Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Again, Nigerian Air Force jet bombarded hideouts of bandits in two local government areas of Chikun and Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, killing scores of them (bandits). The NAF jet in an aerial mission hit the bandits at Gwagwada, Chikun, Kuduru, Chukuba, Erina, Kushaka, Dogon Gona, Kusasu, Sarkin Pawa, Kurebe and Falleli around […] Read Full Story
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding, Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions and other functionaries, including a new spokesperson. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Ibikunle Daramola, announced this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. According to the statement, the newly appointed branch chiefs are
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Source: Opinion Nigeria By Arogbonlo Israel Following the attempted arrest of the Yoruba Freedom Fighter Sunday Adeyemo aka ” Sunday Igboho” by combined security operatives along the Lagos Ibadan expressway today (Friday), Nigerians have stormed the social media to condemn the alleged attack. Reports have it that, Sunday Igboho was on his way to Lagos
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The burial of the seven Air Force men that died in last Sunday’s Beechcraft King Air B359i crash is ongoing at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja.
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The burial ceremony of seven Airforce Officers who lost their lives on Sunday has held at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. The officers were crew members of the ill-fated Beechcraft King Air 350 that crashed at Bassa village near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while on a reconnaissance mission to Niger State. A … Continue reading NAF Plane Crash: Burial Of Beechcraft King Air 350 Crew Holds In Abuja Read Full Story
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Some bandits have raided the Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State, killing 18 persons. The PUNCH learnt that the separate attacks happened between Monday and Tuesday. The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, said the […] Read Full Story
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The seven Nigerian Air Force officers who died in the Sunday air crash will be buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja, on Thursday. The NAF disclosed this on Wednesday in an invitation to journalists. The Beechcraft King Air B350i in which they were flying crashed short of the Nnamdi […] Read Full Story
Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri Thirteen persons were killed and over 40 injured in rocket attack on Maiduguri by suspected Boko Haram members. As at the time of filing the report, a team of military, civilian JTF and humanitarian workers were still combing the town for corpses even as the injured were assisted to hospital. READ ALSO: […] Read Full Story
The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has commiserated with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on the death of its personnel in the crashed NAF aircraft. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Ibikunle Daramola, said this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. The NAF Beechcraft King Air B350i aircraft crash-landed
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By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Arewa Consultative Forum,ACF , has described the victims of Air Force plane crash in Abuja as gallant officers who died in the service of their fatherland. ACF ,on Monday,condoled with the Chief of Air Staff, the officers and men of the Air force and the families of the seven Air force
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier today, 21 February 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. The aircraft was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft on Sunday in Abuja that claimed the lives of seven personnel. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, President Buhari on behalf of the Federal
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Adelani Adepegba, Abuja TROOPS of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed three insurgents, including two top Boko Haram commanders, Abul-Bas and Ibn Habib, during an ambush in Sambisa Forest, Borno State. The two commanders belonged to the Abubakar Shekau faction and had been on the military watch list. Abul-Bas was the second-in-command to Abu Fatima, while […] Read Full Story
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Bandits have killed some Nigerian Air Force personnel in an ambush in Kaduna State. The incident occured, on Saturday, when the troops of the 271 NAF detachment foiled an ambush set up by a group of over 100 bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Looting, deaths as […] Read Full Story
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The immediate past Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has said that the 15 aircraft and eight drones being expected by the Nigeria Air Force would reposition the service in addressing the security challenges facing the nation. According to him, the air force now has enhanced research and development […] Read Full Story
The Nigerian Air Force is currently observing Fly Out parade for the former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar. The Fly Out is a ceremony usually organized...