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Adamu Abubakar [+] Print this page

Country: Nigeria [+]

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General Officer Commanding, Major General, Commander of 82 Division (Army/Military) [+]


Unit Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
82 Division [+] Major General [+] Commander [+] General Officer Commanding [+] 31 July 2017 [+]

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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
Ibrahim Manu Yusuf [+] Major General [+] Chief of Operations [+] Nigerian Army [+] 19 March 2021 [+] Unknown Unknown
Tukur Yusufu Buratai [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Nigerian Army [+] 4 August 2015 [+] Unknown Unknown


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
AK Ibrahim (14 Brigade) [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 14 Brigade [+] 13 September 2017 [+] Unknown Unknown
HI Bature [+] Brigadier General [+] Commander [+] 34 Field Artillery Brigade [+] 17 May 2017 [+] Unknown Unknown


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Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
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 (Nigeria) Military to Review Counter-Insurgency War
13 April 2016 The Guardian (Nigeria) Troops Arrest Three Boko Haram Commanders, Kill 22 Others
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(b)
17 May 2017 Leadership Imo: Army Redeploys Commander, 34 Field Artillery Brigade
20 July 2015 Leadership Burutai Visits Troops in Konduga, Renames Counter Insurgency Outfit
05 August 2017 The Nation (Nigeria) Why insecurity is escalating – Buratai
16 October 2015 CAJ News Nigeria Next Few Days Crucial for Op Lafiya Dole
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
12 July 2021 Nigerian Defence Academy Maj Gen Im Yusuf Assumes Duty As 31st Commandant Of Nda 02 December 2021
01 October 2017 The Punch Boko Haram attacks Bama, service chiefs to visit Borno 06 August 2018
19 March 2021 The Fact Daily Major General Ogunlade, Assumes Office As Head Of MNJTF 02 December 2021
28 January 2021 Premium Times Attahiru assumes office as new army chief as Buratai bows out 16 November 2021
26 December 2016 Premium Times Nigerian Army ends Operation Python Dance in South-East – Official
03 October 2020 Radio Nigeria Army Chief advocates compliance to military tradition 22 October 2020
16 October 2017 This Day Army Wraps up Military Exercise in South-east
01 August 2017 Vanguard Army begins fitness competition in C-River 31 July 2018
13 September 2017 Vanguard Ops Python Dance 2: GOC 82 Div tours IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s home town
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