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NIA chief Ahmed Rufai appears before House of Reps committee

Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, newly appointed director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), appeared before the house of representatives committee on national security and intelligence on Tuesday.

President Buhari loses two family members in quick succession – Presidency

The Presidency on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended family was bereaved with the deaths of two members in quick succession.

$202m missing at National Intelligence Agency – House of Reps panel

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Safety and National Intelligence said on Sunday that contrary to recent reports, the real amount of money missing at the National Intelligence Agency was $202m and not the $44m as reported.

Presidency frowns at media reports on new NIA chief

The Presidency has frowned at media reports criticising the appointment of the new Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ahmed Rufa’i.

My best in life is to serve President Buhari, Nigeria – NIA chief

The newly-appointed Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Mr. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, has said the best he could have done in his life is to serve President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria.

Presidential aides celebrate, ‘send forth’ newly-appointed NIA chief Ahmed Abubakar

Presidential aides and State House staff members on Friday evening “sent forth” the newly-appointed Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar.

Group drags President Buhari to court over new NIA chief

Controversies have continued to trail the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, as Deji Adeyanju, acting for Concerned Nigerians, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar and Attorney General of the Federation to court seeking for an order among others to remove the NIA DG.

Senate holds two-day summit on killings

The Senate on Wednesday continued with the debate on the killings by herdsmen and other armed groups across Nigeria.

Governor Fayose raps President Buhari over appointment of new NIA chief

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has chided President Muhammadu Buhari over replacement of the sacked National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director General, Ambassador Ayo Oke, with Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, a northerner, saying; “The President has further demonstrated to Nigerians that he is an unrepentant sectional leader, who does not care about the feelings of people from other parts of the country.”

President Buhari names Ahmed Rufai new NIA chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the new Director General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

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