

Power Game: Daura may be recalled as DSS boss

•As presidency reverses Seiyefa's reorganisation    Jude Johnson    There are indications that recently sacked Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr Lawal Daura may be recalled to his duty post following new developments within the presidency.   A top security source close to the presidency and conversant with the new development told

Pressure mounts on DSS boss, Seiyefa to step down

•May be forced to proceed on terminal leave  •Deft intrigues to bring in DG from 'core north' Jude Johnson The Acting Director of the Department of State Service (DSS), Mr. Mathew Seiyefa, may be forced to proceed on terminal leave in order to pave way to a predetermined choice by the presidency. Sources revealed

Video of cash, PVCs found in Daura’s Katsina home fake- DSS

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The  Department of State Services (DSS) has clarified on circulation of fake information and videos in which several items were said to have been recovered from the Katsina and Abuja homes of its immediate past Director General, Lawal Daura. The DSS in a statement on Monday signed by Mr. Tony

FG appoints Seiyefa acting DG, DSS

The Federal Government has appointed Matthew Benabafa Seiyefa, as acting Director General, DSS following the sack of Lawal Daura on Tuesday. Seiyefa, who until his appointment was the director in charge of the Institute of Security Studies (ISS), an institution established in 2005 as the cardinal training institution for the SSS. Mr.

Police arrests, detain sacked DSS boss, lawal daura

A combined team of the Police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have reportedly arrested and detained the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura. Reports say Daura was arrested just shortly after he was sacked by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo for “breaching national security.”

Herdsmen: Why Defence Minister should quit

LAST week’s statement by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, that tended not only to condone, but also justify the activities of marauding Fulani herdsmen, came to many decent Nigerians as shocking and least expected of a government official of such a high rank. His ignominious outbursts were laced with