Justice O. Adeniji of the High Court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the immediate and unconditional release of the immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, from the custody of the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge gave the order following a motion ex parte taken […]

A mild drama is playing out at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos between operatives of Department of State Services, DSS, and official of Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS, over custody of the suspended Central Bank Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele.   Emefiele was arraigned today by the DSS for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition but […]

A group of human rights lawyers have commenced contempt proceedings against the Director General of the State Security Service, Yusuf Bichi, over alleged disobedience to multiple judgments and orders of the court directing the release of the suspended Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, from custody of the agency.   They have filed a contempt charge […]

Another Abuja High Court has voided the arrest and detention of the Suspended Central Bank Governor, Mister Godwin Emefiele, by the Department of State Services.   Delivering Judgement, Justice Bello Kawu held that the arrest, detention and interrogation of Mister Emefiele, is in violation of the subsisting judgment and orders of Justice M. A. Hassan. […]

The Department of State Security Service have stormed the Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, preventing officials of the anti-graft agency from gaining access to their office in Ikoyi, Lagos. A reliable sources in both agencies said that there has been an ongoing rivalry between the DSS and the EFCC over the […]

The Department of State Services has disclosed that some elements are planning to disrupt the handover ceremonies in some parts of the country.   According to the service, these elements plan to undermine the efforts of the security agencies as well as cause panic among the citizens.   In a statement released on Thursday by […]

A Federal High Court Abuja has granted a prayer by the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain the former terrorists’ negotiator, TUKUR MAMU, for 60 more days. Justice NKEONYE MAHA ruled on the ex-parte motion moved by counsel for the DSS, AHMED MAGAJI. DSS in the motion dated and filed on the 12th of […]

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