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.
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.
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.
The concept of rapid deployment has been a mantra of both the Nigerian Army because of the volatile situation of the Nigerian state, where internal strife presented a far bigger challenge than external aggression…until recently. Nigeria’s preference for cheaper light, air-deliverable armor light tanks for operations made economic sense given no other country’s army in […]Read More All You Need to Know about Nigeria’s Scorpion Light Tanks
The average number of rounds expended to kill one Boko Haram insurgent with the AK-47, Beryl and other assault rifle is 50,000. The average number of rounds expended by army snipers to kill one Boko Haram fighter is1.3 rounds. That’s a cost difference of $23,000 per kill for the average soldier, vs. $0.17 per kill […]Read More Say Hello to the Nigerian Army Sniper Regiment.
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 […]Read More These are the Weapons of the Nigerian Army 2018.
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