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Also known as: 7 Div| 7th Infantry Division| Division 7 [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Maiduguri [+] 22 August 2013 [+] 17 January 2017 [+]
Fori Lawanti [+] 22 August 2013 [+] 17 January 2017 [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Operation Lafiya Dole [+] Nigeria [+] Operation Lafia Dole [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole [+]
OPLD [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
18 March 2016 [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya [+] Nigeria [+] Joint Task Force (Operation Zaman Lafiya) [+]
Operation Zaman Lafia [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
August 2013 [+] 2 June 2015 [+]

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Unknown Brigade of 7 Division [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
Placeholder [+]
12 November 2013 [+] 18 April 2016 [+]
81 Battalion [+] 81 BN [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
12 September 2013 [+] 3 February 2015 [+]
7 Division Military Intelligence Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
17 January 2017 [+]
7 Division Garrison [+] 7 Garrison [+]
Garrison Command [+]
Seven Division Garrison [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
August 2013 [+] 17 January 2017 [+]
5 Brigade [+] 5 Bde [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
6 September 2013 [+] 19 January 2016 [+]
37 Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
August 2013 [+]
33 Artillery Brigade [+] 33 Artillery Battalion [+]
33 Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
August 2013 [+] 2016 [+]
28 Task Force Brigade [+] 28 TF [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
9 June 2016 [+] 17 January 2017 [+]
26 Task Force Brigade [+] 26 Brigade [+]
26 TF [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
6 March 2016 [+] 17 January 2017 [+]
25 Task Force Brigade [+] 25 TF [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
23 April 2016 [+] 9 August 2017 [+]
241 Reconnaissance Battalion [+] 241 Battalion [+]
241 Recce Battalion [+]
241 Reece BN [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
August 2013 [+]
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 [+]
August 2013 [+] 2016 [+]
22 Task Force Brigade [+] 22 Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
17 April 2016 [+]
21 Special Forces Brigade [+] 21 Special Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
19 June 2018 [+]
21 Armoured Brigade [+] 21 Armored Brigade [+]
21-Armoured Brigade [+]
21 Bde [+]
21 Brigade [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
19 August 2013 [+] 8 June 2018 [+]
111 Special Forces Battalion [+] 111 Battalion [+]
111 SF Bn [+]
111th Special Forces Battalion [+]
SFB [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
Special Forces [+]
4 August 2014 [+]

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
Obida T. Ethnan [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 22 August 2013 [+] 31 December 2013 [+]
Unsaid Bindawa [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 1 January 2014 [+] 26 February 2014 [+]
Abdulmalik Bulama Biu [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] Acting General Officer Commanding [+] 8 June 2018 [+] 19 July 2018 [+]
MY Ibrahim [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] Acting General Officer Commanding [+] 16 May 2014 [+] 28 January 2015 [+]
Ahmadu Mohammed [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 24 February 2014 [+] 16 May 2014 [+]
Victor Okwudili Ezugwu [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] Acting Commander [+] 6 March 2016 [+] 6 May 2017 [+]
Victor Okwudili Ezugwu [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 6 March 2016 [+] 1 May 2017 [+]
Lamidi Adeosun [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 19 January 2015 [+] 28 December 2015 [+]
BO Sawyerr [+] None None 2013 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication 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
