Christian Tsaro Dii

Christian Tsaro Dii
PhD, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Department of Political Science
Dr (Air Vice Marshall) CT Dii (rtd) is a two-star General of Nigerian Air Force. He is also a Defence & Strategic Consultant. He is a recipient of General Service Star (GSS), Pass Staff Course Dagger (psc+), Pass National Security and War Course (nswc) and Fellow, Defence College Gagger (fdc+). He obtained his PhD in Defence & Strategic Studies from Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. Dr Dii also possess M.Sc. International Development: Economics and Management of Rural Development, University of Manchester, United Kingdom; Master of Science in National Security and War Studies, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy (MIAD) Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. BSc Economics, University of Abuja; Senior Executives Course in National & International Security, Harvard Kennedy School USA; Diploma in National Security, Galilee International Management Institute Israel.Prior to joining NDA, Dr Dii has held various positions and appointments at different times including Director of Strategy at Defence Headquarters, Abuja; Director of Procurement at Nigerian Air Force Headquarters, Abuja; MD/CEO – Aeronautical Engineering & Technical Services Limited, Abuja; Director Nigerian Air Force Transformation at Nigerian Air Force Headquarters, Abuja; among others. He has attended different Senior Courses both in Nigeria and abroad. He is also a Lecturer in the Department of International Relations & Diplomacy at Baze University, Abuja.

At NDA, Dr Dii is a Senior Lecturer and committed to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is a Member Chartered Institute of Commerce of Nigeria (MCICN) and Member Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM). He is recipient of various Honours and awards. Dr Dii has written various articles and published widely in various academic journals


  1. Dii, Christian Tsaro (2021). Technological Development in Defence Transformation, Kaduna: Pyla-mak Services Ltd.
  2. Dii, Christian Tsaro (2022). Streamlining Civil Military Education for National Development in Nigeria, International Journal of Development and Management Review (INJODEMAR), Volume 17 No. 1, June 2022 pp 201-212.
  3. Dii, Christian Tsaro Dii (2022). Dearth of National Leadership in Nigeria Federalism, in Reflections on Nigeria Federalism: Essay in Honour of Professor Solomon Akhere Benjamin (eds) FON Roberts and Chukwuemeka Okafor.
  4. Dii, CT, Alokpa, MF and Obierika, OC (2022). Synchronizing Civil military Education for National Development in Nigeria, Kaduna: Pyla-mak Services Ltd.
  5. Dii, CT (2021). Military Manufactures and National Power: A Case Study of Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria. In Perspectives on the Nigerian Air Force: Strategy and Operations (eds) Usman A Tar, Samuel B Ayegba and Bashir Bala, Chapter 22 (p631-656) Kaduna: Pyla-mak Services Ltd.
  6. Dii, Christian Tsaro (2021). Indigenous Technological Development and Defence Transformation in the Armed Forces of Nigeria, African Journal of Development Studies, Volume 10(2) June 2021.
  7. Dii, Christian Tsaro (2008). Land Title Reform and Sustainable Livelihoods: Case Study of Abuja – Nigeria. The University of Manchester (United Kingdom). ProQuest Dissertations Publishing 27826729.
  8. Dii, Christian Tsaro (2012). Land Reform Policy in Pakistan vis-à-vis Nigeria: An Appraisal. National Defence University, Pakistan. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing 27826731.
  9. Dii, Christian Tsaro (2016). Technological Development and Defence Transformation in the Armed Forces of Nigeria 1999 – 2015. Nigerian Defence Academy.  ProQuest Dissertations Publishing 27826730.