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Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Nembe [+] 19 July 2008 [+]
Borno [+] 27 June 2008 [+] 4 August 2008 [+]
Southern Ijaw [+] 29 December 2007 [+] 17 July 2008 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Janguza [+] October 2008 [+] 27 June 2016 [+]
Elele [+] 29 September 2008 [+] October 2008 [+]
Nembe [+] 23 June 2008 [+] 4 August 2008 [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Hope [+] Nigeria [+] JTF [+]
Joint Military Task Force [+]
Joint Military Task Force (JTF) [+]
Joint Military Task Force on the Niger Delta [+]
Joint Military Task known as Operation Restore Hope [+]
Joint Security Task Force [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Joint Task Force "Operation Restore Hope" [+]
Joint Task Force for the Niger Delta [+]
Joint Task Force on Niger Delta codenamed Operation Restore Hope [+]
Operation Restore Hope [+]
Operation Restore Hope in the Niger Delta [+]
Task Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
29 December 2007 [+] October 2008 [+]
Multinational Joint Task Force [+] Nigeria [+] MN-JTF [+]
MNJTF [+]
MNTJTF [+]
MTJF [+]
Multi National Joint Task Force [+]
Multi-National Joint Task Force [+]
Multinational JTF [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
27 July 2011 [+] April 2013 [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
UNAMID [+]
Peacekeeping [+] October 2009 [+]

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Christopher Musa [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 12 December 2007 [+] 4 August 2008 [+]

