While the military is no where near where it should be given Nigeria’s status in Africa, the Nigerian armed forces have undergone tremendous changes in the past decade. With the … Continue reading II Part Series : The Evolution of the Nigerian armed forces.
In all of its branches, the Nigerian military has had an incredibly active couple of years. Luckily, photographers were often on hand to capture the training, combat, and downtime of … Continue reading The most hilarious, incredible and thought provoking photos of the Nigerian military.
South African National Defence Force. Active Duty : 85,000 Reserve Personnel : 15,000 South Africa is superior in military training and technology visavis Nigeria on the ground. The SANDF benefits … Continue reading The Military Balance 2018: Ground Forces.
There is no military balance in Sub Sahara Africa in the classic sense of the term. Although geopolitical rivalries and tensions persist between South Africa and Nigeria , neither country … Continue reading The Military Balance 2018 : Air Power.
The Nigerian Navy has in recent years commissioned several domestic designed and built ships by the Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island and Naval Shipyard in Port Harcourt. That the Nigerian … Continue reading Bring Back Our Ship.
The United States has been in Africa for decades. For years America has taken Africa for granted. They demand this and that in order to give aid or support to … Continue reading This is The Man Who Lost Africa to China,
At least four soldiers and two mobile policemen, who fled to Cameroon during an attack by Boko Haram on Rann, Borno State, have been rescued and returned to Nigeria by … Continue reading Cameroon Returns 4 Soldiers, 2 Mobile Policemen Who Fled There During Boko Haram’s Attack On Rann.
While in previous decades military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were very simple pieces of equipment, the technology has advanced rapidly. They are now used all over the world and are … Continue reading African Countries With Operational Armed Drones.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said it has graduated the first set in-house trained pilots for its Remotely Piloted Aircrafts (RPA). According to a statement endorsed by the … Continue reading Air Force Graduates Pilots for Unmanned Aircrafts
The ellusive Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was a hairs breath away from capture. Soldiers were very close to finally capturing him dead or alive, but then he got a … Continue reading How the Nigerian Army Deliberately Let Shekau Escape
How did a bunch of rag tag militia hold its ground against three of the regions most powerful nations and in the span of just three years rose to become … Continue reading The Complex Security Dynamics of West Africa.