President Buhari appoints Yusuf Bichi as new DSS DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as new director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS). A statement by the senior special assistant to the President, Garba Shehu said the appointment takes effect from the 14th of September. The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. He attended Danbatta Secondary School, the Kano State College of Advanced Studies and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he graduated with a degree in Political Science. The new director-general began his career in the security division of the…

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Kashamu writes INEC, DSS, Police: to disregard PDP expulsion 

The Senator representing Ogun East in the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has formally written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Department of State Services (DSS) and Police to disregard his expulsion by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   Kashamu, who was reacting to the correspondences of the PDP national leadership to the three agencies, maintained that the party’s sanction against him was a stillbirth and cannot stand the test of the law.   The lawmaker’s position was contained in a letter dated August 6 and addressed to the PDP National…

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