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:  1960
  • 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, Orlu Crisis
  • Commander-in-Chief:  President Muhammadu Buhari
  • Chief of Army Staff:  Major General Faruk Yahaya
  • Notable, commanders:  General Aguiyi Ironsi, General Yakubu Gowon, General Olusegun Obasanjo, Brigadier General Benjamin Adekunle, Lieutenant colonel Abu Ali, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma, General Ibrahim Babangida, General Sani Abacha, Major General Alwali Kazir, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau
  • Data source:  Duck Go