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INEC shifts elections by one week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.

Court adjourns ex-NAF chief trial until after elections

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday adjourned the trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, a retired Air Marshal and two others, over alleged N21.4 billion fraud until March 6.

NAF redeploys 27 AVM, 45 other senior officers

The Nigeria Air Force has redeployed a total of 72 senior officers comprising 27 AVMs, 30 Air Commodores, eight Group Captains, 4 Wing Commanders and three Squadron Leaders for operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Femi Falana petitions NHRC, seeks compensation for victims of 2017 Rann bombing

A senior Nigerian lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has petitioned the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking compensation for the families of about 200 Internally-displaced persons (IDPs) ‘mistakenly’ bombed in January 2017 by a Nigeria airforce jet at a camp in Rann, Borno State.
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Governor Oyetola seeks support for families of fallen heroes

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Tuesday called for proper care for families of Nigerian soldiers who died in the course of protecting the nation’s sovereignty.

Nigeria Air Force to expand operations in Agatu

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF), says it will expand the 21 Quick Response Wing in Agatu and build a health facility that would also serve the people.

EFCC to pursue Alex Badeh’s trial to logical conclusion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will pursue the trial of late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to a logical conclusion which may mean the confiscation of the late CDS’s properties despite his unfortunate death.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu condemns Alex Badeh’s murder, condoles with family

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has expressed his condolences and shock over the death of the former Chief of Defence Staf, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, who was killed on Tuesday.

Sadique Abubakar: Alex Badeh’s murder ‘totally unacceptable’

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has condemned the killing on Tuesday, of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, saying the incident was “totally unacceptable”.

NAF committed to upgrading personnel knowledge, says commander

Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Napoleon Bali, Air Officer Commanding, Mobility Command, Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Yenagoa, says NAF is committed to equipping its personnel with the right knowledge for quality service delivery.

NAF pledges support for Amnesty Programme

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has pledged its continued support to the success of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.

NAF warns, probes officers over shooting in Ibadan

Personnel of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) found wanting or culpable in the alleged harassment and shooting at motorists in Ibadan would be punished in accordance with the law of the land.

EFCC closes case in N3.9 billion fraud charge against Alex Badeh

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 closed its case in N3.9billion money laundering case involving a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd).
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Nigeria, Benin open new Seme-Krake Joint Border Post to strengthen ties

Nigeria and Republic of Benin on Tuesday strengthened their bi-lateral relationship with the formal opening of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Joint Border Post at Seme-Krake, Badagry, Lagos State.

NAF trains 530 personnel on confidence building and leadership

In order to better tackle the security challenges bedevilling the country, the Nigeria Airforce (NAF) is training 530 personnel on confidence building and leadership.

NAF chief assures Agatu residents of end to herders’ attack

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured the people of Agatu, a riverside community in Benue, that days of horror from herdsmen are over .

Nigerian Air Force boss inaugurates 1.3 million cubic meters water plant

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Friday, inaugurated a 1.3-million-cubic meters water plant at Tactical Air Command (TAC) Headquarters, Makurdi.

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