The strenght of the Nigerian army has historically centred around its armoured and artillery forces. There are times when a country will need the brute force of heavy armour, this is where Nigeria stands in a league of its own. These are some of the heavy weapons fielded only by the Nigerian army in the […]Read More These are the Big Guns of the Nigerian Army.
The launch of Operation Barkhane across the Sahel last month marked a significant shift in France’s relationship with the region and its attitude to counter-terrorism. French strategy has now demonstrably shifted from previous attempts to scale-down its presence in countries such as Chad and Mali. The new military strategy is a conscious re-engagement and appears […]Read More Operation Barkhane Why France Chose Chad as Key Counter- Terrorism Partner.
The death of four U.S Special Forces personnel in Niger brought to limelight U.S military operations in French West Africa. It’s interesting to note that the United States of America, the oldest constitutional democracy in the world partners with no English speaking democracy in ECOWAS – the most democratic region on the continent, but rather […]Read More Why is the United States Building a $100 Million Drone Base in Niger Republic?
Some of the worlds most impressive infrastructure has been borne out of military necessity. China has the most expensive high speed rail system the world has ever seen, hauling millions of commuters around the country everyday. There is also a different purpose to China’s high speed rail network most people know little about. China is such […]Read More The Military Value of Civilian Infrastructure.
There was a time when American power and influence held sway. American culture was the world’s culture and we all loved it.Read More Amerika’s Time !
Golden Age of Terror. Boko Haram’s rapid takeover of an area the size of Belguim, coupled with a series of high profile kidnappings and senseless killings catapulted the Jihadi group into the league of the world’s deadliest terrorist groups. At a point the Jihadi group took on the might of three most powerful militaries in […]Read More Money Talks: How Boko Haram Created a $100 million Empire of Death and Destruction.
On October 4, four American Special Forces soldiers were killed during an operation in Niger. Since then, the White House has been notably tight-lipped about the incident. During a press conference Monday afternoon, 12 days after the deaths, President Trump finally made his first public comments, but the remarks—in which he admitted he had not yet […]Read More What Happened in Niger?
If Nigeria goes to war, there is one aircraft Nigeria will most rely on for strike and interdiction missions; that aircraft is the Dassault Donnier Alpha jet. Though 34 years in service, the NAF still relies heavily on this fighter-trainer plane. The Alpha Jet was acquired in the eighties as a two seater jet trainer. […]Read More Dassault Donnier Alpha Jet. The Fighter Nigeria Sends to War.
The news of the”premeditated” attack revebrates around the world. Nigeria’s action is a gift to France, the perfect rationale to execute its Libyan style demolition of Nigeria, only this time without NATO. The French President condemns in the strongest term the unprovoked invasion of its ally and calls for a United Nation Security Council Resolution […]Read More Part 2.Ultimate Showdown! Nigeria vs France vs China?
A common theme that’s been the hallmark of Nigeria’s civilian leadership since the return of democracy is that Nigeria must abide by the rules of the International Community, wheather its Nigeria keeping shut as its territory is carved out and given to its tiny neighbors or its dociliy in the face of overwhelming evidence of […]Read More Humiliation of a Superpower. Five Times Cameroon Attacked Nigeria.