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
The Nigerian military is gravely deficient in air defence and electronics warfare. The existing very short and short-range air defence capabilities fall short in providing a credible air defence structure … Continue reading State of the Nigerian Army : Air Defence Capability.
One of the most visible aspect of the strength of the Nigerian Army is its artillery brigades. Nigeria has one of the largest and most potent artillery force on the … Continue reading State of the Nigerian Army: Artillery Brigades.
As the Nigerian Army shifts from small-unit counterinsurgency operations in the nation’s northeast to potential big-unit mechanized warfare, the Nigerian army is expanding its active duty force from 150,000 to … Continue reading State of the Nigerian Army: Amoured Divisions.