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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 28

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 22

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 24

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 21

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 21

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 24

December 9, 2017 9:03 AM 19 military officers receive AFWC Fellowship

19 Officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces, on Friday, at the Officers Mess of the Nigeria Air Force Base, Makurdi, Benue State, were conferred with the Fellowship of Air Force War College Nigeria (AFWC). The 19 comprised 16 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officers (11 Group Captains and five Wing Commanders), two Commanders from Nigerian Navy and one Colonel 24

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 24

October 28, 2017 5:32 PM NAF bombards Boko Haram locations

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has intensified day and night aerial bombardments of insurgents’ locations within the North-East region. A picture taken in Maiduguri, Borno State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 4, 2017 shows the headquaters of Operation Lafiya Dole. According to Adesanya, on Oct. 26, the fourth day of the ongoing Operation ‘RUWAN 25

October 26, 2017 4:30 PM NAF returns 4 super MUSHSHAK aircraft to Pakistan

The four Super Mushshak aircraft loaned to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) by the Pakistan Government, for the training of its pilots at 401 Flying Training School Kaduna, have been returned to Pakistan, DIALY POST gathered. The disassembled aircraft were loaded aboard a cargo aircraft and flown out of the NAF Base Kaduna on 23 October 2017. The returned 245