About NDC



The Objectives of the College are to:

  • Prepare senior military and civilian officers for operational and strategic level responsibilities at national and international environments.
  • Underpin leadership and command functions with a firm understanding of geographical considerations affecting Nigeria, Africa and the world at large.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of elements of national power which will aid in the formulation of grand national strategy.
  • Provide knowledge of the political and strategic framework for policy making and operations in joint and multinational environments.
  • Relate within a democratic framework, the higher management of defence to the broader national interests.
  • Undertake advanced academic research at national strategic policy level.
  • Proffer policy recommendations on specific national and international issues that border on national security.