Global Statistics

All countries
526,807,440
Confirmed
Updated on May 21, 2022 8:16 am
All countries
482,441,480
Recovered
Updated on May 21, 2022 8:16 am
All countries
6,298,969
Deaths
Updated on May 21, 2022 8:16 am

COVID-19 Global Statistics

All countries
526,807,440
Confirmed
Updated on May 21, 2022 8:16 am
All countries
482,441,480
Recovered
Updated on May 21, 2022 8:16 am
All countries
6,298,969
Deaths
Updated on May 21, 2022 8:16 am

Support Corruption-Free

Supporting Corruption-Free isn’t a transaction for an online service. Our Community is for people like you who care about a common good: ensuring that balanced, independent coverage of Nigeria and the world continues to be available to millions across the world, for free.

Buhari To New DG DSS: Have We Ever Met before?

Future of Chelsea FC Uncertain As Abramovich Is Urged To Sell Club

UK has yet to decide whether to sanction the Russian billionaire, who has failed to condemn Moscow since the Ukraine invasion and is said to have ‘privileged access’ to Putin

German Envoy to Israel: Putin’s Nazi Accusations ‘Abhorrent’

Ambassador Susanne Wasum-Rainer decries Russian leader’s ‘distortion of the Holocaust’; says chancellor’s visit amid global crisis shows strength of Israel-Germany ties

Footage shows Israeli’s car coming under Ukrainian fire in deadly mistaken identity

Report says Roman Brodsky now believed to have been killed by Ukrainian civilian defense militia; ‘How can you shoot without checking? Animals!’ exclaims his partner

Canadian Telcos Waive Long Distance Connection Fees To Ukraine

Canada’s major telecommunication providers have all waived long-distance fees for connections to Ukraine, to allow Canadians to stay in touch with friends...

PASTOR ADEBOYE’S HUMILITY NOT ALTERED BY HIS MANY ACHIEVEMENTS – VP OSINBAJO

As Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) clocks 80, a unique lesson for all...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja met, for the first time, with the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to reports, when Bichi was ushered into the president’s office by protocol officials, he was asked by the president if they had met before.

The new DG, however, `confessed’ that he was seeing President Buhari face-to-face for the first time in his life.

The meeting of the president and the DSS boss went into a closed door session.

President Buhari on Sept. 13 appointed Bichi, as new Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS).

Bichi, who replaced Lawal Daura, the former DG of the DSS, is a core Secret Service operative, said Malam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media.

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 Cabinet Office in Kano, from where he joined the defunct Nigerian Security Organisation (NSO), the precursor of the present DSS.

Bichi had undergone training in intelligence processing analysis, agent handling recruitment and intelligence processing in the UK, as well as strategic training at the National Defence College.

The new DSS boss comes to the job with skills in intelligence gathering, research analysis, conflict management, general investigation, risk and vulnerability operations, counter intelligence and protective operation and human resources management.

In the course of his career, Bichi had worked as the State Director of Security in Jigawa, Niger, Sokoto and Abia States.

He was at various times the Director, National Assembly Liaison, (National War College), Director at National Headquarters in the Directorate of Security Enforcement, Directorate of Operations, Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Inspection and Directorate of Administration and Finance.

Bichi also served as Director at State Service Academy

Hot Topics

Future of Chelsea FC Uncertain As Abramovich Is Urged To Sell Club

UK has yet to decide whether to sanction the Russian billionaire, who has failed to condemn Moscow since the Ukraine invasion and is said to have ‘privileged access’ to Putin

German Envoy to Israel: Putin’s Nazi Accusations ‘Abhorrent’

Ambassador Susanne Wasum-Rainer decries Russian leader’s ‘distortion of the Holocaust’; says chancellor’s visit amid global crisis shows strength of Israel-Germany ties

Footage shows Israeli’s car coming under Ukrainian fire in deadly mistaken identity

Report says Roman Brodsky now believed to have been killed by Ukrainian civilian defense militia; ‘How can you shoot without checking? Animals!’ exclaims his partner

Related Articles

Future of Chelsea FC Uncertain As Abramovich Is Urged To Sell Club

UK has yet to decide whether to sanction the Russian billionaire, who has failed to condemn Moscow since the Ukraine invasion and is said to have ‘privileged access’ to Putin

German Envoy to Israel: Putin’s Nazi Accusations ‘Abhorrent’

Ambassador Susanne Wasum-Rainer decries Russian leader’s ‘distortion of the Holocaust’; says chancellor’s visit amid global crisis shows strength of Israel-Germany ties

Footage shows Israeli’s car coming under Ukrainian fire in deadly mistaken identity

Report says Roman Brodsky now believed to have been killed by Ukrainian civilian defense militia; ‘How can you shoot without checking? Animals!’ exclaims his partner