News - Air Force

Nigeria Air Force Denies Refusing Landing Rights at Air Force Base Makurdi

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force has denied allegations that it prevented a chartered flight from landing at its Base in Makurdi on 16th July 2018, for political reasons.

Army Refutes Story of Boko Haram Attack, says Incident Blown out of Proportion

5 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria Army says only one officer and a soldier sustained injuries in a recent attack by Boko Haram.

Airforce Redeploys 52 Senior Officers

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian air force has redeployed a total of 52 senior officers comprising 16 Air Vice Marshals (AVM), 16 Air Commodores, 9 group Captains, 7 Wing Commanders and 4 Squadron leaders.   

Nigeria Air Force Says Has Zero Tolerance For Rights Violations

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria's Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar says, the Airforce has zero tolerance for human rights violations. 

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Two Soldiers In Benue

3 weeks ago /
Security 

Two soldiers attached to the “Operation Whirl strike” in Benue state have been killed by suspected herdsmen.

Air Force Deploys Combat, Intelligence Aircrafts To Plateau

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Air Force has deployed an Mi-35P combat helicopter and an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft to Plateau State in support of efforts aimed at quelling the crisis that recently erupted in the State.  

Nigerian Air Force Upgrades Institute Of Technology

1 month ago /
Education 

The Nigerian Air Force says it is working to increase its capacity to end over-dependence on foreign countries for technical aid.

Borno Receives 174,918 PVCs

2 months ago /
Politics 

A total of 174,918 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, have been received by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for distribution across Borno State.

Nigeria Airman Killed In Attack On Airforce Helipad

2 months ago /
Nation 

A Nigerian Airforce personnel has been killed in an attack on its helipad in Igbodene, Yenagoa, in Bayelsa state.

Trump-Kim Summit Set For June 12 In Singapore

2 months ago /
International News 

Donald Trump on Thursday revealed his historic summit with Kim Jong Un -- the first-ever between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader -- will take place in Singapore on June 12.

Trump Welcomes Three Americans Freed By North Korea Back To The US

2 months ago /
International News 

US President Donald Trump greeted three Americans released by North Korea at an air base near Washington early Thursday, underscoring a much needed diplomatic win and a stepping stone to a historic summit with Kim Jong Un.

FG Scales Up Security In Birnin Gwari LGA To End Deadly Attacks

2 months ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as part of measures to scale up the security response to the banditry affecting the area.

President Buhari Arrives Bauchi

2 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Bauchi State on a two-day working visit

Nigeria Air Force To Improve On Capacity Development

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says government has improved  massive human capacity development to reposition the Air Force to adequately deal with emerging security challenges in the country.

Trump To Host Buhari In Washington

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will be the guest of US President Donald Trump on 30 April in Washington, the White House announced on Sunday. 

Nigeria Airforce Medical Corps Intervenes In RANN IDP Camp

3 months ago /
Nation 

About 3,400 patients are to be treated by a team of Nigeria Air force medical experts, at the RANN internally displaced persons camp, in Borno state.   

Nigeria Air Force Commence Medical Outreach For Rann IDPs

3 months ago /
Nation 

Following the withdrawal of humanitarian organisations from the Rann IDP camp in Borno State, the Nigerian Air Force has commenced a medical and surgical outreach for the displaced persons in the camp.

Nigerian And Nigerien Air Forces Strike Boko Haram Terrorists

3 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in a combined operation with the Air Force of Niger have launched a coordinated air strike on Boko Haram Terrorists locations at AREGE and TUMBUN RAGO in Borno State. 

Nigerian Troops Repel Terrorists

3 months ago /
Nation 

Special forces of the Nigerian Air Force in conjunction with some Nigerian army troops, late Sunday night successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at the University Of Maiduguri, Borno State. 

Nigerian Air Force To Bombard Insurgents In Sambisa Forest

3 months ago /
Nation 

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says his men would carry out two weeks aggressive bombardment in Sambisa for ground troops to launch the last onslaught on remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the forest and around its fringes.


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