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Also known as: 211 BN| 211 Demo Battalion [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Borno [+] 12 June 2011 [+] 15 May 2013 [+]


Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Saki [+] 11 September 2014 [+]


Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order I [+] Nigeria [+] JTF [+]
JTF Operation Restore Order [+]
JTF in Borno State [+]
JTF in Maiduguri, Borno State [+]
Joint Special Task Force in Maiduguri [+]
Joint TASK Force MAIDUGURI [+]
Joint Task Force (JTF) tagged "Operation Restore Peace" [+]
Joint Task Force in Borno [+]
Joint Task Force in Borno State [+]
Joint Task Force in Maiduguri, Borno State [+]
Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order [+]
ORO I [+]
operation restore peace [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Task Force [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Police [+]
State Security Service (Internal Security) [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
Peacekeeping [+] 2011 [+]

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
11 April 2017 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
02 October 2000 Vanguard Obasanjo Okays New Army Division For Benin
05 August 2002 The News After the Lagos Bomb Explosion
08 April 2004 Vanguard Tinubu/Fayose Face-Off: George Misled Obasanjo, Says Lagos Govt
16 December 2004 This Day Sierra-Leone: 'Troops 'Ll Not Be Replaced'
30 January 2007 Daily Champion Ihejirika Lauds Joint Police/Military Operations in Lagos
11 September 2008 Vanguard Oyinlola, Agagu, Oni Solicit for Peace, Security in S-West
16 March 2012 Daily Trust Failing State, Fading Peacekeepers
21 March 2014 Daily Trust Nigerian Troops Leave for Peace Keeping in Liberia
11 September 2014 The Guardian (Nigeria) Soldier's Alleged Rape of Poly Student - Lawyer Refutes Oyo State Probe Claims
Defence Health Maintenance LTD Military Healthcare Facilities under DHML. 20 April 2016
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
27 August 2017 The Nation (Nigeria) Army begin combat proficiency competition in Benin Monday
26 October 2006 Council on Foreign Relations Modern Military Force Structures
26 August 2016 Federal Republic of Nigeria South-West
28 August 2014 The Punch Mutiny: Four Military Officers Quizzed
15 July 2012 The Punch Unending controversies over security
2012 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2011-2012, Volume I, Section IV Country Training Activities - Africa
31 March 2011 Vanguard Polls: Soldiers Will Carry Arms, Says COAS
22 February 2013 Vanguard Two Killed As Rival Revenue Collectors Clash in Edo
2018 Routledge Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 16 February 2018
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
14 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 227 Soldiers for 'Refusing to Fight Boko Haram'
26 July 2017 P.M. News Akeredolu Laments Rise In Kidnap Cases
2011 United States Department of State Foreign Military Training and DoD Engagement Activities of Interest, 2010-2011, Section IV Country Training Activities - Africa, Volume II
16 March 2016 Vanguard Buhari’s will, Troops’ resilience behind successes against insurgency- Buratai
20 April 2018 Vanguard Army trains troops for combat proficiency competition 31 July 2018