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US To Supply 24 Mine-Resistant Vehicles To Nigeria To Fight Boko Haram

January 8, 2016 @ 12:23 PM

The US government is supplying 24 mine-resistant, armor-protected vehicles to Nigeria to fight against Boko Haram militants. The US...

Nigeria To Acquire 3 Pak-Chinese JF-17 Fighters For US $25 Million

January 8, 2016 @ 08:44 AM

Nigeria has set aside $25 million to acquire three JF-17 Thunder multirole fighters in 2016 from Pakistan, local...

Nigeria Orders Arrest of Top Officials in Arms Purchase Scandal

November 18, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, and other...

Investigative Committee To Probe Nigerian Defence Purchases

August 25, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the formation of a 13-man committee to probe the procurement of weapons...

Nigeria Wants Freedom From Foreign Arms Dependence

August 8, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Nigeria is seeking to produce indigenous military equipment, supplementing with advanced foreign technologies. President Muhammadu...

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Chinese Offshore Patrol Vessel Received by Nigerian Navy

February 8, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

Nigerian Navy received a new patrol vessel built in China which arrived in the African nation on Friday. The...

Czech Arms Co To Sell T-72 Tanks to Nigeria

January 31, 2015 @ 08:22 AM

Czech arms company Excalibur Group will sell weapons to Nigeria's government forces in its fight with the militant...

Wreckage Resembling Chinese CH-3 Drone Found In Nigeria

January 29, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

The wreckage of an armed drone was found in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, closely resembling the Chinese drone. According...

US Stops Military Helicopter Resale To Nigeria Citing Human Rights Violations

January 27, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

The resale of US-made military helicopters by Israel to Nigeria has been stopped by the US for its...

Nigeria Orders 1000 Beryl Rifles From Poland

January 7, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

The Nigerian military has ordered 1000 Beryl assault rifles from Poland for delivery this month and could follow...

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