Musa Usman is a retired Nigerian brigadier who was formerly the military governor of the old Northeastern State of Nigeria.
Usman was born in Enugu. He received military training at the Nigerian Military School, Zaria, Mons Officer Cadet School, Aldershot and the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. In 1961, he served in the UN peace keeping force in Congo. He became the military governor of Northeastern State in 1967.