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Recent Nigerian military acquisitions

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

Nigerian army says it has killed 53 Boko Haram fighters

Nigeria's military said on Saturday that it had killed 53 fighters from the Islamist Boko Haram group when it repelled an attack...

Boko Haram exploits Nigeria’s slow military decline

Two decades ago Nigeria's military was seen as a force for stability across West Africa. Now it struggles to keep security within...

Nigerian army pledges to stay out of politics

The head of Nigeria's army has pledged his commitment to protecting democracy and promised to stay out of politics at a time...

Nigerian military destroy illegal oil refineries

Nigeria has destroyed about 600 illegal oil refineries in the Niger Delta and arrested seven oil thieves in the last few months,...