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AOC tasks NAF personnel on combat readiness

Air Vice Marshal Sampson Akpasa, the Air Officer Commanding, Nigerian Air Force Ground Training Command, Enugu, has tasked officers, airmen and air women on combat readiness at all times.

President Buhari in Borno for Nigerian Army Day celebration

The president proceeded to the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Munguno, about 150 kilometres from Maiduguri to participate in the activities lined up to mark the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL).

Nigerian Air Force holds 2018 legal conference in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has held a three-day Legal Conference for NAF field commanders and legal officers at the Air Vice Marshal (AVM) EE Edem Multipurpose Hall, NAF Base, Maiduguri.
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Monies received from NAF contractor are refunds not bribe – ex-Airforce chief tells court

A former Managing Director of the Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Ltd told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday that monies paid into his account by a contractor were refunds and not bribes or kickbacks.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF commits over 1300 officers to herdsmen-farmers crisis

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar, said the force has committed 1300 officers to the herdsmen/farmers crisis.

CAS: NAF will ensure Nigeria’s security

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has assured the nation of the dedication of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to ensure that the nation is secured and see to it that the present threat to Nigeria nationhood is ward off.

Court grants temporary forfeiture of N2.2 billion recovered from ex-NAF chief

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has granted a temporary forfeiture of ₦2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice-Marshal Adesola Amosu.

Nigerian Air Force officers’ wives train 150 women, youth in Bauchi

No fewer than 150 women and youth from Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi state are benefitting from the skills acquisition programme of Nigerian Air Force Officers’ Wives Association (NAFOWA).

Official: Nigeria Air Force to stop repair of aircraft abroad soon

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is taking drastic steps to stop the maintenance of military aircraft and other assets abroad, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Sadique Abubakar, said.

CAS: NAF to stop repair of aircraft abroad

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, said on Saturday the Nigerian Air Force has taken steps to stop the maintenance of military aircraft and other assets abroad.

Federal government considers suspension of anti-grazing law

In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.

NAF: No hiding place for militants in Lagos

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has declared war on militants who are regrouping in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria and vowed not to give them a hiding place.

Ex-NAF chief Amosu’s ‘N3.6 billion fraud’ trial stalled

A Federal High Court on Monday adjourned the trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to June 13 and June 14 following the absence of his lawyer, Bolaji Ayorinde, in court.

CAS Abubakar: Let’s clear the remaining mess in North East

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has urged officers and men of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to redouble their effort in clearing the remnants of insurgents in the North East.

Air chief Abubakar inaugurates new NAF air safety institute in Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has inaugurated the permanent site of the Nigeria Air Force Institute of Safety, located at Rigachikun area of Kaduna.

Nigerian Air Force to protect Shell installations in Niger Delta with drones

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has declared its readiness to deploy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the Niger Delta region to secure oil and gas pipelines and other critical oil installations owned by Shell company in the country.

Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 Special Forces to Taraba

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana Local Government Council in Taraba.

Kano Emir confers traditional titles on interior minister, others

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Friday turbaned three prominent personalities with traditional titles including the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who was turbaned as Baraden Kano.

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8 President Buhari presents Keynote Address at the 20th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, Netherlands on 17th July 2018

President Buhari demands ICC’s action on corruption cases, illicit financial flows

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at The Hague called on the 123 States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court to support the International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors.

Police arrest fake lawyer for theft, impersonation

The police in Lagos have arrested a 27-year-old man Destiny Otubambo, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and buying exotic cars, phones and other valuables with false bank transfers.

Police arrest man for allegedly killing wife in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has arrested one Bello Muhe, 25, of Gurechi village of Borgu Local Government Area of the state for allegedly killing his wife.

EU: Migrants crossing Niger to Europe falls by 95%

The flow of migrants crossing through Niger in a bid to reach Europe fell by 95% last year, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani announced ahead of a visit to Niger this week.

NFF crisis: NPFL postponed indefinitely

The resumption of Nigeria's domestic league has been postponed indefinitely amid a leadership crisis currently rocking the country's football.