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January 14, 2018 5:38 PM NAF takes delivery of 5 new aircraft from Pakistan

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has taken delivery of five new trainer aircraft which also marks the final batch of the 10 aircraft ordered by the Federal Government from Pakistan. The aircraft, a Super Mushshak brand, and fitted with digital glass cockpit, are said to be capable of being used for acrobatics training. NAF, director of public relations 15

January 10, 2018 8:03 AM China orders 184 Airbus A320 planes

China has ordered 184 Airbus A320 planes to be delivered to 13 airlines, French officials said Wednesday as President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a state visit to the country. The value of the deal was not immediately disclosed but under the company’s list prices for the single-aisle planes, it could total at least $18 billion. The announcement came a day after 15

January 1, 2018 8:29 AM Nigerian Air Force releases posting, redeployment of 41 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has released the postings and redeployment of a total of 41 senior personnel. The postings and redeployment came as a result of the recent promotion of senior NAF officers. Officers posted included 19 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs), 14 Air Commodores (Air Cdre), 4 Group Captains (Gp Capt), 2 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdr) and 2 Squadron 22

December 9, 2017 3:47 PM Jerusalem: Israel fires retaliatory airstrike in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes killed two members of Hamas in Gaza in the early hours of Saturday after missiles were fired at Israel by Palestinian Islamists, Guardian Uk reports. According to reports, this brings the number of fatalities in the past two days to four. The Israeli army shot two Palestinians dead in Gaza on Friday. The attack carried out by Israel’s 43

November 22, 2017 9:35 AM US Navy Aircraft Carrying 11 Cashes Off Japan — OsunDefender

A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan. The cause of crash is unknown and the names those onboard are being withheld while next of kin are notified, the US Navy said in a statement. The aircraft was en route to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Philippine Sea. US military vessels 22

November 15, 2017 8:36 PM Light aircraft crash kills 11 in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – At least 11 people were killed in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a light aircraft flying to the Serengeti National Park, a popular tourist destination, crashed, the flight operator said. The Cessna Caravan light airplane, carrying a pilot and 10 passengers, was flying tourists from the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha 26

November 2, 2017 2:35 AM Maina: HoS, Kyari in verbal tango at FEC

ABUJA — THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which started after the swearing-in of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and the launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem witnessed a mild drama as Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, were involved in a shouting 35

November 1, 2017 5:48 PM New York truck attack: Suspect 'inspired by Islamic State'

The man accused of killing eight people in New York by driving a truck down a cycle lane was inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group, police say. New York Police's Deputy Commissioner John Miller said that notes in Arabic claiming the attack on behalf of IS were recovered from the scene of the attack in Lower Manhattan. The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov 114

October 29, 2017 11:34 PM BA to fly Nigerian yams to UK

ABUJA—British Airways has offered to fly Nigerian yams to the United Kingdom in a bid to sustain the export of the produce. Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this during a chat with the press in Abuja, weekend. He said: “British Airlines just called and said they are willing to fly the yams. You know when they are leaving Nigeria they carry 54

October 28, 2017 5:54 PM NAF intensifies aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations

The Nigerian Air Force said it has intensified day and night aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations within the North-East region. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. According to Adesanya, on Oct. 26, the fourth day of the ongoing 22