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NAF graduates 13 pilots in Benue

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar, has said the graduation of five Agusta 109EM Helicopter Pilots and eight Alpha Jet Pilots will provide qualitative manpower to meet the operational needs of the Service.
The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer. The first female fighter (combatant) pilot winged is Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. They were the two female pilots among the 13 that were winged. The two female pilots had successfully completed their pilot training courses in the United States of America and South Africa. The newly promoted first female Air Warrant Officer, Grace Garba, was also decorated with her new rank.

NAF wings first female fighter pilot, helicopter pilot, AWO — in pictures

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer.

Nigerian Air Force redeploys 2 AOCs, 27 other senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and 27 other senior officers as part of routine exercise aimed at ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Pilot injured as NAF jet crashes in Kaduna

A pilot sustained injuries after a jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) was involved in a mishap in Kaduna state on Monday.

Nigerian Air Force announces appointment of 3 AOCs, 14 other senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the appointment of three new Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and 14 other senior officers to man its various units and formations across the country.

Nigeria Air Force returns 4 Super Mushshak aircraft to Pakistan

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has returned four Super Mushshak aircraft loaned to it by Pakistan Government.

NAF flew 1,077 hours to tackle Boko Haram – Abubakar

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday said the air force flew for about 1,077 hours between May and now to combat the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East region.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.