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 !!
Russia signed at least 19 military co-operation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify … Continue reading Russia in Africa: Military Deals
The first phase of the covert plan to diminish Nigeria’s influence and leadership position as the regional hegemon is all but complete now, as exemplified when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin … Continue reading Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo: Pan Africanist or Sellout?
Paris is the capital of France. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. It’s been the capital of Israel for 3000 years. It’s been a capital of the Jewish state for … Continue reading Part 2. Smart Power and a Dictators Fall.
The military success and efficiency of the chadian military should not overshadow brutal practices and human rights violations. Western supporters of the chadian military including France and the United States … Continue reading Part 1: Behind the Cliche of the Chadian Desert Warriors and Idris Debys Global Political Capital.
This week something extraordinary happened. For the 3rd time in recent years Iranian Shiites threatened to dismember Nigeria by overthrowing President Buhari and create a Sunni Islamic state in Nigeria. … Continue reading An Overview of the Iranian Threat and Nigeria’s Response
Africa is the least defended continent in the world. It is the least influential continent diplomatically. It’s the weakest continent by military power. Yet Africa is the most resource rich … Continue reading Does Africa Need Nuclear Weapons?
With BREXIT, the United Kingdom of Great Britain should consider a new strategic military alliance with Africa’s largest economy. Britain cannot hope to compete for economic influence with China or diplomatic … Continue reading It’s time for Britain to make military alliances in Africa.
The survival of Nigeria, a nation blessed with human and natural resources is daily threatened by its s porous borders. The porosity if its border has so far led to the … Continue reading Nigeria’s Porous Borders and National Security Implications.
The Nigerian army has come under intense criticism in recent days following days of clashes with protesters from the Shiite Islamic sect clamouring for the release of their spiritual leader … Continue reading Shiite Uprising: President Buhari is doing a “Darn” Good Job.