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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Official: NAF combat helicopter crash-lands in Katsina

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its helicopter crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI.

Court acquits NAF officer of corruptly receiving contractor’s N166 million gift

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has discharged and acquitted a former Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Olutayo Oguntoyinbo, of the offence of corruptly accepting N166m gift from a contractor with NAF.

CAS charges NAF officers not to be distracted by terrorists propaganda

Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff, has tasked Air force officers and men not to be distracted by the propaganda by terrorists and bandits in discharging their duties of protecting the nation.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief Abubakar urges special forces to fight to the finish

The Chief of Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged Special Forces personnel to tackle security challenges confronting the country with “rugged optimism and renewed determination”.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 5

In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

Governor Sanwo-Olu, SGF Mustapha praise Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime, others

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, have showered praises on Nigerian Navy (NN) for reducing maritime crimes to the barest minimum as well as playing vital roles in counter-insurgency.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari tasks service chiefs to halt illegal arms entering Nigeria

Ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the service chiefs and reviewed the security situation in the country.

Insecurity: Governor el-Rufai commissions NAF detachment in Birnin Gwari

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, Saturday commissioned a newly established 271 Nigerian Airforce Detachment, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State to check the increasing activities of bandits and kidnappers terrorising the area.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Insecurity‘ll be over soon

As part of measures to squarely contain all forms of insecurity in Birnin Gwari local government area and its environs, the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday commissioned the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF commends air chiefs for NAF’s successes

Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has commended past Chiefs of Air Staff (CAS) for contributing to the “success story” of the Service.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief urges personnel to maintain discipline, battle-readiness

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and men to maintain discipline and combat-readiness always to be able to end insurgency and banditry in the country.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Zamfara monarchs insist NAF raids killed innocent civilians

The Emir of Anka Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad Muhammad has reaffirmed the Zamfara council of Chiefs allegation that innocent villagers were killed during various air raids by the Air Force across different communities in the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara killings: Governor Yari condemns criticism of NAF

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State said the government will not apologise over the alleged killing of villagers in the state during the bombardment of suspected bandits camps in Dumburum village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: No apology over bombing of bandits

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has warned that there was no apology over bombing of bandits and urged the Nigerian Air Force to continue to flush out the hoodlums from their hideouts.

Killings: Zamfara monarch makes u-turn, apologizes to NAF

The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.

N21.4 billion fraud: Ex-NAF chiefs propose plea bargain

A former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and his colleagues, who are facing trial for alleged diversion of N21.4bn budgeted for security operations, have again indicated their intention to enter into a plea bargain with the government.

Defence minister lauds armed forces for creditable performance

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has commended the armed forces for its creditable performance in addressing the several security challenges that have continued to threaten the nation.
The Nigerian Air Force says it has deployed troops and air assets to Katsina and Gusau, in support of anti-armed banditry operations in the north-west.

NAF loses officer on parachute training

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that one of its personnel, Corporal Meshach Komo, died in a parachuting incident.

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