DECEMBER 2016. Election day in Gambia. Voters go to the Polls to elect a new President. The Incumbent Yahya Jammeh is defeated in the Polls by Adama Barrow. Yahya Jammeh … Continue reading $300 Million. That’s What Nigeria Spent in Restoring Democracy to Gambia.
Aircraft Inventory. In the 1980’s the Nigerian Air Force was second only Apartheid South Africa and nearly on per with the Egyptian Air Force in technical capability. The Nigerian Air Force … Continue reading What Happened to the NAF Fleet of Jaguars ?
It is often said that a picture is worth more than a thousand words. This one was worth a billion sentences and more. Yes, the picture of Nigerian Colonel Emeka … Continue reading Forgotten Facts: The Day Gritty Nigeria Stole America’s Thunder
FAMILY. In the late 1970s, shortly after the civil war and early 1980s, a permanent drought ravaged the entire African Sahel. This led to the deaths of thousands. Thousands more … Continue reading Forgotten Facts : The Three Day War Between Nigeria and Chad.
More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released … Continue reading In Retrospect : Nigeria’s Free Chibok Girls Return Home “Fully Recovered”
Until recently the use of unmanned aerial vehicles was a preserve of the West. Israel pioneered the use of attack drones in the late 2001, the United States followed suit … Continue reading The Three Deadliest Drone Powers in Africa.
The Federal Government is considering the establishment of a National Guard to address emerging security threats and emergencies in the country. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, disclosed this on … Continue reading Nigeria Partners with California to Establish National Guard.
There are only five countries in the world with more people than Nigeria- that African behemoth with a population bigger than that of France and Britain combined. This African country … Continue reading Rearguard battle to stop the emergence of a continental superpower.
In early 2016 the Nigerian Navy inaugurated the Falcon Eye Maritime Surveillance System. This was a welcome development, as the Nigerian Navys limited number of Patrol Vessels were stretched too … Continue reading All you need to know about the Nigerian Navy Falcon Surveillance System.
The Nigerian Navy needs $1.3 billion to acquire new hardware to secure its territorial waters, according to Navy Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice-Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, who is seeking … Continue reading Nigerian Navy requests $300 million to buy a submarine.