Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ordered the arrest of the State Security Service chief Lawal Daura after his operatives blocked the entrances and exits of the National Assembly. Daura, in his response to Osinbajo's question on who gave the orders for his operatives actions, said it was "within his powers and that he is only answerable to the President and Commander-in-Chief who appointed him".
How Former State Security Boss Daura Was Arrested
Premium Times, 8 August 2018
The plot was like that of a movie, leaving trained security and intelligence officials confused. At the end of it, Lawal Daura, then head of one of Nigeria's foremost security… Read more »
Lawal Daura, sacked and arrested on the orders of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, was the director-general of the State Security Service
Just in - APC Backtracks, Defends SSS Siege On National Assembly
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has exercised a U-turn in its position on the development at the National Assembly on Tuesday. Read more »
Round Up - How National Assembly Siege By SSS Happened
Many Nigerians on Tuesday woke up to the news of the tension at the National Assembly. Officers of the State Security Services (SSS) had laid a siege on the parliament. Read more »
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the blockade of the National Assembly gates by operatives of the State Security Service was unauthorized. Masked men blocked members of ... Read more »
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