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NAF destroys ISWAP’s hideout in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists’ hideout in the Northern part of Borno State.

We remains resolute in fight against terrorism – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar has said the Nigerian Air Force will continue to demonstrate courage and remain resolute in fighting terrorism in all its ramification

NAF chief tasks officers to redouble efforts in securing nation

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar has called on officers to redouble their efforts to make sure that the country is secured for all Nigerians to live in and pursue their legitimate aspirations without fear.

Sokoto inaugurates committee to probe alleged NAF killings

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigate alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Operation Crocodile Smile: Nigerian military moves to rid South West of criminals

The Nigerian Armed Forces have commenced training of personnel of security agencies in preparation for a massive military manoeuvre tagged EXERCISE CROCODILE SMILE 4, intended to caste an iron shield cordon on the country against criminal elements.

NAF investigating alleged killing of two persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is investigating an online report alleging the killing of two persons at Mabera Area of Sokoto Metropolis by personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has unveiled an EC-35 Helicopter (NAF 549), reactivated at the 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. 2

Nigeria to receive two helicopter gunships before December – NAF chief

The Nigerian Air Force will before December 2019 take delivery of two helicopter gunships from Italy which will be deployed to complement the air power in various operations across the country.

Pakistan to partner NAF on training, equipment acquisition

The Pakistan Air Force has expressed readiness to support the Nigerian Air Force in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the country through training and equipment acquisition.
Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.

Troops rescue four more abducted students in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.

Troops rescue four more abducted students in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.
The Nigeria Customs Services has handed over the Six Mine Resistance Multipurpose Vehicle to the American Government.

Customs hands over seized American military vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Services has handed over the Six Mine Resistance Multipurpose Vehicle to the American Government.

Security: NAF commences training of new batch of special forces

The Nigerian Air Force has commenced the training of another batch of Special Forces personnel to boost internal security operations in the country.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS: Foreigners embracing presidential amnesty on e-registration

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says foreigners in the country are turning up en mass for registration in line with the six months amnesty granted to them by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigerian Air Force appoints first female air warrant officer

The Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed the appointment in a statement where he explained that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, approved Garba’s promotion from Master Warrant Officer (MWO) to an AWO.

DHQ holds seminar for defence correspondents in Abuja

A one day seminar organised for reporters covering the Defence beat is ongoing in Abuja.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Nigerian military repels terrorists attack on Dikwa

The Nigeria military yesterday repelled an attempt by suspected Boko Haram terrorists to attack Dikwa town in Borno, a source said.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian Airforce strikes Boko Haram terrorists’ gun trucks

The Nigerian Air Force said on Thursday that gun trucks belonging to Boko Haram terrorists have been destroyed through air strikes, while the occupants were neutralised.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief tasks personnel on dedication to duty

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force to be dedicated to their duty of protecting Nigeria’s territorial integrity.

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