STRENGTHS Personnel With an active duty personnel of 180,000 men, 32,000 in reserve and a paramilitary force of 200,000 men, the Nigerian army has a lot of boots on the ground for an all volunteer army. It represents one of Africa’s largest man army. MAIN BATTLE TANKS With 224 Main Battle Tanks and 157 light […]Read More These are the Weapons of the Nigerian Army 2018.
The reason for the rise of a resurgent and powerful Boko Haram in Nigeria , tuareg rebels in Mali, AQUIM and al-Qaeda in the Sahel, ISIS in Libya, general break down of law and order in North Africa etc can all be traced to one singular dynamic, the French inspired NATO bombardment of Libya to […]Read More A Unified African Military Command.
Nigeria’s military spending in the last decade have been absolutely ineffective. We have not really taken the step from the army of general conscription to the army of special forces that is needed in all these present joint ventures. Our gear is not up to date, we are burning money. WHEN President Buhari said the Federal […]Read More Scrutinizing Nigeria’s Defense Spending
One extremely important part of modern warfare is reconnaissance and surveillance. While it might lack the kinetic firepower of fighter jets and artillery, ISR is just as important, if not more important in every aspect of war. Nigeria can spend billions in petrodollars acquiring the most advanced tanks and airplanes, but if you don’t know […]Read More Nigeria’s ISTAR Doctrine.
Nigerian Military Contingent & Officers of NIBATT 36 & 37 receive UN Medals.Read More Service and Sacrifice: Thank You Nigerian Peacekeepers
In 2015 Boko Haram overtook ISIS to become the worlds deadliest terrorist group. Boko Haram, which was founded in 2002 as an Islamist movement against Western education and morphed into an armed insurgency in 2009, has rapidly expanded its scope and ambitions over the past couple of years, achieving international notoriety in 2014 by kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls. Much […]Read More Boko Haram’s Accomplices.