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May 15, 2018 6:23 PM Nigerian Air Force explains why new base was opened in Plateau

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has unveiled its new base in Kerang, Plateau State. The base has a newly constructed office and residential accommodation for the 205 Combat Search and Rescue Group (CSARG). In a statement by Director of Public Relations, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar disclosed that the 205 CSARG 26

May 7, 2018 11:26 AM Buhari Leaves Daura For Abuja After APC Congress

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday departed Daura in Katsina State for Abuja after participating in Saturday’s APC ward congress. Reports say the president’s helicopter, marked NAF-540, took off from the Daura helipad at 9:25 am for Abuja. The president was seen off at the departure point by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, top party officials 26

May 3, 2018 7:31 AM Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force to deploy four attack planes to Igbo land

The Chief of Air Force, Air Marshall Sadiq Abubakar has promised to deploy four attacking and one training aircraft to Enugu. He said this would help in tackling security problems in the South East. Air Marshall Abubakar disclosed this during a ground breaking and foundation laying ceremony of Air Force ground training command, GTC, complex headquarters 24

March 28, 2018 11:09 AM Former Industries Minister, Yahaya is dead

AVM Mohammed Yahaya, a one-time Minister of Industries under former military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida is dead. Yahaya was born to Yahaya Okwudo’s family of Ipole, Adoka extract (a descendant of Ijah, a popular women leader and rich trader in the pre-colonial era). He rose to the rank of an Air Vice Marshall and Minister of Transport during IBB’s regime 26

March 26, 2018 7:18 AM Dapchi girls reunite with parents

There was wild jubilation in Dapchi town on Sunday as freed Dapchi schoolgirls reunited with their parents in Dapchi town, Yobe State. They arrived the town around 3pm under heavy security by the Nigerian Air Force. A NAF C-130 Hercules Aircraft airlifted the schoolgirls on Sunday morning from Abuja to Maiduguri, Borno State, from where they were taken 25

March 1, 2018 9:07 AM NAF denies deploying 100 aircraft in search of abducted Dapchi school girls

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied news making the rounds that it had deployed 100 aircraft to the north east to search of the missing female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State. National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, had, while on a courtesy visit to Yobe State, revealed 34

February 17, 2018 10:45 AM Air force reveals what newly inducted ‘Tsaigumi’ will be used for

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, at the weekend explained that its newly inducted indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, nicknamed “Tsaigumi” will be used for land and sea intelligence surveillance operations. It said the operational drone could also be used for policing operations, disaster management, convoy protection, maritime patrol,and pipeline and power 29

February 15, 2018 7:03 PM Buhari in Daura on private visit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Katsina enroute Daura his hometown for a private visit. The presidential jet touched down at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua International Airport at about 4.32 pm. Buhari was received by the state governor Aminu Masari alongside top government officials, head of security agencies and traditional rulers. After pleasantries 29

January 30, 2018 8:43 AM Grief, sorrow as S’ East govs, Ndigbo receive Ekwueme’s remains in Enugu

It was a day of grief and sorrow for the South-East governors and the entire people of the region, on Monday, as the remains of the late Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, arrived at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu for onward journey home. Dr. Ekwueme who died on November 19, last year in a London clinic, would 26

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 27