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Also known as: 223 Armour Battalion| 223 Battalion| 223 Light Tank| 223 Light Tank Battalion| 223 Tank Battalion| 223 Tk Bn| Light Tank Battalion, Zuru [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Zamfara [+] 4 May 2016 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Zuru [+] 28 February 2013 [+] 11 July 2014 [+]

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 [+] 1 April 2009 [+]
Operation Restore Peace [+] Nigeria [+] Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
July 2015 [+] September 2015 [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
UNAMID [+]
Peacekeeping [+] June 2013 [+] December 2013 [+]

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Victor Unachukwu [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 11 September 2015 [+]
Dahiru Bako [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 1 January 2015 [+]
Dahiru Bako [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 31 December 2014 [+]
Joseph Ogonremi [+] Captain [+] None 1 January 2015 [+]
Joseph Ogonremi [+] Lieutenant [+] None 31 December 2014 [+]
Dogara [+] Major [+] Commander [+] 10 April 1998 [+]

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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
19 February 2001 The News Bamaiyi Vs Bamaiyi
17 February 2002 This Day Sokoto Goc to Soldiers: Marry Foreign Wives And Be Sacked
15 August 2003 This Day Why We Are in Liberia - Agwai
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
10 January 2007 Vanguard Airforce Crash - Braimah Gets Posthumous Promotion
01 September 2007 This Day Soldiers Reprimanded for Role in Liberia
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
17 November 2007 Daily Trust Army Officer Faces Charges of Brutality Over Girlfriend
08 September 2008 Vanguard Army Commander Hails Governor Osunbor
18 September 2008 This Day Military Committed to Democracy, Says Army Chief
12 October 2008 Daily Trust NDA Boss Calls for Combat Alertness
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
16 March 2009 Daily Independent Troops Rotate in Liberia
13 October 2009 This Day UN to Accredit Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre
17 March 2010 Daily Trust Much Ado About Dambazau
21 September 2010 Daily Trust Army Engineers Yet to Work On Collapsed Sokoto Bridge
17 October 2011 Daily Trust Barracks Renovation Elicits Soldiers' Anger in Sokoto
13 January 2012 Daily Trust Guber Polls - Politicians Have Bought All Machetes in Sokoto - Police
23 February 2012 Daily Trust Spare No One At Checkpoints, GOC Tells Officers
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
20 December 2012 Daily Trust Army Promotes 59 Generals
03 January 2013 Daily Trust Gen. Minimah May Become Army Chief - More Retirements Coming
14 March 2013 Daily Trust Four Killed in Sokoto Military Raid
08 April 2013 Leadership Insecurity - Wamakko Assures Sokoto Residents of Sustainable Security
12 July 2013 Leadership Boko Haram Commander Killed in Gun Duel
12 July 2013 Daily Trust 12 Bombs Recovered, One Killed in Sokoto Military Raid
03 August 2015 This Day Sultan - Sokoto Role Model in Civil, Military Relations
04 August 2015 Daily Trust Sokoto, Model for Peaceful Co-Existence - Sultan
29 August 2015 Daily Trust North-West States Move to Tackle Cattle-Rustling
09 September 2015 Daily Trust Kano Govt to Facilitate N2 Billion Loan for SMEs - Gov Ganduje
20 October 2015 Daily Trust Task Force Arrests Kidnap Kingpin, Recovers Livestock
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14 September 2015 Daily Independent Army Arrests Cattle Rustlers
28 July 2014 Daily Trust 1 killed as soldiers, police clash in Kebbi
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML.
21 July 2013 Leadership How Security Personnel Foiled Supply of Weapons to Insurgents in Kebbi
14 July 2013 Leadership Army, SSS Intercept Tanker With Arms, Ammunition
11 July 2013 Leadership Suspected Terrorist Killed in Joint Army, SSS Operation in Sokoto
07 November 2014 Leadership Fire Guts Sokoto Military Barracks
02 August 2015 Leadership Tambuwal Pledges To Assist Nigeria Army
12 September 2015 Leadership Cattle Rustling: Army Recovers 22,378 Livestock In 3 Months
28 February 2013 News Agency of Nigeria Army denies killing Nasarawa students
18 March 2016 News Agency of Nigeria Army kill 35 bandits, arrest 39 in North West -- GOC
11 July 2014 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army Generals Pocketed $43m Meant For Peacekeepers, Petition Says
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
25 September 2006 This Day A Waste of Our Nation's Best 02 December 2020
25 February 2015 Scan News Army Commander Visits Police Boss in Sokoto
June 1991 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Nigeria: A Country Study
Nigerian Army Properties Limited Major General Mohammed Tasiu Ibrahim
20 July 2017 The Sun Army clears air on roles in internal security
16 February 2013 Vanguard Allegations of Ethnic Considerations in Retirements, Postings, Re-Deployment, Recruitment in the Army
22 May 2018 Vanguard Army kills 68 bandits, recover 17 motorcycles in Zamfara 25 August 2018
Training and Doctrine Command BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF BRIG GEN BA FIBOINUMAMA
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
13 August 2013 Daily Trust Boko Haram Suspect Arrested in Sokoto, Arms Recovered
04 August 2014 Daily Trust Soldier, 2 cops killed in Kebbi clash
01 January 2015 Daily Trust Gaidam Lauds Army's Effort As Two Get New Ranks
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
28 February 2014 The Guardian Army General says Nigerians should be allowed to carry arms to defeat Boko Haram
19 March 2016 Premium Times 35 bandits killed, 39 others arrested in North-East – Nigerian Army
20 December 2012 This Day Army Promotes 150 Senior Officers
12 July 2013 This Day Security Operatives Raid Terrorists' Hideout, Kill One, Capture 12 in Sokoto
14 March 2013 This Day We Are Not Ghosts, Boko Haram Tells Jonathan
05 May 2016 This Day Troops Kill 18 Cattle Rustlers, Recover Weapons in Zamfara State
06 February 2011 Vanguard Bauchi, Borno, Plateau: Mounting security challenge in the ‘axis of death’
23 May 2011 Vanguard ICAN has a lot to do in the North – Army Commander
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army