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HAL signs deal with Nigerian Army for further helicopter training

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India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a contract with the Nigerian Army for further helicopter pilot training. This marks the continuation of a contract...

CS/VP3 and Mengshi APCs delivered to Nigeria

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The Nigerian military has taken delivery of dozens of new armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from China, including CS/VP3 vehicles from Poly Technologies and Mengshi...

Nigerian army says Islamic State West Africa’s new leader killed in...

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Nigeria's army said on Thursday it had killed the new leader of insurgent group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in a military operation...

Nigeria confirmed to be operating Type 89 IFVs

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The Nigerian Army is confirmed to be operating Type 89 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) acquired from China’s Norinco, months after they were first rumoured...

Nigerian Army may have acquired more CS/VP3 APCs and Type 89...

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The Nigerian Army may have acquired 100 additional CS/VP3 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from China’s Poly Technologies and Type 89 tracked infantry fighting vehicles...

Nigerian Chief of Army Staff visits Proforce as company highlights growth

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Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, the Nigerian Army’s Chief of Staff, has paid a visit to Proforce’s facilities as part of growing collaboration between the...

India’s HAL training Nigerian Army pilots

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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has started flying training for Nigerian Army Aviation pilots, who have joined the Indian company’s Rotary Wing Academy. HAL said six...

Nigeria’s president appoints new army chief after predecessor’s death

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Nigeria’s president has appointed a new army chief, the ministry of defence said in a statement on Thursday, following the death of the military...

Nigerian Army orders locally made Ezugwu armoured vehicles

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The Nigerian Army has ordered 28 Ezugwu armoured personnel carriers for counter-terrorism/insurgency missions, a month after the vehicle was unveiled by the Defence Industries...

Nigeria unveils new APC

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The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) has unveiled a new locally developed armoured personnel carrier, the Ezugwu. It is named after Major General Victor...

Nigerian Army commissions more Ara armoured vehicles

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The Nigerian Army has commissioned into service another batch of Ara armoured personnel carriers manufactured by Nigeria’s Proforce. The Nigerian Army took four vehicles into...

New Nigerian military equipment revealed

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The Nigerian Air Force and Army have revealed new acquisitions and plans to acquire additional equipment, including domestically built armoured vehicles. During a firepower demonstration...

Nigerian army to deploy troops in areas marked by land clashes

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The Nigerian army on Wednesday said it will deploy troops to improve security in central states where a spate of communal violence...

Innoson to produce vehicles for Nigerian military

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Nigerian vehicle manufacturer Innoson has signed an agreement to produce armoured vehicles for the Nigerian Army, with 100 to be supplied immediately. Innoson...

Nigerian Army unveils new locally made weapons, equipment

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The Nigerian Army has unveiled a wide range of locally-made weapons and equipment which includes an Infantry Patrol Vehicle (IPV), a Combat...

British soldiers training Nigerian forces

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Soldiers from A (Norfolk) Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, are on a four month deployment in Africa. The presence of ...

Three militants arrested by Nigerian Army

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The Nigerian army has arrested three militants suspected of having been involved in the killing of four soldiers and seized a large...

Three militants arrested by Nigerian Army

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The Nigerian army has arrested three militants suspected of having been involved in the killing of four soldiers and seized a large...

Military sweep in Nigeria’s Delta risks fuelling more dissent

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The Nigerian army has swept into villages in the southern swamplands in an operation to crush the Niger Delta Avengers group, but...

Recent Nigerian military acquisitions

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Nigeria's military is acquiring new and second-hand hardware for all three branches of service as it battles Boko Haram insurgents on land...

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