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Also known as: 103 BN [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Konduga [+] 22 July 2017 [+]
Mobbar [+] 16 October 2016 [+]
Bama [+] 7 November 2015 [+]
Borno [+] 20 January 2014 [+] January 2016 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Kawuri [+] 22 July 2017 [+]
Gashigar [+] 16 October 2016 [+]
Konduga [+] 19 July 2015 [+]
Enugu [+] 2 July 2003 [+] 20 November 2016 [+]

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 [+]
Operation Gama Aiki [+] Nigeria [+] Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
16 October 2016 [+]
Operation Lafiya Dole [+] Nigeria [+] Operation Lafia Dole [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole [+]
OPLD [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
7 November 2015 [+] January 2016 [+]
Operation Lafiya Dole [+] Nigeria [+] Operation Lafia Dole [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole [+]
OPLD [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
February 2016 [+] 22 July 2017 [+]
African Union Mission in the Sudan [+] Sudan [+] AMIS [+] Peacekeeping [+] 2006 [+] 1 June 2007 [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
UNAMID [+]
Peacekeeping [+] 2009 [+]

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Personnel

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Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Sanusi Nasir Muazu [+] None Commander [+]
Anthony Wende [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 26 December 2014 [+]
Terry Ejabena [+] Captain [+] Commander [+] 16 April 2014 [+]
Muhammed Kabiru Ibrahim [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 8 November 2012 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
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
01 February 2002 News Army Grant Pass to Soldiers
12 March 2002 This Day Governor Seeks Military Assistance On Porous Borders
04 June 2002 This Day Ogomudia Commissions Retired Soldiers' Houses
22 August 2003 This Day Soldier Dismissed for Dubious Enlistment
23 October 2003 Vanguard Soldiers On Rampage in Ogoja, Vandalise Vehicles, Raze Building
31 December 2003 Daily Trust Religious Sect Invasion
27 April 2004 Daily Trust Military Re-Affirms Support for Democracy
11 May 2006 Daily Champion Nigeria to Launch Locally Made Satellite, 2018
03 June 2007 Daily Trust Darfur - Returning Soldiers Grumble Over Unpaid Allowances
25 June 2007 Vanguard Election Violence - Why We Dragged 23 Suspects to Court--SSS Director
05 September 2007 Daily Champion Stop Molesting Civilians - GOC Orders Soldiers
15 October 2007 Daily Trust Army Sends More Troops to Darfur
20 March 2008 Daily Trust 21 Brigade Gets New Commander
14 November 2008 Daily Trust Borno Declares War on Armed Robbers
15 November 2008 Leadership Governor Sheriff Donates 72 Vehicles to 'Operation Flush'
17 March 2009 Daily Champion Governor Sheriff Mourns Jos Monarch
29 July 2009 This Day Shoot-Out in Maiduguri as Soldiers Battle Fanatics
02 October 2009 Vanguard We'll Checkmate Militants' Activities, Says Army Boss
23 June 2010 Daily Champion Army Commends Corper for Erecting Mascot
25 September 2010 Daily Champion Jonathan Sacks GOCs, Redeploys Others
09 November 2010 Daily Trust Ward Head Battles Suspected Armed Boko Haram Members
28 January 2011 Daily Independent Bloodbath in Borno
18 October 2011 Daily Trust Borno Killings - JTF Urges Residents to Surrender Arms
13 December 2011 Daily Trust Gunmen Kill Three Soldiers in Borno
25 January 2012 Vanguard 10 Die in Ebonyi Gun Duel
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
16 August 2012 Daily Trust Army Chief - We Must Stamp Out Terrorism
16 August 2012 Daily Trust Our Anti-Terror Efforts Are Paying Off - Ihejirika
26 August 2012 Daily Trust COAS Commissions Project At Enugu 103 Battalion
30 September 2012 Leadership Two Years After Eagle Square Bombing - Is Nigeria Winning War On Terror?
05 December 2011 Vanguard Boko Haram Plans to Attack Military Formations - JTF
01 June 2013 This Day Released Suspected Boko Haram Children Spies, Women Handed Over to Governors
09 September 2013 This Day 18 Killed in Fresh Boko Haram Attack On Borno Village
12 September 2013 Leadership Army Kills 10 Boko Haram Members, Destroys Two Camps
20 September 2013 Leadership SSS Foils Kidnap of Ex-President's Daughters
20 September 2013 Daily Trust Benisheik Attack Death Toll Now 161
27 October 2013 Leadership Confessions of a Captured Boko Haram Member
28 October 2013 Leadership Four Soldiers Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Village
06 November 2013 This Day Military Kills Boko Haram Members in Raids
14 March 2014 Daily Trust Maiduguri Under Siege, Bombs, Gunfire Spreading
15 March 2014 Daily Trust Boko Haram Attacks Barracks in Borno, Suffers Casualty
19 March 2014 Daily Trust Borno Barrack Attack Victims Get Life Line From Govt
06 April 2014 Daily Trust How Giwa Barracks 'Jailbreak' Was Executed
16 April 2014 Leadership NEMA, SEMA Begin Sensitisation in Flood Prone Communities, Towns
13 August 2014 Daily Independent DHQ Warns Soldiers' Wives Over Troops' Deployment Protest
28 August 2014 This Day Protest of Soldiers' Wives
08 April 2015 Daily Independent Controversy That Trailed Reps' Election in Enugu
15 May 2015 Daily Trust Boko Haram Attack - Military Deploys Six Fighter Jets
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
29 November 2015 This Day Burutai - Watch Out for Boko Haram Infiltrators Outside North-East
03 February 2016 This Day Two Suicide Bombers Intercepted in Maiduguri
02 April 2016 Daily Trust Troops Destroy Boko Haram Explosive Factory
14 May 2016 Daily Trust Boko Haram Attack Troops Camp
Federal Government of Nigeria 2009 Appropriations, Ministry of Defence
