THE NIGERIAN ARMY


Nigerian Army
Emblem of the Nigerian Army.svg
Emblem of the Nigerian Army
Founded1960–present
Country Nigeria
TypeArmy
Size200,000 (2016)[1]
HeadquartersAbuja
Motto(s)"Victory is from God alone"
EngagementsCongo Crisis
Nigerian Civil War
First Liberian Civil War
Sierra Leone Civil War
Conflict in the Niger Delta
Boko Haram insurgency
Northern Mali War
Invasion of the Gambia
Websitehttp://army.mil.ng/
Commanders
Commander-in-ChiefPresident Muhammadu Buhari
Chief of Army StaffLt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai[2]
Notable
commanders
General Aguiyi Ironsi
General Yakubu Gowon (Retired)
Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma (Retired)
General Ibrahim Babangida (Retired) General Sani Abacha (Deceased)
Major General Alwali Kazir (Retired)
Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (Retired)
Insignia
Flag
Flag of the Nigerian Army Headquarters.svg

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