Current State of the Nigerian Navy

Compared to the Army and Airforce the Nigeria Navy has received little investment in the past decade compared to other branches of the Nigerian  military. No surprise since the Nigerian Army and Air Force bears the brunt of the Boko Haram insurgency. The Nigerian Navy is one of the largest, most powerful and most well-equipped […]

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Nigeria : Addicted to Special Forces.

Nigeria’s fascination with Special Forces began in 2015 when the Nigerian government secretly deployed mercenaries from South Africa to help the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram. But after just three months on the ground, a squad of grizzled, ageing white mercenaries had gathered good momentum and wrestled much of the initiative from the enemy. […]

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