04 June 2002 This Day Ogomudia Commissions Retired Soldiers' Houses
04 September 2003 Vanguard Army Chief Assures On Logistics
05 September 2003 This Day Warri: No Military Solution, Says Army Chief
01 March 2004 Daily Champion Gen. Effiong Was a Great Patriot - - Obasanjo
01 July 2005 This Day Nigerian Soldiers Depart for Sudan
28 March 2006 Daily Trust Sudan: Darfur Crisis: First Batch of Troops Airlifted to Sudan
07 May 2006 Vanguard We Cannot Now Be Hastily Separated'
19 November 2006 Vanguard Militants to Army Chief - Your Men Worsened Hostilities in N-Delta
27 August 2007 This Day Port Harcourt - Army Replaces Joint Task Force Commander
27 August 2007 Vanguard Country's Foreign Policy Under Yar'Adua
09 October 2007 This Day 680 Soldiers Head for Darfur
09 January 2008 Vanguard Defence Chief Declares 'Red Alert' in N-Delta
23 May 2008 This Day How 46 Soldiers Were Burnt to Death
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
16 October 2008 Vanguard Mutiny - Soldiers Petition Senate
10 January 2009 Vanguard Shake-Up in Army
19 May 2010 This Day 2011 - Army Will Review Operations, Says Dambazau.
27 September 2010 Daily Trust Sacked GOCs Get New Posts
07 February 2011 This Day Army Will Tackle Security Lapses
25 May 2011 Daily Champion Lagos - DPO, DCO Killed in Army, Police Clash
22 June 2011 This Day Internal Security - Army Modifies Training to Tackle Terrorism
18 July 2011 Daily Trust Day Soldiers Dumped Guns for Brooms
05 December 2011 Daily Trust Soldiers Shut Fake 'NNPC' in Creeks
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
09 May 2012 Leadership 25 Ghanaians, Five Locals Arrested Over Bunkering
24 July 2012 This Day Abia, Nigerian Army Tackle Vandalism of Shell's Facilities
21 November 2012 Daily Trust Crime - Army to Deploy Soldiers to Ogun
20 December 2012 Daily Trust Army Promotes 59 Generals
19 August 2013 Leadership National Army Creates New Division
07 September 2013 Daily Trust 50 Insurgents, 24 Civilians Killed in Borno
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
04 October 2013 This Day Army Detonates Boko Haram Bombs in Maiduguri
19 October 2013 This Day Nigeria, UK, U
27 October 2013 Leadership Confessions of a Captured Boko Haram Member
06 November 2013 This Day Military Kills Boko Haram Members in Raids
30 November 2013 This Day 2015 - Army Prepares Agaist Violence
28 December 2013 This Day In Major Shake-Up, Army Redeploys Senior Officers
15 March 2014 Daily Trust Boko Haram Attacks Barracks in Borno, Suffers Casualty
26 July 2014 This Day Army Pays Operational Allowances Upfront, Treats Six War Casualties Abroad'
13 August 2014 Daily Independent DHQ Warns Soldiers' Wives Over Troops' Deployment Protest
23 August 2014 This Day Boko Haram - Minimah Hints of Major Army Shake Up
28 August 2014 This Day Protest of Soldiers' Wives
06 September 2014 Leadership Insurgents Seize the Gulak Village
14 September 2014 Leadership Army's Weapon More Sophisticated Than Boko Haram's - COAS
15 September 2014 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Rewards Injured Officers
16 October 2014 Leadership Mutiny - Trial of 60 Accused Soldiers Begin in Abuja
23 December 2014 Daily Trust Army Begins Court Martial of 15 Senior Officers
01 January 2015 Daily Trust Yobe, Borno Restrict Movement
26 January 2015 This Day Military Routs Insurgents in the Battle to Capture Maiduguri
20 May 2015 Daily Trust Man Gets Title, Car, N
21 May 2015 Leadership Boko Haram - 600 Soldiers Face Court Martial in Lagos, Abuja
14 July 2015 Leadership Buhari Replaces NSA, Service Chiefs
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
28 December 2015 Daily Independent Boko Haram Kills 45 in Borno, Adamawa
05 May 2016 The Guardian Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
06 May 2016 This Day Army Discover, Destroy Boko Haram Administrative Base
Nigerian Army About
Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY CHRONICLE OF COMMAND
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY POLICY AND PLANS.
Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY PUBLIC RELATIONS
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY STANDARDS AND EVALUATION
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY TRAINING AND OPERATIONS
12 March 2014 Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY LOGISTICS
Nigerian Army LT GEN OA IHEJIRIKA
24 March 2014 Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY MILITARY SECRETARY
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army - History
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army 1 Division.
