In today’s modern battlefield, airpower is functionally inseparable from land and battle space information. The Nigerian Air Force being a defence-oriented force is essentially a Tactical Air Force, and not … Continue reading PART II: Rebuilding Readiness.
The Nigerian military has a history of neglecting its internal domestic warfare capability and doctrine in favor of focusing on conventional warfare and projecting power. Emphasis was placed on logistic … Continue reading PART 1: The Nigerian Military’s Urgent Need for Rebalancing.
Every year there are new developments and emerging threats to the Nigerian military. Boko haram’s latest weapon isn’t on the battlefield but above it. Nigerian army recently confirmed that the … Continue reading Boko Haram Drone Threat : Industrial Revolution of Terrorism
Task Force Battalions are basically now the fundamental core of the Nigerian army’s fighting force against Boko Haram in the northeast. They are formed around armoured regiment. Due to the … Continue reading Battle Groups : Core of the Nigerian Army Fighting Force
THE ONGOING CONFLICT IN NORTH-EASTERN NIGERIA The recent spate of Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria have negated President Buhari’s claims when he assumed power in 2015 that the radical … Continue reading Eeben Barlow Strikes Again !!
Chad and Nigeria have the most powerful militaries in their respective regions. Chads military holds primacy in the CEMAC Zone (Central African Economic Zone). Nigeria’s military, despite its shortcomings remains … Continue reading Tribute to the Most Powerful Nation in the CEMAC Zone.
In April 2018 a furor arose between the Legislative and Executive arm of government over the President’s request for an extra $1 billion to buy munition to prosecute the war … Continue reading Follow the Money : Highest Defence Budget in Nigeria’s History.
For decades the perception of Nigeria’s military strength and resolve has served as a deterrence against bad actors. Regrettably, that perception and as a consequence its deterrent effect is up in smoke … Continue reading PART II: Nigeria’s Shame of a Military !!
NIGERIA ECONOMY FACT FILE. Population : 200 million GDP Norminal : $567 Billion GDP (PPP) : $1.07 trillion. Oil Production : 2.3 million bpd Proven Oil Reserve : 39 Billion … Continue reading NIGERIA: SHAME OF A MILITARY. BUT WHY?
It’s not just a man’s world in the Nigerian Army. Women have been part of the army’s campaigns against Boko Haram. But before that, women served only in communications unit, medical units … Continue reading Baddass Women of the Nigerian Army
The Nigerian military, the backbone of the nations regional influence and national security has eroded to a dangerous degree. Nigeria’s focus on counter-insurgency operations in the last decade has resulted … Continue reading Paradoxes of Counterinsurgency Operations