The Bureau of National Investigations(BNI) is the internal intelligence agency of Ghana. The BNI is an integral part of the National Security Council which oversees matters of the counterintelligence and internal security of Ghana.
The BNI has investigative jurisdiction to arrest or detain and interrogate over a wide range of criminal offenses.
This was announced in a press statement by the Director-General of the Bureau.
“The Bureau of National Investigation wishes to inform the general public that, per section 12 of the Security and Intelligence Agencies Act, 2020 (ACT 1030), the Bureau is now named the National Intelligence Bureau with immediate effect,” the statement read.