NAF wings first female fighter pilots

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday inducted 13 new fighter pilots including two women, Kafayat Sanni and Tolulope Arotile. They were trained in the United States and South Africa. The new pilots were inducted at the NAF Headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs […]

Atiku Demands Inquiry Into Secret Burial Of Soldiers As …DHQ Denies Report

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has demanded the setting up of a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the reported burial of 1000 fallen Nigerian soldiers in a secret mass grave. He also wanted another panel of inquiry to determine the true state of the war against terror in the country. In a statement personally […]

Probe ‘Secret Burial’ Of 1,000 Soldiers By Insurgents, Atiku Dares Buhari …Military Denies Existence of Secret Grave Yard

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the reported secret burial of 1,000 Nigerian soldiers killed by Boko Haram and ISWAP. In a statement he signed yesterday, Atiku said that the Wall Street Journal’s report on the matter was saddening, adding that the attempt […]

Nigeria to now take delivery Tucano jets 2020 – Presidency

By Ismaila Chafe The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take delivery of Super Tucano fighter jets in 2020. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, […]

Two Air Force officers dismissed over attack on Magu’s farmhouse

Afeez Hanafi Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force have been dismissed for their alleged involvement in the murder of a police sergeant securing a farmhouse owned by the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The officers, Awua Theophanous and Sunday Paul, were disengaged from the service and handed over […]

NAF strike destroys more bandits bases, kills scores

Molly Kilete The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that its Air Task Force (ATF), engaged in the fight against banditry in Zamfara  State has bombarded more hideouts of armed bandits at Doumborou, Sububu, West Malamawa, Baturia Pond and Rugu Forest. The bombardment was said to have resulted in the killings of several bandits who hitherto […]

BREAKING: Ex-Chief of Defence staff, Alex Badeh reportedly killed

A file photo of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh Former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has been shot dead by gunmen. The Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday night. According to him, the […]

Air Force promotes senior officers

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Air Force Council (AFC) has approved the promotion 14 Vice Marshals, 36 Air Commodores and 14 Group Captains. Also promoted were 3 Air Warrant Officers (AWO) and one Master Warrant Officer (MWO) to the rank of Flight Lieutenant. Director Public Relations and Information (DOPR), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who made this […]

Two Nigerian Air Force planes crash in Abuja

Two fighter jets have crashed in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. The jets belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed around Mashafa area of Mpape, Abuja. An Eyewitness told DAILY POST that, ” It just happened and we are all running to the place.” Confirming the incident, the Director of Public Relations and Information, […]

Insecurity: Buratai meets Army top brass on way forward

Chief of Army Staff Combined Second and Third Quartet Conference is currently underway at the Army Headquarters Command Officer mess, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The conference is being attended by Principal Staff Officers from Defence and Army headquarters, operations Commanders, Commander Multi-National Joint Task Force, Njamena, Chad Commanders of Nigerian Army Training Institutions, Corps Commanders, […]

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