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Also known as: Civilian JTF| Civilian-JTF| CJTF [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Civilian Joint Task Force (Irregulars) [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Bama [+] 3 June 2018 [+]
Damboa [+] 22 April 2018 [+]
Kala-Balge [+] 28 November 2017 [+]
Mafa [+] 23 March 2016 [+] 26 June 2016 [+]
Borno [+] May 2013 [+] 22 April 2018 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Borno [+] May 2013 [+] 24 August 2015 [+]

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Civilian Joint Task Force Sector 6 [+] Civilian JTF in Sector 6 [+]
Sector-6 [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force (Irregulars) [+] 2 March 2014 [+] July 2014 [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force Sector 5 [+] Sector-5 formation of the Civilian-JTF [+]
Sector 5 of the local vigilante group in Borno State [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force (Irregulars) [+] 15 March 2014 [+] July 2014 [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force Sector 3 [+] sector 3 [+]
Sector 3 of the youth volunteer group [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force (Irregulars) [+] 16 December 2014 [+] July 2014 [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force Sector 2 [+] Sector 2 [+] Civilian Joint Task Force (Irregulars) [+] 14 March 2014 [+] July 2014 [+]
Civilian Joint Task Force Sector 1 [+] Sector 1 [+] Civilian Joint Task Force (Irregulars) [+] 27 August 2013 [+] July 2014 [+]

