Monday, April 19, 2021



NAF to start inviting expertise of Nigerians in diaspora, says CAS

The Chief of Air Staff, CAS, Oladayo Amao, says the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, will exploit the possibility of tapping into the abundant skills and competences that abound within Nigerians in the diaspora.

Nigerian troops repel attacks on Muslims breaking Ramadan fasting in Damasak, Gajiram

Nigerian Troops on Tuesday foiled multiple terrorist attacks targeted at soldiers and some Muslim faithful during the breaking of Ramadan fasting at Gajiram and Damasak in Borno State.

Insecurity: 6 Super Tucano aircraft to arrive Nigeria July – Presidency

Nigeria’s war against insurgency will receive a boost, following the Presidency’s reaffirmation that the six Super Tucano light attack aircraft ordered from the United States will arrive in the country in mid-July.

2 soldiers killed, many terrorists eliminated as Nigerian Military battles Boko Haram in Damasak

Two young Nigerian soldiers who attempted to capture a Boko Haram informant were killed by terrorists who ambushed them just as the aircraft of...

Stop gloating over disappearance of NAF fighter jet – Lai Mohammed tells Nigerians

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of Nigeria Air Force, NAF, fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some “unpatriotic’’ Nigerians.

Military expert punctures Boko Haram propaganda on missing NAF jet, releases video evidence

A military expert, Hugo Kaaman, has picked holes in Boko Haram's propaganda video on missing Alpha Jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force. Mr Kaaman...

BREAKING: Boko Haram releases video, claims responsibility for shooting down NAF jet

A Boko Haram faction has claimed responsibility for shooting down the Nigerian Air Force’s Alpha-jet aircraft, NAF-475, which went missing during an interdiction mission in Borno State.

NAF jet, 2 pilots still missing

Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, indicates that the Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with 2 crew...

Nigerian Air Force Alpha-jet missing in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has declared one of its Alpha-Jets missing during an interdiction mission in the Boko Haram stronghold in Borno State.

Nigerian Air Force begins airlift of COVID-19 relief materials to West African countries

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF on Wednesday in Abuja commenced the airlift of COVID-19 medical relief materials donated by the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, to its 14-member nations.

Nigerian Air Force helicopters kill dozens ISWAP/Boko Haram fighters in Damasak, destroy 4 guntrucks

Aerial bombardments executed by Nigerian Air Force, NAF Fighter Helicopters have killed dozens of ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists at Damasak, the headquarters of Mobbar Local...

Nigerian troops repel ISWAP attack on Jakana

Nigerian troops have repelled an attack by Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists in Jakana, Borno State, Sunday morning. The fighters mostly from the Islamic State West...

Plane crash: Nigerian Air Force buries officers in Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Thursday in Abuja, buried its personnel who died in the Beechcraft King Air B350i crash on Feb. 21.

Nigerian troops bombard many fleeing bandits in Kaduna – Commissioner

Following air reconnaissance missions by Nigerian troops, the Kaduna State Government has disclosed the bombardment of many bandits and cattle rustlers who were fleeing into the bushes in the state.

NAF releases names of personnel involved in military crash

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has released names of the seven personnel that died in the air crash involving a NAF aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir BB305i.

NAF says 7 personnel perish in Abuja crash

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Sunday said seven personnel on-board a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died during the Sunday crash in Abuja.

BREAKING: Bandits storm secondary school in Niger, abduct ‘many schoolboys’

A large number of students, whose exact figure is yet to be ascertained, have been abducted by armed bandits at Government Science College, GSC...

81 Boko Haram insurgents killed as Nigerian Army loses 1 soldier to landmine in Sambisa

The Nigerian Troops have eliminated 81 Boko Haram fighters in Sambisa axis and lose one soldier from landmine attack.

Nigerian troops kill 31 Boko Haram fighters, destroy 9 Gun Trucks in Askira Uba

No fewer than 31 Boko Haram fighters were killed on Wednesday by the Nigerian troops who foiled a terrorists' attack in Askira Uba town in Borno State.

Ex-CAS Abubakar flies out of NAF, says ‘I thank God for exceptional privilege of serving since 2015’

Outgone Chief of Air Staff Sadique Abubakar on Tuesday in Abuja flew out of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, having served as the 20th Chief of Air Staff.

‘Many bandits killed in air strikes near Abuja-Kaduna expressway’

The Defence Headquarters says the Air component of Operation Thunder Strike has killed several armed bandits at Chikwale Forest in the Mangoro area of...

Nigerian military airstrike kills many insurgents in Borno – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated scores of Boko Haram terrorists in an air strike on Jakana axis of Borno on Wednesday.

Nigerian troops kill many bandits in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have neutralised several bandits during joint land and air operations conducted across Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State.

Nigerian Military bombards more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked down more terrorists’ hideouts, killing scores in two locations in Borno.

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