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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria will overcome terrorism – Sultan of Sokoto declares –

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar lll, expresses the confidence that despite the current situation of things, Nigeria will overcome the security challenges in the country. The sultan says killings in the country have escalated to the point that the rich are avoiding the poor for…...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Alleged Treason: Judge’s Absence Stalls Resumption Of Sowore’s Trial – Channels Television

    The trial of Convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, was stalled today due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja.... Read more via Channels Television – Get More...
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    Metro Boko Haram not heading for Middle Belt, South – DSS – Punch Newspapers

    The Department of State Services has denied social media reports claiming Boko Haram has stormed the Middle Belt including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, or heading for the South to wreak havoc..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Korean Companies to Flood Nigeria as FG Settles SHIN, LADOL Dispute – Thisdaylive

    The positive intervention of the various agencies of the federal government for the resolution of the feud between Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and LADOL, has boosted the confidence of Korean companies in Nigeria, THISDAY’s investigation has shown.... Read more via...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NYSC members to receive N33,000 as allowance from 2020 – DG –

    Starting from 2020, NYSC members will begin to receive N33,000 as their new monthly allowance. The news was made known by the director-general of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim..... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro DSS Arrests Student Over Anti-Buhari Articles – Nairaland

    Human rights lawyer , Mr Inibehe Effiong, says the Department of State Services has arrested his client who is also a campus journalist , Ayoola Babalola, for allegedly publishing articles critical of the President, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari ( retd. ) , and All Progressives Congress chieftain ...
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    Metro Dasuki makes first court appearance after release from detention – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The immediate-past former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on Thursday, made his first court appearance after his release from four-year-long detention. The ex-NSA was kept in detention for that period, in spite of the bail granted him on numerous occasions by various courts. On...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Fresh Pressure On Presidency To Bring Back Daura – Nairaland

    THE immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), Malam Lawal Daura, may be on his back to the nation’s security structure as fresh pressure mounts on the Presidency to review his case. Daura was relieved of his appointment 17 months ago in the aftermath of...
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    Metro Dadiyata: DSS Breaks Silence As Nigerian Govt Critic Remains Missing – Tori News

    DSS warned that henceforth, it will not condone acts of misrepresentation and falsehood and will explore legal options to seek redress. The Department of State Services (DSS) has reacted to reports that the service is illegally detaining some Nigerians..... Read more via Tori News –...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘I have no grudge against Buhari’ – Dasuki –

    Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, has revealed he holds no grudge against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over his incarceration for over four years before he was eventually released on Christmas Eve.... Read more via –...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Why Buhari made U-turn, released Dasuki, Sowore’ – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Belated. Face-saving. These were the words used to capture President Muhammadu Buhari’s release of a former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki and Sahara Reporters Publisher Omoyele Sowore from detention yesterday..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Deji Adeyanju’s health worsens, flown abroad for medical treatment – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, who was physically brutalised by dozens of hired government thugs on Monday in Abuja during a protest tagged #FreedomRally in front of the National Human Rights Commission, has been flown overseas for medical treatment.... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore: Senate issues ultimatum to DSS, AGF, others – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Senate has issued an ultimatum to the Department of State Services (DSS), the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN and Femi Falana (SAN), counsel to Omoyele Sowore, to submit their testimonies..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS reportedly grills Sowore on connection with Boko Haram – Laila’s Blog

    Omoyele Sowore is reportedly being questioned by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS over his purported ties to Boko Haram, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and other outlawed groups. … Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Femi Falana Writes A Letter To The Attorney General Of The Federation To Demand Sowore’s Release – Naijaloaded

    Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, seeking the release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Services … Read more via...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Some Nigerians In New York Protest Against Sowore’s Rearrest By DSS (Photos) – Nairaland

    A day after Sowore, a Nigerian-American, was released on bail following a court order, he has been detained yet again in controversial circumstances. In dramatic scenes in court, agents of Nigeria’s department for State Security (DSS) attempted to arrest Sowore, resulting in a scuffle involving...
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    Metro Falana to Malami: Withdraw charges against Sowore, Bakare now – Plus TV Africa

    Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Friday, asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to withdraw pending criminal charges against his clients, Mr. Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare..... Read more via Plus TV Africa –...
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    Metro FG Responds to Public Outrage, Probes DSS’ Invasion of Court – Thisdaylive

    Apparently responding to public outrage against the invasion, by the Department of State Services (DSS), of the court of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu at Federal High Court, Lagos last Friday, the federal government has instituted an enquiry into the incident..... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS Sends Delegation To Apologise For Embarrassing Court Invasion – Femi Falana – Tori News

    Following the national embarrassment served by the DSS after invading a court, the agency has sent a delegation to apologise. Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has revealed that the... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro “DSS Begged Sowore To Accept ‘Death Warrant’ Deal” – Falana – Nairaland

    Femi Falana, counsel to Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, on Monday, alleged that the Nigerian government offered the activist a “death warrant” deal while in custody of the Department of State Services, DSS. Falana disclosed that the Nigerian government reached out for the...