May 22, 2018

Alleged missing NIA $202m: Drama as Kingibe forces House panel into closed-door meeting (Nation)

Alleged missing NIA $202m: Drama as Kingibe forces House panel into closed-door meeting (Nation)

Chairman of the Presidential panel on National Intelligence Agency (NIA) restructuring Ambassador Babagana Kingibe yesterday refused open interaction of his panel members with the House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Public Safety.

The presidential committee was summoned by the Sani Aminu-led House committee over the status of $202 million intervention fund allegedly missing from the agency’s coffers.

The committee is also investigating the propriety or otherwise of the appointment of Ahmed Abubakar as new NIA Director-General (DG).

At the beginning of the meeting, Kingibe, who arrived at the meeting with members of his group, was shocked on discovering the presence of reporters. Read more

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