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Also known as: 243 Battalion| 243 Bn| 243 Recce Battalion [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Badagry [+] 16 October 2017 [+]
Ado Odo/Ota [+] 14 October 2017 [+]
Borno [+] 12 June 2011 [+] 15 May 2013 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Ibereko [+] 26 April 2016 [+] 15 April 2020 [+]
Monguno [+] 1994 [+] 2016 [+]
Jos [+] 1987 [+] 1990 [+]

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 Order I [+] Nigeria [+] Joint Special Task Force in Maiduguri [+]
Joint Task Force in Borno [+]
Joint Task Force in Borno State [+]
Joint Task Force in Maiduguri, Borno State [+]
Joint Task Force (JTF) tagged "Operation Restore Peace" [+]
Joint TASK Force MAIDUGURI [+]
Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order [+]
JTF [+]
JTF in Borno State [+]
JTF in Maiduguri, Borno State [+]
JTF Operation Restore Order [+]
JTF ORO [+]
JTORO [+]
operation restore peace [+]
ORO I [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
12 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Operation BOYONA [+] Nigeria [+] Joint Task Force [+]
JTF [+]
JTF's Operation Boyona [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
16 May 2013 [+] August 2013 [+]
Operation Lafiya Dole [+] Nigeria [+] Operation Lafia Dole [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole [+]
OPLD [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
19 July 2015 [+] 2016 [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya [+] Nigeria [+] Joint Task Force (Operation Zaman Lafiya) [+]
Operation Zaman Lafia [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
August 2013 [+] 18 July 2015 [+]

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Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
Security Force Monitor Name standardized in accordance with Security Force Monitor research
