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Abuja crash: Tears, emotions as NAF buries seven slain personnel

Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama, Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo, Flying Officer Michael Okpara, Warrant Officer Bassey Etim, Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi, Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka, and Aircraftman Adewale Johnson died on Sunday, 21 February 21 in Abuja while on active duty in service to their Fatherland.
The Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, has described the death of the seven Nigerian Air Force personnel who lost their lives in an air crash involving a NAF Beechcraft King Air B350i in Abuja..

NAF plane crash victims for burial Thursday

On Thursday, seven Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officers killed in Sunday’s air crash at Abuja will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery, Airport Road, in the Lugbe area of the Federal Capital.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness over the tragic news of the crash of a Nigerian military aircraft in Abuja on Sunday.

Abuja crash: NAF releases names of personnel in ill-fated plane

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier today, 21 February 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the students/staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

NAF loses personnel as troops neutralise 30 bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has lost one of its Special Forces (SF) personnel in a gun battle as troops of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ neutralised 30 bandits at Maje Riverline near Yar-Katsina, Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara.
The Nigerian air force (NAF) has laid to rest the remains of Perowei Jacob and four others who died fighting Boko Haram insurgents.-4

Nigerian Airforce graduates new batch of 2,079 recruits to boost internal security operations

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully graduated a fresh batch of 2,079 recruits to boost its capacity to effectively tackle various internal security challenges in the country.

Bandits kill NAF personnel in Kaduna

One of the sources said that the suspects laid an ambush for the security operatives at Unguwan Yako, close, along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road.

One killed as bandits ambush NAF troops in Kaduna

Troops of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Detachment, Birnin Gwari on Thursday, foiled an ambush laid for the troops by armed bandits at Ungwan Yako along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road in Kaduna State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday gave a special recognition to Aircraftman Bashir Umar who returned a missing 37,000 Euros to the owner at the Hajj Camp of the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano.

Naf gives honest personnel double promotion

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday gave a special recognition to Aircraftman Bashir Umar who returned a missing 37,000 Euros to the owner at the Hajj Camp of the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano.

Naf loses two personnel in ambush

The Nigerian Air Force has lost two of its personnel to an ambush laid by bandits in Birni-Gwari axis of Kaduna State.

Naf personnel returns €37,000 found in Kano market

An Aircraftman of the Nigerian Air Force, Bashir Umar, has returned the sum of €37,000 found in a parcel at the Hajj Camp Market in Kano State to the owner.

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

President Buhari condoles relations of five killed in NAF helicopter crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed condolences to the Nigerian Air Force, and relations of five people who lost their lives in Wednesday’s military helicopter crash in Damasak, Borno State.

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