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Also known as: 234 Battalion| 234 Brigade| Nigerian Military Special Operation Unit, Mubi Battalion| Special Operation Battalion| Special Operations Battalion [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Madagali [+] 6 September 2014 [+]
Gwoza [+] 10 August 2014 [+]
Mubi North [+] 18 December 2013 [+] October 2014 [+]
Mubi South [+] 18 December 2013 [+] October 2014 [+]
Borno [+] 12 June 2011 [+] 15 May 2013 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Yola [+] 22 November 2014 [+] 14 January 2015 [+]
Mubi [+] 18 December 2013 [+] October 2014 [+]

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 [+] JTF [+]
JTF ORO [+]
JTF Operation Restore Order [+]
JTF in Borno State [+]
JTF in Maiduguri, Borno State [+]
JTORO [+]
Joint Special Task Force in Maiduguri [+]
Joint TASK Force MAIDUGURI [+]
Joint Task Force (JTF) tagged "Operation Restore Peace" [+]
Joint Task Force in Borno [+]
Joint Task Force in Borno State [+]
Joint Task Force in Maiduguri, Borno State [+]
Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order [+]
ORO I [+]
operation restore peace [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
Operation Task Force Mike [+] Nigeria [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
6 September 2014 [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya [+] Nigeria [+] Joint Task Force (Operation Zaman Lafiya) [+]
Operation Zaman Lafia [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
18 January 2015 [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
UNAMID [+]
Peacekeeping [+] 8 October 2007 [+]

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Beyedi Martins [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 12 August 2013 [+] 1 February 2014 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
06 May 2002 This Day Brigade Commander Reiterates Commitment to Security
17 March 2005 This Day Haruna Lauds Nigerian Army
06 April 2007 Vanguard Polls - Army, Police, Others Display Combat Readiness
09 October 2007 This Day 680 Soldiers Head for Darfur
15 October 2007 Daily Trust Army Sends More Troops to Darfur
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
03 December 2010 This Day Army Pardons Akure 27 -Falana Lauds Decision
16 January 2011 This Day Zaki Biam - Obasanjo Indicts Akume
11 August 2011 Daily Trust Borno - Nursing Mother Killed, Two Injured As Soldiers, Youths Clash
19 April 2012 Daily Trust Four Soldiers Sanctioned in Adamawa for Torture
15 June 2012 Daily Trust Court Orders Army to Produce Suspected Gun Runner
31 August 2012 Daily Trust Be Battle Ready At All Times, Ihejirika Tells Soldiers
20 December 2012 Daily Trust Army Promotes 59 Generals
04 February 2013 Daily Trust Four Gunmen, Not Soccer Fans, Killed in Mubi - Army
22 May 2013 Daily Trust Suspected Insurgents Arrested in Adamawa
21 May 2013 Daily Trust Two Hundred Troops Arrive Adamawa
16 June 2013 Daily Trust Army Relaxes Curfew in Adamawa
26 October 2013 This Day Massive Onslaught Against Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe
28 December 2013 This Day In Major Shake-Up, Army Redeploys Senior Officers
08 January 2014 This Day 23 Brigade Commandant Promise to End Insurgency
15 January 2014 Leadership Bomb Explosion Kills 30 in Borno
08 March 2014 Leadership The Impact Of Border Closure Between Nigeria And Cameroon
12 June 2014 This Day Television Viewing Centres in Adamawa, Yobe Shut Down
23 June 2014 This Day From Freedom to Fear
11 August 2014 This Day Boko Haram - Nigerian Troops Launch Counter-Offensive to Retake Gwoza
07 September 2014 Daily Independent B'haram - Nigerian Refugees Languish in Cameroun, Niger
06 September 2014 Leadership Insurgents Seize the Gulak Village
08 September 2014 The Guardian Boko Haram Kills 24 Soldiers, Injures Obasanjo's Son
03 November 2014 Leadership Mubi - 350 Children Missing, Five Military Commanders Detained
21 May 2015 Leadership Boko Haram - 600 Soldiers Face Court Martial in Lagos, Abuja
18 September 2015 Daily Trust Commander Seeks Collaboration With Traditional Rulers On Insurgency
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML. 20 April 2016
29 January 2016 The Guardian Suicide bomber blows self up in Adamawa, 20 others
15 September 2013 Leadership 11 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Michika, Adamawa
11 August 2014 Leadership Several Soldiers Feared Killed As Military Attempts to Recapture Gwoza
06 September 2014 Leadership Insurgents Seize Gulak Village
06 November 2014 Leadership Cement Firm Attack - Anxiety As Boko Haram Carts Away Dynamite
13 March 2015 Leadership FG Donates Food Items To Soldiers Fighting Insurgency
13 March 2017 The Punch Troops arrest ex-police inspector for possessing arms
08 September 2014 Sahara Reporters Former President Obasanjo's Son Shot In Mubi By Boko Haram
02 March 2014 The Nation 35 dead as twin bomb blasts rock Maiduguri
13 January 2018 The Nation Fear of killer herdsmen rules Taraba communities after murder of 55 residents 17 September 2018
28 April 2013 Channels Television Nigerian Army Updates Officers On Operations Planning
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
14 January 2015 Daily Trust Army dismisses 227 soldiers for ‘refusing to fight Boko Haram'
16 September 2013 Daily Trust 11 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Adamawa
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
30 January 2016 The Guardian Herdsmen Menace: 3
10 August 2014 Premium Times Army Colonel missing as Nigerian military clash with Boko Haram in Gwoza
21 May 2015 Premium Times Nigerian Military Court acquits Commander accused of failing to stop Boko Haram
05 November 2014 Premium Times Boko Haram's Capture of Mubi: Six Top Military Officers May Face Trial
02 February 2014 This Day Adamawa: Gunmen Kill Pastor, 10 Others in Fresh Attack
20 December 2012 This Day Army Promotes 150 Senior Officers
21 May 2013 This Day Curfew Relaxed in Borno, Yobe as 200 Troops Storm Adamawa
30 December 2011 This Day Govt Intensifies Security Measures
14 February 2014 This Day Students Flee Campus for Fear of Boko Haram Attack
04 December 2010 Vanguard Army Promotions: Minimah, Kwaji, Muraina, Marwa now Major-Generals
14 November 2011 Vanguard Military Can Tackle Internal Security Challenges, Says GOC
13 August 2013 Vanguard 2 Boko Haram field commanders killed, 6 arrested
29 January 2014 Vanguard Adamawa Church Attack - Death Toll Rises to 138
12 August 2014 Vanguard Terrorism - Heavy Fighting As Troops Engage Boko Haram in Gwoza
25 October 2014 Vanguard Terrorism - Army Sends GOC to Office
22 November 2014 Vanguard No Air Force Aircraft Crashed in Yola - DHQ
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
OpenStreetMap Node: Mubi (501480960)
25 June 2017 Premium Times Taraba violence: Nigerian Army blames politicians as Governor Ishaku denies ordering killing of Fulanis
21 February 2017 This Day Security Challenges: GOC Organises Training for Army Formations
25 January 2018 Vanguard Missing soldier: Army arrests 11 suspects in Adamawa 25 August 2018
29 March 2018 Vanguard Army to Boko Haram: Surrender arms, embrace FG amnesty offer 17 September 2018
29 March 2018 Vanguard Troops nab 3 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno 09 August 2018