On Saturday the 13th of January 2018, there was pandemonuim in the beautiful island of Hawaii for about 40 minutes after a “false emergency alert” notice was issued : But … Continue reading The Ballistic Missile Warning Alert was NOT an Accident.
The security environment in which Nigerian forces are operating and for which they must prepare is getting more and more complex and demanding than it was a decade ago. Nigeria’s … Continue reading Recommendations : Rebuilding the Nigerian Armed Forces.
Why does Nigeria need a powerful army? Well because all the countries close to Nigeria have problems, and are autocratic regimes and do not share and have the norms, values … Continue reading Deterrence : Why Nigeria Needs a Powerful Army.
BY EEBEN BARLOW. A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF BOKO HARAM. The West African state of Nigeria, currently considered Africa’s largest economy, has, in the north-east of the country, been under sustained … Continue reading The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Boko Haram
We have seen in recent years a renewed interest in Africa by the West. The continent once labelled the Dark and Hopeless continent a decade ago is now ground zero … Continue reading Global Spectrum Domination : Continent Encircling Drone Bases.
Since the first suicide bombing attack on Nigerian soil in 2009, Boko Haram, the hitherto deadliest terrorist group known to man has snuffed the life out of 30,00 Nigerians, killed … Continue reading Boko Haram : The Chadian Connection.
Nigeria is facing a time of uncertainty and peril. The eight-year-old insurgency by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram persists. In the East an older problem, Biafra separatist agitation the … Continue reading The National Security Implications of Nigeria’s Military Decline.
Regional powers are not always benevolent leaders when it comes to the building of regional insttutons. While powerful states – partcularly the “new” rising powers – may have a vested … Continue reading Regional Powers : NIGERIA IN ECOWAS AND SOUTH AFRICA IN SADC.
As Nigeria seeks to end her energy crises, Russia has a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria. Russian state owned company ROSATOM will build one in the … Continue reading Russia to Build Nuclear Plants in Nigeria.
The Nigerian government re-affirms emphatically it is not seeking nuclear weapons, neither does it have the technical expertise and necessary infrastructure to develop a nuclear weapons program. Then in 2006, … Continue reading Forgotten Facts : Nigeria’s Ballistic Missile Program. Part II.
To date, U.S. Africa Command has not received any reports of human rights abuses by Cameroonian forces at either of these locations.” This was the boilerplate reply to media outlets … Continue reading Pentagon Denies Knowledge of Cameroon Base Abuses- Despite Being Aware of Reports of Toture.
I saw white men in Salak many times and I heard them talking in English. I think they were Americans. Everyone said they were Americans and we knew American soldiers … Continue reading Cameroonian Troops Tortured and Killed Prisoners at a Base for U.S Drone Surveillance.