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Ibrahim Attahiru [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Also known as: I Attahiru | I. Attahiru [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Last seen as

Major General, deputy Chief of Policy and Planning of Nigerian Army Headquarters (Army/Military) [+]

Postings


Unit Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Nigerian Army Headquarters [+] Major General [+] deputy Chief of Policy and Planning [+] 6 December 2017 [+]
Operation Lafiya Dole [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] Theatre Commander [+] 30 May 2017 [+] 5 December 2017 [+]
Defence Headquarters [+] Major General [+] Director of Administration [+] 29 May 2017 [+]
82 Division [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 15 January 2016 [+] 18 November 2016 [+]
82 Division [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] Acting General Officer Commanding [+] 29 July 2015 [+] 9 December 2015 [+]
13 Amphibious Brigade [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 7 January 2014 [+] 28 July 2015 [+]
Directorate of Army Public Relations [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] Director of Army Public Relations [+] 6 January 2014 [+]

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
Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin [+] General [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 6 October 2020 [+] Unknown
Tukur Yusufu Buratai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 4 August 2015 [+] 3 October 2020 [+] 1887 days
Tukur Yusufu Buratai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 4 August 2015 [+] 3 October 2020 [+] 1887 days
Tukur Yusufu Buratai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 4 August 2015 [+] 3 October 2020 [+] 1887 days
Shehu Yusuf [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] 82 Division [+] 13 February 2014 [+] 28 July 2015 [+] 530 days
Alex Sabunduh Badeh [+] Air Chief Marshal [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 12 July 2015 [+] Unknown
Oluseyin Petinrin [+] Air Marshal [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 16 January 2014 [+] Unknown
Ola Sa'ad Ibrahim [+] Admiral [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 16 January 2014 [+] Unknown
Azubuike Onyeabo Ihejirika [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] Unknown January 2014 [+] Unknown
Paul Dike [+] Air Marshal [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 8 September 2010 [+] Unknown
Owoye Andrew Azazi [+] General [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 19 August 2008 [+] Unknown
Luka Yusuf [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] Unknown August 2008 [+] Unknown
Martin Luther Agwai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] Unknown 1 June 2007 [+] 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
Abdulmalik Bulama Biu [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 13 Amphibious Brigade [+] July 2016 [+] 13 June 2017 [+] ~347 days
Kuta Ishiaku [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 34 Field Artillery Brigade [+] 2015 [+] 16 May 2017 [+] ~866 days
Kuta Ishiaku [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 34 Field Artillery Brigade [+] 2015 [+] 16 May 2017 [+] ~866 days
Lawrence Fejokwu [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 14 Brigade [+] 3 February 2016 [+] 19 March 2017 [+] 410 days
Stephenson Olabanji [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 2 Amphibious Brigade [+] 26 August 2015 [+] 6 February 2016 [+] 164 days
Stephenson Olabanji [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 2 Amphibious Brigade [+] 26 August 2015 [+] 6 February 2016 [+] 164 days
Anthony Omozoje [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 14 Brigade [+] 22 July 2015 [+] 2 February 2016 [+] 195 days
Anthony Omozoje [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 14 Brigade [+] 22 July 2015 [+] 2 February 2016 [+] 195 days
Sani Mohammed [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 13 Amphibious Brigade [+] 24 December 2015 [+] 26 January 2016 [+] 33 days
Koko Essien [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 2 Amphibious Brigade [+] 22 February 2015 [+] 8 August 2015 [+] 167 days
N.J Edet [+] Lieutenant Colonel [+] Commander [+] 93 Battalion [+] 20 November 2012 [+] 26 April 2014 [+] 522 days

