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222 Battalion [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: 222 Army [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Ughelli North [+] 11 February 2013 [+] 2 December 2014 [+]
Ughelli South [+] 20 May 2012 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Konduga [+] 8 June 2018 [+]
Kawuri [+] 8 June 2018 [+]
Ughelli [+] 13 February 2013 [+] 17 January 2016 [+]
Ilorin [+] 27 June 2001 [+] 3 March 2003 [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
United Nations Mission in Liberia [+] Liberia [+] UNMIL [+] Peacekeeping [+] 30 March 2009 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield Sector 1 [+] Nigeria [+] Sector 1 [+]
Sector 1 Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield [+]
Sector One [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
20 May 2012 [+] 17 January 2016 [+]
United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone [+] Sierra Leone [+] UNAMSIL [+] Peacekeeping [+] 2003 [+]

Parent units

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Mathew Oyekola [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 22 March 2015 [+] 17 January 2016 [+]
Victor Ibeh [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 17 April 2013 [+] 5 December 2013 [+]

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
12 July 2013 The Sun Army parades police inspector armed robber, 16 others in Benin
27 June 2001 The Guardian U.S. to Train Three New Battalions
29 April 2002 Vanguard Government Begins Decentralisation of Defence Units
03 March 2003 This Day Army Pledges Continued Defence of Democracy
05 September 2003 This Day Warri: No Military Solution, Says Army Chief
20 April 2004 This Day Army Games Begin in Abeokuta
16 February 2005 Vanguard Task Force Men Kill Suspected Bank Robber in Shoot-Out
22 July 2005 This Day SMEs Can Add Value to Agricultural Produce - Adelaja
21 November 2005 This Day Army Chief Calls for Police Reforms
08 September 2008 Vanguard Army Commander Hails Governor Osunbor
26 December 2008 Daily Trust Army Can Protect Country - Major Maina
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
16 March 2009 Daily Independent Troops Rotate in Liberia
30 August 2009 Leadership Kwara Police Command Issues Quit Notice to Criminals
23 January 2012 Daily Trust JTF Destroys 6,000 Illegal Refineries
04 March 2012 Leadership Kwara Commissions N4
05 June 2012 Daily Trust Army Destroys Over 2000 Illegal Refineries in Edo, Delta
10 August 2012 Leadership Army Warns Soldiers on Peace Keeping Against Misconduct
11 August 2012 Daily Trust Peace Mission - Army Warns Soldiers Against Misconduct While in Liberia
14 October 2012 Leadership Insecurity - Nigerian Army Organises Counter-Terrorism Training for Civil Defence Corps
28 January 2013 Daily Trust Army Redeploys Minimah, Others
14 July 2013 This Day Edo Robbery - Arrested Police Inspector Mentally Challenged, Says Bayelsa CP
12 September 2013 Leadership Army Kills 10 Boko Haram Members, Destroys Two Camps
09 January 2014 Vanguard Army Destroys 36 Petrol Tankers, Six Boats in Cross River
20 January 2014 This Day Med-View Delivers a Boeing 737-800 to Enhance Its Operation
17 April 2014 Premium Times Army Denies Killing APC Member
02 December 2014 Daily Independent Resolving Border Dispute Between Ekiugbo, Otor-Iwhreko Communities
02 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 203 Soldiers After Secret Trial
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
10 April 2015 Daily Independent Security Agencies Commended for Peaceful Poll in Delta
21 April 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Kareto Attack: Several Soldiers Killed, Others Missing
11 March 2016 News Agency of Nigeria 35 suspects arrested in arms mop-up operation in Delta
28 May 2014 National Mirror Oshiomhole commissions water projects for Army
20 July 2015 Sahara Reporters We Will Make Boko Haram Beg For Peace – Nigeria’s Army Chief
06 May 2017 The Guardian Returning refugees from Cameroun overstretching Borno IDPs camps, army warns
19 December 2014 The Sun JTF arrests cult leader, nabs 4 oil thieves
14 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 227 Soldiers for 'Refusing to Fight Boko Haram'
