JUST IN: DSS Releases Detained Delta Journalist After 10 Hours


The Department of State Services has finally released investigative journalist and co-publisher of an online newspaper, secretreporters.com, Ferijo Oliver, after been held in their facility in Asaba, Delta state capital for ten hours.

According to a source, the Journalist was freed by the DSS at about 8.20pm Tuesday.

It would be recalled that Oliver, had on Thursday, May, 28, 2020, published a story captioned “Exclusive: Despite Millions Paid To Security, Armed Robbers Mug Gov. Okowa Right Inside Government House Asaba.” and was invited by the secret police for questioning where he was detained.

It was gathered that the Journalist invitation followed complaints by the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa.

Our correspondent gathered, the Journalist was summoned by the DSS on Tuesday to appear its command in Asaba by 10am Tuesday morning for questioning where he was detained after writing his statement.


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