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Tanko Abdu [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: TN Abdu [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Last seen as

General Officer Commanding, Major General, Commander of 81 Division (Army/Military) on 2004 [+]

Postings


Unit Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
81 Division [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 19 January 2004 [+] 2004 [+]
81 Division [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 13 April 2001 [+]

Chain of command

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Superiors

Commanders of units that were superior to any units commanded by this person
Name Rank Role Unit Start of overlap End of overlap Duration of overlap
Azubuike Onyeabo Ihejirika [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 8 September 2010 [+] Unknown Unknown
Luka Yusuf [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] June 2007 [+] Unknown Unknown
Tukur Yusufu Buratai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 4 August 2015 [+] Unknown Unknown

Subordinates

Commanders of units that were subordinate to any units commanded by this person
Name Rank Role Unit Start of overlap End of overlap Duration of overlap
Adeniyi Oyabade [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 9 Brigade [+] 14 April 2013 [+] Unknown Unknown
David Lubo [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 9 Brigade [+] 3 September 2014 [+] Unknown Unknown
Ohifeme Ejemai [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 9 Brigade [+] 27 December 2013 [+] Unknown Unknown
Musa Etsu Ndagi [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 9 Brigade [+] 22 April 2020 [+] Unknown Unknown
David Ahmadu [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 35 Artillery Brigade [+] 6 August 2013 [+] Unknown Unknown
Abubakar Nabasa [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 242 Reconnaissance Battalion [+] 23 May 2011 [+] Unknown Unknown

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
19 January 2004 This Day Agwai Tasks Army On Professionalism
09 October 2007 This Day 680 Soldiers Head for Darfur
23 May 2008 This Day How 46 Soldiers Were Burnt to Death
27 September 2010 Daily Trust Sacked GOCs Get New Posts
07 February 2011 This Day Army Will Tackle Security Lapses
26 May 2011 Daily Independent Badagry Mayhem - Injured Police Officer, Taofeek, Dies
27 May 2011 Vanguard Soldiers' Attack On Policemen - Survivor Dies, Four Cops Still Missing
22 June 2011 This Day Internal Security - Army Modifies Training to Tackle Terrorism
21 November 2012 Daily Trust Crime - Army to Deploy Soldiers to Ogun
03 June 2013 Vanguard Army, NDLEA Arrest 47 Drug Suspects in Lagos
06 August 2013 Daily Trust Army Arrests 28 Vandals in Ogun
19 October 2013 This Day Nigeria, UK, U
30 November 2013 This Day 2015 - Army Prepares Agaist Violence
28 December 2013 This Day In Major Shake-Up, Army Redeploys Senior Officers
06 September 2014 Leadership Insurgents Seize the Gulak Village
06 November 2014 Daily Independent Commends Nigerian Army's Professionalism
14 July 2015 Leadership Buhari Replaces NSA, Service Chiefs
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
05 May 2016 The Guardian Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
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Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY CHRONICLE OF COMMAND
Nigerian Army LT GEN OA IHEJIRIKA
Nigerian Army Nigerian Army | 81 Division
04 September 2014 Daily Independent We Will Reduce Crime in 'Ember' Months, Police Assure Lagosians
13 April 2016 The Guardian Troops Arrest Three Boko Haram Commanders, Kill 22 Others
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(b)
19 September 2013 Leadership FG Deploys Soldiers in Nasarawa
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
26 September 2020 Lagos State Government NIGERIA@60: LAGOS DEPUTY GOVERNOR CALLS FOR PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE AMOMG CITIZENS 22 October 2020
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
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
08 March 2011 P.M. News Defence HQ Launch Skills Acquisition In Barracks
30 July 2020 Radio Nigeria Army improves security at Ikorodu 21 October 2020
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
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
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
22 April 2020 Vanguard COVID 19: GOC commissions waterpoint at 9 Brigade barracks 21 October 2020
05 August 2017 The Nation Why insecurity is escalating – Buratai
16 January 2014 The Nation Amosun seeks sustained welfare for families
09 February 2014 The Nation Lagos warns perpetrators of gang wars
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
12 December 2013 Daily Trust Promotion - Army Gets 27 New Major Generals, 75 Brigadiers
14 September 2013 This Day GOC: New Security Role Won’t Overwhelm Army 06 August 2018
31 May 2011 Vanguard Bombings: Part of failed plots to derail Jonathan’s inauguration – Security Agencies
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
02 July 2012 Vanguard 3 killed, one arrested as JTF, terrorists clash in Damaturu
15 April 2013 Vanguard Soldiers Rescue Kidnap Victim, Arrest Suspect in Lagos
11 August 2013 Vanguard Oil Theft - End of the Road for Pastor, Herbalist, 26 Others
05 November 2013 Vanguard NDLEA, Army Raid Lagos Again, Recover 680
13 January 2015 Vanguard Mutiny - Fashola Pleads for 54 Convicted Soldiers
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’
22 July 2016 Vanguard Troops welfare: Army to review fees in command schools