Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army is the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces, and is responsible for land warfare operations. It is governed by the Nigerian Army Council. It bears... Wikipedia

  • Founded:  1960–present
  • Type:  Army
  • Role:  Land warfare
  • Size:  200,000 (2016)
  • Part of:  Nigerian Armed Forces
  • Headquarters:  Abuja
  • Motto(s):  "Victory is from God alone"
  • Engagements:  Congo Crisis, Nigerian Civil War, First Liberian Civil War, Sierra Leone Civil War, Nigeria-Cameroon border conflict, Conflict in the Niger Delta, Boko Haram insurgency, Northern Mali War, Invasion of the Gambia
  • Commander-in-Chief:  President Muhammadu Buhari
  • Chief of Army Staff:  Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai
  • Notable, commanders:  General Aguiyi Ironsi General Yakubu Gowon (Retired) Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma (Retired) General Ibrahim Babangidaa (Retired) General Sani Abacha (Deceased) Major General Alwali Kazir (Retired) Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (Retired) Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika (Retired) Lieutenant General Kenneth T. J. Minimah (Retired)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo