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The Untold Story of Magu’s ‘Arrest’

The Untold Story of Magu’s ‘Arrest’

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is obviously in some sort of trouble. First, on Monday it was reported that he had been arrested by the Directorate of State Service, DSS. But the DSS later issued a statement denying the arrest. It said the anti-corruption boss was not in

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Magu, EFCC Chairman Arrested By DSS

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been arrested by operatives of the Directorate of the State Services, DSS early Monday morning. Though the initial reports of the arrest indicated that he was arrested based on the allegations that dated back to 2010 and 2016, it is said

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Illegal Detention: Single Mother Demands N350 million from DSS, Lebanese biz man

A single mother, Odegua Okojie, has slammed a N350 million suit on the Department of State Security, DSS, and a Lebanese businessman, Charles Makhoul for alleged illegal detention for nine days. In the suit No. FHC/B/cs/120/2019  filed at the Federal High Court, Benin City, Edo State, Okojie is demanding N300 million as compensation/damages over the


APC Accuses DSS Of Torture

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Department of State Security Services, DSS of using torture to obtain forced confessions from the workers who were arrested during a raid on the party’s Data Centre in Ikeja, Lagos. The party said the action was in contravention of the UN Convention against Torture to which Nigeria

APC Threatens Court Action Against DSS

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it will sue the Department of State Service, DSS, for Saturday’s invasion of its Lagos State secretariat. Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, said this in an interview on Sunday. “We will definitely go to court to seek redress and enforce our fundamental rights. Two days

MRA Calls on DSS to Charge Journalist to Court

Media Rights Agenda, MRA, Wednesday, September 24, called on the Department of State Security, DSS, and the Niger State government to immediately charge Tega Oghenedoro, a staff of the Nigerian Television Authority, Asaba, Delta State, to court if they have actionable evidence against him. While condemning the DSS for parading him before the media, rather

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