United States Drones To Bomb Northern Nigeria

There are strong indications that the United States government may launch attacks against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East, as a drone base being constructed in the Niger Republic would soon be completed.

According to reports, the American drone base is under construction in Agadez, a town in Niger. The facility is expected to offer US military, greater ability to use drones against Islamist extremists in countries like Libya, Mali and Nigeria.

But some security experts said that such drone attacks against insurgents in the North might kill innocent people.

The project, considered to be the United State’s most important military construction effort in Africa, according to secret files obtained by an online medium, The Intercept, will gulp $100m.

The construction of the base is an indication that the US is paying more attention to terrorist groups in Nigeria and other countries on the African continent.

“As the only country in the region willing to allow a US base for MQ-9 Reapers — a newer, larger, and potentially more lethal model than the venerable Predator drone — Niger has positioned itself to be the key regional hub for US military operations, with Agadez serving as the premier outpost for launching intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions against a plethora of terror groups,” The Intercept said.a-drone


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  • Mezzy Gilbert

    I no fit shout

  • chika bibian

    Medicine after death

  • emekachilaka

    hmm ok nao waiting to see how this we go

  • We need tech like this, if only our military weren’t old school…smh

    • Olovo Obinna

      All the tech America has yet terrorism keeps increasing…..i think we need to start asking serious questions….like….
      Who are this terrorist n who train them??? And who benefit the most??

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    They should come up with a better option since such attacks might kill innocent souls………..

  • kayode akinsanya

    How about the chibok girls, is that the best solution to end bokoharam, anyway if that’s carry on

  • Olovo Obinna

    Medicine after death,,after this terrorist has inflicted pains on nigerians in d north…

    • If you read through, Niger republic was the only country that allowed them have a base, which is yet to be completed

      • Olovo Obinna

        Abeg leave that political story…..do they need Base in niger b4 they intervene…..beside US military has Base in of the western African country for yrs now…..them no get any tory joor

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