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AllAfrica.com
How SSS Tracked, Killed Don WaneyA top official of the State Security Service, SSS, on Wednesday revealed how Do
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A top official of the State Security Service, SSS, on Wednesday revealed how Don Waney, an alleged kidnap kingpin, was tracked to his hideout in Enugu. Mr. Waney allegedly masterminded the killings of 23 worshipers on New Year's Day, in Omoku,... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Three Pankisi Gorge Residents Questionedof the group of Ahmed Chatayev who fought against the Georgian security forces
Civil Georgia / Posted 4 days ago
of the group of Ahmed Chatayev who fought against the Georgian security forces on November 21-22 in Tbilisi, the Georgian State Security Service (SSS) confirmed to Civil.ge on January 17. According to their family members, the reason for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zakzaky - Group to Begin Daily Sit-Out for Shiite Leader's Releasegraves by the army. A Federal High Court in Abuja in December 2016 ordered the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
graves by the army. A Federal High Court in Abuja in December 2016 ordered the release of Mr. Zakzaky and his wife by the State Security Service, SSS. The SSS refused to obey the order, saying it kept Mr. El-Zakzaky in "protective custody." Mr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"Bomb Explosion Kills One in Edo" - State GovtBinji. The police had said that they were not aware of the "attack". Mr. Obase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Binji. The police had said that they were not aware of the "attack". Mr. Obaseki on Tuesday directed the police and the State Security Service, SSS, to search for explosives and other weapons in Okpella and also disarm local militia operating in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Controversy Over Girl's Conversion From Islam to ChristianityNabila, with a view to avoiding a religious crisis.He said but while this was g
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nabila, with a view to avoiding a religious crisis.He said but while this was going on, detectives from the Department of State Security Service (DSS) stormed his house, assaulted his wife, daughter and eight-month-old baby, and whisked Nabila... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Role in Negotiation With Boko Haram, Release of Chibok Girls - Zannah Mustaphawho were handed to the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
who were handed to the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Al-Hassan by the Department of State Security Service (DSS), in Abuja on Tuesday (30/5/17). The Ministry is to immediately commence a comprehensive process... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shiites Dismiss Media Interview, Insist On Release of LeaderMovement of Nigeria (IMN) said on Sunday that it was not blown away by the Satu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Movement of Nigeria (IMN) said on Sunday that it was not blown away by the Saturday afternoon media interview which the State Security Service arranged for its detained leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The members said only an unconditional release... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Whereabouts of Cameroonian Separatist Leaders Arrested in Nigeria UnknownThe whereabouts of ten Cameroonian citizens allegedly arrested by operatives of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The whereabouts of ten Cameroonian citizens allegedly arrested by operatives of the State Security Service last Saturday in Abuja is unknown as the agency has refused to disclose information on the incident, Femi Falana, a human rights lawyer, has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cameroon Separatists Held 'Illegally' in Nigeria - Human Rights Lawyerseparatist movement in Cameroon, and nine others were detained at a hotel in Ab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
separatist movement in Cameroon, and nine others were detained at a hotel in Abuja last weekend. "Armed operatives of the State Security Service (Nigeria's secret service) invaded the venue, abducted our clients and took them away to an... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Georgian Leaders Comment on Machalikashvili�s Deathon diplomatic missions in Georgia and Turkey. Machalikashvili was shot in the
Civil Georgia / Posted 10 days ago
on diplomatic missions in Georgia and Turkey. Machalikashvili was shot in the head during the operation. According to the State Security Service (SSS), he attempted to resist the security forces and tried to detonate a hand grenade, to which the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zakzaky May Die in Detention - Shi'itesZakzaky we are not oblivious of the medical condition of his wife, Malama Zeena
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Zakzaky we are not oblivious of the medical condition of his wife, Malama Zeenah Ibrahim. For reasons best known to the State Security Service, some of the bullets lodged in her body during the brutal attack of December 14, 2015, have not been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Arrested for Allegedly Selling Naira NotesThe Police and operatives of the State Security Service have arrested four pers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Police and operatives of the State Security Service have arrested four persons, including a woman, over an alleged illegal sale of Nigerian currency in Lagos State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Chike Oti, disclosed this on... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Terror-related Case Suspect Succumbs to Injuriesin the head and hospitalized during the December 26 operation in Georgia’s nort
