Nigerians have been the main targets in the recent xenophobic attacks against migrants. That is no surprise. The majority of shops looted and business razed to the ground are owned … Continue reading Nigeria is no match for South Africa.
Though not among the Top Ten airforce in Africa, Zambia has a small but rapidly expanding air force. The primary missions of the Air Force are to defend Zambia’s borders … Continue reading Zambia’s Small Air Force is Stronger than you think.
It has been three years since President Muhammadu Buhari said Boko Haram was “technically defeated”. Yet, despite multiple declarations of victory and while significantly degraded, Boko Haram continues to slaughter … Continue reading A Resurgent Boko Haram. Who is to blame? the Nigerian Army or Air Force?
WHEN THE PENTAGON peers into its crystal ball, the images reflected back are bleak. On May 23, 2023, in one imagining from the U.S. military, terrorists detonate massive truck-bombs at both … Continue reading The U.S will invade West Africa in 2023 after an attack in New York- According to Pentagon War Game
The Nigerian army Cyber Warfare Command is racing around the clock literally everyday to stay ahead of malignant forces using cyberspace to carry out attacks against the Nigerian state. In todays … Continue reading Say Hello to the Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command. The First in Africa
Nigeria’s military has struggled to counter ISWAP and is now looking to enhanced regional cooperation to advance its efforts. For the Nigerian army, the challenge has been multifaceted. On the … Continue reading The Nigerian and Regional Military Response
New Tactics Bring Success ISWAP’s military successes can be traced in part to some early good fortune but also, more enduringly, to its novel, flexible strategy and improved tactics. After … Continue reading ISWAP Asserts Itself: Tactics, Territory.
Immediately after the break-up, Shekau sent his troops after the dissenters, and the two factions clashed several times through the end of 2016. According to a former ISWAP member, dozens of … Continue reading Part 4: A Struggle for the Mantle of Jihad
The fracturing of Boko Haram is a story of clashing personalities, military one-upmanship and political manoeuvring. A key figure in the split was the late Mamman Nur, who first gained … Continue reading Part 3 : Anatomy of a Break-up.
Since the early 2010s, the jihadist armed group Boko Haram has wielded power and influence in north-eastern Nigeria and parts of adjoining states in the Lake Chad basin. The group clawed … Continue reading Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province. Part 2
Five part series. Original Source: Crises Group Three years after Boko Haram broke apart, one faction, the Islamic State in West Africa Province, is forming a proto-state in northern Nigeria. … Continue reading Facing the Challenge of the Islamic State in West Africa Province. Part 1
The Indian Navy ship INS Tarkash made a port call to the Nigerian Navy Western Naval Command in Lagos this week. The visit was part of the Indian Navy’s overseas … Continue reading Indian Navy Ship NNS Tarkash makes Port Call to Lagos, Nigeria