Nigerian Air Force
NAF destroys Boko Haram facilities in Borno
The Operation Lafia Dole of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has destroyed some facilities of the Boko Haram terrorists, at Bukar Meram and Tumbun Allura on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Daramola who…
NAF destroy Boko Haram hideouts in Sambisa forest
The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed Boko Haram hideouts in Kollaram, Bula Korege within the Sambisa forest.
Babalakin advocates strong PPP for infrastructure deficit
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) at the weekend held its eighth fellowship lecture and conferment of Fellows of the society to 28 engineers. The guest lecturer, Dr. Wale Babalakin, chairman, Bi-Courtney Ltd, in his lecture titled ‘Constraints of Implementing Infrastructure Projects Through Public Private Partnership (PPP), at the Banquet Hall of the Nigerian Air…
Buhari to Military: Be ruthless in fighting bandits, Nigerians deserve peace
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be `as ruthless as humanly possible’ in carrying out their assignment.
Ekhomu advises Air Police to adopt forensic investigations
Renowned security expert, Ona Ekhomu, has urged the adoption of scientific approach in policing to curb rising crime and criminality, reduce fear and attract foreign investments into the country.
Nigerian Air force officer breaks 20-year record
A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officer, Squadron Leader Fredrick Oyenusi, has broken a twenty-year-old record in the force after winning the prestigious “Tie of Merit”, only awarded to a distinguished officer. This feat by Squadron Leader Oyenusi’s feat was recognized during the graduation ceremony of Senior Staff Course 40, which took place at AFCSC Jaji,…
‘Why NAF refused southern leaders’ flight to land at its base’
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday debunked the reports that denying landing rights to a chartered flight carrying Southern leaders to a Middle Belt conference in Makurdi, Benue State, was politically-motivated. NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, in a statement said there was no iota of truth in the…
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.