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Suspected herdsmen storm Benue community, kill one, shoot scores

Suspected armed herdsmen, yesterday afternoon, reportedly hacked and killed a middle-aged man, Titus Nyitar, raped a woman in the presence of her husband and shot several others in three villages of Mbawa Council Ward in Guma Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue State.
TROOPS ENCOUNTER ARMED MILITIA IN BENUE STATE

Troops recover arms, ammunition in Benue community

Troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS) have recovered 27 assorted arms and a large quantity of ammunition from Agatu Local government area of Benue.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, inducted three attack helicopters – two Agusta 109P helicopter and one Mi-171E helicopter, saying the Federal Government would do all it could to tackle insecurity. 2

NAF to receive more aircraft, helicopters from US

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will soon receive 17 platforms including aircraft and helicopters from the U.S, to boost its fight against insurgency and terrorism.

Naf starts intensive K-9 unit training with South Africa’s paramount group

Military personnel from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) this week commence intensive training in South Africa to qualify as highly specialised Canine Unit (K-9 Unit) operatives.

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.
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 did not ignore distress call on bandit’s attacks

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted a report that said it ignored a distress call on bandits’ attack at Makwa village in Bungudu Local Government Area in Zamfara.
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.

NAF: Our stand on Makwa bandits attack

The Nigerian Air Force has clarified its stand on the bandits attack in Makwa village, Bungudu local government of Zamfara state.
4 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.

Nigerian Air Force to acquire 18 new aircraft in 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to acquire additional 18 aircraft by 2020 to boost its air assets.

NAF special forces kill bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday stated that its Special Forces team in Zamfara state has neutralized two bandits in Rafi and Doka villages in Gusau local government area.

NAF conducts surveillance in Kaduna-Abuja highway

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday said it has intensified its aerial surveillance and patrol on flashpoints within Kaduna and Abuja highway to frustrate the activities of kidnappers and armed robbers.
4 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.

Nigerian Air Force carries out surveillance on gunmen

The Nigerian Air Force has intensified aerial surveillance over identified hotspots and flashpoints in Kaduna while sustaining its air patrol over the Abuja-Kaduna Highway to track activities of gunmen.

NAF rescues three kidnap victims in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has, through its 207 Quick Response Group (QRG) in Gusau, successfully rescued three kidnap victims that had been held captive for weeks in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF deploys combat helicopter to Gusau

Adesanya said: “The helicopter will operate from the recently constructed helipads at 207 QRG Gusau thereby, enhancing overall operational effectiveness.”

Zamfara killings: I am not chief security officer – Governor Yari

Zamfara State Governor Abdul’aziz Yari said he had dropped his responsibility as Chief Security Officer (CSP) of the state, saying he had no control over security machinery in the state.

NAF Special Forces foil another suicide bomb attack on University of Maiduguri

The Nigerian Air Force says its Special Forces in conjunction with some Nigerian Army troops, successfully foiled a suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram Terrorists at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, on Sunday night.

Nigerian Air Force deploys special forces to Gusau

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has deployed its Special Forces to Gusau, following the recent attack on Bawan Daji community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara where some lives were lost.

Herdsmen-farmers clashes: Airforce to establish quick response wing in Nassarawa

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has led a delegation of senior officers from the headquarters of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on a courtesy visit to the governor of Nasarawa State in Lafia.

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DHQ: Released ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters were forcefully recruited

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