Personnel

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Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Baba Lawan Jafar [+] None Commander [+] 2013 [+]
Abor Darkan [+] None None 5 August 2013 [+]
Jibrin Gunda [+] None Legal Adviser [+] Barrister [+] 29 March 2014 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
22 May 2013 Daily Trust Suspected Insurgents Arrested in Adamawa
16 June 2013 Daily Trust Army Relaxes Curfew in Adamawa
03 September 2013 Daily Trust Families of 12 Slain Soldiers Get N1 Million Each From Borno Govt
06 February 2014 This Day Boko Haram - NAF's Bombardment Drives Insurgents to Chad, Niger, Cameroun
26 July 2014 This Day Army Pays Operational Allowances Upfront, Treats Six War Casualties Abroad'
23 August 2014 This Day Terrorism - Crashed NAF Helicopter Pilot Given Emotional Burial
14 September 2014 Leadership Army's Weapon More Sophisticated Than Boko Haram's - COAS
15 September 2014 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Rewards Injured Officers
19 July 2015 Daily Trust Inside Nigeria's Command and Control Centre in Maiduguri
21 July 2015 This Day Boko Haram - Operation Zaman Lafiya Now Code Named 'Operation Lafiya Dole'
17 August 2015 This Day NAF Sustains Aerial Bombardment of Terrorists' Bunkers
18 September 2015 Daily Trust Commander Seeks Collaboration With Traditional Rulers On Insurgency
02 November 2015 Leadership Army Releases 182 Boko Haram Prisoners
10 November 2015 This Day Military Nabs Another Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist
09 November 2015 Daily Trust Buratai Visits Troops, More Boko Haram Camps Are Destroyed
03 February 2016 This Day Two Suicide Bombers Intercepted in Maiduguri
02 April 2016 Daily Trust Troops Destroy Boko Haram Explosive Factory
13 April 2016 The Guardian Airforce Strikes Boko Haram Logistics Base
02 May 2016 This Day Troops Discover Another Boko Haram Bomb Factory, Foil Attack On Military Installations
05 May 2016 The Guardian Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
20 May 2016 Daily Trust Another Chibok Girl Found - Army Claims
05 June 2016 Daily Trust Troops Kill Boko Haram Leader, 18 Others
09 June 2016 This Day Sambisa Forest Is Now Locked Down - Military
20 June 2016 This Day Air Force Jet Foils Ambush Against Ground Troops, Kills 15 Boko Haram Terrorists
06 December 2017 Daily Post Boko Haram: Rogers Nicholas replaces Attahiru as theatre commander
25 August 2015 Daily Trust Army Arrests Impostors, Boko Haram Fuel Supplier
19 August 2013 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Creates New Division in North East
18 December 2015 Defence Headquarters NEW THEATRE COMMANDERS FOR OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE APPOINTED
14 November 2015 The Guardian Military Repel Attack On Gwoza, Kill Seven Terrorists
13 April 2016 The Guardian Troops Arrest Three Boko Haram Commanders, Kill 22 Others
14 July 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Nigerian Army Injects New Life Into Counter-Insurgency Operations
20 August 2013 Leadership Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Feared Killed 02 August 2018
15 March 2014 Leadership 207 Insurgents Killed in Borno
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
15 July 2015 News Agency of Nigeria 72 Battalion lost 28 soldiers to insurgency in 4 years -- Commander
31 August 2016 Reuters Operation Lafiya Dole
26 July 2013 Sahara Reporters Army "Corners" Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, In Borno Hills-Punch Newspaper
23 August 2015 Sahara Reporters Boko Haram: Nigeria Army Reinstates 2,500 Soldiers, 102 Officers
14 March 2017 Daily Trust Boko Haram: troops liberate 455 hostages in Kala-Balge , Borno
13 June 2017 The Guardian Army kill Boko Haram leader, rescue nine children
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
30 May 2017 The Sun New Theatre Commander Ops LAFIYA DOLE, Gen Attahiru resumes
18 September 2014 Amnesty International ‘Welcome to hell fire’: Torture and other ill-treatment in Nigeria
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
16 January 2017 Channels Television Army Discovers Boko Haram Graves, Grenade In Borno
09 March 2017 Channels Television Troops Carry Out Clearance Operations In Borno
30 July 2018 Daily Trust Army test officers’ proficiency in handling of weapons, military drills 18 September 2018
14 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 227 Soldiers for 'Refusing to Fight Boko Haram'
04 February 2017 Daily Trust 6 Div Commander resumes duty in Port Harcourt
08 February 2016 Greenbarge Reporters Senator Lists Areas Where Boko Haram Still Occupies In Borno 21 October 2020
08 February 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Nigerian Military Covers Up Killing Of Soldiers By Boko Haram
23 November 2016 Premium Times EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army officially declares 46 soldiers missing
10 August 2017 Premium Times Nigerian Army rotates overstayed troops in North-east
08 August 2017 This Day Two Soldiers Dead, Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists Killed in Ambush
12 September 2017 Vanguard Troops massacre Boko Haram terrorists Borno ambush, raid
26 December 2017 Vanguard Soldiers celebrate Christmas in Gwoza, Buni Yadi 26 August 2018
29 March 2018 Vanguard Army to Boko Haram: Surrender arms, embrace FG amnesty offer 17 September 2018
19 March 2018 Vanguard Troops kill 4, arrest 9 militiamen in Bauchi State 03 August 2018
29 March 2018 Vanguard Troops nab 3 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno 09 August 2018
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018
19 March 2018 Vanguard 3 soldiers, 2 civilian JTF members killed by Boko Haram in shootout in Borno 03 August 2018
24 April 2018 Vanguard Troops destroys Boko Haram IED factory, rescues hostages in Borno 08 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
03 March 2020 News Agency of Nigeria More Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists surrender in NE – Army 24 October 2020
27 October 2017 The Nation Army killed three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno 17 September 2018
16 August 2015 The Nation Review of Dismissed Soldiers' Cases Begins
10 August 2017 The Nation Buratai decorates 65 gallant troops with medals
29 November 2017 The Nation Troops capture Boko Haram commander, kill four 25 August 2018
05 October 2017 The Nation Troops Kill 4 Boko Haram members in Borno 25 August 2018
26 June 2016 Nigerian Army Update on Operation Lafiya Dole: Troops Carry out Several Clearence Patrols
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
28 January 2016 Daily Trust 'Operation Lafiya Dole' Command Interfaces With Host Communities
17 March 2016 Daily Trust Terrible week of road accidents (Editorial)
18 January 2015 Daily Trust Mass Sack - Panic Grips Army Barracks
29 March 2014 Daily Trust I Left Owerri to Join Hunt for Boko Haram'
29 March 2014 Daily Trust Who Are Borno's 'Civilian JTF'?
17 May 2013 Leadership Emergency Rule - Economic Activities Grounded in Three States
18 February 2016 The Guardian Troops kill more Boko Haram terrorists in ambush operation near sambisa
06 June 2013 Premium Times JTF records successes in Borno, environs — Commander
08 June 2015 Premium Times Boko Haram - Nigerian Military Moves Command Centre to Maiduguri
07 November 2015 Premium Times ​Nigerian ​Army rescues 20 more abducted persons
17 March 2016 Premium Times Army Names New Commander for Anti-Boko Haram Operation
02 May 2016 Premium Times Army Begins Large-Scale Operation in Sambisa Forests - Commander
02 May 2016 Premium Times Boko Haram terrorists now hide in foxholes – Army spokesman
19 November 2015 Premium Times Mass Gathering
08 March 2016 Premium Times Army General Dies in Auto Crash
17 January 2017 Premium Times Nigerian Army places N500,000 reward for information on suicide bombers
27 July 2013 The Punch Army corners Boko Haram leader, Shekau, in Borno hills
16 September 2014 The Punch Boko Haram ambushes soldiers in Kogi
16 May 2013 The Punch Hundreds of troops deployed in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
03 March 2014 This Day Another 39 Killed By Boko Haram in Borno
28 August 2013 Daily Trust Boko Haram Kills Six Civilian JTF Members
11 December 2014 This Day Female Suicide Bombers Kill Six in Kano Market
06 August 2013 This Day Over 900 Mali Returnee Troops Arrive Borno
18 December 2014 This Day Shekau in New Video Vows to Attack Emir of Kano
16 May 2013 Vanguard Soldiers storm Borno,Yobe, Adamawa
07 July 2013 Vanguard Boko Haram attacks curtailed in Yobe, says JTF Commander
18 August 2013 Vanguard Jonathan creates new army division, sends 8,000 troops after Boko Haram
03 September 2013 Vanguard Widows of slain soldiers receive N12m compensation
01 October 2014 Vanguard Boko Haram - New Dawn in Winning the War On Terror
17 March 2015 Vanguard Army Chief Talks Tough on Terrorism
23 July 2015 Vanguard Recharging the War On Boko Haram
15 August 2015 Vanguard NSA, Service Chiefs Avow End to Boko Haram Insurgency
07 November 2015 Vanguard Army Rescues 20 More Persons, Clears Terrorists Enclaves in Borno
13 February 2016 Vanguard Military releases 275 suspected Boko Haram detainees
30 March 2016 Vanguard Army captures Alagarno, Boko Haram `spiritual power base’
24 March 2016 Vanguard Soldiers rescue 180 hostages, kill 5 terrorists
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