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Saturday, 2 July 2016
DSS Uncovers Plots To Bomb Nigeria’s Largest Computer Market Popularly Known As Computer Village
The Department of State Services (DSS) announced
yesterday it had uncovered a plot to bomb Nigeria’s largest computer
market, the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos. It
named one Chidiebere Onwudiwe, a graduate of Mechanical and Chemical
Engineering and local members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as the
brains behind the plot. Onwudiwe
is currently under arrest. The DSS
said in a statement that the suspect was working with foreign and local members
of IPOD to perfect the plot.
claimed to have uncovered another plot to bomb worship centres and parks during
the coming Eid el Fitri festivities. In a
statement in Abuja last night, the DSS said its operatives had arrested two
suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) linked to Government
Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) while making separate plans for the assassination of a
Kaduna-based military officer and the bombing of oil and gas pipelines.
a bid to stem the activities of vandals in the Niger Delta, this Service
effected the arrest of Selky Kile TORUGHEDI, on 17th June, 2016, in Calabar,
Cross River State. Toruchedi is an ex-militant and suspected member of the
Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), and was arrested for planning to assassinate one
MB.Yahaya a serving military officer.
who is a close associate of Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), had already
conducted surveillance at the residence of Yahaya in Kaduna, preparatory to his
plot when he was intercepted. “He is
also fingered as a sponsor of pipeline vandalism in some States in the
South-South region. Suspect is currently assisting the Service, with critical
related operation, this Service arrested one Christian Oluba aka Sensor,
another suspected militant with the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA). Sensorwas
arrested while perfecting plans to carry out explosive attacks on critical oil
and gas pipelines, including critical storage points.
sequel to increasing threat posed to public peace by the activities of the
Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), this Service arrested one Chidiebere
Onwudiwe, a graduate of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and known member of
IPOB, on 22ndJune, 2016.
and his associates within and outside the country, were planning to carry out
coordinated attacks against religious bodies/edifices, Police-Check Points and
the computer village in Ikeja, Lagos State, with Improvised Explosive devices (IEDS).
The suspect was apprehended while making logistics supplies for their nefarious