Academic Directors









Air Commodore Bgmibgmitawuza David Solomon was born on 3 September 1969. He hails from Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State. The officer completed his primary education at Bosso Primary School Minna in 1980 before proceeding to Air Force Military School Jos and graduated in 1986. In 1987 he attended the Nigerian Defence Academy as a member of 39 Regular Course where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Mathematics and was commissioned pilot officer in September 1992.


The officer attended Officers’ Basic Engineering Course from Sep 91 to Jul 93, Military Police Officers’ Basic Course 16 at the Nigerian Army School of Military Police Bassawa, Zaria from Sep to Dec 94. He also attended Student Pilot Course 32 at 401 Flying Training School Kaduna between 1997 and 2001 where he flew the Air Beetle aircraft. The officer attended Junior Division Staff Course 49 in 2000 and Senior Division Staff Course 27, from Aug 04 to Jul 05, both at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Nigeria. He underwent Type rating Course on the F-7NI & FT-7NI aircraft in China from Mar to May 09. The senior officer attended the National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan from Aug 14 to Jul 15 where he obtained MSc degree in National Security and Defence Studies.


Air Commodore Solomon attended several seminars and workshops some of which are; Total Quality Management Course at UNILAG CONSULT in 2004, Certified Recruitment Analyst Course organized by MEC India and CAMI USA in Oct 2006 at the Federal Palace Hotel Lagos, Seminar/Training Workshop on Democracy, Project Management Course from Nov to Dec 10 at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, Badagry, Lagos. He also attended Continuing Airworthiness & Quality Management and Initial Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Courses both at Surrey, United Kingdom in Sep 11.


The officer held various appointments some of which are; Administrative Officer, Vehicle Aerospace Ground Equipment Overhaul Centre at Ikeja between Sep 94 and Jun 95, member of Directing Staff from Jan 07 to Feb 09 at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji which earned him the insignia, psc(+).He was Military Assistant to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence from Jul 12 to Jul 14, Commanding Officer Jet Aircraft Overhaul Centre at 131 Engineering Group, Makurdi from Jul 15 to Nov 16 and Dean School of Postgraduate Studies at Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna from Nov 16 to Feb 17. He is a Member of Faculty (Directing Staff) and presently the Director ICT at National Defence College, Abuja.


The senior officer is a 14 handicap golfer, loves little children and enjoys nature. He also enjoys watching football. He is married to Elizabeth and have 4 boys.












Commodore Murtala Mormoni Bashir was born on 25 March 1969 in Gombe. He hails from Michika LGA of Adamawa State. He attended Capital School Kaduna from 1974 – 1980,      Federal Government College Azare, Bauchi State from 1980 – 1985 and Nigerian Defence Academy from     1986 – 1991 as a member of 38 Regular Course. He was commissioned into the Nigerian Navy as a Sub-Lieutenant in 1991.


The senior officer attended the Sub –Technical Course at NNS QUORRA in 1992, Officers Long Course (specializing in Above Water Warfare) at NNS QUORRA in 2001, Junior Staff Course at AFCSC Jaji in2002, Senior Staff Course at AFCSC Jaji in 2005 and National Security and War Course, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2012.


The senior officer has held many appointments both ashore and afloat. The appointments include Assistant Missile Gunnery Officer NNS ARADU, Naval Assistant to FOC Eastern Naval Command, Instructor Naval Wing, Nigerian Defence Academy,        Executive Officer Forward Operating Base Igbokoda, Directing Staff Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Assistant Director of Operations, Naval Headquarters, Naval Assistant to Chief of the Naval Staff, Commanding Officer Nigerian Navy Ship EKUN, Deputy Director of Administration Naval Headquarters and Deputy Director Recruitment, Reserve and Resettlement, Naval Headquarters. Currently he is the Director of Curriculum and Programme Development at National Defence College, Abuja.


The senior officer has Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy and Masters in Security and War Studies. He is married to Jamila Bashir and the union is blessed with 4 boys and one girl. He enjoys playing volleyball and reading.









Air Cdre Abidemi Timothy Marquis has attended Officers Basic Aircraft Engineering Course, Primary Flying Training and both Junior and Senior Courses. He also underwent post-graduate in Telecoms and Electronic Engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo University and Masters in Strategic Studies at the University of Ibadan. Marquis has served in 33 Logistics Group Makurdi, 301 Flying Training School Kaduna and 303 Flying Training School Kano. Other places he has served include: Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, HQ NAF Abuja, HQ Training Command, Kaduna, Military Training School, Kaduna, Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Limited, Abuja, 33 Logistics Group, Kaduna, 401 Aircraft Maintenance Depot, Lagos and currently at the National Defence College, Nigeria. The appointment he has held include: OC Aerospace and ground Equipment Squadron, OC Line Service squadron, Head of Department, Battalion 2ic, Senior Instructor, Programme Manager, Command Evaluation Officer, Commanding Officer and Production and Planning Manager, Directing Staff and presently Director National Military and Strategy, National Defence College, Nigeria.













Ambassador Kunle Adeyanju was appointed an External Affairs Officer Grade VIII, in the Ministry of External Affairs Lagos, by the Federal Civil Service Commission in August 1976. He rose through the ranks and attained the post of Director (Foreign Service Officer, Special Grade) in January 2002 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abuja.He served in various capacities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.He was also member of the Nigerian delegation to many Conferences including the United Nations General Assembly in 1976 – 78, 1991-92,   2006–07, ECOWAS Summits in 1986 – 88 and UN Human Rights Council meetings, 2005 -2007. Ambassador Adeyanju attended in-service training courses at the International Law Institute, Washington DC, USA 1986, Institute of Management Development, University of Pittsburg, USA 1994 and Korea International Cooperation Agency, Seoul South Korea, 2006. In April 2007, he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nigeria to Belgium with concurrent accreditation to the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, European Union, European Commission and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of Sates. With the change of government in May 2008, Amb. Adeyanju was re-assigned as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Zimbabwe and served in that capacity till October 2010. He is currently Director National and Geo-political Affairs department.













Brig Gen Mohammed Lawal Augie was born on 31 May 1963 at Augie, in Augie Local Government Area of Kebbi State. He started his early education at Augie Model Primary School from where he proceeded to College of Arts and Arabic studies where he obtained his GII Teachers Certificate in 1981. He later proceeded to Usman Dan Fodio University where he obtained his BA Ed (History) in 1987. He also attended University of Ilorin where he obtained MA History in 1995.


Brig Gen ML Augie was commissioned on 04 Oct 89 as Lt in the NA and was deployed to NA Education Corps. He attended several courses which include Basic NAEC Offrs’ Devt Course, Advance NAEC Offrs Devt Course. NAEC Offrs, Executive Mgt Course among others. His posting history in the NA include G1 Edu at Army Headquarters, Commandant, Command Secondary School Ibadan and Jos, Dir 1 Div Edu, Dir Info Mgt at AHQ DCMA among others. He is currently the Dir DHRA in the College. He is married with children. His hubbies include farming and playing Lawn Tennis.