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In February 2019, we thanked Nigeria for their service and sacrifice


UN News Feature: Honouring Nigeria’s contribution to UN peacekeeping

Since the 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, having served in dozens of missions. Most recently, Nigerian troops were the military backbone of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), from 2003-2018, helping to restore security throughout a country that had undergone a brutal civil war.



Video: Nigerian peacekeepers prepare to leave Liberia ahead of the closure of the UN Mission

In numbers: Nigerian peacekeepers deploy to eight missions


Find out Bangladesh’s current contributions from Troop and Police Contributors page