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NAF honours fallen heroes, others in Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has honoured five officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 with the posthumous gallantry award.
Flight Lieutenant Perowei Jacob and Diepriye

Wife of NAF pilot says she learnt about her husband’s death on WhatsApp

Diepreye, the wife of the Nigerian Air Force pilot, Flight Lieutenant Perowei Jacob, who died in the January 2, 2019, Mi-35M helicopter crash, has said that she learnt of his death on a WhatsApp status update.

Two NAF pilots, crew for burial in Abuja Tuesday

Two pilots and three crew, who died in the recent Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35 M helicopter crash, would be buried tomorrow at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP mourns death of five NAF personnel in helicopter crash

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has mourned the death of five Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel who died on Wednesday in an helicopter crash in Damasak, Borno.
2 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF jet destroys Boko Haram hideout on fringes of Lake Chad

The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Boko Haram hideout at a settlement known as Bakassi near Daban Masara on the fringes of Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno.

Tukur Buratai orders field commanders to deny terrorists freedom to attack

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday ordered field commanders in the Theatre of Operation in the Northeast to henceforth deny terrorists groups, militants, kidnappers and criminals any freedom to attack.
Abba Dikko

Boko Haram: Theatre commander charges troops to redouble effort

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Abba Dikko, has asked troops of the operation to redouble their efforts in the ongoing counter insurgency operations.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them

Nigerian Army tightens noose against Boko Haram terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Scores killed in fresh Boko Haram attack on army location

Boko Haram terrorists, in what appears to be an unending onslaught on locations of the Nigerian Army, on Wednesday evening attacked the troops’ base in Damasak, Borno State, resulting in a heavy gunfire which lasted for several hours.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Nigerian Army routs Boko Haram in Damasak

Many Boko Haram fighters were killed by Nigerian troops in Damasak on Thursday, spokesman Brig. Texas Chukwu said.

Death toll rises as more bodies of soldiers recovered in daring Boko Haram attack

The remains of one officer and 16 soldiers were recovered this weekend in the general area of Mobbar Local Government Area, Borno State, multiple military, sources told the online news medium.

Nigerian Army seeks community cooperation to crush insurgency

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has called on people to support the military to fast track successful completion of the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast.

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