19 April 2017 Daily Trust Army denies shootout with notorious kidnapper
21 January 2014 Daily Trust JTF Impounds 20 Barges Laden With 1,348 Barrels of Stolen Crude in Niger Delta
13 October 2013 Soldiers' Voice, Aso Radio 93.5 Fm Abuja Nigeria NEWS ON THE ARMY SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER, 2013. 08 July 2020
23 April 2016 This Day Military Arrests Four Boko Haram Kingpins, Insists Curfew in Maiduguri Still in Force
31 May 2016 This Day Soldiers Take over Tompolo’s Residence, Father Escapes Arrest
08 September 2016 This Day Military Nabs Wanted Niger Delta Militants, Boko Haram Terrorist
08 August 2017 This Day Two Soldiers Dead, Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists Killed in Ambush
22 May 2012 Vanguard JTF Raids Illegal Fuel Depot in Delta
23 March 2017 Vanguard Army investigates alleged assault on lawyer in Delta
27 October 2017 Vanguard Operation Crocodile Smile: Army arrests 30 suspects, destroys illegal refineries in Benin 17 September 2018
20 April 2018 Vanguard Army trains troops for combat proficiency competition 31 July 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
27 August 2017 The Nation Army begin combat proficiency competition in Benin Monday
22 November 2014 The Nation Army shuts Kokori market, schools over kidnap of ljaw monarch
23 November 2014 The Nation Army to provide conducive environment for officers
25 November 2013 The Nation JTF shuts down militants’ camp, 59 illegal refineries
20 December 2013 The Nation JTF’s killing of two men ignites fury in Delta
27 January 2015 The Nation 4 Brigade assures of security
23 March 2015 The Nation Polls: Panic as Jonathan deploys troops in states
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
27 January 2016 Channels Television Muslim Women Group Accuses Army Of Harassment
31 March 2014 Daily Trust JTF Seeks Special Courts
30 October 2013 Daily Trust Army Parade Kidnappers in Edo
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
09 July 2013 The Herald Newspapers Army to Train Vigilante on Peace Management
28 October 2013 News Agency of Nigeria Army chief tasks soldiers on terrorism
31 December 2013 News Agency of Nigeria Army will continue to assist Jonathan to realise transformation agenda - Ihejirika
04 February 2016 The Guardian Security agencies deny Boko Haram role in Edo explosion
18 January 2016 The Punch Army arrests suspected fake officer in Delta
30 October 2013 The Punch Kidnap kingpin, Kelvin, trained over 300 abductors – Suspect
16 September 2014 The Punch Boko Haram ambushes soldiers in Kogi
16 May 2013 The Punch Hundreds of troops deployed in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
27 January 2015 The Punch Nigerian Army remains apolitical -Army ex-spokesman
15 July 2012 The Punch Unending controversies over security
28 August 2012 This Day How to Address Security Challenges, By Army Chief
29 January 2010 Vanguard JTF Soldiers Back to Edo
27 March 2010 Vanguard Jos Crisis - GOC Explodes!
10 December 2011 Vanguard Oshiomhole Commends Security Agencies in Edo
15 January 2012 Vanguard Army Disagrees With Hausa Community Over Missing Cows in Edo
19 March 2012 Vanguard Ohan Bridge of Death Comes Alive!
05 June 2012 Vanguard Army Parades 58 Suspected Oil Thieves, Robbers in Edo
08 June 2012 Vanguard JTF Destroys 35 Illegal Refineries in Delta
13 February 2013 Vanguard JTF Impounds Two Oil Vessels, Barges in Bayelsa
22 February 2013 Vanguard Two Killed As Rival Revenue Collectors Clash in Edo
14 May 2013 Vanguard Delta NBA Flays Assassination Attempt On Pioneer Chair
03 May 2013 Vanguard No militant camp’ll be allowed in N/Delta – JTF
10 January 2014 Vanguard Cross River Is Free Off Militancy, Declares Commander
11 March 2014 Vanguard Family Sues Army for Killing 31-Yr-Old Breadwinner
29 March 2014 Vanguard JTF arrests 2 Britons, 12 Nigerians for illegal bunkering
26 March 2014 Vanguard JTF Sets Two Tankers Ablaze in Delta
18 June 2014 Vanguard Women Picket Oil Facility in Delta
25 December 2014 Vanguard Military exonerates Col Wende over purported petition written to Jonathan
09 March 2015 Vanguard APC Reps' Candidate Alleges Brutalization in Edo