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army | 7 Division
19 August 2013 Daily Trust Insurgency - Army Creates New Division in North East
13 April 2016 The Guardian Troops Arrest Three Boko Haram Commanders, Kill 22 Others
21 April 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Kareto Attack: Several Soldiers Killed, Others Missing
07 September 2013 Leadership Troops Kill 50 Insurgents, As Army Chief Visits Borno
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(b)
19 September 2013 Leadership FG Deploys Soldiers in Nasarawa
03 February 2015 Leadership Finally, Nigerian Troops Bombard Sambisa Forest
15 February 2015 Leadership GOC, Brigade Commander Move to Liberate Monguno
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
10 February 2016 Leadership Army Defeats Boko Haram in Mainok Ambush Attack
11 June 2015 News Agency of Nigeria Minimah visits Borno, Adamawa to boost morale of troops
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
June 1991 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Nigeria: A Country Study
06 May 2017 The Guardian Returning refugees from Cameroun overstretching Borno IDPs camps, army warns
25 October 2020 National Wire #EndSARS# Commander, 9 Brigade Visits Lagos Area, Appeals To Youths, Communities 25 October 2020
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
04 September 2013 The Sun New GOC, others appointed as Army retires 7 generals
31 March 2014 Amnesty International NIGERIA: MORE THAN 1,500 KILLED IN ARMED CONFLICT IN NORTH-EASTERN NIGERIA IN EARLY 2014. Index: AFR 44/004/2014. 19 September 2018
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
17 April 2016 Channels Television Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Out Of Biggoro And Warpaya
08 November 2013 Daily Trust Army raids Boko Haram hideouts, recovers arms in Borno 06 August 2018
01 May 2017 Daily Trust 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army gets new commander
22 January 2016 International Centre for Investigative Reporting Boko Haram: Army To Begin Rotation Of Troops In North East
08 March 2011 P.M. News Defence HQ Launch Skills Acquisition In Barracks
23 November 2016 Premium Times EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army officially declares 46 soldiers missing
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
23 April 2016 This Day Military Arrests Four Boko Haram Kingpins, Insists Curfew in Maiduguri Still in Force
12 May 2013 Vanguard Bama: NEMA distributes relief materials 06 August 2018
14 September 2013 Vanguard Hunger forces Boko Haram to kill three, demand N1m from traders 06 August 2018
26 December 2017 Vanguard Soldiers celebrate Christmas in Gwoza, Buni Yadi 26 August 2018
06 January 2018 Vanguard COAS commends Gov. Gaidam for presentation of vehicles to army 08 August 2018
05 March 2018 Vanguard Dickson receives Buratai, urges him to help make Bayelsa foremost tourist, economic hub 26 August 2018
21 April 2018 Vanguard 23 cultists, 15 vandals in trouble 26 August 2018
24 April 2018 Vanguard Army troops arrest suspected kidnappers in Kaduna 09 August 2018
22 May 2018 Vanguard Army kills 68 bandits, recover 17 motorcycles in Zamfara 25 August 2018
09 June 2018 Vanguard Troops kill many bandits, arrest Boko Haram logistics supplier in Kaduna 06 August 2018
22 June 2018 Vanguard Soldier fighting Boko Haram commits suicide 09 August 2018
20 July 2018 Vanguard Buratai renames 21 Brigade as Special Forces Brigade 25 August 2018
19 July 2018 Vanguard No going back, fight to finish, Buratai charges troops 09 August 2018
30 October 2017 The Nation Army arrest fleeing Boko Haram members in Taraba 25 August 2018
27 October 2017 The Nation Army killed three Boko Haram insurgents in Borno 17 September 2018
17 May 2015 The Nation Boko Haram: Buhari to decide fate of 72 death row soldiers
10 August 2017 The Nation Buratai decorates 65 gallant troops with medals
05 August 2017 The Nation Why insecurity is escalating – Buratai
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
27 March 2016 Nigerian Army TROOPS KILL 25 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS, RESCUED 18 PERSONS
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
12 March 2016 Channels Television Clearance Operations Against Boko Haram Terrorists Heat Up
03 August 2015 Daily Trust Troops Rescue 178 in Borno
05 September 2014 Daily Trust Soldiers Evacuating Families From Maiduguri Barracks
06 March 2016 Daily Trust Troops clear Boko Haram in Doksa, Dure
Nigerian Ministry of Defence About MOD.
