‘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…
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.
Nigeria takes delivery of 12 Tucano warplanes in 2020
The United States Government will deliver 12 Tucano A-29 ground attack aircraft to Nigeria in 2020 after the Federal Government concluded payment of about N153 billion ($500 million) in January this year.
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....
NAF fighter jets kill scores of Boko Haram insurgents in Borno
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its fighter jets bombarded the settlements of the Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram terrorists, killing many of the insurgents in the process.
NAF commences operation Ruwan Wuta III, bombs Boko Haram hideouts
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced an intensive bombardment of the hideouts of Boko Haram terrorists in northern Borno and the Sambisa general area in an operation codenamed Operation Ruwan Wuta III.
NAF commences medical assistance to Makurdi flood victims
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Monday inaugurated medical assistance programme to meet the medical needs of the recent flood victims in Makurdi, Benue.
Air Force jets kill Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said its fighter jets on Friday killed hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists in Garin Maloma area of Sambisa Forest. According to a statement signed by NAF’s spokesman, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya