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Nicole Guillaume, who was nursing her 2-year-old son while waiting with several hundred other Haitians and Bahamanians at the port of Marsh Harbour, fainted in the heat. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR

Hurricane Dorian: Amid fears of higher death toll, Bahamians vie to leave

Bahamians scrambled to escape the islands hardest-hit by Dorian, which has killed at least 43 people, while the storm wreaked “havoc” farther north in Canada after making landfall near Halifax Saturday.
Hundreds wait at the port of Marsh Harbour in the hopes of boarding a boat to Nassau after the town on Abaco in the Bahamas was decimated by Hurricane Dorian. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR

Hundreds flee flood-ravaged Bahamas — in pictures

Bahamians who lost everything in the devastating passage of Hurricane Dorian were scrambling Saturday to escape the worst-hit islands by sea or by air, after the powerful storm left at least 43 people dead with officials fearing a “significantly” higher toll.

Southeast governors plead for expansion of Enugu Airport tarmac

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Thursday called on the Federal Government to include the expansion of the tarmac of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu in the planned rehabilitation work at the airport.
FILE PHOTO – A group of disputed islands, Uotsuri island (top), Minamikojima (bottom) and Kitakojima, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China is seen in the East China Sea, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 2012. Mandatory credit. REUTERS/Kyodo/File Photo

Japan ‘to set up police unit’ for disputed islands

Japan will launch a special police unit equipped with submachine guns and helicopters to patrol disputed isles in the East China Sea — a source of tension between Tokyo and Beijing, according to police and media.
Hundreds of people have been forced to flee a huge mountain fire on the holiday island of Gran Canaria.

Hundreds evacuated as wildfire rages on holiday island

Troops have been drafted in to help firefighters battle the blaze, which currently covers some 900 hectares in Artenara, about 20 miles from the capital Las Palmas.
A helicopter drops water over a wildfire in the outskirts of Cadalso de los Vidrios in central Spain on June 29, 2019. – Spain was hit by more wildfires as temperatures remained sky-high in the Europe-wide heatwave, authorities said, just as firefighters finally managed to contain another blaze they had been tackling for nearly 72 hours. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Spain hit by more wildfires as heatwave continues

Spain was hit by more wildfires as temperatures remained sky-high in the Europe-wide heatwave, authorities said Saturday, just as firefighters finally managed to contain another blaze.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.
FILE PHOTO- A soldier stands guard as an Indian Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft carrying security personnel takes-off from the technical airport in Jammu, India February 9, 2008. REUTERS-Amit Gupta-File Photo

No survivors in Indian military plane crash

India on Thursday said there were no survivors from a military plane crash last week in a remote mountainous region close to China.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Insurgency: Nigerian military loses N4.8 billion weapons in five months

The Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army, which are two active forces in the counter-insurgency war in the North-East, have lost over N4.8bn in weaponry in the region between January and May, 2019.

Federal government takes delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats for maritime security

The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
The Representative of the GMD NNPC, Mallam Bello Rabiu and the Director China Petroleum Corporation, Beijing, China, Bin Zhang, at the 2019 OTC in Houston.

Nigeria generates over $180 billion revenue from deepwater operations

Nigeria’s deepwater operations have generated revenue exceeding $180billion following industry players’ capital investment in excess of $65billion with the potentials for growth amidst untapped abundant opportunities in the sector.
VP Osinbajo inspects Air Force equipment at Nigerian Air Force 55th Anniversary Celebration.

President Buhari inducts two new attack helicopters for Nigerian Air Force

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja inducted two Agusta 109 Power Attack Helicopters into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft inventory.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating.

Indonesia’s presidential rivals both declare election win

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating.
A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said. 4

Three killed in aircraft runway accident near Everest

A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said.

NAF neutralises invading bandits in Zamfara villages

The Nigerian Air Force has said its Special Forces team successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin Kanawa Villages in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian Navy to deploy warships for multinational sea exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) is set to deploy several warships and helicopters to participate in a multinational sea exercise codenamed ‘Obangame’, a Funtua word for ‘togetherness’.

Suspected bandits kill 16, injure many in Zamfara

Suspected armed bandits, on Friday, killed 16 people and injured 18 others at Dumama community in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, an official has said.

Anambra elections: Nigerian Air Force deploys helicopter for polls

Ahead of Saturday’s House of Assembly and National Assembly supplementary elections in Anambra state, the Nigerian Air Force, has deployed helicopters for aerial surveillance in the state.

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