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Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor urges communities to withdraw case against Airforce

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo has called for peace between the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and its host communities over a land dispute, according to Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in a statement.

Kaduna Imams tackle CAN chair over comments on kidnap of Christians

The Council of Imams and Ulamas in Kaduna State have disagreed with the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on kidnapping of Christians in the state.

Muslim Council: Not only Christians are kidnapped in Kaduna

The Council of Imams and Ulama on Saturday said the claims that only Christians are being kidnapped in Kaduna State, were false.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari orders Nigerian Army to identify, eliminate all bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday ordered the Nigerian army to identify all the bandits disturbing the peace of the country and eliminate them.

Katsina community hails Airforce on medical outreach

The People of Kofar Yanma community numbering about 25,000 who trooped out to benefit from NAF’s recent Medical Outreach Program in Sandamu Local Government area of Katsina State, have commended the Nigerian Air force for remembering them
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: Federal government will redouble efforts to boost healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities, equipment and services in the country.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

We are making progress against banditry – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar, said the military had substantially contained emerging banditry in some parts of the country in addition to the successes recorded in the fight against insurgency in the North East.
3 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.

Air Force hits Boko Haram tactical base in Borno

More successes are being recorded by the Nigerian Air Force against Boko Haram terrorists as the terrorists’ tactical based in Izza, Borno state was hit by airstrikes on Monday.
2 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.

NAF neutralises dozens of insurgents in Kollaram, Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralised several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at multiple locations within Kollaram, in Borno.
3 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.

Airforce kills Boko Haram, ISWAP fighters

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday said it killed scores of Islamic State West African Province fighters in Dusula, Sambisa Forest, Borno State.
A two-and-half-month old baby, daughter of a Nigerian Air Force pilot, has been saved by Indian doctors in Hyderabad’s Star Hospital from a potentially fatal heart condition.

Indian doctors save Nigerian baby with malformed heart

A two-and-half-month old baby, daughter of a Nigerian Air Force pilot, has been saved by Indian doctors in Hyderabad’s Star Hospital from a potentially fatal heart condition.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Nigerian Airforce trains 4,500 special forces in four years – Naf chief

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Regiment Training centre has trained no fewer than 4,500 Special Forces for VIP protection, assets protection and advanced regiment courses in the last four years.
3 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.

NAF destroys terrorists command control centre in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has successfully destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHT) Command and Control Centre in Dusula, on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Naf jets bombard another ISWAP/Boko Haram headquarters in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) on counterinsurgency operations in the North East has destroyed a command and control centre belonging to Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWA) at Dusula on the fringes of the Lake Chad.

President Buhari, Guinean leader in Katsina for Sallah

President Muhammadu Buhari and visiting Guinean President, Alpha Conde, arrived Katsina Friday evening for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations expected to hold between August 11 and 12.

Enugu governor summons neighbourhood watch groups over insecurity

In furtherance of far-reaching decisions taken at Friday’s emergency security meeting of Enugu State, following the unfortunate death of the Parish Priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, in Nkanu East Local Government Area, Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has summoned a crucial meeting with all local vigilante and neighbourhood watch groups on Monday, August 5, 2019.

Enugu governor upbeat about aerial surveillance

The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Saturday expressed optimism over the effectiveness of aerial surveillance to tackle all forms of insecurity and crimes within Enugu State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian military hunts Boko Haram with fighter jets

Fighter jets of the Nigeria Air Force have bombed a Boko Haram hideout in Alafa area of Sambisa Forest, Borno State, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their structures.

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