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Also known as: 117 Brigade of Guards| 177 Battalion| 177 Guard Battalion| 177 Motorised Battalion [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

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Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Keffi [+] 22 December 2004 [+] 8 February 2016 [+]

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Johnson Oladeinde [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 22 December 2004 [+]
IO Agachi [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 17 March 2010 [+]
G Oyefesobi [+] None Commander [+] January 2000 [+] July 2002 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
31 March 2014 The Sun Inside story of DSS shoot-out in Abuja
20 January 1999 Tempo The Wasting Of Nigerian Soldiers
02 January 2005 Vanguard Climbing the 'Harzardous Aso-Rock'
21 March 2007 Daily Champion OBJ Presents 64 New Colours to Army
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
01 March 2010 Daily Trust How Guards Brigade Operates, By Senior Officer
17 March 2010 Daily Trust Much Ado About Dambazau
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
27 September 2010 Daily Trust Sacked GOCs Get New Posts
20 September 2011 Daily Trust Military in Biggest Peacetime Deployment - Investigation
26 December 2011 Daily Trust Suicide Bombers Spoil Christmas
17 May 2012 Daily Trust Ihejirika - Insecurity Hard On Army Funds
02 October 2012 Leadership Independence - Villa Ceremony Saves Cost - Jonathan
05 October 2012 This Day Jonathan Names New CDS, Service Chiefs
15 August 2014 This Day NFCT Conducts Internal Security Counter-Terrorism Exercise
16 October 2015 Daily Trust 117 Battalion Wins Guards Brigade Obstacle Competition
12 April 2016 Daily Trust Why We Train Troops On Public Speaking - Guards Brigade
21 February 2016 Leadership Coping With Rising Cases Of Rape In Nasarawa
19 August 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Guards Brigade partners NSCDC on security in FCT
24 June 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Guards Brigade trains personnel on post-retirement life
23 July 2019 Sahara Reporters Nigerian General Urges Soldiers Not To Dent Image Of Country's Army 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
28 August 2017 The Sun Guards Brigade holds inter-Unit competition for barracks children
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
21 April 2016 Daily Trust 117 guards brigade battalion wins inter-unit marathon
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018
03 March 2020 News Agency of Nigeria More Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists surrender in NE – Army 24 October 2020
29 January 2016 The Nation A prize for keeping fit
04 February 2016 The Nation Ex-commander seeks support for successor
27 November 2014 The Nation Nigerian Army commemorates AIDS day
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
Armed Forces Command and Staff College Brig Gen G Oyefesobi
02 October 2014 The Punch Jonathan, Sambo celebrate inside Villa
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
18 September 2011 Vanguard Large Cache of Arms Intercepted in Abuja
01 October 2012 Vanguard Jonathan Inaugurates 176 Special Forces Battalion for Aso Rock