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Also known as: 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 [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Air Force  Army  Joint Task Force  Military  Navy  Police  State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Maiduguri [+] 14 November 2012 [+]
Biu [+] 21 April 2012 [+]
Borno [+] 12 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Maiduguri [+] 12 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]

Member units

All units that comprise this unit.
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
202 Tank Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 202 Battalion [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
21 Armoured Brigade [+] Nigeria [+] 21 Armored Brigade [+]
21-Armoured Brigade [+]
21 Bde [+]
21 Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
12 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
211 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 211 BN [+]
211 Demo Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
212 Tank Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 212 Battalion [+]
212 BN [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
18 October 2011 [+]
213 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 213 Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
23 Armoured Brigade [+] Nigeria [+] 23 Amoured Brigade [+]
23 Armored Bigade [+]
23 Bde [+]
23 Brigade [+]
23rd Amour Brigade [+]
23rd Armored Brigade [+]
23rd Armoured Brigade [+]
23rd Army Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
231 Tank Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 231 Battalion [+]
231 Tank Battalion [+]
231 tk Bn [+]
23 Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
2 September 2011 [+]
234 Special Operations Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 234 Battalion [+]
234 Brigade [+]
Nigerian Military Special Operation Unit, Mubi Battalion [+]
Special Operation Battalion [+]
Special Operations Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
243 Reconnaissance Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 243 Battalion [+]
243 Bn [+]
243 Recce Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
12 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
301 Artillery Regiment [+] Nigeria [+] 301 artillery [+]
301 artillery brigade [+]
301 Battalion [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
79 Composite Group [+] Nigeria [+] 79 CG [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
93 Battalion [+] Nigeria [+] 93 Army Battalion [+]
93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
25 September 2011 [+] 30 June 2012 [+]
State Security Service [+] Nigeria [+] SSS [+] State Security Service (Internal Security) [+] 15 November 2012 [+]

Parent units

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


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 9 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 8 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 7 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 6 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 5 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 4 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 3 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 2 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 10 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I Sub Sector 1 [+] Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
15 June 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
John A. H. Ewansiha [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 12 January 2012 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]
Hassan Mohammed [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] None 8 November 2011 [+]
Jack Okechukwu Nwaogbo [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 27 June 2011 [+] 11 January 2012 [+]
Victor Ebhaleme [+] Colonel [+] Field Operations Commander [+] 1 July 2011 [+] 13 May 2013 [+]

Incidents


According to Amnesty International: "KALERI, 9 JULY 2011 On 9 July 2011 at around 8pm there was an explosion near a JTF vehicle in Kaleri Ward, Maiduguri. Most of the men in the community were in the mosque and the women were in their houses. According to residents, JTF soldiers ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "Goni Ali was arrested by members of the JTF at his home in Maiduguri with three others on 16 October 2011. They were taken to Giwa barracks, 21 Army Brigade. Two of the men arrested with him were released the following day and the third was ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "On the night of July 9, 2011, following a suspected Boko Haram attack on a military vehicle in Maiduguri, soldiers raided the Kaleri neighborhood. Community members provided Human Rights Watch with a list of 18 names of men allegedly killed during the raid. One of ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On the early hours of 27 December 2011, nine people - Wakil Dala, Bukar Dla, Ali Dala, Adam Tijjani, Mamman Adamu Mustapha, Hassan Musa Bukar, Mamman M Mustapha, Alhaji Ali and Babangida Adamu – were allegedly shot by members of the JTF. According to residents of ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On the evening of 12 February 2012, between 7pm and 8pm, according to eyewitness accounts, the JTF mounted a road block at the entrance to Budum community, Maiduguri, set a house on fire and carried out a house to house search. Eight people were killed, including ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On 25 April 2012, following a killing by a suspected member of Boko Haram in Kawar Maila, residents interviewed by Amnesty International allege that JTF soldiers set four houses on fire and threatened to burn more houses if anything happened again." [+]


