DSS denies inviting Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage for questioning

DSS denies inviting Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage for questioning

- Reports alleging that the DSS invited Don Jazzy and singer Tiwa Savage for questioning have been dismissed

- The DSS also clarified that it never invited any musician for questioning

- The agency, however, declined to answer if any other person was questioned recently

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Reports alleging that the Department of State Services (DSS) invited a music producer, Michael Ajereh alias Don Jazzy and singer Tiwa Savage for questioning has been dismissed by the agency.

According to the Nation newspaper, the DSS denied inviting both entertainers over political utterances against President Muhammadu Buhari.

DSS denies inviting Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage for questioning
DSS said it never invited any musician for questioning. Photo Credit: Nairametrics/Premium Times/Pinterest
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We did not invite any musician," Peter Afunanya, the spokesperson for DSS was reported to have said when asked about the issue during a phone call.

When probed further if the DSS invited or detained any one for questioning in recent times, Afunanya simply hung the phone and rejected subsequent calls.

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Legit.ng had reported that Nigerian music mogul and talent manager, Don Jazzy reacted to claims that he was quizzed by the DSS in Lagos.

After the news went viral of their alleged questioning by the DSS, a number of fans took to Twitter to react to the development.

Don Jazzy in his reaction shared a video on Twitter where he asked people to explain the meaning of quizzes.

In other news, a group, Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to desist from what it described as “unnecessary harassment of citizen Dr Obadiah Mailafia,” a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

HURIWA wants the Inspector General of Police and other relevant security agencies to instead act on the information revealed by Mailafia during an interview he granted a radio station earlier this month.

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This was contained in a press statement sent to journalists by the national coordinator of the group, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko.

Meanwhile, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has resolved to investigate issues linked to the recent killing of southeast youth by some security operatives in Emene-Enugu.

The president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia, said that the organisation has remained silent on the worrisome development while it was gathering facts on it, Vanguard reported.

Nwodo expressed gratitude to the state government on its efforts to ascertain the cause, the extent of fatalities and number of victims of the massacre.

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