Defence Intelligence Agency
Defence Intelligence Agency
Defence Intelligence Agency
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About The Defense Intelligence Agency

The Defense Intelligence Agency is responsible for acquiring military intelligence for the Nigerian armed Forces and the Ministry of Defense. The agency is also tasked with safeguarding the lives of citizens and maintaining territorial integrity and also to improve military togetherness with other nations.

History of The Defense Intelligence Agency

The Defense Intelligence Agency was founded in 1986 by the National Security Agencies Act of 1986 (Decree 19) as the chief military intelligence agency of the country. The agency was established as an effective system of getting military intelligence for the Nigerian Armed forces and the ministry of defense. The head of the agency is selected by the president, the current head is AVM MS. Usman.


This is a very safe place as befits an agency of its standing.  

Best Time to Visit The Defense Intelligence Agency

DIA is best visited when the agency has to go on a peace keeping mission. The atmosphere around the agency is electrifying during this period.

Most Common Visitors

Most common visitors of the agency are government officials and law enforcement officers.

Weather at The Defense Intelligence Agency

Defense Intelligence Agency is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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