How Boko Haram’s Dream of an Islamic Caliphate was Crushed.

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 soldiers, and sailors and airmen. Men who trade their most precious possessions for a heroes welcome reverence, or the return in honour. The men and […]

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Equitorial Guinea Challenges Nigeria as Dominant Naval Power in the Gulf of Guinea.

High oil reserves,  increased oil wealth and the accompanying diplomatic leverage possessed by Equatorial Guinea are all reasons for Nigeria to be on the lookout for Equitorial Guinea and the serious challenges it posses to Nigeria’s security and interests. Nigeria may logically be keeping an eye for Sao Tome and Principe on its radar as […]

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Naval Power : South Africa’s Valour Class Corvette and Nigeria’s Hamilton Class Frigate. Who Rules? 

@ South Africa and Nigeria have Sub-sahara Africa’s only blue water navies. Ship for ship, seaman for seaman, there is no professional navy on the continent that can match the size, training and sophistication of the Nigerian and South African navy. DefenseNigeria examines compares the flagship of both navies; SAS Amatola and NNS Thunder using […]

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Nigeria Navy needs a Coast Guard.

For years the Western Indian Ocean was the hot bed for sea piracy. The Eastern coast of Somalia was said to be the most dangerous coast in all of Africa, and for decades the Somali’s revelled in their status as Kings of Dark Seas. Hollywood made movies like the 2013 movie Captain Philips, which became […]

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