Sources

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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
21 April 2003 Vanguard Cries of Rigging is Hypocrisy - Shagari
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
17 January 2007 Daily Trust Kanem Trust - Soldiers Thrill Nguru Residents With Thanksgiving
08 March 2007 Daily Champion Acting Governor Commends Military
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
25 November 2007 Daily Trust Kano LG Polls - the Inside Story
13 December 2007 Vanguard Bayelsa Govt Gives Militia Groups Speed Boats
31 December 2007 Leadership 'How 91-Year-Old Pa Zidafamor Was Saved'
31 December 2007 Leadership How Bayelsa AG's Father Was Saved -- JTF
10 January 2008 This Day Militants - Military Begins Full-Scale Onslaught
09 January 2008 Vanguard Defence Chief Declares 'Red Alert' in N-Delta
16 May 2008 Leadership Kawu Pledges Kano Govt's Assistance
24 June 2008 This Day Bayelsa Militants Engage in Supremacy Battle
18 July 2008 This Day FG Changes Gear on Niger Delta Summit
20 July 2008 This Day Militants Kill Three Soldiers, Four Civilians
20 July 2008 Leadership Ex-Gov Insists On Summit
02 August 2008 Daily Trust Army Presence Will Beef Up Security in Jigawa - Lamido
05 August 2008 This Day Soldiers Raze Agge, Bayelsa Town
12 October 2008 Daily Trust NDA Boss Calls for Combat Alertness
15 October 2008 Daily Independent Dealing With Massob Threat in Igbo Agenda
02 January 2009 This Day Katisna Assures Army of Continued Support
03 August 2009 This Day 132 Graduate From Army Peacekeeping Centre
13 October 2009 This Day UN to Accredit Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre
13 October 2010 Daily Champion Army Chief Tasks Soldiers on More Skills
26 December 2010 Daily Independent Jos Crisis - Death Toll Rises as Reprisals Continue
03 February 2011 Daily Trust Jos Operation Crucial to Nation's Survival - Army Chief
10 November 2011 Daily Trust Army Gets 25 Major Generals
06 February 2012 Leadership Kano JTF and Boko Haram in Gun Battle
08 February 2012 Leadership Suicide Bomber Hits Army Barracks in Kaduna
16 February 2012 Daily Trust GOCs Redeployed in Army Shake-Up
23 February 2012 Daily Trust Spare No One At Checkpoints, GOC Tells Officers
08 March 2012 This Day Call Your Men to Order,' Emir of Kano Tells Army Commander
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
22 March 2012 Daily Trust JTF Guns Down Nine in Kano
25 March 2012 Leadership JTF Pounds Suspected Boko Haram Hideout in Kano
05 April 2012 Leadership Taraba Attack - Six Villages Burnt, Two Soldiers Killed
07 May 2012 Daily Trust Bomb Found at Kano Football Viewing Centre
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
19 April 2013 This Day Be Courageous in Fighting Terrorists, Kano Residents Urged
18 May 2013 Daily Trust Four Gunmen, Three Soldiers, Two Cops Killed in Daura
01 June 2013 Daily Trust Inside 'Hezbollah's Kano Armoury' - Lebanese Condemn Act
01 June 2013 This Day FG - We're Studying Possible Boko Haram-Hezbollah Link
31 May 2013 Daily Trust 'Hezbollah Behind Kano Weapons Cache'
10 October 2013 Daily Trust JTF Destroys Kano Bomb Factory
10 October 2013 This Day JTF Uncovers Bomb Factory, Suicide Back Pack in Kano
28 December 2013 This Day In Major Shake-Up, Army Redeploys Senior Officers
06 January 2014 Daily Trust JTF Nabs Bomb Manufacturer
26 January 2014 This Day Don't Allow Yourselves to Be Used By Politicians in 2015, General Abbah Tells Soldiers
09 September 2015 Daily Trust Kano Govt to Facilitate N2 Billion Loan for SMEs - Gov Ganduje
30 March 2016 The Guardian Kano Market Fire a Monumental Disaster - Masari
27 June 2016 Daily Trust Power Firms Reel Under N44 Billion Military Debts
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army 1 Division.
14 September 2015 Daily Independent Army Arrests Cattle Rustlers
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML. 20 April 2016
10 September 2015 Leadership Conduct Yourselves In A Professional Manner, GOC Urges Soldiers
18 March 2016 News Agency of Nigeria Army kill 35 bandits, arrest 39 in North West -- GOC
16 July 2013 Sahara Reporters Kano JTF Kills Boko Haram Operatives in Jigawa State
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
20 July 2017 The Sun Army clears air on roles in internal security
24 January 2012 The Sun Three Days After Multiple Blasts Bombs Litter Kano
21 January 2013 The Nation Attack on Emir: JTF Debunks Suspects' Arrest
18 March 2015 The Nation Polls: Eschew politics of bitterness, Maitama Sule urges politicians
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
02 December 2013 Daily Trust ASUU strike: Mark cautions against use of 'sledgehammer'
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
03 May 2016 Daily Trust Suspected Killers of Gen Shuwa Arrested
30 January 2010 Daily Trust Missing girl: Parties doubt police investigation
26 May 2013 Daily Trust Soldiers Beat, Injure 13 Customs Officers in Katsina
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
14 December 2015 The Guardian Our role in Bayelsa polls, by military
Armed Forces Command and Staff College Brig Gen G Oyefesobi
05 May 2013 Premium Times Nigerian soldiers in multinational force protest extended Baga operation
19 March 2016 Premium Times 35 bandits killed, 39 others arrested in North-East – Nigerian Army
26 March 2014 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2013-2014 [Volume II, Section IV Country Training Activities]
27 October 2008 The Nation Shake-up in Niger Delta security outfits
16 September 2012 This Day Boko Haram - Nigeria Army Compensates Families of Slain Soldiers
01 August 2009 Vanguard 38 Boko Haram Members Arrested in Abuja
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army
09 March 2012 Vanguard Bayero Urges Army to Check Excesses of Task Force
25 March 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram: JTF Rescues Housewives, 13 Children
12 August 2012 Vanguard Eid Fitr - JTF Launched Preemptive Strikes on Militant Hideout in Kano
25 December 2012 Vanguard JTF discovers, detonates bombs in Kano
17 July 2013 Vanguard JTF Kills Three Suspected Boko Haram Members in Jigawa
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
16 October 2015 Vanguard JTF Nabs 10 Suspected Suppliers of Fuel to Boko Haram in Jigawa
June 1991 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Nigeria: A Country Study
13 June 2017 The Guardian Army kill Boko Haram leader, rescue nine children
26 August 2015 The Guardian Army seeks NDDC support to sustain peace in N’Delta
27 May 2017 Nigerian Army Gen Nani Hands Over to Olabanji, Urges Troops to Maintain Momentum 21 October 2020