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Also known as: 3 Div.| 3 Division| 3rd Armored Division| 3rd Armoured Division| 3rd Armoury Division| 3rd Army Division| 3rd Division| Third Armoured Division| Three Armoured Division| Three Division

Country: Nigeria

Classified as: Army  Military

Areas of operation



Area First cited Last cited
Yobe 17 August 2011 26 January 2016
Gombe 17 August 2011 30 September 2015
Adamawa 17 March 2005 9 March 2015
Bauchi 18 July 2004 27 August 2017
Borno 11 March 2002 2 July 2013
Plateau 2000 1 February 2015
Nasarawa 2000
Taraba 2000 25 June 2017

Sites



Site First cited Last cited
Jos 1967 3 May 2018

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Aliases Classifications First cited Last cited
Operation BOYONA Joint Task Force
JTF
JTF's Operation Boyona
Army
Joint Task Force
Military
Police
State Security Service (Internal Security)
15 May 2013
Operation Lafiya Dole Operation Lafia Dole
Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole
Army
Joint Task Force
Military
Police
State Security Service (Internal Security)
18 March 2016

Parent units

All units that have held a command position over this unit.
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Subsidiaries


Name Aliases Classifications First cited Last cited
Unknown Brigade of 3 Armoured Division Placeholder 2008 August 2013
Special Task Force Special Task Force
Special Task Force (Operations Safe Heaven)
STF
Army
Joint Task Force
Military
Police
18 March 2010 22 June 2010
53 Division Signals 53 Division Signal
53 Signal Brigade
Army
Military
21 February 2017 3 May 2018
43 Division Engineers 43 Division Engineer
43 Engineers Brigade
Army
Military
21 February 2017 3 May 2018
33 Artillery Brigade 33 Artillery Battalion
33 Brigade
Army
Military
21 February 2017 3 May 2018
3 Armoured Division Garrison 3 Div Garrison
3 Division Garrison
Army
Military
22 March 2009 3 May 2018
29 Task Force Brigade 29 TF Army
Military
2016 21 February 2017
28 Task Force Brigade 28 TF Army
Military
21 February 2017
27 Task Force Brigade Army
Military
17 June 2016 21 February 2017
243 Recce Battalion 243 Battalion
243 Bn
Army
Military
June 1991 20 April 2016
23 Armoured Brigade 23 Amoured Brigade
23 Armored Bigade
23 Bde
23 Brigade
23rd Amour Brigade
23rd Armored Brigade
23rd Armoured Brigade
23rd Army Brigade
Army
Military
25 June 2017 August 2013
21 Armoured Brigade 21 Armored Brigade
21-Armoured Brigade
21 Bde
21 Brigade
Army
Military
11 March 2002 18 August 2013

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Title First cited Last cited
Adamu Marwa Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 14 September 2011 3 February 2012
Adeboye Obasanjo Lieutenant Colonel None 8 September 2014
Aliyu Abdullahi Brigadier General Chief of Staff Chief of Staff 3 May 2018
Benjamin Ahanotu (3 Armoured Division) Brigadier General Commander Acting General Officer Commanding 25 June 2017
Benjamin Ahanotu (3 Armoured Division) Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 27 August 2017 3 May 2018
BO Sawyerr None None 1990 1992
Charles Ufoma Macaulay Lieutenant Colonel Operations Commander 1 January 2009 17 January 2009
Charles Ufoma Macaulay Colonel Operations Commander February 2009
Danmadami Diaji Major General Commander General Officer Commanding February 2003 16 January 2005
E Archibong Major General Commander March 1999 July 1999
Ebiobowei Bonna Awala Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 1 February 2013 9 January 2014
Fatai Oladipo Alli Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 25 October 2014 28 July 2015
Hassan Umoru Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 29 July 2015 17 December 2015
Isiaku Dikko Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 17 January 2005 9 July 2006
Jack Okechukwu Nwaogbo Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 15 February 2012 31 January 2013
James Akomolafe Brigadier General Chief of Staff 11 January 2013
John Nwaoga Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 10 January 2014
John Zaruwa Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 13 February 2014 24 October 2014
Joseph Oshanupin Major General Commander 10 July 2006 30 July 2007
Joseph Owonibi Major General Commander General Officer Commanding February 2002 February 2003
Mohammed Sani Ali Brigadier General Commander Acting General Officer Commanding 29 December 2015 13 March 2016
Mohammed Sani Ali Brigadier General Commander General Officer Commanding 26 January 2016
Olakunle Akinyemi Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 31 July 2007 25 January 2009
Peter Dauke Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 21 February 2017
Saleh Maina Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 26 January 2009 23 September 2010
Sunday Idoko Major General Commander General Officer Commanding 24 September 2010 15 August 2011
TS Akande Major General Commander July 1999 February 2002