Directorate of Intelligence (DINT)

The Directorate of Intelligence functions as an all-source intelligence production facility focused on timely identification of threats to Nigeria’s national  security for informed  strategic response. Through  collaboration  with  domestic  intelligence  agencies  and  international  partners,  the Directorate  provides  a  comprehensive  and  integrated  picture  of threats,  vulnerabilities  and opportunities to enable the NSA take informed decisions  in the interest of national security. The Directorate comprises analysts from the Armed Forces, intelligence and law enforcement agencies. The Directorate monitors terrorism activities and violent extremism, secessionist agitation groups, farmers-herder conflict, maritime security and other organized crime groups involved in banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, small arms and light weapons proliferation and drug trafficking.

Other responsibilities of the DINT include:

  • Production of the NSA’s strategic intelligence brief for the National  Security Council,  National  Council  of State and other fora  as may be directed.
  • Production of  annual  threat assessments,  weekly intelligence  assessments,  specialist  reports  and dissemination of threat  reporting to intelligence and security agencies.
  • Timely dissemination of warning analysis about threats to   national   security  to policy makers and relevant stakeholders.

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