In what many have described as unfortunate, the Nigerian Air Force announced in February 2017 it was retrofitting its L-3ZA jet trainers for combat roles to augment the overstretched Alpha jet in light attack missions. Until the the aircraft has been employed solely for training combat pilots, but because of the Nigerian Air Force inability […]Read More
Right from when nuclear research began, developed and deployed, it brought to the fore the destructive capability of nuclear weapons, while its peaceful application was also sought years later. Many countries of the world, including the then apartheid South Africa, either began to develop their own nuclear weapon program or invested heavily into research for […]Read More African Nuclear Weapon Technology.
Little is known about the Ghanaian military. Ghana is easily amongst one of Africa’s most peaceful and politically stable countries, and has never really had to employ the use of her military, making the Ghanaian army one of the least combat experienced in Africa. One look at the Ghanaian Army you see a country that, […]Read More What Ghana’s Army Look Like Compared to Nigeria.
In January 2018, Nigerian Intelligence warned of a possible high profile Boko Haram attack in Yobe state. On February, the State Security Service (SSS) repeatedly and urgently began to warn Aso Rock that a high profile attack was coming. It was very evident that there was going to be attack. There were real plots being […]Read More Boko Haram Executes Christian Aid Worker Hauwa Lima.
The Nigerian Army’s 21st century modernization program continues to gather steam as the Army today commissioned the Nigerian Army Cyber Command at the Army headquarters in Abuja. The Nigerian Cyber Command is being built to supersede that of any country in Africa by building a unit capable of fighting such a large-scale conflict at a […]Read More The Nigerian Army Opens new Cyber Warfare Command.
Tactical aviation and drones performed so well in Nigerian army operations. One of the strategies the Nigerian army deviced was to maximise the use of the Air Forces ISR platforms, especially the ATR–42, which the Air Force also borrowed from the Nigerian Navy. In one incident the Nigerian Army Theater Commander decided to use the […]Read More Secrecy : Nigeria’s Army Tactical Reconnaisance & Strike Aviation.
The quick routing of the worlds deadliest terrorist group – Boko Haram, and rapid capture of the Sambisa forest by troops of various Task Force Battalion from the specially created 7th Infantry Division, barely two years after a string of embarrassing defeats by BHT from the same soldiers, has demonstrated the traditional reliability and effectiveness […]Read More Nigerian Army Infantry Weapons that Made the Difference.
When Nigeria and 14 other West African countries signed the Treaty of Lagos in 28 May 1975, creating the Economic Community of West African States – ECOWAS, it was greeted as the most ambitious and comprehensive economic and political union ever signed in Africa, an innovative feat in economic trade governance. Since then the policies […]Read More Why Nigeria Should End its Special Relationship With Ghana
Nigeria has the largest standing Army in Sub-Sahara Africa, and is 9% female. By this measure Nigeria has largest number of women soldiers in Africa. The Nigerian army is among an elite few in Africa where females fight alongside males in infantry units. It doesn’t end there. The Nigerian army is also figuring out precisely […]Read More Badass Women of the Nigerian Army.