The Presidential Guards Brigade is President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal protection force. It is a military unit that operates outside the conventional framework of the Nigerian Army. They are a group … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Nigeria’s Presidential Guard.
Despite the recent spate of Isolated suicide attacks by Boko Haram, the hitherto deadliest terrorist group in the world is largely a spent force. It’s ranks decimated by the Nigerian … Continue reading The End of Boko Haram. Who takes Credit?
Yaoundé (AFP) – Nigeria called for an end to violence in neighbouring Cameroon, where a crisis sparked by a separatist drive in English-speaking areas has forced thousands of people to … Continue reading Nigeria says it ‘by no means’ supports Cameroon secessionists.
Before the Nigerian civil war the army was light infantry of 6,000 soldiers, its air force had no frontline fighter jets or air lift capability and its navy could not … Continue reading Machiavelli : General Ibrahim Babangida and the Nigerian Military in 1990
The Sambisa forest is a 66,000 sq km expanse of land that lies 70 km from Maiduguri. It was formerly Africa’s biggest game reserve but was abandoned after years of … Continue reading Operation Lafya Dole : Ground Component.The Assault and Capture of Sambisa.
Two Part Series. Reorganisation and preparation. Operation Lafya Dole (final offensive ) REORGANISATION Through out history, the struggle for peace and stability largely comes to fruition through wars fought by … Continue reading How Boko Haram’s Dream of an Islamic Caliphate was Crushed.
The Nigerian military for decades was considered one of the best equiped and capable fighting force on the continent. It emerged victorious in the bloodiest civil war Africa has ever … Continue reading How the Nigerian Military Found its Mojo Back !!
Valkiri (Bateleur)Multiple Launch Rocket Artillery. The Valkiri (Bateleur) is South Africa’s primary multiple rocket system developed and built by Dennel Land Systems. This 127 mm system features advanced fire controls, … Continue reading Battle for Supremacy : South Africa’s Bateleur vs Nigeria’s RM-70.
In the first week of December 2015, hundreds of Boko Haram fighters with dozens of Toyota pickup trucks and amoured personnel carriers were assembling near a remote camp near Camp … Continue reading Nigerian Artillery vs South African Artillery. Who wins?
Nigeria needs to radically change its security policy, an create a new defense architecture as a replacement to the West. The prime candidate of such a pact should be Russia, … Continue reading Nigeria : The Need for a New Security Architecture.
Hunted by a coalition of armies after brutally killing thousands of people in 2014, members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram are now hiding on hundreds of small, inaccessible … Continue reading In Photos: On the Banks of Despair With Lake Chad’s Boko Haram Refugees.