Breaking News: Nigeria’s Department of State Security (DSS) blocks National Assembly Entry and Exit


International Desk- Nigeria State Security Services also known as Department of State Security has blocked all entry and exit points at the Nation’s National Assembly.

All entry and exit points at Nigeria’s National Assembly blocked by DSS

The action of the Department of State Security comes just as Senators were effecting a plot to change the Senate leadership. According to information, a serving Senator, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim was at 7:10am denied access into his office by the DSS. He was said to have asked the DSS officials “Has the military taken over?. But the operatives provide no response.”

DSS officers barricade entry and exit points at Nigeria’s National Assembly

Currently, there is confusion and gridlock at the entrance of the country’s legislature. No fewer than 30 Senators had allegedly gathered in the wee hours of Tuesday morning to finalize plan to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu. A source said that the alleged meeting was held around 12:30am in Abuja. The lawmakers were said to have allegedly met with Mamman Daura, DG of the DSS.The source added that as part of the plot, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan (Yobe North) will be picked as Senate President while Hope Uzodinma (Imo West) will emerge as his deputy.

This is a breaking development and the story will be updated as information comes in.