Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Sadique Abubakar

Air Chief meets with Commanders on ongoing operations

The Chief Of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar on Wednesday in Kaduna, received briefings from air component Commanders engaged in various military operations in North-West and North Central parts of the country.

PHOTOS: Encomiums poured as late Flying Officer Arotile for burial in Abuja Thursday

The remains of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the Nigerian Air Force’s, NAF’s, first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on Tuesday, will be buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on July 23, DAILY NIGERIAN reports.

We’ll continue fighting until bandits are no more – CAS

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, says NAF personnel will continue to fight against banditry until citizens are able to go about their daily activities and live freely.

Nigerian Air Force offers free medical treatment to IDPs in Katsina

The Nigeria Air Force, NAF, has conducted free medical treatment for persons displaced by bandits’ attacks in 20 communities of Faskari Local Government Area, LGA, Katsina State.

Insurgency: Nigeria Air Force establishes up aircraft hangar in Maiduguri

The Nigeria Air Force, NAF, says it has established an aircraft hangar at the 105 Composite Command, Maiduguri, to enhance its operations in the counter insurgency campaign in the northeast.

Insurgency: Nigerian Air Force organises retreat for commanders

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Thursday held a retreat for its Commanders as part of efforts to evolve strategies to meet the requirements of the ever changing national security environment.

Insurgency: More fighter helicopters to arrive Nigeria in February – Abubakar

The Federal Government has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country.

Nigerian Air Force to support personnel with medical challenges – Abubakar

The Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, will continue to support its member in “every possible ways”...

Nigerian Air Force says ‘substantial progress’ made to unravel murder of Badeh

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has called on those spreading the misinformation about the murder of former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air Chief...

Nigerian military confirms Alex Badeh’s death

He was killed along Abuja-Keffi Road.

2,000 Katsina flood victims benefit from Nigerian Air Force medical outreach

As part of the initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff, CAS, Sadique Abubakar, the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Wednesday, commenced a 3-day medical outreach for an estimated 2,000 Katsina flood victims who are internally displaced in the state.

Air Force vows to flush out militants in Lagos, recruits 7,000 personnel in 3 years

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, says it has recruited 7,000 personnel in three years and vowed to flush out regrouping militants in Lagos and the country as a whole.

JUST IN: Gunmen attack Nigerian Air Force’s helipad, kill airman on-board

The NAF, however, disclosed that its personnel on guard duty at the facility were able to repel the attackers in a shootout.

Nigeria Air Force to deploy fighter jets, helicopters to Benue, others – CAS

The deployment of military assets was aimed at complementing joint intervention force already in Benue and in other troubled states.

Armed banditry: Nigerian Air Force deploys asymmetric warfare forces to Zamfara

Arrangements are also ongoing to establish a new Quick Response Group in Jalingo, Taraba State to superintend the activities of the 3 new Quick Response Wings.

Nigerian Air Force denies Facebook accounts of CAS, DOPRI

A statement signed by the NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Olatokunbo Adesanya, said that these unscrupulous elements are out to deceive and defraud unsuspecting members of the public with false information claiming such to come from the NAF. 

Dapchi Girls: Air Force chief relocates to Maiduguri

The Nigeria Air Force, NAF, on Wednesday said Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, has temporally relocated to NAF Base, Maiduguri.

Service Chiefs in Maiduguri to celebrate Independence Day with troops

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin and the three other Service Chiefs on Saturday, moved to Maiduguri to celebrate the nation’s 57th Independence...

Security threats: Air Force now combat ready

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has urged its personnel and soldiers to be combat ready and get fit for deployment to quell insurgency and...

Air Force upgrades air school to boarding in Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has commissioned the Air Force Comprehensive School, AFCS, in Kaduna state. The school, which existed as a day secondary school,...

Air Force personnel to undergo livestock training

The Federal Government said on Wednesday that it will train officers of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, who are interested in going into agriculture...

Israeli security experts train 450 Nigerian Air Force’s Special Forces

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has approved the training of 450 carefully selected regiment personnel as Nigerian Air Force...

Air Force’s new helicopters hit Boko Haram enclaves

Newly acquired helicopters of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, have carried out day and night all weather gunship on the Boko Haram’s large structure...

Nigerian Air Force graduates Super Mushshak Instructor Pilots

PRESS RELEASE The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has graduated the first set of Super Mushshak Instructor Pilots. A statement by the spokesman of the NAF, Ayodele Famuyiwa,...

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