Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Topic: Nigeria

Nigerian anti-terrorism operation marks combat debut of Chinese VT4 tank

Chinese-made most advanced main battle tank made its combat debut in Nigerian anti-terrorism operation during a clash with Boko Haram militants in the northeast of the country The...

Nigeria receives VT4 main battle tanks from China

The Nigerian Army has taken delivery of a shipment of military vehicles from the China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO). According to local sources, NORINCO delivered the first of...

Nigeria unveils new Tsaigumi unmanned aerial vehicle

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on 15 February, formally inaugurated the first locally made unmanned aerial vehicle, called the Tsaigumi. As part of the Federal Government efforts to tackle insecurity in the country, President...

Boko Haram attacks United Nations aid convoy in northeast Nigeria

Four persons were killed and food trucks hijacked when Boko Haram guerrillas attacked a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid convoy in Ngala, Borno state in...

US Department of State approves possible sale of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to Nigeria

The US Department of State has approved a possible  $593 million Foreign Military Sale of twelve A-29 Super Tucano aircraft and weapons, including all associated training, spare parts, aviation and...

Nigerian armed forces receives new armored personnel carriers

The Nigerian armed forces have received 25 new armored personnel carriers developed by STREIT Group. According to the Nigerian  Defence Minister, this is the first batch of the...

Nigeria to buy first three JF-17 Thunder fighter jets

Nigeria’s military has inked an agreement with Chengdu Aerospace Corporation and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex to purchase JF-17 Thunder fighter jets. According to Nigeria's federal budget approved for 2016 fiscal...

Nigeria celebrates delivery of first Super Mushshak basic trainer from Pakistan

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has celebrated the delivery of its first Super Mushshak basic trainer from Pakistan at a special ceremony. According to IANS Pakistan, Nigeria’s government has bought 10...

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