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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 17

January 2, 2018 9:12 AM US withholds $255m military aid to Pakistan – Reports

The United States authorities has decided to withhold 255 million dollars in military aid to Pakistan after President Donald Trump’s critical remarks about the south Asian country, local media reported. On Monday, Trump wrote on his Twitter page that the U.S. had allocated millions of dollars in aid to Pakistan, while the latter had not contributed to countering 19

December 20, 2017 8:42 AM South Koreans are most prolific drinkers in Asia, says WHO

People in South Korea are the most prolific drinkers in Asia, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). South Koreans over the age of 15 on average drink 10.9 litres of alcohol a year. South Koreans drink copious amounts of alcohol so much so that no other country comes close to their per capita consumption. The reason for this unparalleled liquor 23

December 12, 2017 12:49 PM Mid-air joy: Baby born on flight

A Pakistani mother, on Tuesday, gave birth to a baby girl on-board a flight taking pilgrims from the Muslim holy city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, airline officials said. A spokesman for Pakistan International Airline (PIA), Mashood Tajwar, said that both the mother and baby were healthy, though it was a premature birth. “The flight was scheduled 24

November 13, 2017 8:08 AM Lagos, Port-Harcourt airports ranked among world’s worst [See list]

Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have been rated among the worst 20 airports. This is outcome of a survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport ( The website ranked Lagos the fifth worst airport in the world, while Port Harcourt was ranked the third 58

October 31, 2017 11:20 PM Australian HC opens drinking water facility in Bullay Bala

ISLAMABAD: Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson, on Tuesday, opened a facility in Bullay Bala, Punjab which would provide the community with clean drinking water and improved sanitation services. The clean drinking water supply and wastewater collection and treatment facility was funded by the Australian Government and implemented 113

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 193

October 26, 2017 3:08 PM NAF returns Super Mushshak aircraft to Pakistan, expects 5 brand news ones

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has returned the four Super Mushshak aircraft meant for the ab-initio flying training of its pilots at 401 Flying Training School Kaduna to Pakistan government. The disassembled aircraft were loaded aboard a cargo aircraft and flown out of the NAF base in the on 23 October . According to a statement by NAF: ''The 4 Super 56

October 22, 2017 12:54 PM Turkey to establish new schools, hospitals in Nigeria

The Federal Government has accepted offers by the Turkish authorities to set up new schools and hospitals in Nigeria. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this development in a special feature tagged; Key Takeaways from President Muhammadu Buhari’s 4-day engagement in Turkey. The Government 49

October 19, 2017 2:35 PM Boko Haram: Nigeria, Turkey in partnership to deal with insurgents

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday vowed to increase the level of security and economic cooperation between Turkey and Nigeria. Speaking after talks at Erdogan’s palace, Buhari and the Turkish leader vowed to increase investment and cooperate in the fight against extremist groups including Boko Haram 56