While we often witness horrifying stories about terrorist attacks and suicide bombers on the news, stories about brave soldiers are few and far between. Thu is not because there are no acts of heroism to report, but because Nigerian journalists can be lazy and averse to putting themselves in harm’s way to cover the war wffort. […]Read More The Story of a Brave Nigerian Soldier Killed By Own Grenade
Okay, the title is an obvious hyperbole. Just trying to put the state of todays military into context with the question :- What exactly is holding back the Nigerian military from being a modern, well-trained and well armed 21st Century fighting force on per or exceeding those of the north Africans ? Nigeria spent £6 […]Read More Military : Nigeria No Match to Cameroon.
It was on a sunny day on the 7th of May 2017. Two months after a French Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV),Commandant L’ Herminier, wowed Nigerians Commandant L’ Herminier, after making a Port Call at the Naval Dockyard in Lagos, more than four hundred Nigerians were enthralled with splendour at the unveiling of Nigeria’s two newest […]Read More Say Hello to Nigeria’s P18N Stealth Corvette.
The agile twin-engined tandem seat jet trainer and light fighter-bomber aircraft produced by a joint venture between France and Germany. The Alpha Jet merges the intricacies of jet-powered flight training and high-speed weapons delivery. The twin-engine, two-seat strike platform proved an agile mount and was given a high-mounted, swept-wing monoplane arrangement which allowed for clearance […]Read More ……the Alpha Jet isn’t Going No Where Either.
Thousands of Ghanaians took to the streets of Accra on Wednesday to protest against a deal that would give the United States military an expanded role in Ghana. The detailed entailed the U.S investing $20 million in equipment and training of the Ghanaian mikitary, carrying out joint exercises and using Ghana’s radio channels and military […]Read More Deal With U.S Military Sets Off Angry Protests in Ghana.
On December 17, 1944, the Japanese army sent a twenty-three year old soldier named Hiroo Onoda to the Philippines to join the Sugi Brigade. He was stationed on the small island of Lubang, approximately seventy-five miles southwest of Manila in the Philippines, and his orders were to lead the Lubang Garrison in guerrilla warfare. As […]Read More Hiroo Onoda : The Japanese soldier who continued fighting for 29 years after Japan surrendered.
For those who have been looking forward to the retirement of Nigeria’s fleet of the Chengdu F-7i Airguard fighter, the recent long-term strategic aquisition plan of the NAF downplayed the potential retirement of the F-7Ni interceptor. The NAF is hellbent of maintaining the F-7Ni tiny fleet through the 2020s. In 2016 there had been speculations […]Read More Retirement? The F-7NI isn’t Going No Where.
Dear Dr. Chossudovsky, While articles critical of the United States and our military are a regular element of the Centre for Research on Globalization, which by doing your organization, and others, play a vital function in the check and balances of free societies, I take exception with the distortions and complete disregard for the actual […]Read More America’s Secret War in Africa” and Covert Ops In Nigeria
Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakyzaky is the leader of the ISM (Islamic Shia Movement of Nigeria), a pro-Iranian organisation, which has tens of thousand of followers. On 11 December 2015, Shia Sect members, numbering hundreds and carrying dangerous weapons blocked the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratia, forcing him out of the […]Read More The Kaduna Shia IMN Massacre : As it Happened !!