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML.
23 September 2016 The Guardian Civilian JTF replaces troops to secure Bama
14 July 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Nigerian Army Injects New Life Into Counter-Insurgency Operations
21 April 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Kareto Attack: Several Soldiers Killed, Others Missing
20 August 2014 Leadership We Won't Fight Boko Haram With Bare Hands - Soldiers
26 January 2015 Leadership Jonathan's Advance Team Trapped As Army Repels Boko Haram Attack On Maiduguri
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
27 February 2016 Leadership Army Frees 4,890 Refugees, Captives In Cleared Boko Haram Territories
22 February 2016 National Emergency Management Agency South East Zonal Coordinator Pays Courtesy Visit to 103 Battalion Nigerian Army
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
20 July 2015 Sahara Reporters We Will Make Boko Haram Beg For Peace – Nigeria’s Army Chief
29 July 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army Has Redeployed Some Of Its Officers
06 June 2016 Sahara Reporters Troops Carry Out Clearance Operations In Bama LGA Of Borno State
31 May 2012 Daily Trust Boko Haram Leader's Death- Judge Asks Counsel to Address Court on Jurisdiction
06 May 2017 The Guardian Returning refugees from Cameroun overstretching Borno IDPs camps, army warns
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
01 May 2017 Daily Trust 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army gets new commander
08 August 2010 Daily Trust One year after... the carnage of Boko Haram stands tall in Borno, Yobe 06 August 2018
24 July 2017 Daily Trust Troops stop 3 female suicide attackers
23 November 2016 Premium Times EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army officially declares 46 soldiers missing
06 January 2014 Premium Times Oil theft in Cross River, Akwa Ibom has reduced – Army commande
04 September 2016 This Day Military in Show of Force, Deploys More Air Force Personnel in N/Delta
08 August 2017 This Day Two Soldiers Dead, Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists Killed in Ambush
11 September 2017 This Day Army Reconciles Warring Communities in Cross River, Ebonyi States
07 December 2016 Vanguard IPOB dares Army, launches Operation David Dance
24 January 2017 Vanguard Don’t allow breakdown of law and order — GOC
29 June 2017 Vanguard Army buries 2 soldiers killed in battle with Boko Haram
01 August 2017 Vanguard Army begins fitness competition in C-River 31 July 2018
12 September 2017 Vanguard Troops massacre Boko Haram terrorists Borno ambush, raid
09 June 2018 Vanguard Troops kill many bandits, arrest Boko Haram logistics supplier in Kaduna 06 August 2018
04 June 2018 Vanguard Army rescues 58 women used as sex slaves by Boko Haram 09 August 2018
20 July 2018 Vanguard Buratai renames 21 Brigade as Special Forces Brigade 25 August 2018
10 August 2017 The Nation Buratai decorates 65 gallant troops with medals
05 October 2017 The Nation Troops Kill 4 Boko Haram members in Borno 25 August 2018
02 April 2016 Nigerian Army TROOPS CLEAR BOKO HARAM HIDEOUTS IN WULWUTA
27 March 2016 Nigerian Army TROOPS KILL 25 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS, RESCUED 18 PERSONS
26 June 2016 Nigerian Army Update on Operation Lafiya Dole: Troops Carry out Several Clearence Patrols
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
13 February 2017 Champion Newspapers GOC urges stakeholders to end perennial communal clashes in A’ibom, Cross River states
28 April 2013 Channels Television Nigerian Army Updates Officers On Operations Planning
03 August 2015 Daily Trust Troops Rescue 178 in Borno
05 September 2014 Daily Trust Soldiers Evacuating Families From Maiduguri Barracks
18 November 2012 Daily Trust Combating the Rot in Army Barracks - the 82 Division Angle
Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre OFFICE OF THE COMMANDANT
07 November 2015 Premium Times ​Nigerian ​Army rescues 20 more abducted persons
21 March 2013 The Punch Army chief sues for peace in Onitsha
28 August 2014 The Punch Mutiny: Four Military Officers Quizzed
2012 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2011-2012
18 November 2012 Daily Trust Combating the rot in Army Barracks: The 82 Division angle
26 December 2014 This Day Army Exonerates Officer of Petition Against Operations
23 September 2013 This Day Benisheikh Ambush - Residents Ask for Restoration of Telecoms Services
20 September 2013 This Day Borno Highway Ambush - 142 Corpses Evacuated From Bushes
26 January 2012 This Day Soldier, 7 Robbery Suspects Killed in Ebonyi
23 March 2014 This Day 'Strange Helicopter Hovered Over Giwa Barracks Before Attack'
13 July 2016 This Day Bama: When Will the Tears and Blood Stop Flowing
09 December 2010 Vanguard Stampede as Boko Haram, task force engage in gun duel
31 January 2011 Vanguard Army Puts Men On Alert Over Rise in Kidnapping, Terrorism, Armed Robbery
21 February 2011 Vanguard Army Discovers High Profile Arms in Borno
14 November 2011 Vanguard Military Can Tackle Internal Security Challenges, Says GOC
07 January 2012 Vanguard Army assures S-East, S- South citizens of safety
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army
06 October 2014 Vanguard Bama - Military Orders Arrest of General for Running Into Bush With Troops in Fear of B'Haram
25 December 2014 Vanguard Military exonerates Col Wende over purported petition written to Jonathan
07 November 2015 Vanguard Army Rescues 20 More Persons, Clears Terrorists Enclaves in Borno
03 June 2016 Vanguard Troops kill 11 Boko Haram terrorists, lose soldiers
26 June 2016 Vanguard Troops rescue 5,000 Boko Haram captives, Kill 10 terrorists
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018