According to Amnesty International: "A resident of Mai Sandari told Amnesty International that in May 2012 he and some nine other residents of the area saw the JTF arrive and bring a man out of their vehicle. The witness said: “The JTF didn’t know we were watching... Some [residents] were ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On 1 May 2012 another person was killed by suspected members of Boko Haram, followed by an explosion nearby. The JTF returned with containers of petrol and set several houses on fire.150 H.I.’s house was burned down that day. She was at her nearby shop selling ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "One person was reportedly burned to death and 13 shops and five houses burned down by members of the JTF after an explosion at Lawan Bukar junction, Maiduguri, on 22 May 2012 when a convoy of JTF vehicles was passing. According to newspaper reports, after the ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "L.A., a tailor, was arrested by the JTF at his house in Bayan quarters, Maiduguri, on 8 June 2012. A family member told Amnesty International “I thought they took him to Giwa barracks. But he wasn’t there. I went to Crack. They said we haven’t seen ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On 12 June 2012, residents of the Limani Tamsuwa area of Budum, Maiduguri, interviewed by Amnesty International said they heard gunshots in Shehu North, a nearby community. The next day the JTF came and using petrol and lighters set fire to three tricycles, the community’s borehole ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On the 14 July 2012 a girl in her late twenties was shot by a suspected member of Boko Haram in Zannari, Maiduguri. According to residents interviewed by Amnesty International, shortly afterwards members of the JTF came to the area, brought out resident from their houses, ... [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On 19 January 2013, the JTF Operation Restore Order I arrested Alhaji Bukar Yaganami, a 50-year-old police contractor in Maiduguri, in his home. The military took him to Giwa and returned to his house later that day for a search. His health deteriorated while in custody ... [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
19 November 2006 Vanguard Militants to Army Chief - Your Men Worsened Hostilities in N-Delta
27 August 2007 Vanguard Country's Foreign Policy Under Yar'Adua
09 January 2008 Vanguard Defence Chief Declares 'Red Alert' in N-Delta
08 July 2008 This Day Soldiers' Protest - House Summons Defence Minister, Azazi
09 August 2008 This Day Security Beefed Up in Azazi's Country Home
12 March 2009 Vanguard FG Merges Military Forces in N-Delta
25 May 2011 Daily Champion Lagos - DPO, DCO Killed in Army, Police Clash
27 June 2011 Daily Independent Borno Under Siege as More Blasts Erupt
01 July 2011 Daily Trust JTF Condemn Extortions of Motorist in Borno
05 July 2011 This Day Again, Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Two Policemen in Borno
03 July 2011 Daily Champion Borno Joint Military Task Force in Battle of Wits With Boko Haram
06 July 2011 Daily Trust Six Killed As JTF Patrol Team Escapes Blast in Borno
11 July 2011 Daily Trust Maiduguri - Army Shoots 11, Destroys Houses - Residents - Over 30 Killed
16 July 2011 Daily Trust Borno's Unofficial State of Emergency - States Continue Frenzied Evacuation
04 September 2011 Daily Trust Bloodbath in Biu - Soldiers, Youths Clash in Borno
11 September 2011 Daily Trust Day of Rage in Biu Town
17 September 2011 Daily Trust Jos - Will Military Intervention Stop Bloodshed?
18 October 2011 Daily Trust Borno Killings - JTF Urges Residents to Surrender Arms
20 October 2011 Daily Trust JTF Whisks Away Newspaper Vendor in Maiduguri
08 November 2011 Daily Trust JTF Recovers Dangerous Weapons on Sallah day in Maiduguri
17 January 2012 Daily Trust JTF Denied Desecrating Holy Quran in Borno
23 April 2012 Daily Trust Five Killed By Own Bomb in Biu
28 May 2012 Leadership Army Court Martial's 14 STF Soldiers for 'Gross Misconduct'
24 October 2012 Leadership Boko Haram - House-to-House Search in Kano
09 April 2013 This Day Amnesty Committee Mulls Conditions for Boko Haram
20 August 2013 Daily Trust Boko Haram's Shekau Likely Dead, JTF says
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
30 August 2015 Daily Trust Defence Headquarters Upgrades Special Task Force in Plateau
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army 1 Division.
19 August 2013 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Creates New Division in North East
Defence Headquarters Profile of the Chief of Defence Staff
06 May 2015 The Guardian Army begins trial of General, four others over loss of Baga
14 July 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Nigerian Army Injects New Life Into Counter-Insurgency Operations
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.7(1)
03 January 2014 Leadership Detained Without Trial: The Story of Zubair Rufiu
01 November 2012 Amnesty International Trapped in the Cycle of Violence. AFR 44/043/2012. 27 September 2018
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
06 October 2020 This Day Preparing Military Personnel for Post-service Life 22 October 2020
Training and Doctrine Command BRIEF BIOGRAPHY of MAJ GEN AG Olonisakin
Nigerian Air Force NAF Headquarters
23 June 2016 Nigerian Army OPERATION PULO SHIELD IN NIGER DELTA SCRAPPED
19 January 2016 Channels Television Defence Minister Arrives Warri To Inspect Pipeline Explosion Site
04 September 2013 Daily Trust Army retires senior officer, redeploys others
Nigerian Ministry of Defence About MOD.
11 October 2012 Human Rights Watch Spiraling Violence: Boko Haram Attacks and Security Force Abuses in Nigeria. 27 September 2018
19 February 2016 The Guardian U.S. military trains Nigerian soldiers on counter-terrorism.
06 June 2013 Premium Times JTF records successes in Borno, environs — Commander
2013 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2012-2013
05 July 2011 This Day Again , Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Two Policemen in Borno
28 June 2011 This Day Army - Boko Haram Tactics, Strange to Us
16 November 2012 This Day Boko Haram: US Raises Concern over Extra-Judicial Killings
13 January 2012 This Day JTF Imposes Curfew on Maiduguri, Jere
04 November 2011 This Day JTF Mops Up 5,000 Weapons From Maiduguri Residents
27 July 2013 This Day The Rise of Borno Youths
16 November 2007 This Day Bakassi Killings: Nigerian Soldiers Not Involved, Azazi Insists
22 June 2011 Vanguard Bomb blast: NSA summons IGP…as police postpone meeting
16 July 2011 Vanguard Another Bomb Blast Injures Seven Policemen in Maiduguri
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
23 September 2011 Vanguard Security Beef-up in Lagos, Jos, Delta
11 January 2012 Vanguard FG approves new operational status for JTF
16 February 2012 Vanguard Boko Haram - Massive Shake-Up in the Army
15 November 2012 Vanguard We’ve killed Boko Haram Commander – JTF 30 June 2016
16 May 2013 Vanguard Soldiers storm Borno,Yobe, Adamawa
07 June 2013 Vanguard We've Achieved a Lot in Borno - JTF
02 July 2013 Vanguard Boko Haram: 18 soldiers face court-martial
01 September 2013 Vanguard 56 Including 24 Youths Killed As Boko Haram Assail Borno LG
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018