17 October 2012 Jane's World Armies “Nigeria
02 October 2000 Vanguard Obasanjo Okays New Army Division For Benin
17 September 2001 This Day Aftermath of Jos Riot, 5 Killed in Onitsha
12 March 2002 This Day Governor Seeks Military Assistance On Porous Borders
19 January 2004 This Day Agwai Tasks Army On Professionalism
18 July 2004 This Day Democracy: Governor Seeks Army's Collaboration
17 March 2005 This Day Haruna Lauds Nigerian Army
12 August 2006 Daily Champion 680 Nigerian Soldiers Leave for Sudan
14 October 2005 This Day Ojuelegba Fracas: Police Put Losses At N3
28 March 2006 Daily Trust Sudan: Darfur Crisis: First Batch of Troops Airlifted to Sudan
30 January 2007 Daily Champion Ihejirika Lauds Joint Police/Military Operations in Lagos
21 March 2007 Daily Champion OBJ Presents 64 New Colours to Army
01 August 2007 Daily Trust Why We Retired Army Generals - Yar'Adua
15 October 2007 Daily Trust Army Sends More Troops to Darfur
03 January 2009 Vanguard Jos Latest - 26 Mercenaries Arrested
06 January 2009 This Day Jos Crisis - House Committee Begins Sitting
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
17 January 2009 Daily Trust Jos - Soldier Shoots 25-Year-Old Man
27 January 2009 This Day I'll Tackle Jos Crisis - New GOC
26 February 2009 Vanguard Igbo Stores Closed as Peace Returns to Bauchi
22 March 2009 This Day Jos, Bauchi Crisis - Any Hand of Terror?
29 July 2009 This Day Shoot-Out in Maiduguri as Soldiers Battle Fanatics
17 September 2009 This Day Soldiers Nab Vandals at Atlas Cove Depot
26 January 2010 This Day Yar'Adua - Army Restricts Movement of Soldiers
17 March 2010 Daily Trust Much Ado About Dambazau
19 March 2010 Daily Champion Jos Killings - Politics, Buck Passing Continue
23 June 2010 Daily Trust Jos - Another Face of the STF
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
21 October 2010 Daily Trust Army Committed to Indivisible Country - General Idoko
08 November 2010 Daily Trust GOC Urges Army to Be Neutral During Elections
16 January 2011 This Day Zaki Biam - Obasanjo Indicts Akume
28 January 2011 Leadership 24 Killed in Bauchi, Jos Attacks
07 February 2011 This Day Army Will Tackle Security Lapses
22 June 2011 This Day Internal Security - Army Modifies Training to Tackle Terrorism
27 June 2011 Daily Independent Army Dismisses Soldier for Violating BRT Rule
16 August 2011 Daily Independent Escape of Detainees - GOC 3 Division Sets Up Martial Court to Try Gen Raji
25 August 2011 Daily Trust Brig-Gen. Raji - the Road to Court Marshal
17 September 2011 Daily Trust Jos - Will Military Intervention Stop Bloodshed?
08 February 2012 The Moment Army Withdraws Troops From Lagos Security Outfit
16 February 2012 Daily Trust GOCs Redeployed in Army Shake-Up
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
28 May 2012 Leadership Army Court Martial's 14 STF Soldiers for 'Gross Misconduct'
19 June 2012 Daily Trust Stay Away From Liberian Women, GOC Tells Peacekeeping Troops
18 August 2012 Leadership Ihejirika Heads for Defence, as Jonathan Shops for New Coas
31 August 2012 Daily Trust Be Battle Ready At All Times, Ihejirika Tells Soldiers
21 November 2012 Daily Trust Crime - Army to Deploy Soldiers to Ogun
03 January 2013 Daily Trust Gen. Minimah May Become Army Chief - More Retirements Coming
28 January 2013 Daily Trust Army Redeploys Minimah, Others
29 January 2013 Leadership Major Shakeup in Army - COAS Redeploys 317 Officers
02 February 2013 Daily Trust Awala Is New GOC 3 Division - Army
12 June 2013 Daily Trust 700 Troops Tasked on Deployment to Liberia
30 July 2013 This Day Boko Haram - 42 Suspects Arrested in Lagos, Ogun
19 October 2013 This Day Nigeria, UK, U
30 November 2013 This Day 2015 - Army Prepares Agaist Violence
28 December 2013 This Day In Major Shake-Up, Army Redeploys Senior Officers
01 January 2014 Daily Trust Army Investigates Alleged Killing of Bus Driver By Soldier
11 January 2014 Daily Trust Nwoga Takes Over At Three Division
23 July 2014 This Day War On Terror Is Not a Day's Fight, Says Army Chief
26 August 2014 The Guardian Troops Return From Cameroun, to Begin Counter-Terrorism Campaign
08 September 2014 The Guardian Boko Haram Kills 24 Soldiers, Injures Obasanjo's Son
19 January 2015 This Day Army - Protesting Soldiers Dismissed for Cowardice, Indiscipline
26 April 2015 This Day Sambisa - Military Deploys More Equipment, Continues Assault
21 May 2015 Leadership Boko Haram - 600 Soldiers Face Court Martial in Lagos, Abuja
18 August 2015 Daily Trust GOC Warns Soldiers Against Harassing Civilians
16 November 2015 Daily Trust Army Ready to Quell Pro-Biafra Protests - GOC
19 January 2016 This Day 800 Peacekeeping Nigerian Soldiers Return From Dafur
26 January 2016 Leadership Goc 81 Division Commends Pioneer Teachers, Ex-Pupils As School Turns 50
21 February 2016 Daily Trust Army Seeks Better Media-Military Engagement
18 June 2016 This Day Boko Haram Kills 24 Mourners in Madagali As Troops, Police Capture Kingpins in Yobe
Nigerian Army LT GEN OA IHEJIRIKA
Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY 3 DIVISION
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army | 81 Division
19 August 2013 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Creates New Division in North East
18 December 2015 Defence Headquarters NEW THEATRE COMMANDERS FOR OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE APPOINTED
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML.
