The Department of State Services, DSS has alleged that some unnamed persons were plotting to set the nation on fire.

The spokesperson for the DSS, Peter Afunaya, stated this in a statement.

The statement did not however reveal the identities of the persons involved in the alleged plan to destabilise the nation.

The statement read in part: “The DSS wishes to reiterate its earlier alert to the nation of plans by subversive groups and individuals to undermine national security, peace and unity in the country.

It warned Nigerians to be wary of fake news, warning people in the habit of spreading false reports to stop or face the consequence.