- National Intelligence Agency (Nigeria)
National Intelligence Agency Agency overview Formed June 5, 1986 Jurisdiction Government of Nigeria Headquarters Abuja, Nigeria Agency executive Olaniyi Oladeji, Director General
The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is a Nigerian government division tasked with overseeing foreign intelligence and counterintelligence operations
Fulfilling one of the promises made in his first national address as president, in June 1986 Ibrahim Babangida issued Decree Number 19, dissolving the National Security Organization (NSO) and restructuring Nigeria's security services into three separate entities under the Office of the Co-ordinator of National Security.
- State Security Service (SSS) - Responsible for domestic intelligence
- National Intelligence Agency (NIA) - Responsible for Foreign intelligence and counterintelligence operations
- Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) - Responsible for military intelligence.
Directors General of the NIA
Directors General of the NIA Term of Service Albert K. Horsfall 1986–1990 Brigadier-General Haliru Akilu (Rtd) 1990–1993 Zakari Y. Ibrahim 1993–1998 Godfrey B. Preware 1998–1999 Uche O. Okeke 1999–2007 Emmanuel E. Imohe 2007 - 2009 (September, 2009) Olaniyi Oladeji 2007 - 2009 (September, 2010)
- Nigeria: NIA: 20 Years of Service
- Nigeria: The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) At Twenty - A Tribute
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