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JUST IN: Sacked DSS DG, Daura Arrested, Detained

JUST IN: Sacked DSS DG, Daura Arrested, Detained

METRO, NEWS
The sacked Director General of Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura, has been arrested. Reports say Daura was seized few minutes after the Inspector General of Police had a closed-door meeting with Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. Daura was reportedly whisked away by three Police vans including two Toyota Hilux vehicles and a jeep. While the State House reporters were awaiting his exit from the office of the Vice President, Daura was taken away via the backdoor. No authority has confirmed the alleged arrest as at the time this report was filed.
Security Breach In Ikoyi Prison As Inmate Allegedly Hijacked Security System

Security Breach In Ikoyi Prison As Inmate Allegedly Hijacked Security System

METRO, NEWS
  A security breach has been reported at the Ikoyi maximum prison, BigPen Online can report. The breach followed the alleged installation of Close Circuit Cameras at the Prison by an inmate who was reportedly remanded over the 661 pumps action riffles that were unlawfully imported into the country in January 2017 through the Lagos port. The alleged security breach in the Ikoyi Prisons Security Network was carried out in connivance with one DCP Tolu Ogunsakin in the Lagos State Police Command. According to a report sourced from IGBERETV, an accused simply identified as Donatus Achinulo who has been refused bail by Justice Ayokunle Faji in view of the charges leveled against him and his co-defendants is having a field day and living like a Lord in Ikoyi Prisons. Inves...
IYC Petitions UN Over Human Rights Abuses, Niger Delta Detainees In DSS Custody

IYC Petitions UN Over Human Rights Abuses, Niger Delta Detainees In DSS Custody

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
Foremost Ijaw youth organisation, the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has petitioned the United Nations Human Rights Council over human rights abuses in the Niger Delta region by security agencies particularly Directorate of State Security Services (DSS). The petition which was addressed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland; Mr. Zeid Raiad Al Hussein, alleged the continued detention of Niger Deltans by various security agencies in Nigeria especially by the DSS. The petition which was obtained by BigPen Online on Monday was also copied the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Right and the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria.   In the petition  letter dated the 10th of December, 2017 and signed by the President of IYC, Mr. Eric Omare ...