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Also known as: Brigade of Guards| Presidential Guards' Brigade [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Federal Capital Territory [+] 2 January 2005 [+] 19 August 2015 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Abuja [+] 22 December 2004 [+] 22 July 2015 [+]

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Guards Brigade Garrison [+] HQ Guard Brigade Garrison [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
22 December 2004 [+] 28 August 2017 [+]
7 Guards Battalion [+] 7 Battalion [+]
Seventh Battalion [+]
Seventh Guards Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
2 October 2012 [+] 28 August 2017 [+]
177 Guards Battalion [+] 117 Brigade of Guards [+]
177 Battalion [+]
177 Guard Battalion [+]
177 Motorised Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
22 December 2004 [+] 28 August 2017 [+]
176 Special Forces Guards Battalion [+] 176 Battalion [+]
176 Guards Battalion [+]
176 Special Forces Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
1 October 2012 [+] 28 August 2017 [+]

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Emmanuel Atewe [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 10 December 2013 [+]
Emmanuel Atewe [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 11 December 2013 [+] 11 February 2014 [+]
Emmanuel Atewe [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 24 September 2010 [+]
Joseph Oshanupin [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 22 December 2004 [+]
BM Monguno [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 8 January 2009 [+]
Enobong Okon Udoh [+] None None
AS Mustapha [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 9 January 2009 [+]
Musa Yusuf [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 22 July 2015 [+] 28 August 2017 [+]
Mohammed Usman [+] Colonel [+] Chief of Staff [+] 21 April 2016 [+]
Anthony Omozoje [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 12 February 2014 [+] 21 July 2015 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
31 March 2014 The Sun Inside story of DSS shoot-out in Abuja
02 January 2005 Vanguard Climbing the 'Harzardous Aso-Rock'
21 March 2007 Daily Champion OBJ Presents 64 New Colours to Army
17 August 2007 Daily Champion New Dimension to Demolition in Abuja
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
01 March 2010 Daily Trust How Guards Brigade Operates, By Senior Officer
03 March 2010 Daily Trust Guards Brigade Commander Only Answers to President - Ex-Security Chief
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
27 September 2010 Daily Trust Sacked GOCs Get New Posts
26 December 2011 Daily Trust Suicide Bombers Spoil Christmas
02 October 2012 Leadership Independence - Villa Ceremony Saves Cost - Jonathan
05 October 2012 This Day Jonathan Names New CDS, Service Chiefs
15 August 2014 This Day NFCT Conducts Internal Security Counter-Terrorism Exercise
16 October 2015 Daily Trust 117 Battalion Wins Guards Brigade Obstacle Competition
12 April 2016 Daily Trust Why We Train Troops On Public Speaking - Guards Brigade
1990 Armed Forces Ruling Council Police Act 1990 Part II S.9(4) 18 September 2018
05 June 1986 Armed Forces Ruling Council National Security Agencies Act Section 3 2(a)
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part II S.4(1)
19 August 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Guards Brigade partners NSCDC on security in FCT
24 June 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Guards Brigade trains personnel on post-retirement life
23 July 2019 Sahara Reporters Nigerian General Urges Soldiers Not To Dent Image Of Country's Army 21 October 2020
State Security Service Statutory Roles
24 January 2018 News Agency of Nigeria Army’s 6 Division gets new GOC 22 October 2020
06 August 2018 The Punch Nigerian Army, 6 Division, gets new GOC 22 October 2020
28 August 2017 The Sun Guards Brigade holds inter-Unit competition for barracks children
30 July 2018 Daily Trust Army test officers’ proficiency in handling of weapons, military drills 18 September 2018
23 July 2015 Daily Trust Army appoints new guard’s brigade commander
04 February 2017 Daily Trust 6 Div Commander resumes duty in Port Harcourt
21 April 2016 Daily Trust 117 guards brigade battalion wins inter-unit marathon
2010 Network on Police Reform in Nigeria et al Criminal Force – Torture, Abuse, and Extrajudicial Killings by the Nigeria Police Force
21 October 2020 Premium Times #EndSARS: As Nigeria burns, Buhari refuses to address the nation 22 October 2020
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018
29 January 2016 The Nation A prize for keeping fit
04 February 2016 The Nation Ex-commander seeks support for successor
27 November 2014 The Nation Nigerian Army commemorates AIDS day
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
Federal Republic of Nigeria The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Nigeria Police Force The Structure of the Nigeria Police Force
16 October 2016 Premium Times Aso Rock ‘demons’ behind Buhari’s ‘wife-belongs-in kitchen’ gaffe – Fani-Kayode
02 October 2014 The Punch Jonathan, Sambo celebrate inside Villa
Office of the President Federal Republic of Nigeria Past Presidents & Heads of State
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
18 September 2011 Vanguard Large Cache of Arms Intercepted in Abuja
01 October 2012 Vanguard Jonathan Inaugurates 176 Special Forces Battalion for Aso Rock
19 October 2016 Vanguard Buhari meets Chibok girls, parents in Aso Rock today