Tag: NIA

“Abubakar’s Parents Settled In Chad” – Presidency Says Newly Appointed NIA DG Did Not Fail Promotion Exams

The presidency at the weekend dismissed as untrue allegations that the new Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar, failed his promotion examinations, forcing him into retirement as assistant director of the agency. A statement by Media and Publicity Adviser to the President, Mr. Femi Adesina, described the[Read More…]

Tension As DSS and EFCC Officials Clash In Asokoro Abuja, Barred From Arresting DSS Ex-DG Ekpeyong Ita

There was tension in the Asokoro area of Abuja on Tuesday following a clash between officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency had stormed the residences of Ayo Oke, sacked director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), and[Read More…]

Suspended National Intelligent Agency Boss, Ayo Oke Weeps Profusely In Aso Rock

The suspended Director-General of the National Intelligent Agency, Ayo Oke, this afternoon betrayed emotions, weeping profusely at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. He was however denied access to President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He had attempted to head for Buhari and Osinbajo’s office before he[Read More…]

Security: NIA Boss Harps On Inter-Agency Collaboration

Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke has charged security agencies to be more committed to mutual relationships and collaboration in achieving peace and tranquillity. Oke made these observations at the monthly meeting of the Forum of the Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA) in Abuja[Read More…]