Tensions persist among military top brass despite calls for unity

Army commander Faruk Yahaya during a courtesy visit to air force chief Isiaka Oladayo Amao on 2 June 2021.
Army commander Faruk Yahaya during a courtesy visit to air force chief Isiaka Oladayo Amao on 2 June 2021. © Nigerian Army/Twitter
Nigeria's land army and air force have simultaneously announced their intention of procuring helicopters to meet their respective needs. And so in addition to existing disagreements over operational issues, they are now engaged in an intense lobbying battle to secure the necessary budgets. [...] (327 words)
Issue dated 21/01/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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