Saturday, April 17, 2021



Pantami threatens legal action against DAILY INDEPENDENT over Boko Haram link story

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has written to the publishers of Daily Independent newspapers demanding public apology and retraction of...

Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting, ministers, security chiefs in attendance

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over National Security Council meeting in the Executive Council Chambers of Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

ANAN varsity appoints Prof. Fodio as pioneer VC

The governing council of the Association of National Accountants of Nigerian, ANAN, has approved the appointment of Prof. Inuwa Musa-Fodio as the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of its university.

Buhari to Ambassadors-Designate: Project Nigeria’s image, uphold its standards

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Ambassadors-Designate, Consuls-General, Charge’ D’ Affaires Entitre to continually project the strengths of Nigeria, showcase priorities of the government and uphold standards that will bring honour to the country.

Buhari in closed door meeting with security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NNPC taking measures against oil theft, pipeline vandalism – Kyari

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it is taking measures to address the menace of pipeline vandalism and crude oil theft in the nation’s Oil and Gas industry.

Court issues warrant of arrest against ex NIA D-G, wife

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, and his wife, Folashade, charged with 205 million dollars concealment.

Insurance industry grows premium by N47bn, elects new NIA chairman

The Gross Written Premium, GPW, of insurance companies in Nigeria grew by N47.1 billion in 2017, according to the Nigeria Insurance Association, NIA. The GPW...

Sacked NIA acting DG challenges his dismissal, wants court to order his reinstatement

He, therefore, prays for an order of court reinstating him as a Director and the Acting Director General of the NIA.

Buhari makes new appointments at NIA

The new appointments of Apollonius Agev, an ambassador, and Kio Amieyeofori, are with immediate effect.

NIA appointment: Buhari’s dangerous gamble with Nigeria’s security, by Alkali Danjuma

That Nigerians are not even talking about this despite the killings going on in the country daily is what amazes me. What a country!

NIA: Senate receives report on EFCC/SSS officers’ clash

The Senate on Wednesday received the report of its Ad hoc Committee Investigating the clash between officers of EFCC, NIA and DSS on November 21, 2017.

NIA: Presidency defends Abubakar’s appointment, nationality

The Presidency has described as outright falsehood media reports that the new Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ahmed Abubakar, failed promotion examinations...

EXCLUSIVE: Why Presidency cabal imposed Buhari’s interpreter as D-G of NIA

Facts have emerged as to why President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the substantive Director-General of the National Intelligence...

Alleged EFCC, DSS, NIA feud: Senate wades in

The Senate on Wednesday announced that it would probe alleged feud among Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Directorate of State Security, DSS, and...

Reps open probe over $43m found in Ikoyi apartment

By Ibrahim Sulaiman The House Committee on National Security and Intelligence is scheduled to visit the Headquarters of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, as part of...

Suspended NIA boss’ wife bought Ikoyi flat with $1.6m cash – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday said a woman named Folashade Oke is the owner of Flat 7B, No. 13, Osborne...

Babachir, Oke: Osinbajo panel submits report Wednesday

The presidential committee investigating suspended Secretary General of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, is expected...

Osinbajo fumes: No fear or favour in Babachir, Oke probe

The presidential committee ordered earlier this week by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe certain allegations against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,...

Osinbajo meets Lawal, NIA chief dodges press

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has met with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, barely an hour after the announcement...

BREAKING: Buhari suspends Babachir, DG NIA over grass-cutting contract, mystery $43m

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government...

Reps investigate arms probe panel, invite memo from 241 firms

By Mustapha Usman The House of Representatives has mandated a Joint Committee on National Security and Intelligence and Public Procurement to investigate the Jon Ode-led...

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