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119 Task Force Battalion [+] Print this page

Also known as: 119 Battalion [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Kukawa [+] 14 January 2017 [+] 16 January 2017 [+]
Mobbar [+] 16 October 2016 [+]


Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Mallam Fatori [+] 20 November 2016 [+]
Gashigar [+] 16 October 2016 [+]


Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Operation Gama Aiki [+] Nigeria [+] Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
16 October 2016 [+]
Operation Lafiya Dole [+] Nigeria [+] OPLD [+]
Operation Lafia Dole [+]
Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
16 January 2017 [+]

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
12 November 2015 The Guardian (Nigeria) Military arrests five terror suspects, rescues children in Borno
26 February 2016 News Agency of Nigeria COAS hails efforts of troops fighting insurgency in northeast
20 March 2016 The Guardian (Nigeria) Troops kill seven terrorists, recover military uniforms, arms
26 April 2016 Voice of Nigeria Nigerian troops kill ‘Albani of Monguno’
16 January 2017 Channels Television Army Discovers Boko Haram Graves, Grenade In Borno
15 January 2017 Daily Trust Troops kill 10 Boko Haram insurgents in Kangarwa
21 August 2015 Daily Trust Military clears more towns of Boko Haram in north east
23 November 2016 Premium Times EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army officially declares 46 soldiers missing
12 July 2017 Premium Times Six Boko Haram fighters killed in battles with soldiers – Nigerian Army