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Also known as: 82nd Division (Airborne and Amphibious)| Composite Division| Eighty second (Airborne) Division

Country: Nigeria

Classified as: Army  Military

Areas of operation



Area First cited Last cited
Bayelsa 31 January 2011 29 May 2016
Taraba 31 January 2011 25 May 2017
Abia 13 June 2009 13 September 2017
Akwa Ibom 17 October 2007 13 February 2017
Imo 13 October 2004 11 September 2017
Benue 14 May 2004 March 2016
Rivers 27 April 2004 4 September 2016
Anambra 20 March 2004 11 September 2017
Enugu 7 December 2002 11 September 2017
Cross River 4 June 2002 11 September 2017
Ebonyi 9 December 2000 11 September 2017

Sites



Site First cited Last cited
Enugu June 1991 31 July 2017

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Aliases Classifications First cited Last cited
Unknown Brigade of 82 Division Placeholder 1 February 2002 24 January 2017
82 Division Garrison Army
Military
2 October 2009 16 October 2017
72 Special Forces Battalion 72 Army Battalion
72 Battalion
72 BN
72 Para Battalion
72 Para-Battalion
72 Para Bn
72 Special Battalion
Army
Military
2 October 2009 30 January 2017
54 Division Signals 54 Div. Signals Army
Military
12 July 2011 17 July 2011
44 Division Engineers 44 Div. engineers
44 Division Engineer
44 Engineer Brigade
Army
Military
12 July 2011 16 October 2017
34 Field Artillery Brigade 34 AB
34 Artillery Brigade
34 Artillery Owerri
34 Brigade
34 FAB
Army
Military
13 October 2004 16 October 2017
245 Recce Battalion 245 Battalion
245 Recce Bn
Army
Military
19 May 2011
2 Amphibious Brigade 2 Brigade
Second Brigade
Army
Military
17 October 2007 4 September 2016
14 Brigade 14th Brigade Army
Military
12 July 2011 16 October 2017
13 Amphibious Brigade 13 Brigade
13 Infantry Brigade
13 Motorised Brigade
3 Amphibious Brigade
Army
Military
16 October 2007 31 July 2017

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Title First cited Last cited
A. Adefarati Brigadier General Chief of Staff 24 March 2015
Abdul Hafeez Adewuyi Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 3 September 2004 9 July 2006
Adamu Abubakar Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 31 July 2017
Adamu Baba Abubakar Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 25 December 2016 15 October 2017
Adamu T. Ibrahim Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 31 July 2007 17 October 2007
Adebayor Olanniyi Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 11 March 2013 4 January 2014
Adeniyi Sangotade Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 4 June 2002
Austin Ogbe Brigadier General Commander, 82 Division, Nigerian Army Medical Services 9 December 2015
Bashiru Jinadu Major General Commander 2003 2004
H.M. Hussani Colonel Commander General Officer Commanding 4 June 2007
Ibrahim Attahiru Brigadier General Commander Acting General Officer Commanding 29 July 2015 9 December 2015
Ibrahim Attahiru Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 15 January 2016 18 November 2016
M. M. Yerima Major Army Public Relations Officer Assistant Director Army Public Relations 22 August 2003
Mohammad Danhanne Issa Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 9 January 2009 23 September 2010
Oluwaseun Olayinka Oshinowo Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 15 February 2012 2013
R Adeshina Major General Commander 2004 3 September 2004
Rafiu Adeshina Major General Commander 27 April 2004
Sagir Musa Colonel Spokesman 15 October 2017
Sakin-Yaki Bello Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 24 September 2010 3 September 2011
Shehu Yusuf Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 13 February 2014 28 July 2015
SU Atawodi Major General Commander 10 July 2006
Sunday Idoko Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 4 September 2011 14 February 2012