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Also known as: 1 Division| 1 Mechanisd Army Division| 1st Division| Army One Division| First Mechanized Infantry Division| One Division [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Kaura [+] 9 February 2013 [+]
Kogi [+] 16 February 2012 [+] 10 September 2015 [+]
Gombe [+] 2000 [+]
Jigawa [+] 2000 [+] 10 September 2015 [+]
Kaduna [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Kano [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Katsina [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Kebbi [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Niger [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Sokoto [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Yobe [+] 2000 [+]
Bauchi [+] 2000 [+]
Zamfara [+] 2000 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
Borno [+] 2000 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Kaduna [+] June 1991 [+] 7 August 2017 [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Operation BOYONA [+] Nigeria [+] Joint Task Force [+]
JTF [+]
JTF's Operation Boyona [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 May 2013 [+]
Operation Sharan Daji [+] Nigeria [+] operation code-named 'Sharan Daji' [+] Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
January 2016 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Unknown Brigade of 1 Mechanised Division [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
Placeholder [+]
1 July 2005 [+] 18 March 2016 [+]
41 Division Engineers [+] 41 Division [+]
41 Division Engineering [+]
41 Infantry Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
23 February 2005 [+] 8 May 2013 [+]
31 Field Artillery Brigade [+] 31 Artillery [+]
31 Artillery Brigade [+]
31 Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
13 October 2010 [+] 20 July 2017 [+]
3 Motorized Brigade [+] 3 Brigade [+]
3 Mechanised Brigade [+]
3 Motorised Brigade [+]
3rd Brigade [+]
3rd Mechanised Brigade [+]
Third Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
20 November 2007 [+] 20 July 2017 [+]
1 Division Garrison [+] 1 Division Garrison Command [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
12 October 2008 [+] 20 July 2017 [+]
1 Brigade [+] 1 Army Brigade [+]
1 Bde [+]
1st Brigade [+]
Brigade 1 [+]
I Brigade [+]
'One' Brigade [+]
"One" Brigade [+]
One Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
31 August 2007 [+] 20 July 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
Owoye Andrew Azazi [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 17 January 2005 [+] 9 July 2006 [+]
Kamaldeen Role [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 9 January 2009 [+] 23 September 2010 [+]
Azubuike Onyeabo Ihejirika [+] None Commander [+] Acting General Officer Commanding [+]
Adeniyi Oyabade [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 29 July 2015 [+] 6 August 2017 [+]
Joseph Shoboiki [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 24 September 2010 [+] 14 February 2012 [+]
Garba Ayodele Wahab [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 15 February 2012 [+] 5 February 2014 [+]
Moses Obi [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 31 July 2007 [+] 8 January 2009 [+]
Lawrence Jokotola [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 10 July 2006 [+] 30 July 2007 [+]
SA Asemota [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 1 August 2002 [+] 6 January 2005 [+]
DRA Ndefo [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 30 December 2001 [+] 31 July 2002 [+]
DRA Ndefo [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 30 May 2001 [+] 29 December 2001 [+]
Kenneth Osuji [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 12 February 2014 [+] 25 June 2015 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
