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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF jet bombards bandits meeting venue in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has killed scores of bandits in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State.

NAF vows to deal with bandits

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Sadique Abubakar, has vowed that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will thoroughly deal with bandits.

Maritime security: NIMASA, Air Force set to deploy assets for deep blue project

Air assets acquired under the Deep Blue Project, also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, domiciled with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are set for deployment by the Nigerian Air Force in support of the Federal Government’s maritime security effort.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF eliminates more bandits in Zamfara

The air component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated several bandits and destroyed their logistics facilities during airstrikes conducted in the Kwiambana Forest area of Zamfara State.

NAF pledges to strengthen ties with NIMASA to protect nation’s maritime domain

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue strengthening its relationship with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in protecting nation’s maritime domain.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Nigerian government to deploy security task force in Southern Kaduna

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.
Nigeria Police

Edo election: Security agencies embark on combined ‘Show of Force’

Security agencies in Edo on Saturday embarked on a combined exercise tagged “Inter Agencies Show of Force” to alert residents of the state of the agencies’ preparedness for the Sept. 19 governorship election.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong mourns AVM Paul Dimfwina

Simon Lalong of Plateau has condoled with the family of AVM Paul Dimfwina, Chief of Communication Information Systems(CCIS), Nigerian Air Force(NAF) Headquarters, describing his death as a big loss to Plateau and Nigeria.

NAF reaffirms commitment to safeguarding nation’s territorial integrity

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to safeguarding the territorial integrity of the country.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: How Nigerian government spent N31 billion to fight coronavirus in four months

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that it “spent N30,540,563,571.09, representing 84% of the N36.3 billon public funds and donations received to respond to COVID-19 between 1st April, 2020 and 31st July, 2020, leaving the balance of N5.9 billion.”
A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS-Rogan Ward-File Photo

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways – official

Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
Two yet-to-be-identified persons lost their lives on Friday when a helicopter crashed into a building on Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State.

Lagos copter crash: Why we could not use drone – AIB

Nigeria Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, has said that the bureau could not use drone for the investigation of the Quorum Aviation Helicopter that recently crashed in Lagos because the bureau has not been licensed to use drone by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Troops kill several armed bandits in Kaduna air strikes

Scores of armed bandits have been killed by the air components of Operation Thunder Strike, in separate air bombardments at a forest in Kaduna state.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

Bauchi governor lays foundation for NAF hangar

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar at the Nigerian Air Force Special Operations Command in the state.

FMC Yola separates conjoined twins

The Federal Medical Centre, Yola, has successfully separated conjoined twins, making it the third time conjoined twins were separated in the hospital.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo: People responsible for killings in Southern Kaduna will be prosecuted

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that those responsible for killings in Southern Kaduna will be prosecuted in order to curtail impunity and support those who have lost their breadwinners.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: 20 Boko Haram terrorists, commanders killed in Lake Chad

Following Air Strikes by fighter aircraft of the Nigerian Airforce on terrorists and their camps in the Lake Chad region, more than 20 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists were on Monday liquidated, according to the Defence headquarters.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF clears ISWAP leaders, logistics facilities in Borno

The Nigerian Military has said air strikes being conducted under subsidiary Operation Hail Strom, of Operation Lafiya Dole neutralized some Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Commanders and knocked out logistics facilities at Bukar Meram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State.

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