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The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.

NAF names building after deceased female combat officer

In fulfilment of its promise to honour the memory of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot for her invaluable contributions to the fight against banditry and other criminal activities in the country, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday immortalised late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

Donald Trump to block TikTok, WeChat downloads in the U.S. from September 20

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

Nigerian airlines urged to inform NCAA against foreign ill-treatment

Capt. Musa Nuhu, Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has urged airlines plying regional and international routes to always inform the authority in their expansions to avoid unnecessary foreign exploration.
Following the resumption of flight operations at the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, a new airline, United Nigeria Airlines has commenced a novel flight route from Enugu to Port Harcourt and vis versa.

Enugu Airport: New Airline debuts with Enugu-Port Harcourt route

Following the resumption of flight operations at the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, a new airline, United Nigeria Airlines has commenced a novel flight route from Enugu to Port Harcourt and vis versa.
Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Friday when a helicopter crashed into a building on Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State.

Lagos copter crash: Quorum Aviation says company’s certificates, insurance valid, genuine

Quorum Aviation, operators of the ill-fated helicopter that crashed on Friday at Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos yesterday said the company has all the requisite certificates and approvals obtained through a very rigorous process from Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Agusta 109 Power Helicopters

NAF deploy 32 Special Forces to Southern Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday deployed additional 32 special forces to support Operation Safe Haven being executed by the military to restore normalcy to southern Kaduna.

Queensland halts work on 2032 Olympics bid to deal with coronavirus

Senior international Olympic official John Coates said on Saturday he supports a decision by Queensland’s state government to postpone work on its bid for the 2032 Games while they focus on the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

John Coates: Tokyo Olympics could be ‘greatest ever’

Senior international Olympics official John Coates said on Saturday the delayed Tokyo Olympics could end up being the greatest Games ever, coming next year as the world emerges from COVID-19 crisis.

NCAA extends validity of AOC for airlines, suspends issuing new ones

This was disclosed by the Director General, NCAA, Musa Nuhu, in a letter dated April 1, signed by him and issued to stakeholders. The DG said that inspections and audits paid for by clients are suspended until the 30th of June, 2020.

Nigerian Airforce redeploys 76 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including some Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions, Directors and Commanders.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

BASA will strengthen cultural ties among personnel – NAF chief

Chief of The Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has enjoined Air Force Base communities across the country to exploit their rich cultural diversities to strengthen the bond of love and unity for the development of communities.

NAF screens over 2000 persons for cancer in Benue

The Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force Makurdi on Wednesday commenced three days awareness campaign and free cancer screening programme for prostrate, breast and cervical cancer for residents of Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

NAF urges personnel to remain fit, combat ready

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has urged its personnel to always remain physically fit,so as to be combat ready while defending the territorial integrity of the country.
The Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday held an interdenominational church service at the NAF Base Protestant Church, Makurdi, to commemorate Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day anniversary. 2

[email protected]: NAF marks Independence anniversary with church service — in pictures

The Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday held an interdenominational church service at the NAF Base Protestant Church, Makurdi, to commemorate Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day anniversary.

NAF chief tasks personnel on civil-military relations

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.

NCAA audits Air Peace fleet, declares them air-worthy

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Sunday declared the fleet of aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace fleet as airworthy.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Insecurity: Naf reactivates C-130H, airlifts supplies to north

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday relaunched its newly refurbished transport aircraft C-130H into its fleet and deployed same to supply weapons, others to northeast and northwest battlefields.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.