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Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Mafa [+] 28 October 2016 [+]
Damboa [+] 4 July 2014 [+] 18 August 2014 [+]


Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Maiduguri [+] 3 May 2017 [+]
Damboa [+] 4 July 2014 [+]
Agenebode [+] 2002 [+] 14 January 2015 [+]


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 [+] 2012 [+]
Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield Sector 1 [+] Nigeria [+] Sector 1 [+]
Sector 1 Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield [+]
Sector One [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
5 February 2014 [+]

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Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Abubakar Chamba [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 4 July 2014 [+]
Mohammed A [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] None August 2014 [+]


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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
12 July 2013 The Sun Army parades police inspector armed robber, 16 others in Benin
02 October 2000 Vanguard Obasanjo Okays New Army Division For Benin
29 April 2002 Vanguard Government Begins Decentralisation of Defence Units
05 August 2002 The News After the Lagos Bomb Explosion
08 April 2004 Vanguard Tinubu/Fayose Face-Off: George Misled Obasanjo, Says Lagos Govt
20 April 2004 This Day Army Games Begin in Abeokuta
16 December 2004 This Day Sierra-Leone: 'Troops 'Ll Not Be Replaced'
16 February 2005 Vanguard Task Force Men Kill Suspected Bank Robber in Shoot-Out
30 January 2007 Daily Champion Ihejirika Lauds Joint Police/Military Operations in Lagos
08 September 2008 Vanguard Army Commander Hails Governor Osunbor
11 September 2008 Vanguard Oyinlola, Agagu, Oni Solicit for Peace, Security in S-West
23 January 2012 Daily Trust JTF Destroys 6,000 Illegal Refineries
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
05 June 2012 Daily Trust Army Destroys Over 2000 Illegal Refineries in Edo, Delta
10 August 2012 Leadership Army Warns Soldiers on Peace Keeping Against Misconduct
28 January 2013 Daily Trust Army Redeploys Minimah, Others
14 July 2013 This Day Edo Robbery - Arrested Police Inspector Mentally Challenged, Says Bayelsa CP
09 January 2014 Vanguard Army Destroys 36 Petrol Tankers, Six Boats in Cross River
21 March 2014 Daily Trust Nigerian Troops Leave for Peace Keeping in Liberia
17 April 2014 Premium Times Army Denies Killing APC Member
11 September 2014 The Guardian Soldier's Alleged Rape of Poly Student - Lawyer Refutes Oyo State Probe Claims
02 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 203 Soldiers After Secret Trial
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11 March 2016 News Agency of Nigeria 35 suspects arrested in arms mop-up operation in Delta
28 May 2014 National Mirror Oshiomhole commissions water projects for Army
31 October 2016 The Punch Militants reject Buhari’s meeting, attack pipeline
20 May 2015 Sahara Reporters Nigerian Army: No Longer Business As Usual With Buhari In Charge By Abiodun Ladepo
04 May 2017 The Guardian 3 killed in another foiled suicide bomb attack in Borno
14 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 227 Soldiers for 'Refusing to Fight Boko Haram'
19 April 2017 Daily Trust Army denies shootout with notorious kidnapper
26 July 2017 P.M. News Akeredolu Laments Rise In Kidnap Cases
31 May 2016 This Day Soldiers Take over Tompolo’s Residence, Father Escapes Arrest
08 September 2016 This Day Military Nabs Wanted Niger Delta Militants, Boko Haram Terrorist
06 July 2014 Vanguard War in Borno: 50 terrorists killed: Colonel, DPO die in battle
16 March 2016 Vanguard Buhari’s will, Troops’ resilience behind successes against insurgency- Buratai
27 October 2017 Vanguard Operation Crocodile Smile: Army arrests 30 suspects, destroys illegal refineries in Benin 17 September 2018
20 April 2018 Vanguard Army trains troops for combat proficiency competition 31 July 2018
27 August 2017 The Nation Army begin combat proficiency competition in Benin Monday
23 November 2014 The Nation Army to provide conducive environment for officers
25 November 2013 The Nation JTF shuts down militants’ camp, 59 illegal refineries
27 January 2015 The Nation 4 Brigade assures of security
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
31 March 2014 Daily Trust JTF Seeks Special Courts
30 October 2013 Daily Trust Army Parade Kidnappers in Edo
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
28 October 2013 News Agency of Nigeria Army chief tasks soldiers on terrorism
31 December 2013 News Agency of Nigeria Army will continue to assist Jonathan to realise transformation agenda - Ihejirika
04 February 2016 The Guardian Security agencies deny Boko Haram role in Edo explosion
26 August 2016 Federal Republic of Nigeria South-West
28 October 2016 Premium Times Full list of soldiers, police officers others arrested for collaborating with Boko Haram
18 January 2016 The Punch Army arrests suspected fake officer in Delta
30 October 2013 The Punch Kidnap kingpin, Kelvin, trained over 300 abductors – Suspect
16 September 2014 The Punch Boko Haram ambushes soldiers in Kogi
28 August 2014 The Punch Mutiny: Four Military Officers Quizzed
27 January 2015 The Punch Nigerian Army remains apolitical -Army ex-spokesman
22 February 2013 The Punch Soldiers kill two suspected robbers, arrest three others
15 July 2012 The Punch Unending controversies over security
05 February 2014 This Day JTF Rescues Indians, Arrests 17 Oil Theft Suspects in Niger Delta
29 January 2010 Vanguard JTF Soldiers Back to Edo
31 March 2011 Vanguard Polls: Soldiers Will Carry Arms, Says COAS
10 December 2011 Vanguard Oshiomhole Commends Security Agencies in Edo
15 January 2012 Vanguard Army Disagrees With Hausa Community Over Missing Cows in Edo
05 June 2012 Vanguard Army Parades 58 Suspected Oil Thieves, Robbers in Edo
22 February 2013 Vanguard Two Killed As Rival Revenue Collectors Clash in Edo
03 May 2013 Vanguard No militant camp’ll be allowed in N/Delta – JTF
10 January 2014 Vanguard Cross River Is Free Off Militancy, Declares Commander
29 March 2014 Vanguard JTF arrests 2 Britons, 12 Nigerians for illegal bunkering
06 July 2014 Vanguard War in Borno - 50 Terrorists Killed: Colonel, DPO Die in Battle
09 March 2015 Vanguard APC Reps' Candidate Alleges Brutalization in Edo