The Department of State Services, DSS has raised a fresh alarm over what it described as plans by some elements to incite religious violence across the country.
In a statement issued by the spokesperson of the DSS, Peter Afunanya, the agency disclosed that the elements were working with external forces to cause religious violence in some states.
The states include Sokoto, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Oyo, Lagos and South-Eastern states.
DSS Raises Fresh Alarm
It was gathered that part of the plans is to also attack some worship centres, religious leaders and personalities by using their foot soldiers.
However, the DSS advised Nigerians to shun all divisive tendencies aimed at setting them against one another.
In the meantime, the agency pleged to collaborate with her sister agencies to ensure that public order is maintained.
It further encouraged law abiding citizens and residents to report suspected breaches of peace around them to the nearest security agencies.