The Army 3rd Armoured Division is located in Jos, Plateau state. Established during the civil war, it isncharged with the responsibility of securing it Area of Responsibility (AOR) covering the Northern Eastern flank if Nigeria and also ensuring that the borders locate in its AIR are secured. The 3 Amoured Division is functionally organized into […]Read More All you need to know about Nigeria’s 3rd Armoured Division.
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 interest in regionalism as a means of projectng infuence, regional powers may behave as coercive or benevolent leaders, or alternatvely display an absence of leadership […]Read More Regional Powers : NIGERIA IN ECOWAS AND SOUTH AFRICA IN SADC.
In 2014 Nigeria had shown interest in buying surplus Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters that were phased out of service by the Israeli air force in 2013, as well as in Israeli-produced unmanned air systems. Negotiations had been started and the Israeli defence ministry was on track to deliver the initial batch of eight AH-1 […]Read More AH-1 Cobra : The Helicopter Nigeria Almost Had.
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 Southern part and in the Central part of Nigeria. The deals exact worth is unknowned, although some reports suggest it is likely in the region […]Read More 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, the Nigerian government approves a technical framework for its nuclear energy program, along with a strategic implementation plan. A Nigerian Regulatory Authority (NNRA) is set […]Read More Forgotten Facts : Nigeria’s Ballistic Missile Program. Part II.
This year, 2013 was the 100th year anniversary of the entry of the first Royal Australian Navy fleet in Sydney Harbor, on 4 October 1913. Which we saw the HMAS Australia, leading a formation of ship of multiple nation sail into the Sydney Harbor Fleet Review is a show of power of commonwealth Navies and […]Read More Special Report : International Fleet Review 2013 Part 1.
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 from Robyn Mack, a spokesperson for U.S. Africa Command, the umbrella organization for U.S. military activities on the continent. Mack was responding to revelations, detailed […]Read More 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 stocked material in Salak. I saw them running from the back window of my cell, especially in the morning, as well as standing in front […]Read More Cameroonian Troops Tortured and Killed Prisoners at a Base for U.S Drone Surveillance.
Combined Services Military Academy of Cameroon Created in 1959 and inaugurated on January 18, 1961, under the appellation of the COMBINED SERVICES MILITARY ACADEMY OF CAMEROON (known by the French acronym EMlA), the history of the Military Academy is closely linked to Cameroon’s military history. Over the years, its mission has remained the same as […]Read More All you need to know about the Cameroonian Armed Forces.
UAt least two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jets continue to operate out of Niamey-Diori Hamani International Airport in Niger. Up to four have been based there since early-2013, providing close air support to troops in Mali battling terrorist groups. Niamey, in the southwest of Niger, is close to the border with Mali. The Alpha […]Read More Alphas play key role for NAF