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Nigeria's Defence Intelligence Agency was created when, in 1986, fulfilling one of the promises made in his first national address as president, Ibrahim Babangida issued Decree Number 19, dissolving the National Security Organization (NSO) and restructuring the country's security services into three separate entities under the Office of the Co-ordinator of National Security. The Defence Intelligence Agency works as a secret Government Agent and are responsible for Intelligence gathering,their operations are more military styled unlike the NIA. The Agency may also be involved in intelligence sharing with the CIA and MI6,Most of their operations are classified and not publicly published they operate almost like 'Ghost' and they are well respected.

The Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) was given responsibility for military intelligence. The other two agencies were:

Operatives within the Defence Intelligence Agency go under a 12-week training process at the Defence Intelligence School which was devised by the United States African Command (AFRICOM). This training is conducted by instructors at the European Regional Intelligence Training Facility of the United States.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Defence Intelligence School Graduates 30". allAfrica.com. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 

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The six months rigorous course that held from June 30 through December 12, 2014, drew participants from the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air force, Prisons, Customs, Immigration, NDLEA, Defence Intelligence Agency, Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Army.

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