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July 23, 2017 5:04 PM Nigeria's chief of air staff insists military is winning the war against insurgency

Nigeria's Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has revealed the major challenges the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) faces dealing with bombings. Speaking in an interview with The Guardian, Abubakar revealed some steps taken by NAF as the country seeks a permanent solution to the evil perpetrated by Boko Haram insurgents. NAIJ.com gathered 14

July 22, 2017 6:16 PM 198 Nigerians residing illegally in Saudi Arabia deported

Kano – The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 10 am. The number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were given amnesty to return to the country. NAN reports that the 198 persons including women and children 17

July 22, 2017 5:27 PM 198 Nigerians deported by Saudi Arabia arrive home

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, at about 10 a.m. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were given amnesty to return to the country. NAN reports 12

July 20, 2017 11:03 AM US lifts electronic ban on flights from Middle East

The United States has lifted a four month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard U.S. bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa. This brings to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration. Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport was the last of 10 airports 20

July 15, 2017 1:36 PM Pilot training: NAF takes delivery of Super Mushshak aircraft

The long expected 5 out of 10 Super Mushshak aircraft from Pakistan for the training of pilots was on Friday delivered and received by Nigerian Air Force (NAF). This was made know to newsmen via the Face book page of Nigerian Air Force HQ. The first batch of the trainer aircraft, which is for the primary flying training of NAF pilots at 401 Flying Training 25

July 14, 2017 2:42 PM NAF takes delivery of first batch of super mushshak aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, Friday, July 14, took delivery of the first batch of 5 out of 10 Super Mushshak aircraft being expected from Pakistan. A statement by the NAF's director of public relations and information, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya said the first batch of the trainer aircraft was received on arrival by the air officer commanding 53

July 13, 2017 3:11 PM Malaysia Flight MH370 debris found in Seychelles

Aviation Authority of the Indian Ocean archipelago said on Thursday possible debris from a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared in 2014 has been found in the Seychelles. The Seychelles Islands Development Company (IDC), said, rangers found two pieces of debris suspected to be from an aircraft while tagging turtles and birds on North Island. The Boeing 20

July 11, 2017 1:28 PM Rebels attack Syrian warplane east of Damascus

Western-backed rebel group in Syria on Tuesday said it fired anti-aircraft machine guns at a Syrian military jet and damaged the plane, about 80 km from eastern Damascus. Last month, the group hit another Syrian military jet and caused it to crash. “Our men targeted the plane, they saw smoke coming out of it and it withdrew backwards toward the regime’s 31

July 11, 2017 10:31 AM Air Force unveils new commands, branch, redeploys 58 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Tuesday, said it had established two new Commands and a Branch for effective operations. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja. According to Adesanya, the exercise was part of the restructuring 21

July 7, 2017 2:23 PM Young Nigerian man dies in playing crash while flying solo

NAIJ.com gathered that a young Nigerian pilot lost his life in a plane crash while flying solo in Everglades, Miami, USA, recently. According to reports from NBC Miami news, the Nigerian pilot identified as Mark Ukaere, was involved in a plane crash on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Ukaere who had attended the Dean international flight school to obtain an advanced 32