NAF did not ignore distress call on bandit’s attacks – Official
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted a report that said it ignored a distress call on bandits’ attack at Makwa village in Bungudu Local Government Area in Zamfara. NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. The NAF was reacting to a publication attributed to the…
NAF destroys insurgents’ Zanari camp
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists camp at Zanari in the restive northern part of Borno. NAF said in a statement in Abuja on Saturday that the raid was conducted by the air task force of Operation Lafiya Dole. Nigeria has waged a relentless war against…
Be focused, ready to end insurgency, Chief of Air Staff tells troops
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has charged troops of the Air Task Force (ATF) to remain focused and combat ready to end the Boko Haram insurgency to restore peace in the North east.
Air strikes: NAF neutralises Boko Haram in Talala,Borno
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the operation was carried out on Friday.
Nigeria Air Force recent attack destroys Boko-Haram base
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that its Air Task Force of operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp and killed several terrorists at Ngwuri Gana in Borno state. A video released by the air force shows structures reported to be camps for members of the terrorist group in a community which NAF…
NAF deploys air surveillance to Plateau
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed an EC-135 helicopter and an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft along with an additional detachment of NAF Regiment personnel to Plateau State to support government’s efforts at quelling unending crises in the state, as well as restore normalcy. In a statement, yesterday, by NAF spokesperson, Ibikunle Daramola,…
Pilot dies as two NAF F-7NI aircraft collide in Abuja
Two F-7Ni aircraft belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), yesterday, crashed around Katampe Hills in Abuja.The airplanes reportedly collided with each other during a rehearsal for Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary celebration holding on Monday, October 1.
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…
Air Force urges prompt delivery of fighter jets
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has appealed to the United States-based manufacturers of the A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), to deliver the facilities to Nigeria in good time.