Nigerian Air Force
Air Force rescues three in Zamfara
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), through its 207 Quick Response Group (QRG) in Gusau, Zamfara, has rescued three kidnap victims that had been held captive for weeks. A statement yesterday in Abuja said the rescue was made through coordinated air and ground operations on armed bandits’ positions at Daji Kagara area of Zurmi Local Council…
NAF Fighter aircraft neutralises Boko Haram terrorists in Borno
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised some Boko Haram terrorists at Parisu and Takwala, both in Borno, through successful air strikes. AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, who confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the operation was…
NAF newly acquired Combat Helicopters unleashes fire power on terrorists camp in Bonne
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its newly acquired Mi-35M helicopter gunships have successfully unleashed their firepower on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) at a camp, 9.7km South East of Bonne in its ongoing “Operation Thunder Strike”
NAF continues air strikes, destroys insurgents’ structures in Bama, Gobara
The NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, AVM. Olatokunbo Adesanya, who confirmed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the air interdiction was carried out on Tuesday.
Air Force launches fresh operation to rout remnants of Boko Haram insurgents
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has launched a fresh operation, Thunder strike, to uproot the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East.It noted that the exercise was to attack select locations of the insurgents, currently inaccessible by troops on account of the rainy season.
Gunmen attack NAF Helipad in Yenagoa, airman killed
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said that gunmen had attacked the guard post at the NAF Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, killing an airman. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the attack appears to be a resuscitation of the deadly confrontations in the resource-rich Niger Delta, which has seen a…
NAF deploys 150 Special Forces to Taraba
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana Local Government Council in Taraba.
NAF student pilot force lands trainer aircraft, sustains injury
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that one of its student-pilots at 401 Flying Training School has force landed a Diamond 40 trainer aircraft on the outskirts of Kaduna while on a solo mission.A statement signed by NAF’s Director of Public Relations, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya....
Air Force denies sending 100 aircraft to search for kidnapped Dapchi girls
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says it has deployed sorties and not 100 aircraft for the search of the abducted Dapchi school girls. NAF is reacting to some media reports that it had deployed 100 aircraft the rescue of the abducted school girls. AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF spokesman, said in a statement on Wednesday that…