11 February 2013 Leadership How Gunmen Killed 3 Korean Doctors In Yobe – Witnesses
06 July 2015 Armed Forces Command and Staff College Director of Administration
31 January 2013 Premium Times JTF laments shortage of accommodation for personnel in Rivers
08 June 2015 Premium Times Boko Haram - Nigerian Military Moves Command Centre to Maiduguri
18 February 2016 Premium Times Nigerian troops discover ‘Boko Haram market’, rescue 195 captives
02 May 2016 Premium Times Army Begins Large-Scale Operation in Sambisa Forests - Commander
18 November 2015 Premium Times Nigerian troops destroy rockets manufactured by Boko Haram
17 January 2017 Premium Times Nigerian Army places N500,000 reward for information on suicide bombers
18 September 2013 The Punch 40 soldiers feared dead in B’Haram ambush
22 October 2014 The Punch Military arraigns five more soldiers for mutiny
09 January 2014 The Punch Soldiers kill 38 suspected terrorists in Borno -Millitary
14 September 2013 This Day GOC: New Security Role Won’t Overwhelm Army 06 August 2018
24 November 2013 This Day Army Demands Discipline From Civilian JTF
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
18 September 2013 This Day Army - Over 150 Boko Haram Insurgents, 15 Soldiers Killed in Borno
12 June 2015 This Day Boko Haram: Buhari Calls for Limiting Sect’s Access to Funds, Weapons, Others
14 September 2013 This Day GOC - New Security Role Won't Overwhelm Army
06 February 2014 This Day Jonathan Charges Service Chiefs to Crush Boko Haram Insurgents
11 March 2015 This Day Military Recaptures Bama As More Insurgents Are Killed in Adamawa
16 November 2007 This Day Bakassi Killings: Nigerian Soldiers Not Involved, Azazi Insists
21 February 2011 Vanguard Army Discovers High Profile Arms in Borno
31 May 2011 Vanguard Bombings: Part of failed plots to derail Jonathan’s inauguration – Security Agencies
22 June 2011 Vanguard Bomb blast: NSA summons IGP…as police postpone meeting
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
02 July 2012 Vanguard 3 killed, one arrested as JTF, terrorists clash in Damaturu
26 September 2012 Vanguard Oil Theft - Stakeholders Toe Divergent Paths Over JTF's Altered Mandate
18 August 2013 Vanguard Jonathan creates new army division, sends 8,000 troops after Boko Haram
03 October 2013 Vanguard Army to Destroy Seized IEDs in Borno
28 February 2014 Vanguard After Borno, Yobe Massacre - B-Haram Strikes in Adamawa, Kills 14
22 May 2014 Vanguard 48 Killed in Fresh Borno Attacks, Chibok Schoolgirls Sighted in Chad
01 October 2014 Vanguard Boko Haram - New Dawn in Winning the War On Terror
18 December 2014 Vanguard 54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny
30 July 2015 Vanguard 95 generals moved in fresh Army shake-up
28 February 2016 Vanguard Boko Haram: Nigerian Army inducts Combat Motorbike battalion into Battle
30 March 2016 Vanguard Army captures Alagarno, Boko Haram `spiritual power base’
24 March 2016 Vanguard Soldiers rescue 180 hostages, kill 5 terrorists
09 June 2016 Vanguard Counter-Insurgency Operation - Troops Making Progress As More Hostages Regain Freedom
03 June 2016 Vanguard Troops kill 11 Boko Haram terrorists, lose soldiers
22 July 2016 Vanguard Troops welfare: Army to review fees in command schools
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018