In case you are searching for the complete list of Army Barracks in Nigeria and their various locations across the 36 states, then this article contains all the information you need. After you might have finished reading this post, you might have a little and better idea of what the Nigerian army is all about. The post also contains the list of Army Divisions in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army is actually one of the major divisions of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The Army is responsible for land conflicts. One of the major security threat facing the country since 2002 – the Boko Haram insurgency, critically lies on the Nigerian Army to tackle. The Nigerian Army is presided b the Nigerian Army Council (NAC).

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List of Army Barracks in Nigeria  

List of Army Barracks in Nigeria with List of Army Divisions in Nigeria

Below is the complete list of Army Barracks in Nigeria and the various states they are located in.

  • Katsina Barracks, Katsina state
  • artillery Brigades Barracks, Minna
  • Alamala Barracks, Abeokuta state
  • Oyo, Mokola Military Barracks, Oyo state
  • Warri Military Barracks in Warri, Delta state
  • Army Barracks in Ede, Osun state
  • Ojo Barracks, Lagos state
  • Ejoor Barracks, Effurun, Warri state
  • 22 Armoured Brigades, Sobi Barracks, Ilorin
  • 174 Battalion, Nigerian Army barrack, Odoguyan Ikorodu, Lagos state
  • 323 Artillery Brigade, Army Barracks, Military Base, Akure, Ondo state
  • 33 Artillery Brigades Barracks, Bauchi state
  • Keffi Barracks
  • Okitipupa Barracks
  • Calabar Barracks
  • Lafenwa Barracks in Abeokuta
  • Onitsha Barracks
  • Ekanwan Barracks
  • Markurdi Barracks
  • Abakpa Barracks in Enugu state
  • Awkunanu Barracks in Enugu state
  • Rukuba barracks in Jos
  • Ikeja Barracks
  • Odogbo Barracks in Ibadan
  • Bori camps, Bori, Rivers state
  • Albati Barracks
  • Arokan Barracks
  • Tego Barracks
  • Beho Beho Barracks
  • Marda Barracks
  • Ashanti Barracks in Lagos state
  • Letmauk Barracks in Ibadan state
  • Bukavu Barracks in Kano state
  • Kotoko Barracks
  • Dalet Barracks
  • Mogadishu Barracks
  • Colito Barracks
  • Kalapanzin Barracks in Kaduna state
  • Chindit Barracks (Zaria)
  • Ribadu Cantonment (Kaduna)
  • Adaka Boro Barracks in Rivers state
  • Giwa and Maimalari Barracks in Borno state
  • Fort Nagwamatse Barracks in Kantagora, Niger state
  • Obienu Barracks, Bauchi state
  • Capm Wu BAsssey Barracks
  • Fort IBB
  • Sani Abacha Barracks
  • Yakubu Gowon Barracks
  • Aguiyi Ironsi Barracks
  • Gado Nasko Barracks (Abuja)
  • Goodluck Jonathan Barracks, Ohafia, Delta state- This is reported to the third largest military base in Nigeria. It houses the headquarters of the 14 Brigade and 145 Battalion offices.
  • Dodan Barracks, Ikoyi Lagos state- This is said to be the biggest barrack in Nigeria. It was the seat of all Head of states before democracy rule in Nigeria.

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List of Army Divisions in Nigeria

There are various Divisions of the Nigerian Army in different parts of the country. The Nigerian Army cleared the fact that its newly created 6th Division located in Port Harcourt, was established to organize and improve its internal security operations in four states of the Niger Delta. The 6th Amphibious Division will cover the Army’s 2 Brigade Akwa Ibom, 16 Brigade Bayelsa, and 63rd Brigade in Delta respectively, with Divisional headquarters in Port Harcourt.

The current list of Army Divisions in Nigeria is shown below.

  • 1 Division, headquartered in Kaduna
  • 2 Division (HQ in Ibadan)
  • 3 Armoured Division HQ in Jos
  • 6th Amphibious Division HQ Port Harcourt
  • 7th Infantry Division (OP-LD) HQ in Maiduguri
  • 8th Division HQ Sokoto
  • 81st Division (Amphibious) HQ in Lagos
  • 82nd Division (Airborne and Amphibious) HQ in Enugu
  • Training and Doctrine Command HQ Minna

So, that sums up this post revealing the list of Army Barracks in Nigeria and their locations, and also the list of Army Divisions in Nigeria. You can subscribe to this site in order to get more facts about Nigeria delivered right into your email. Use the subscription form on this page to achieve that.