02 May 2016 The Guardian Keep Your Home Intact, Be Prayerful, Army Officer's Wives Urged
14 July 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Nigerian Army Injects New Life Into Counter-Insurgency Operations
26 January 2016 Independent Army Kill 14 Boko Haram Terrorists In Yobe – GOC 3 Division
09 May 2013 Leadership NSCIA to Boko Haram - Stop Spilling Blood
11 August 2015 Leadership ‘We Arrested Many Boko Haram Suspects In Lagos’
19 August 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Guards Brigade partners NSCDC on security in FCT
11 June 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Minimah visits Borno, Adamawa to boost morale of troops
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
23 July 2019 Sahara Reporters Nigerian General Urges Soldiers Not To Dent Image Of Country's Army 21 October 2020
12 January 2013 Leadership Army Deploys More Soldiers to Darfur 01 August 2018
June 1991 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Nigeria: A Country Study
10 June 2019 National Daily Training, bedrock of military profession – Gen Yusuf 21 October 2020
25 October 2020 National Wire #EndSARS# Commander, 9 Brigade Visits Lagos Area, Appeals To Youths, Communities 25 October 2020
08 February 2016 News of Nigeria Nigerian Army to Move 1,000 Soldiers from Lagos to Borno to Fight Boko Haram 21 October 2020
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
17 October 2017 The Nation Crocodile Smile II: 40 suspects arrested by the Army in Lagos, Ogun 24 October 2020
15 April 2020 News Agency of Nigeria Soldier nabbed with 20 wraps of cannabis at Seme border 21 October 2020
28 August 2017 The Sun Guards Brigade holds inter-Unit competition for barracks children
13 January 2013 The Sun Army deploys another 800 to Darfur
07 February 2014 The Sun Army moves against terrorism in Lagos
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
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
25 April 2017 Daily Trust Army tests soldiers’ proficiency in weapons handling, military drills
08 February 2016 Greenbarge Reporters Senator Lists Areas Where Boko Haram Still Occupies In Borno 21 October 2020
26 May 2010 P.M. News 81 Division Begins Combat Readiness Competition 21 October 2020
25 June 2017 Premium Times Taraba violence: Nigerian Army blames politicians as Governor Ishaku denies ordering killing of Fulanis
27 April 2016 Pulse Nigeria GOC 81 Div. tasks Badagry residents on peaceful coexistence 21 October 2020
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
21 February 2017 This Day Security Challenges: GOC Organises Training for Army Formations
27 August 2017 This Day Rid our Forests of Criminals, Abubakar Challenges Army
30 April 2015 Vanguard Chief of Army Staff vows military will end insurgency
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018
31 May 2018 Vanguard Army intercepts three trucks loaded with over 300,000 pump action cartridges 08 August 2018
03 May 2018 Vanguard Army competition: Woman emerges best shooter 31 July 2018
22 April 2020 Vanguard COVID 19: GOC commissions waterpoint at 9 Brigade barracks 21 October 2020
22 July 2020 Vanguard New GOC takes over 81 DIV, charges officers, soldiers to work harder 21 October 2020
10 March 2015 The Nation Military recounts troop's success in Adamawa
06 October 2017 Nigerian Army 81 Division
07 August 2016 Nigerian Army 3 Division
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
28 April 2013 Channels Television Nigerian Army Updates Officers On Operations Planning
17 March 2016 Daily Trust Terrible week of road accidents (Editorial)
29 December 2015 Daily Trust Army committed to wiping out B/Haram – GOC
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
06 July 2015 Armed Forces Command and Staff College Director of Administration
08 June 2016 Premium Times Special Report - Inside the Massive Extrajudicial Killings in Nigeria's South-East
08 March 2016 Premium Times Army General Dies in Auto Crash
17 June 2016 Premium Times Troops 'Arrest Boko Haram's Top Commanders' in Yobe
16 May 2013 The Punch Hundreds of troops deployed in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
30 May 2011 This Day 13 Killed, 40 Injured in Bauchi Bomb Tragedy
16 February 2012 This Day 72 Generals Redeployed in Army Shake-up
31 March 2014 This Day A Hero's Welcome for Ihejirika
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
23 February 2014 This Day Boko Haram - Army Places Officers On High Alert in Lagos
11 March 2015 This Day Military Recaptures Bama As More Insurgents Are Killed in Adamawa
19 September 2013 This Day Ombatse - FG Orders Deployment of Troops to Nasarawa
28 September 2013 This Day Terrorism... Shopping Malls, Tank Farms Under Surveillance 02 August 2018
20 January 2010 Vanguard Jonathan Decries Bloodbath in Jos
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
14 November 2011 Vanguard Military Can Tackle Internal Security Challenges, Says GOC
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army
02 July 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram Will Soon Be Contained - GOC
18 August 2012 Vanguard Presidency Moves to Avert Attacks on Mosques, Churches During Sallah
18 January 2013 Vanguard How the Army Hopes to Overcome Terrorism and Kidnapping
16 May 2013 Vanguard Soldiers storm Borno,Yobe, Adamawa
03 September 2013 Vanguard Widows of slain soldiers receive N12m compensation
20 March 2014 Vanguard Nigeria sends 700 soldiers to maintain peace in Liberia
04 April 2014 Vanguard Boko Haram Attacks Possible in Ogun - Army Chief
22 July 2014 Vanguard Army Launches New Counter-Terrorism Measures
25 October 2014 Vanguard Terrorism - Army Sends GOC to Office
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
30 September 2015 Vanguard We will end Boko Haram by December – Army
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018