Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army is the land force of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is governed by the Nigerian Army Council. The Chief of Army Staff is the highest ranking... Wikipedia

  • Founded:  1956
  • Type:  Army
  • Role:  Land warfare
  • Size:  160,000 (2020)
  • Part of:  Nigerian Armed Forces
  • Headquarters:  Abuja
  • Motto(s):  "Victory is from God alone!"
  • Anniversaries:  Nigerian Army Day (6 July)
  • 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, Insurgency in Southeastern Nigeria, Nigerian bandit conflict
  • Commander-in-Chief:  President Muhammadu Buhari
  • Chief of Defence Staff:  General Lucky Irabor
  • Chief of Army Staff:  Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya
  • Notable, commanders:  Major General Aguiyi Ironsi, General Yakubu Gowon, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, General Olusegun Obasanjo, Brigadier Benjamin Adekunle, Brigadier General Abu Ali, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma, General Ibrahim Babangida, General Sani Abacha, Major General Alwali Kazir
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
SEARCH SIDEBAR AD
PRE SEARCH RESULTS AD
POST SEARCH RESULTS AD