The Indian Navy ship INS Tarkash made a port call to the Nigerian Navy Western Naval Command in Lagos this week. The visit was part of the Indian Navy’s overseas … Continue reading Indian Navy Ship NNS Tarkash makes Port Call to Lagos, Nigeria
In an effort to collaborate with the Nigerian Army School of Artillery, the Nigerian Navy recently established the Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, as both schools train on similar … Continue reading Army Navy Cooperation: Nigerian Navy Establishes School of Armament Technologyy
STEALTHY OFFSHORE PATROL VESSELS Offshore patrol vessels are highly versatile ships designed to perform Exclusive Ecomomic Zone management roles, including the provision of maritime security to coastal areas, effective disaster … Continue reading Where the Nigerian Military Gets it RIGHT !!
While many African militaries relied on donated military equipment in the post independent era, there were some exceptions, such as Nigeria, which used the growing demand for their raw materials, … Continue reading What happened to the most powerful warship in Africa
In 2010 Equatorial Guinea announced a five-year, $250-million maritime security program essentially the creation of an integrated naval and air capability that will surpass that of the Nigerian Navy. Given … Continue reading Part II. Forgotten Fact: When Tensions Between Nigeria and Equitorial Guinea Almost Led to War
Nigeria’s military might was at its peak in the 80s and 90s. In 1991 the Nigerian armed forces had an active duty personnel of some 130,000 men, including 80,000 MEN … Continue reading Forgotten Fact: When Tensions Between Nigeria and Equitorial Guinea Almost Led to War (Two part series)
The second largest, and perhaps second most powerful ship in the French Navy, the Mistral Helicopter Carrier was in Lagos Nigeria in October 2018. Escorted by a French frigate, Commandant … Continue reading French Navy Mistral Class Helicopter Carrier in Lagos.
The challenges facing Nigeria today is daunting. Unemployment, crime, corruption, pollution, the fundamentals does not make it any easier also with too many tribes, Africa’s largest and world’s 7th largest … Continue reading It’s Time to Bring Back the Merchant Marine.
In the 1980s the Nigerian Navy was the largest and best equipped navy in Sub Sahara Africa, outclassing the South African Navy at the time in tonnage and firepower. Regionally … Continue reading EXOCET: The Worse Nightmare for the Nigerian Navy.
The Nigerian Navy is the largest Navy in Sub Sahara Africa in terms of personnel and second only to the South African Navy in terms of tonnage. The Nigerian Navy … Continue reading Say Hello to the Largest and Most Powerful Navy in Sub Sahara Africa