Military Barracks And Their Locations In Nigeria

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Have you been wondering how many army barracks there are in Nigeria? Or are you unclear as regards where the courageous soldiers live in your state?

Here we present to you a comprehensive list of military barracks in Nigeria and the places where these soldiers reside in different states of Nigeria.

For those who do not know, The Nigerian Army is that wing of the armed forces that fight battles on land.
Usually, Barracks are constructed for the temporary or permanent stay of military personnels.
This article basically deals with Nigéria ‘s list of military baracks and their sites.
For a long time, the Nigerian Army existed, and this army has proven to be exceptional in several ways.
As a matter of fact, they are famous for being one of the best in Africa. There were many successful operations carried out by the Nigerian army.

The Nigerian army has significantly taken part in the following crisis:
Niger Delta conflict,Congo Crisis, the First Liberian Civil War, Gambia invasion, the Nigerian Civil War, the Sierra Leone Civil War,and the Boko Haram uprising.

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List of Top Army Barracks in Nigeria

Now let’s go straight to the point that is, the main topic of this article, which is the List of Nigerian Army Barracks and their locations in the nation.

Read on!!

Army Barracks In Nigeria And Their Locations

ALAMALA BARRACKS: This is situated in Abeokuta area of Ogun State.

AN BARRACKS
This barracks is situated in Yaba area of Lagos state.

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33 ARTILLERY BRIGADE BARRACKS
Also known as 33 artillery brigade Minna Cantonment, this barrack is actually the Headquarters of the 33 artillery brigade barracks situated in Bauchi state.

GADO NASKO BARRACKS
This barracks is based in Abuja and it is presently called the Lungi Barracks

AGUYI- IRONSI BARRACKS
This barracks is situated in FCT Abuja in Asokoro area and as the name implies, it is well known as the Aguyi- Ironsi Cantonment

KATSINA BARRACKS
Established on the 14th of April in the year 2016, this barracks which is situated in joba road Katsina State comprises of 35 battalions.

KEFFI BARRACKS

Currently known as the Shittu ALAO barracks, this barrack consists of one hundred and seventy seven
Guard battalion and is situated on the route from Jos-Abruja.

OKITIPUPA BARRACKS
The Okitipupa Barracks, now known as the Barracks Of the Naquora Army, comprises of 19 battalion groups, and it is situated in Ondo state.

CALABAR BARRACKS

This Barrack comprises of 13 army brigades and is situated in Calabar area of Cross River and is currently known as the Akim Army barracks.

ONITSHIA BARRACKS
This barracks is known as a military cantonment situated in Onitsha, Anambra state

LAFENWA BARRACKS
This barracks is located in Ogun state, it is also known as the Nyangoa barracks.

EKENWAN BARRACKS
As the army headquarters in Edo State, this barrack has 4 brigades and it is based in Edo State.

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MAKURDI BARRACKS
This barracks is also known as the Naites Nasme Barracks and it is located in Makurdi in Benue state and it houses 72 special force battalion in Makurdi.

ABAKPA BARRACKS
This barrack is a major barrack in Nigeria and it is home to the 82 division of the Nigerian army, it is located in Enugu state, the state capital.

AWKUNANU BARRACKS
This barracks is located in Enugu state

YAKUBU GOWON BARRACKS
This barracks is located in Abuja and it houses the Guard Medical Brigade Centre in the FCT

FORT IBB
This barracks is located in the federal capital territory Abuja

W.U BASSEY BARRACKS
It is located along Murtala Mohammed Way, next to Sheraton Hotel, FCT Abuja

EJOOR BARRACKS
This barrack is located to Effurun Warri, Delta state and it is home to 3 battalions of the Nigerian Army.

OBIENU BARRACKS
The Obienu barracks is situated in Bauchi, Bauchi state

FORT NAGWAMATSE
This barracks is situated in Kantagora area of Niger state

ADAKA BORO BARRACKS
The Adaka Boro barracks is situated in Elele area of Rivers state

RIBADU CANTONMENT
This cantonment barracks is based in the city of Kaduna and it is known as the old Nigeria Defence Academy

CHINDIT BARRACKS
Popularly called ancient city, the city of zaria is the host of this barracks.

IKEJA BARRACKS
Popularly called Ikeja cantonment, This barracks is situated at Ikeja area of Lagos State.

OJO BARRACKS
This barracks Is situated in Tedi village, Lagos State

MOGADISHU BARRACKS
Also known as Abacha barracks, this army base is situated in Abuja.

DALET BARRACKS

This barrack which is the headquarters of 1 division is situated in Kawo area of Kaduna State.

KOTOKO BARRACKS
This barrack is situated in Kaduna state

BUKAVU BARRACKS
The Bukavu barracks is situated in the top rated northern state; Kano.
This barrack houses 3 Brigade in the Nigerian army.

LETMAUK BARRACKS
Situated in Mokola Ibadan, Oyo State, the Letmauk barracks is known as home to Nigerian army’s 4th battalion.

ASHANTI BARRACKS
This barrack is based in Lagos state, along the popular Mobil road in Ajegunle.

MARDA BARRACKS
This barracks is situated in Yaba area of Lagos state.

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