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
04 June 2002 This Day Ogomudia Commissions Retired Soldiers' Houses
04 September 2003 Vanguard Army Chief Assures On Logistics
05 September 2003 This Day Warri: No Military Solution, Says Army Chief
01 March 2004 Daily Champion Gen. Effiong Was a Great Patriot - - Obasanjo
24 February 2005 Daily Trust Explosions Rock Kaduna Ammunition Depot
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
28 March 2006 Daily Trust Sudan: Darfur Crisis: First Batch of Troops Airlifted to Sudan
07 May 2006 Vanguard We Cannot Now Be Hastily Separated'
19 November 2006 Vanguard Militants to Army Chief - Your Men Worsened Hostilities in N-Delta
21 March 2007 Daily Champion OBJ Presents 64 New Colours to Army
01 August 2007 Daily Trust Why We Retired Army Generals - Yar'Adua
27 August 2007 This Day Port Harcourt - Army Replaces Joint Task Force Commander
27 August 2007 Vanguard Country's Foreign Policy Under Yar'Adua
01 September 2007 This Day Soldiers Reprimanded for Role in Liberia
24 September 2007 Leadership Army Goc Warns Soldiers Against Civilians
09 October 2007 This Day 680 Soldiers Head for Darfur
25 November 2007 Daily Trust Kano LG Polls - the Inside Story
09 January 2008 Vanguard Defence Chief Declares 'Red Alert' in N-Delta
23 May 2008 This Day How 46 Soldiers Were Burnt to Death
08 July 2008 This Day Soldiers' Protest - House Summons Defence Minister, Azazi
02 August 2008 Daily Trust Army Presence Will Beef Up Security in Jigawa - Lamido
09 August 2008 This Day Security Beefed Up in Azazi's Country Home
12 October 2008 Daily Trust NDA Boss Calls for Combat Alertness
16 October 2008 Vanguard Mutiny - Soldiers Petition Senate
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
13 October 2009 This Day UN to Accredit Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre
19 May 2010 This Day 2011 - Army Will Review Operations, Says Dambazau.
21 September 2010 Daily Trust Army Engineers Yet to Work On Collapsed Sokoto Bridge
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
27 September 2010 Daily Trust Sacked GOCs Get New Posts
25 September 2010 Leadership Jonathan Sacks GOCs
13 October 2010 Daily Champion Army Chief Tasks Soldiers on More Skills
07 February 2011 This Day Army Will Tackle Security Lapses
25 May 2011 Daily Champion Lagos - DPO, DCO Killed in Army, Police Clash
22 June 2011 This Day Internal Security - Army Modifies Training to Tackle Terrorism
18 July 2011 Daily Trust Day Soldiers Dumped Guns for Brooms
05 December 2011 Daily Trust Soldiers Shut Fake 'NNPC' in Creeks
07 February 2012 Daily Trust Kaduna Attacks - Army Hq Attacker Drove up to GOC Car Park
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
09 May 2012 Leadership 25 Ghanaians, Five Locals Arrested Over Bunkering
24 July 2012 This Day Abia, Nigerian Army Tackle Vandalism of Shell's Facilities
15 September 2012 Daily Trust Boko Haram - Don't Be Deterred, Injured Soldiers Told
16 September 2012 This Day Boko Haram - Nigeria Army Compensates Families of Slain Soldiers
21 November 2012 Daily Trust Crime - Army to Deploy Soldiers to Ogun
20 December 2012 Daily Trust Army Promotes 59 Generals
06 March 2013 Daily Trust Soldiers Find Rifles, Bomb-Making Items in Kaduna Politician's House
18 May 2013 This Day Military Intensifies Campaign Against Insurgents' Stronghold
19 October 2013 This Day Nigeria, UK, U
30 November 2013 This Day 2015 - Army Prepares Agaist Violence
26 July 2014 This Day Army Pays Operational Allowances Upfront, Treats Six War Casualties Abroad'
23 August 2014 This Day Boko Haram - Minimah Hints of Major Army Shake Up
28 August 2014 This Day Protest of Soldiers' Wives
06 September 2014 Leadership Insurgents Seize the Gulak Village
14 September 2014 Leadership Army's Weapon More Sophisticated Than Boko Haram's - COAS
15 September 2014 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Rewards Injured Officers
14 July 2015 Leadership Buhari Replaces NSA, Service Chiefs
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
09 September 2015 Daily Trust Kano Govt to Facilitate N2 Billion Loan for SMEs - Gov Ganduje
05 May 2016 The Guardian Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
31 May 2016 Premium Times Four Killed in Niger State Over Allegations of Blasphemy
Nigerian Army About
Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY CHRONICLE OF COMMAND
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY POLICY AND PLANS.
Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY PUBLIC RELATIONS
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY STANDARDS AND EVALUATION
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY TRAINING AND OPERATIONS
12 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY LOGISTICS
Nigerian Army LT GEN OA IHEJIRIKA
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY MILITARY SECRETARY
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army - History
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army 1 Division.
14 September 2015 Daily Independent Army Arrests Cattle Rustlers
19 August 2013 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Creates New Division in North East
13 April 2016 The Guardian Troops Arrest Three Boko Haram Commanders, Kill 22 Others
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(b)
19 September 2013 Leadership FG Deploys Soldiers in Nasarawa
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
10 February 2016 Leadership Army Defeats Boko Haram in Mainok Ambush Attack
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
18 March 2013 Daily Trust Military Barracks in Disrepair Despite N12 Billion 2012 Budget
June 1991 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Nigeria: A Country Study
25 October 2020 National Wire #EndSARS# Commander, 9 Brigade Visits Lagos Area, Appeals To Youths, Communities 25 October 2020
