Sports Publisher Alleges Threat to Life by Suspected ‘DSS Operative’


Mr. Olukayode Thomas, the publisher of, a sports journalism platform operated by a Lagos-based multimedia company, SEEM Nigeria Limited, is alleging a threat to his life by someone suspected to be an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS)..

In a statement made available to on September 10, 2022, Olukayode stated that he got a phone call at about 4.49 pm on, September 9, 2022, from a man with telephone number 07063249244.

According to him, the caller the man, who claimed to be a DSS operative, ordered him to report to the DSS office in Ilorin, Kwara state, on September 12 without any reason given for the invitation. The publisher resides in Lagos.

Olukayode said he informed the caller that a genuine DSS operative would act with finesse.

He added that he told the purported DSS operative that considering the spate of insecurity in the country, anyone can impersonate and lure unsuspecting Nigerians to be kidnapped or for any other reason.

He disclosed that after the conversation, Truecaller revealed the caller’s identity as Janguza Salisu Hamisu.