Infantry. Inside the Transformation of an Army

Two hundred thousand men under arms. Two hundred and fifty tanks, lots of artillery, attack drones, ISR aircrafts.  One of the distinguishing characteristics of the Buhari presidency has been his commitment to revitalizing Nigerian army. President Mohammadu Buhari :   “We must evolve viable mechanisms for near-self-sufficiency in military equipment and logistics production complemented only […]

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A study of Boko Haram’s public communications offers hint on its strategy.

In July 2011, the Nigerian government unveiled plans to make telecommunications companies dedicate toll-free phone lines so civilians could report Boko Haram activity. Months later, insurgent spokesman Abu Qaqa threatened to attack service providers and Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) offices. “We have realized that the mobile phone operators and the NCC have been assisting security […]

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Sustaining Nigeria’s Leadership.

Nigeria is at a moment if transition. Thanks to the extraordinary sacrifices of our men and women in uniform Nigeria has responsibly ended the political impasse and restored democracy in the Gambia. Boko Haram has been put on a path to defeat and progress is being made in modernizing the Nigerian military. At the same […]

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Take an amazing look inside the Nigerian Air Force headquarters.

The Nigerian Air Force headquarters is one of Nigeria’s most fascinating military facilities. This new  NAF complex was opened in 2016. The wing provided for new operations room, expanded conference room, additional offices and new floor accommodating the office of the Chief of the Air Staff.  Exquisite office design. United States Ambassador presents letter of […]

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Armed Helicopters: How the Nigerian Army Fought its way into Attack Aviation.

The Nigerian Air Force and Nigerian Army have had a unique and turbulent relationship since 2013, when the campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency took a turn for the worse. Nigeria’s military leadership found it challenging to embrace the evolution of combined arms warfare while an over zealous drive by aviation proponents within the Nigerian […]

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