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Also known as: 65 BN [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Eti Osa [+] 14 October 2017 [+] 20 October 2020 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Epe [+] February 2012 [+]
Victoria Island [+] 2 October 2000 [+] 21 October 2020 [+]
Sokoto [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
UNAMID [+]
Peacekeeping [+] 19 January 2016 [+]

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Salisu Ovada Bello [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 20 October 2020 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
20 January 1999 Tempo The Wasting Of Nigerian Soldiers
02 October 2000 Vanguard Obasanjo Okays New Army Division For Benin
03 August 2004 This Day Agwai Unveil New Welfare Package for Army
14 October 2005 This Day Ojuelegba Fracas: Police Put Losses At N3
30 January 2007 Daily Champion Ihejirika Lauds Joint Police/Military Operations in Lagos
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
08 February 2012 The Moment Army Withdraws Troops From Lagos Security Outfit
03 June 2013 Vanguard Army, NDLEA Arrest 47 Drug Suspects in Lagos
19 October 2013 This Day Nigeria, UK, U
28 December 2013 This Day In Major Shake-Up, Army Redeploys Senior Officers
22 July 2014 This Day We Won't Concede Any Part of Nigeria to Terrorists, Says Military
23 July 2014 This Day War On Terror Is Not a Day's Fight, Says Army Chief
06 November 2014 Daily Independent Commends Nigerian Army's Professionalism
04 September 2014 Daily Independent We Will Reduce Crime in 'Ember' Months, Police Assure Lagosians
27 March 2015 Daily Independent Polls - IG Redeploys Six DIGs, 11 Others
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML. 20 April 2016
19 September 2013 Leadership FG Deploys Soldiers in Nasarawa
11 August 2015 Leadership ‘We Arrested Many Boko Haram Suspects In Lagos’
23 July 2019 Sahara Reporters Nigerian General Urges Soldiers Not To Dent Image Of Country's Army 21 October 2020
19 January 2016 The Nation Army begins rebuilding of Northeast villages
09 February 2014 The Nation Lagos warns perpetrators of gang wars
22 July 2014 The Nation We'll chase away Boko Haram, says Army chief
Training and Doctrine Command BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF BRIG GEN BA FIBOINUMAMA
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre OFFICE OF THE COMMANDANT
08 January 2016 The Guardian Pray for troops in battlefield, says Nigerian Army
30 July 2014 The Punch Diamond Bank donates office block to Nigerian Army
07 October 2013 The Punch Soldiers stab man to death at viewing centre
2014 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2013-2014
02 July 2014 This Day Bomber Kills 17 in Maiduguri Market, Explosion Hits Kaduna
03 January 2013 This Day Security - Police Commissioner Seeks Residents Support
02 March 2015 This Day The Return of Lagos Gang War
05 March 2010 Vanguard Escapades of a fake Group Captain In Lagos
15 April 2013 Vanguard Soldiers Rescue Kidnap Victim, Arrest Suspect in Lagos
03 September 2013 Vanguard Widows of slain soldiers receive N12m compensation
05 November 2013 Vanguard NDLEA, Army Raid Lagos Again, Recover 680
22 July 2014 Vanguard Army Launches New Counter-Terrorism Measures
13 January 2015 Vanguard Mutiny - Fashola Pleads for 54 Convicted Soldiers
06 August 2020 GOV. SANWO-OLU RECEIVES NEW GOC 81 DIVISION OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY, MAJOR-GENERAL GODWIN UMELO AT LAGOS HOUSE, MARINA, ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020 16 November 2021
26 September 2020 Lagos State Government NIGERIA@60: LAGOS DEPUTY GOVERNOR CALLS FOR PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE AMOMG CITIZENS 22 October 2020
Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters Report Of Lekki Incident Investigation Of 20th October 2020 24 November 2021
10 June 2019 National Daily Training, bedrock of military profession – Gen Yusuf 21 October 2020
25 October 2020 National Wire #EndSARS# Commander, 9 Brigade Visits Lagos Area, Appeals To Youths, Communities 25 October 2020
12 March 2021 National Wire “My Doors Are Opened For New Ideas – Gen Fejokwu Assures PSOs, Commanders 16 November 2021
08 November 2020 #EndSARS: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Called Me To Say Col Bello Was Shooting At Lekki, Gen Tells Lagos Judicial Panel 23 November 2021
29 April 2021 Brig. Gen. Sale Kawugana Transfer Leadership, As 9 Brigade Welcomes New Commander 17 November 2021
17 October 2017 The Nation Crocodile Smile II: 40 suspects arrested by the Army in Lagos, Ogun 24 October 2020
30 July 2018 Daily Trust Army test officers’ proficiency in handling of weapons, military drills 18 September 2018
25 April 2017 Daily Trust Army tests soldiers’ proficiency in weapons handling, military drills
10 July 2016 Daily Trust Day Corporal Camel thrilled officers, families
26 May 2010 P.M. News 81 Division Begins Combat Readiness Competition 21 October 2020
21 October 2020 Premium Times #EndSARS: As Nigeria burns, Buhari refuses to address the nation 22 October 2020
22 November 2020 Premium Times Lekki Shooting: Army reveals roles played by two senior officers 23 November 2021
01 December 2019 News Agency of Nigeria Crocodile Smile IV: Army conducts environmental sanitation in Lagos community 24 October 2020
30 July 2020 Radio Nigeria Army improves security at Ikorodu 21 October 2020
19 September 2016 Vanguard Soldier arrested over stray bullet incident 21 October 2020
13 February 2017 Vanguard Domestic, sexual violence: Lagos takes advocacy to army officers 21 October 2020
10 November 2017 Vanguard Internal security: Army conducts exercise ‘Agbara Opolo’ in Lagos 22 October 2020
03 March 2020 News Agency of Nigeria More Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists surrender in NE – Army 24 October 2020
22 April 2020 Vanguard COVID 19: GOC commissions waterpoint at 9 Brigade barracks 21 October 2020
21 October 2020 Brigadier Francis Omata Clears The Air On #LekkiMassacre, Names Officer Who Led The Operation 23 November 2021