Following the refusal of the United States of America to supply Nigeria it’s much needed arms in the fight against Boko Haram, rival super power Russia, it is that has come to the rescue of Nigeria.
After the first mega supply of arms to Nigeria (during the three years civil war between 1967-70), this is the second time that the Russians would be supplying arms and ammunition that is helping to turn the tide of war against the Boko Haram terrorists in the north-eastern part of the country.
The reluctance of America and the West to Nigeria’s counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts, saw the government turn to the Eastern European country for assistance.
Sources within the presidency and security circle that the botched $15m arms deal, which exposed America’s hypocrisy, forced Nigeria to look for alternative sources of arms supply.
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