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Azugaku Tsota Umuru [+] Print this page

Country: Nigeria [+]

Last seen as

Director of Administration, Major General, Director of Administration of Defence Headquarters (Military) [+]


Unit Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Defence Headquarters [+] Major General [+] Director of Administration [+] Director of Administration [+] 8 March 2011 [+]

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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
Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin [+] General [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] 13 July 2015 [+] Unknown Unknown
Oluseyin Petinrin [+] Air Marshal [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] 4 October 2012 [+] Unknown Unknown
Ola Sa'ad Ibrahim [+] Admiral [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] 4 October 2012 [+] Unknown Unknown
Alex Sabunduh Badeh [+] Air Chief Marshal [+] Commander [+] Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria [+] 16 January 2014 [+] Unknown Unknown


List of all sources used to evidence the data in this record Click the "+" symbol next to every data point in the record to see the sources used for that data point.

Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
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
09 April 2013 This Day Amnesty Committee Mulls Conditions for Boko Haram
14 August 2015 Daily Independent Crush Boko Haram in Three Months, Buhari Orders Military Chiefs
06 July 1994 Armed Forces Ruling Council Armed Forces Act Part III S.8(1)(a)
06 November 2014 Leadership Cement Firm Attack - Anxiety As Boko Haram Carts Away Dynamite
28 January 2014 The Nation (Nigeria) Boko Haram kills 74 in Borno, Adamawa attacks
17 May 2013 Leadership Emergency Rule - Economic Activities Grounded in Three States
19 February 2016 The Guardian (Nigeria) U.S. military trains Nigerian soldiers on counter-terrorism.
30 July 2015 Premium Times How fifth columnists in Nigerian military leaked operational plans to Boko Haram – ex-Defence Chief
06 February 2014 This Day Jonathan Charges Service Chiefs to Crush Boko Haram Insurgents
14 September 2011 Vanguard Army, Airforce Move Into Jos
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
16 February 2021 Premium Times Ex-Nigerian defence chief, Olonisakin pulls out of army 16 November 2021
29 January 2021 TheCable PHOTOS: Olonisakin, chief of air staff hand over to their successors 16 November 2021
06 October 2020 This Day Preparing Military Personnel for Post-service Life 22 October 2020