|Alternative names||Defense house|
|Location||Tafawa Balewa Square|
|Design and construction|
|Main contractor||G. Cappa|
The project was commissioned by the British government as a testimonial to and as a good will support to Nigeria's independence in 1960.
The building is built of reinforced concrete, the building has housed major corporations and also the Defense headquarters under the Babangida administration and was which was commonly referred to as Defense House. In 1993, portions of it caught fire and since the incident, the building has not been managed properly.
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