Civil Georgia / Posted 12 days ago
in the head and hospitalized during the December 26 operation in Georgia’s north-eastern Pankisi gorge. According to the State Security Service (SSS), he attempted to resist the security forces and tried to detonate a hand grenade, to which the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerians Ask Buhari to Sign Peace Corps Billidentification marks. Law enforcement agencies have taken measures against the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
identification marks. Law enforcement agencies have taken measures against the Peace Corps since at least 2003 when the State Security Service arrested Mr. Akoh and shut down his offices across the country. He resumed operation in 2007. But... Read more
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Civil Georgia
One More Suspect Detained on Terror-related ChargesThe Counter-terrorism Department of the State Security Service detained one mor
Civil Georgia / Posted 12 days ago
The Counter-terrorism Department of the State Security Service detained one more resident of Georgia’s north-eastern Akhmeta District on charges of assisting the group of suspects, who allegedly plotted attacks on diplomatic missions in Georgia and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
22 Yrs After Demise of Patriarch - Paternity Crisis Rocks Popular A'Ibom Familythe court to stop Mr Victor Sedekie and Mr Mfon Sedekie (defendants) of the Nig
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
the court to stop Mr Victor Sedekie and Mr Mfon Sedekie (defendants) of the Nigerian Prisons Services, Ikot Ekpene and State Security Service (SSS), Uyo Command, Akwa Ibom State respectively, from claiming to be Victor Ambe Bassey and Mfon Ambe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rivers Govt Speaks On Wike's Relationship With Killed Cult Kingpinpeople returning from church. Mr. Igwedibia was killed on Saturday by a combin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
people returning from church. Mr. Igwedibia was killed on Saturday by a combined team of soldiers and the personnel of the State Security Service, SSS, who tracked him down to Enugu, in Enugu State, where he was hiding. The late kingpin in 2016... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1,030 Nigerian Evacuated From Libya in Two Daysof Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital for treatment. He added that the returnees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital for treatment. He added that the returnees would be profiled through the Immigration, State Security Service and other agencies, emphasising that those with criminal tendencies and ISIS inclination would be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana Condemns Nigeria's Detention of Cameroonian Separatistswarned against Nigeria's continued detention of seven leaders of a Cameroonian
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
warned against Nigeria's continued detention of seven leaders of a Cameroonian separatist movement, by operatives of the State Security Service, the SSS. The SSS reportedly arrested leaders of the Movement for the State of Ambazonia: a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How We Killed Suspect Who Allegedly Masterminded Rivers New Year Tragedypopularly known as Don Wani or Don Waney, was shot dead on Saturday evening. He
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
popularly known as Don Wani or Don Waney, was shot dead on Saturday evening. He was killed in a joint operation by the State Security Service and the army. In a statement on Sunday, an army spokesperson, Aminu Iliyasu, said the suspect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Authorities Arrest Cameroon's Separatist LeadersCameroon. At least seven leaders of the Movement for the independence of South
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Cameroon. At least seven leaders of the Movement for the independence of Southern Cameroonians were arrested by the State Security Service on Friday in Abuja, several sources told PREMIUM TIMES. The group leads a movement for an independent... Read more
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Civil Georgia
State Security Service Unveils Further Details on Chatayev�s CaseThe State Security Service of Georgia unveiled on January 4 further details on
Civil Georgia / Posted 16 days ago
The State Security Service of Georgia unveiled on January 4 further details on the ongoing investigation into Ahmed Chatayev’s case, saying the investigation had evidence proving the connection between five citizens of Georgia and the group of... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Pankisi Elders Reiterate Calls for Objective Investigation over Security Forces Operationdays after the meeting of some of its members with the Governor of Kakheti, Ira
Civil Georgia / Posted 18 days ago
days after the meeting of some of its members with the Governor of Kakheti, Irakli Kadagishvili, and the Deputy Head of the State Security Service, Ioseb Gogashvili, who briefed them on the ongoing investigation into Ahmed Chatayev’s case and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Govt Sets Up Committee On Long Term SolutionsGroup Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, and Director General of the State Security Service, SSS, Lawal Daura. Others include Chairman, Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Turkey Detains Georgian Citizen on Terrorism Charges, Security Service ConfirmsThe State Security Service of Georgia confirmed today earlier reports that a Ge
Civil Georgia / Posted 24 days ago
The State Security Service of Georgia confirmed today earlier reports that a Georgian citizen suspected of ties to terrorism was detained by Turkish authorities on December 26 within the ongoing counter-terrorism investigation. According to the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Yearnews agency TASS. More prisoners are expected to change hands in 2018, TASS ci
