NAF to receive fighter aircraft in 2021
The Chief of Air Staff Air, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says the Nigeria Air Force will receive a new A-29 Super Tucano fighter aircraft in 2021 to strengthen defence.
Air Force Chief inaugurates projects at 205 combat group, provost training centre
Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), has inaugurated some projects at the 205 Combat Search and Rescue Group and the Air Provost Training Centre, all in Kerang, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.
Buni to test landing completed Yobe cargo airport
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state; has said that ‘test landing’ of multi-billion naira Damaturu International Cargo Airport is slated for
Air operation aims to degrade Boko Haram -CAS
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says the service has fully begun air operation code-named “Operation Rattle Snake’’ to finally wipe out the remnant of Boko Haram insurgents in the North East.
NAF integrates air, ground counter-terrorism operations
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday conducted the 2019 counter-terrorism simulation exercise in Minna, Niger in order to integrate air and ground counter-terrorism operations. Air Marshall Sadiq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff, who stated this in Minna after the exercise tagged, “Baban Naushi, said the integration would combat banditry and terrorism. He added…
NAF inaugurates school of medical sciences, aviation medicine in Kaduna
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall, Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday inaugurated the Nigerian Air Force School of Medical Sciences and Aviation Medicine in Kaduna.
NAF boss inaugurates 1.3m cubic meters water plant at TAC headquarters
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Friday, inaugurated a 1.3-million-cubic meters water plant at Tactical Air Command (TAC) Headquarters, Makurdi. Abubakar says the plant has two million cubic meters storage capacity and will effectively serve the base.
NAF takes delivery of 2 MI-35M combat helicopters
Receiving the helicopters at the Tactical Air Command Flight Line in Makurdi, the Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, said the helicopters were acquired by Federal Government to enhance security operations in the country.
4,000 Cameroonian refugees in Cross River face epidemic, food shortage
The influx of thousands of Cameroonians from Southern Cameroon into the country is raising serious humanitarian concerns in Cross River State.