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
15 August 2006 Vanguard Bakassi Ruler Asks 'How Do We Carry Our Forefathers' Graves'
03 June 2007 Daily Trust Darfur - Returning Soldiers Grumble Over Unpaid Allowances
27 August 2007 Vanguard Country's Foreign Policy Under Yar'Adua
09 October 2007 This Day 680 Soldiers Head for Darfur
09 January 2008 Vanguard Defence Chief Declares 'Red Alert' in N-Delta
23 May 2008 This Day How 46 Soldiers Were Burnt to Death
08 July 2008 This Day Soldiers' Protest - House Summons Defence Minister, Azazi
09 August 2008 This Day Security Beefed Up in Azazi's Country Home
14 January 2009 This Day Mutiny - 'Court Action Negates Rule of Law'
12 March 2009 Vanguard FG Merges Military Forces in N-Delta
27 September 2010 Daily Trust Sacked GOCs Get New Posts
07 February 2011 This Day Army Will Tackle Security Lapses
22 June 2011 This Day Internal Security - Army Modifies Training to Tackle Terrorism
18 August 2012 Leadership Ihejirika Heads for Defence, as Jonathan Shops for New Coas
05 October 2012 This Day Jonathan Names New CDS, Service Chiefs
21 November 2012 Daily Trust Crime - Army to Deploy Soldiers to Ogun
09 April 2013 This Day Amnesty Committee Mulls Conditions for Boko Haram
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
08 January 2014 Daily Trust Army Gets New Director of Public Relations
27 April 2014 Daily Trust How Soldiers Misled Us While On Mission to Free Abducted Colleague - Priest
06 September 2014 Leadership Insurgents Seize the Gulak Village
23 February 2015 Daily Trust Army Commander Laments Rising Crime Rate in Rivers
14 July 2015 Leadership Buhari Replaces NSA, Service Chiefs
09 August 2015 Daily Trust Buratai Charges Soldiers On Insurgents, Oil Thieves
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
24 December 2015 This Day Yuletide - Security Beefed Up Nationwide
05 May 2016 The Guardian Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
Nigerian Army About
Nigerian Army NIGERIAN ARMY CHRONICLE OF COMMAND
Nigerian Army DIRECTORATE OF ARMY PUBLIC RELATIONS
Nigerian Army LT GEN OA IHEJIRIKA
06 December 2017 Daily Post Boko Haram: Rogers Nicholas replaces Attahiru as theatre commander
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.7(1)
17 May 2017 Leadership Imo: Army Redeploys Commander, 34 Field Artillery Brigade
03 January 2014 Leadership Detained Without Trial: The Story of Zubair Rufiu
07 January 2014 Leadership Counter-Terrorism, Fight Against Common Enemy - Army
19 September 2013 Leadership FG Deploys Soldiers in Nasarawa
06 November 2014 Leadership Cement Firm Attack - Anxiety As Boko Haram Carts Away Dynamite
24 March 2015 Leadership Army Organises Joint Poll Exercise For Security Agencies
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
10 September 2015 Leadership Conduct Yourselves In A Professional Manner, GOC Urges Soldiers
27 January 2016 Leadership Oil Theft: Soldiers Arrest Suspect With 70 Drums Of Diesel, Speed Boat
18 February 2016 Leadership Army Relocates Tactical Headquarters to Aba
07 February 2016 Leadership Attack On Oil Facilities: Army To Engage Niger Delta Communities In Dialogue
19 August 2008 Sahara Reporters BREAKING NEWS: YAr'adua Sacks Military Chiefs; Departs to Saudi Arabia for Medical Treatment
15 January 2016 Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Anti-Graft War: EFCC Seeks Army Support
18 November 2015 The Guardian MASSOB counters Buhari, sure of UN referendum on Biafra
26 August 2015 The Guardian Army seeks NDDC support to sustain peace in N’Delta
27 May 2017 Nigerian Army Gen Nani Hands Over to Olabanji, Urges Troops to Maintain Momentum 21 October 2020
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
13 June 2017 The Sun Ayade, soldiers commend outgoing 13 Brigade Commander
30 May 2017 The Sun New Theatre Commander Ops LAFIYA DOLE, Gen Attahiru resumes
02 June 2015 Amnesty International Stars on their shoulders. Blood on their hands. War crimes committed by the Nigerian military
19 March 2017 Channels Television Police Commit To Tackling Herdsmen Crises In Abia
23 July 2015 Daily Trust Army appoints new guard’s brigade commander
23 August 2015 Daily Trust Army redeploys GOCs, 329 officers
08 March 2011 P.M. News Defence HQ Launch Skills Acquisition In Barracks
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
12 April 2016 This Day Ikpeazu, Okorocha Allege Kidnappers Killed Fulani Herdsmen
18 November 2016 This Day Army Arrests 37 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Ogun
06 October 2020 This Day Preparing Military Personnel for Post-service Life 22 October 2020
01 May 2016 Vanguard Benue, Enugu Killings: Islamic group reacts, says blaming Fulani herdsmen “absurd”
17 September 2016 Vanguard Soldiers seize truck with 50,000 litres of stolen crude in Abia
28 October 2016 Vanguard GOC 82 Div
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
29 January 2016 The Nation A prize for keeping fit
04 February 2016 The Nation Ex-commander seeks support for successor
05 August 2017 The Nation Why insecurity is escalating – Buratai
28 January 2014 The Nation Boko Haram kills 74 in Borno, Adamawa attacks
12 June 2006 The Source Operation Flush Out!
08 April 2016 Voice of Nigeria Nigerian Army ends inter-brigade competition
08 January 2014 Radio Nigeria Brigadier General Laleye takes over as APR Director
01 March 2016 Nigerian Army SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS EXTOL ARMY FOR MAKING REGION INVESTORS’ SAFE HAVEN
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
09 September 2010 Nigeria Crime News Jonathan sacks Onovo, Dike, service chiefs
17 May 2013 Leadership Emergency Rule - Economic Activities Grounded in Three States
14 December 2015 The Guardian Our role in Bayelsa polls, by military
19 February 2016 The Guardian U.S. military trains Nigerian soldiers on counter-terrorism.
08 June 2016 Premium Times Special Report - Inside the Massive Extrajudicial Killings in Nigeria's South-East
30 July 2015 Premium Times How fifth columnists in Nigerian military leaked operational plans to Boko Haram – ex-Defence Chief
30 July 2015 Premium Times Major shake-up in Nigerian Army, 334 top officers redeployed
09 December 2015 The Tide Tambuwal Flays Poor Ranking Of Nigerian Varsities
14 September 2013 This Day GOC: New Security Role Won’t Overwhelm Army 06 August 2018
13 February 2014 This Day Army, Navy Redeploy Senior Officers
12 February 2014 This Day Ex-Taraba Speaker's Brother Wins PDP Primary for By-Election
06 February 2014 This Day Jonathan Charges Service Chiefs to Crush Boko Haram Insurgents
20 November 2012 This Day Taraba Violence - Death Toll Rises to 10
16 November 2007 This Day Bakassi Killings: Nigerian Soldiers Not Involved, Azazi Insists
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
22 March 2014 Vanguard 'Chained to the Floor for Four Years!'
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