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19 Battalion [+] Print this page

Also known as: 19 BN| 19BN [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Ese Odo [+] 2017 [+]
Sapele [+] 30 January 2016 [+] 2017 [+]
Ethiope East [+] 18 October 2013 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Koko [+] 16 May 2013 [+]
Okitipupa [+] 14 September 2012 [+] 17 June 2017 [+]
Ikeja [+] 2 October 2000 [+] 7 February 2002 [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
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 [+]
26 August 2013 [+] 5 February 2014 [+]
African Union/United Nations Hybrid operation in Darfur [+] Sudan [+] African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur [+]
L’UNAMID/Darfour [+]
UNAMID [+]
Peacekeeping [+] 1 November 2011 [+]

Parent units

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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
Maaji [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 17 June 2017 [+]
A.Okoye [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 24 March 2013 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
03 January 2014 The Sun Soldiers attack okada riders, others over missing rifle
16 May 2010 P.M. News Sharia Sparks Violence in Army
20 July 2000 Tempo Soldiers Grumble Over Neglect Of Military Personnel Welfare
02 October 2000 Vanguard Obasanjo Okays New Army Division For Benin
11 February 2002 P.M. News Bomb Rips Soldier Apart
29 April 2002 Vanguard Government Begins Decentralisation of Defence Units
20 April 2004 This Day Army Games Begin in Abeokuta
16 February 2005 Vanguard Task Force Men Kill Suspected Bank Robber in Shoot-Out
08 September 2008 Vanguard Army Commander Hails Governor Osunbor
27 November 2011 Leadership Army Replaces Battalion in Sudan
23 January 2012 Daily Trust JTF Destroys 6,000 Illegal Refineries
05 June 2012 Daily Trust Army Destroys Over 2000 Illegal Refineries in Edo, Delta
29 June 2012 Daily Trust Youths Surrender Arms to Govt in Delta
14 September 2012 This Day PDP Accuses INEC of Massive Voters' Transfer in Ondo
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
17 April 2014 Premium Times Army Denies Killing APC Member
02 January 2015 Daily Trust Army Dismisses 203 Soldiers After Secret Trial
31 January 2016 Leadership Boko Haram Scare: Suspect Arrested In Delta
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
16 June 2017 The Nation Akeredolu donates cash to families of slain soldiers
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
16 September 2013 The Nation JTF smashes foreign oil syndicate
27 January 2015 The Nation 4 Brigade assures of security
26 July 2013 Channels TV Army Urges Nigerians To Appreciate Soldiers
31 March 2014 Daily Trust JTF Seeks Special Courts
26 August 2013 Daily Trust JTF Uncovers Oil Spill From Shell Pipeline
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
08 November 2013 Premium Times JTF arrests 40 oil thieves, pirates in Niger Delta
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
27 January 2015 The Punch Nigerian Army remains apolitical -Army ex-spokesman
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
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
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
07 January 2013 Vanguard JTF Destroys 35 Bunkerers' Refineries, 18 Boats
31 January 2013 Vanguard Pipeline Vandals, NSCDC Officials in Gun Duel
09 January 2013 Vanguard Soldiers Gun Down Kidnap Suspect in Delta
22 February 2013 Vanguard Two Killed As Rival Revenue Collectors Clash in Edo
23 March 2013 Vanguard Suspected Oil Thieves Kill Soldier in Delta
16 May 2013 Vanguard JTF Rescues Cleric From Abductors
03 May 2013 Vanguard No militant camp’ll be allowed in N/Delta – JTF
08 November 2013 Vanguard JTF Captures Three Sea Pirates, Recovers Arms, Ammunition
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
09 March 2015 Vanguard APC Reps' Candidate Alleges Brutalization in Edo
03 July 2021 Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY APPOINTS PRINCIPAL STAFF OFFICERS, FIELD COMMANDERS, OTHERS 02 December 2021
PROFILE OF THE 22ND CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF 02 December 2021
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
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
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