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Nigeria To Set Up Weapons-Making Factories

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s “over-dependence on other countries for critical military equipment and logistics” is “unacceptable,” says Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari. While on a visit to Washington last month, Buhari said a U.S. law restricting the sale of weapons to Nigeria had inadvertently “aided and abetted” Boko Haram’s campaign.

British Drones To Be Sent To Africa And Middle East

AFRICANGLOBE - Speaking about where the UK's drones will be based, Emmerson said: "My understanding is that the plan is to deploy them to parts of Africa and the Middle East where they can be used for surveillance … over a wide range of territory [in conflicts] where one party is a jihadist group.