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
news agency TASS. More prisoners are expected to change hands in 2018, TASS cited Medvedchuk as saying. The Ukrainian state security service said 103 prisoners remained in separatist hands. There was no immediate comment from the authorities... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Pankisi Gorge Residents Call for �Objective� Investigation over Wounding of Detained Localthe operation, following his failed attempt to activate a hand grenade, accordi
Civil Georgia / Posted 25 days ago
the operation, following his failed attempt to activate a hand grenade, according to the December 26 statement of the State Security Service. Machalikashvili’s relatives, however, claim he was asleep when the officers entered his room and... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Security Service Detains Five, Claims Chatayev Group Plotted Terrorist AttacksNino Giorgobiani, spokesperson of the State Security Service, December 26, 2017
Civil Georgia / Posted 27 days ago
Nino Giorgobiani, spokesperson of the State Security Service, December 26, 2017. Photo: ssg.gov.ge The Counter-terrorism Department detained five citizens of Georgia in a double operation in Tbilisi and Pankisi gorge of Akhmeta District, the State... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Theresa May aware 'Russian spy' pictured with her at No.10 has been arresteddoes not speak English well. Ukraine's prime minister Volodymyr Grosman said i
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
does not speak English well. Ukraine's prime minister Volodymyr Grosman said in a post on Twitter: "Joint efforts with the state security service identified an official who had for a long time worked in the interests of a hostile nation. Ukraine's... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ukranian translator accused of being a Russian spy two months after state visit to Canadatranslator accused of being a Russian spy two months after state visit to Canad
CBC.ca / Posted 30 days ago
translator accused of being a Russian spy two months after state visit to Canada2:48 A translator who visited Canada with Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman has been arrested by Ukraine's state security service and is accused of being a Rus... Read more
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Civil Georgia
PM Unveils Priorities amid Opposition Criticismfrom jail in 2012, and for failing to prevent his infiltration into Georgia. T
Civil Georgia / Posted 30 days ago
from jail in 2012, and for failing to prevent his infiltration into Georgia. The Prime Minister said in response that the State Security Service “deserved to be thanked” for avoiding civilian casualties during the operation, and added that Chataev... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Spy arrest in Ukraine clouds Britain's relations with RussiaAccording to the website of Ukraine's security services, Yezhov used "special e
Stamford Advocate / Posted a month ago
According to the website of Ukraine's security services, Yezhov used "special equipment" to spy with. Ukraine's state security service SBU said in a statement that the official was recruited by Russian agents while he travelled abroad.... Read more
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EuroNews
Spy arrest in Ukraine clouds Britain's relations with Russiato the website of Ukraine's security services, Yezhov used "special equipment"
EuroNews / Posted a month ago
to the website of Ukraine's security services, Yezhov used "special equipment" to spy with. Ukraine's state security service SBU said in a statement that the official was recruited by Russian agents while he travelled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP 'Uncovers' Plot for Sole Buhari Candidature in 2019of the PDP House of Representatives caucus denounced the existence of the facti
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
of the PDP House of Representatives caucus denounced the existence of the faction yesterday, urging the police and the State Security Service (SSS) to unmask its sponsors. The caucus leader, Mr. Chukwuka Onyema, in a statement, described the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Translator accused of spying for Russia attended Trudeau meeting with Ukrainian PMUkraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on his visit to Canada in late Octobe
CBC.ca / Posted a month ago
Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on his visit to Canada in late October has been arrested by his country's state security service and accused of being a Russian spy. Stanislav Yezhov was in the room for a number of high-level... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Did a Russian spy get inside Downing Street?does not speak English well. Ukraine's prime minister Volodymyr Grosman said i
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
does not speak English well. Ukraine's prime minister Volodymyr Grosman said in a post on Twitter: "Joint efforts with the state security service identified an official who had for a long time worked in the interests of a hostile nation. Today he... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ukraine detains suspected Russian spy in premier's inner circleKIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's state security service SBU have detained a governmen
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's state security service SBU have detained a government official on suspicion of working in the interests of Russia, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Thursday. "Together with the Security Service of Ukraine, an... Read more
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