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
20 July 2017 The Sun Army clears air on roles in internal security
22 April 2016 Amnesty International Nigeria: Unearthing The Truth: Unlawful Killings and Mass Cover-Up in Zaria.
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
08 November 2013 Daily Trust Army raids Boko Haram hideouts, recovers arms in Borno 06 August 2018
08 March 2011 P.M. News Defence HQ Launch Skills Acquisition In Barracks
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
16 February 2013 Vanguard Allegations of Ethnic Considerations in Retirements, Postings, Re-Deployment, Recruitment in the Army
12 May 2013 Vanguard Bama: NEMA distributes relief materials 06 August 2018
14 September 2013 Vanguard Hunger forces Boko Haram to kill three, demand N1m from traders 06 August 2018
26 December 2017 Vanguard Soldiers celebrate Christmas in Gwoza, Buni Yadi 26 August 2018
06 January 2018 Vanguard COAS commends Gov. Gaidam for presentation of vehicles to army 08 August 2018
05 March 2018 Vanguard Dickson receives Buratai, urges him to help make Bayelsa foremost tourist, economic hub 26 August 2018
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018
24 April 2018 Vanguard Army troops arrest suspected kidnappers in Kaduna 09 August 2018
22 May 2018 Vanguard Army kills 68 bandits, recover 17 motorcycles in Zamfara 25 August 2018
09 June 2018 Vanguard Troops kill many bandits, arrest Boko Haram logistics supplier in Kaduna 06 August 2018
22 June 2018 Vanguard Soldier fighting Boko Haram commits suicide 09 August 2018
20 July 2018 Vanguard Buratai renames 21 Brigade as Special Forces Brigade 25 August 2018
19 July 2018 Vanguard No going back, fight to finish, Buratai charges troops 09 August 2018
30 October 2017 The Nation Army arrest fleeing Boko Haram members in Taraba 25 August 2018
27 October 2017 The Nation Army killed three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno 17 September 2018
05 August 2017 The Nation Why insecurity is escalating – Buratai
26 June 2015 The Nation Nigeria deploys 700 soldiers to Liberia
29 November 2017 The Nation Troops capture Boko Haram commander, kill four 25 August 2018
05 October 2017 The Nation Troops Kill 4 Boko Haram members in Borno 25 August 2018
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
15 December 2015 Daily Trust We Arrested Zakzaky, Wife - Army
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
Nigerian Ministry of Defence About MOD.
17 May 2013 Leadership Emergency Rule - Economic Activities Grounded in Three States
11 February 2013 Leadership How Gunmen Killed 3 Korean Doctors In Yobe – Witnesses
31 January 2013 Premium Times JTF laments shortage of accommodation for personnel in Rivers
08 June 2015 Premium Times Boko Haram - Nigerian Military Moves Command Centre to Maiduguri
18 November 2015 Premium Times Nigerian troops destroy rockets manufactured by Boko Haram
19 March 2016 Premium Times 35 bandits killed, 39 others arrested in North-East – Nigerian Army
08 May 2013 Premium Times Army parades oil bunkers in Kaduna
13 February 2014 The Punch Army redeploys 127 senior officers
07 June 2014 The Punch Boko Haram: Army court-martials officers for cowardice, others
16 May 2013 The Punch Hundreds of troops deployed in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
14 September 2013 This Day GOC: New Security Role Won’t Overwhelm Army 06 August 2018
31 March 2014 This Day A Hero's Welcome for Ihejirika
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
12 June 2015 This Day Boko Haram: Buhari Calls for Limiting Sect’s Access to Funds, Weapons, Others
08 February 2012 This Day Boko Haram Names Negotiators, As Multiple Blasts Rock Kaduna
06 February 2014 This Day Jonathan Charges Service Chiefs to Crush Boko Haram Insurgents
16 November 2007 This Day Bakassi Killings: Nigerian Soldiers Not Involved, Azazi Insists
21 February 2011 Vanguard Army Discovers High Profile Arms in Borno
31 May 2011 Vanguard Bombings: Part of failed plots to derail Jonathan’s inauguration – Security Agencies
22 June 2011 Vanguard Bomb blast: NSA summons IGP…as police postpone meeting
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army
27 May 2012 Vanguard Army is combat-ready for terrorists – COAS
02 July 2012 Vanguard 3 killed, one arrested as JTF, terrorists clash in Damaturu
18 August 2012 Vanguard Presidency Moves to Avert Attacks on Mosques, Churches During Sallah
26 September 2012 Vanguard Oil Theft - Stakeholders Toe Divergent Paths Over JTF's Altered Mandate
16 May 2013 Vanguard Soldiers storm Borno,Yobe, Adamawa
01 October 2014 Vanguard Boko Haram - New Dawn in Winning the War On Terror
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
28 February 2016 Vanguard Boko Haram: Nigerian Army inducts Combat Motorbike battalion into Battle
30 March 2016 Vanguard Army captures Alagarno, Boko Haram `spiritual power base’
03 June 2016 Vanguard Troops kill 11 Boko Haram terrorists, lose soldiers
22 July 2016 Vanguard Troops welfare: Army to review fees in command schools
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018