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Also known as: 2 BN| 2 NO.BATTALION [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Degema [+] 2 October 2006 [+]


Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Kaduna [+] 24 August 2011 [+] 11 November 2013 [+]
Port Harcourt [+]


Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Operation Sharan Daji [+] Nigeria [+] operation code-named 'Sharan Daji' [+] Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
February 2016 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Special Task Force [+] Nigeria [+] STF [+]
Special Task Force [+]
Special Task Force (Operations Safe Heaven) [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
24 August 2011 [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
Peacekeeping [+] 2009 [+]

Parent units

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Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
S.S. Ibrahim [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 8 November 2016 [+]
Enobong Okon Udoh [+] None None


List of all sources used to evidence the data in this record Click the "+" symbol next to every data point in the record to see the sources used for that data point.

Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
11 April 2017 Security Force Monitor This unit is a placeholder to represent the hierarchical structure of this branch of the security service, based on the Security Force Monitor's research, as the Monitor does not currently have a source for a parent relationship to a specific, named unit
02 October 2000 Vanguard Obasanjo Okays New Army Division For Benin
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
03 October 2006 Vanguard 5 Soldiers Feared Dead As Militants Attack Shell Location
24 September 2007 Leadership Army Goc Warns Soldiers Against Civilians
11 October 2007 Daily Trust It's Capital Offence to Refuse Deployment to Darfur - COAS
12 October 2008 Daily Trust NDA Boss Calls for Combat Alertness
13 October 2009 This Day UN to Accredit Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre
08 November 2009 Daily Champion JTF Arrests 50 Bunkerers
23 February 2012 Daily Trust Spare No One At Checkpoints, GOC Tells Officers
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
09 September 2015 Daily Trust Kano Govt to Facilitate N2 Billion Loan for SMEs - Gov Ganduje
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army 1 Division.
Budget Office of the Federation 2009 Appropriations, Ministry of Defence
14 September 2015 Daily Independent Army Arrests Cattle Rustlers
18 March 2016 News Agency of Nigeria Army kill 35 bandits, arrest 39 in North West -- GOC
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
11 November 2013 Daily Trust Kaduna Pays N9 Million On Operation Yaki Operatives
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
19 March 2016 Premium Times 35 bandits killed, 39 others arrested in North-East – Nigerian Army
2011 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2010-2011
24 August 2011 Vanguard Two Soldiers to Face Court Martial Over Kidnap of Mikel Obi's Father
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army
30 July 2018 Daily Trust Army test officers’ proficiency in handling of weapons, military drills 18 September 2018
04 February 2017 Daily Trust 6 Div Commander resumes duty in Port Harcourt
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018