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.
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
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.
Africa’s wealthiest nation and continental superpower is proving to be the joke of the century as 300 Boko Haram fighters overran and occupied a military base and took complete control of a town in northeast Nigeria. Scores of fighters believed to be loyal to an Islamic State group-affiliated Boko Haram faction stormed the base in Gudumbali, […]Read More Shocking !! Boko Haram Captures Nigerian Town.
At the height of its power, between 20,000 to 25,000 Boko Haram fighters were controlling more than 30,528 km² in northeast Nigeria,– an area roughly the size of a mid-sized European country like Belgium. Almost 2 million people from 17 Local Government Areas lived under the Boko Haram. By 2015, no thanks to its barbarity, Boko Haram had displaced […]Read More Weapons of Boko Haram: Infantry, Vehicles and Artillery.
The Nigerian Federation, by virtue of its size, soft power, economic might and natural resources is one of the most important country in the world. It is the biggest majority black nation the world has ever and will never see. For this reason alone Nigeria is a prime target for the forces of good and […]Read More Time to Alter Nigeria’s Military Doctrine.
For the first time since 2012 when it added new Reconnaisance and Special Forces divisions to its ranks, the Nigerian Army has announced plans to developed a new high-tech fighting force to defend Nigeria from cyber terrorism and other virtual world saboteurs — while also aiding other military divisions with technological and online infrastructure for their […]Read More The Nigerian Army Cyber Command.
Concept of modern warfare projected upon the battlefield greatly expanded in-depth both in the rear and to the forward edge of the battle area. This approach was made possible and necessary by the development of rocket artillery weapons.Mobility and flexibility, the basic characteristics of these weapons are essential for furnishing the continuous fire support demanded […]Read More Say Hello to the Longest Range Artillery Weapon in the Nigeran Army.