News - Nigerian Air Force

Nigeria Airman Killed In Attack On Airforce Helipad

6 days ago /
Nation 

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

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

1 week 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.

Nigeria Air Force To Improve On Capacity Development

1 month 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.

Nigeria Air Force Commence Medical Outreach For Rann IDPs

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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.

How We Recovered N2.4bn, $115,000 From Ex-Air Chief, Amosu – EFCC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how it recovered the sums of N2.4 billion and $115,000 allegedly diverted by the former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (Rtd).

Air Force Airlifts Dapchi Girls Back To Maiduguri

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force  C-130 Hercules Aircraft has airlifted the Dapchi girls from Abuja back to Maiduguri. From there, they will be transported to Dapchi, under armed air escort, to reunite with their families.

FG Speaks On Freed Dapchi Girls

2 months ago /
Nation 

The federal government said a total of 106 abducted persons comprising 104 Dapchi school girls; one other girl and a boy were freed by insurgents in the early hours of Wednesday.  

Trainer Aircraft Crash Lands In Kaduna

2 months ago /
Nation 

A Nigerian Air Force  Student pilot has  landed a diamond 40 trainer aircraft on the outskirts of Kaduna while on a solo mission, as part of flying training at the 401 flying training school, Kaduna. 

Senate Summons Buratai, IGP Over Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, LT General Tukur Buratai and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction of 110 secondary schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state.

Searching For The Dapchi Girls

2 months ago /
Security 

On the 19th of February of 2018, several Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe state by Boko-Haram terrorists. Since then, several efforts have been made to locate and rescue them.  Leading from above is the Nigerian Air Force, with several aircraft deployed...

Nigeria Airforce Intensifies Search For Dapchi Girls

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian air force says it's intensified search operation for the missing Dapchi school girls are being conducted in conjunction with military and intelligence agencies in neighbouring countries.

FG Releases Full List Of Missing Dapchi School Girls

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has released the names and other details of the 110 school girls who are yet to be accounted for, following the attack on the Government Girls' Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State, on February 19, 2018.

Senate Seeks Intervention Of Air Force In Zamfara Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday called on the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify armed bandits carrying out senseless killings in Zamfara State.

Nigerian Air Force Unveils Indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

2 months ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s intelligence and security operations are set to receive a boost with the induction of an indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle.

 

NAF To Expand Operations Through ICT

3 months ago /
Security 

The chief of air staff air Marshal Sadiq Abubakaer says the Nigerian air force will continue to expand on its communication   capacity technology for effective and efficient operations.

Buhari Commissions First Locally Produced Unarmed Aerial Vehicle

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned Nigeria’s first locally produced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, which was designed by Nigerian Air Force engineers. Speaking at the ceremony in Kaduna on Thursday, President Buhari said he was impressed with the efforts of the Air Force engineers who worked on the UAV, adding that it...

Buhari To Inaugurate NAF Locally Produced Drone In Kaduna

3 months ago /
Nation 

As part of the Federal Government’s effort to tackle insecurity in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Thursday unveil a surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force.The UAV code-named TSAIGUMI is the first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to be produced in the country according to the...


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