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Bandits kill NAF personnel in Kaduna

One of the sources said that the suspects laid an ambush for the security operatives at Unguwan Yako, close, along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road.

One killed as bandits ambush NAF troops in Kaduna

Troops of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Detachment, Birnin Gwari on Thursday, foiled an ambush laid for the troops by armed bandits at Ungwan Yako along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road in Kaduna 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 .

NAF neutralises ISWAP fighters, destroys insurgents’ tactical headquarters at Kollaram in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed portions of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP)’s tactical headquarters at Kollaram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno.
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 Airforce bombs terrorists’ hideout

Against the backdrop of renewed attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed the terrorists’ hideout on the fringes of Lake Chad.

NAF destroys ISWAPs’ hideout at Kusuma in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed some facilities at an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout at Kusuma on the fringes of the Lake Chad.

NAF neutralises scores of insurgents in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralised scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in the Sambisa Forest area of 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 .

Rescued conjoined twins to undergo operation at FMC Yola

The Civil-Military relations of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) airlifted a set of conjoined twins along with their parents and the medical team from Yenagoa to Yola.
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 kill scores of terrorists at Bula Bello

Scores of Boko Haram terrorists who had converged around a tree near Bula Bello, in Sambisa Forest area of Borno State, on New Year day were killed by the Nigerian Air Force jets.
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.

NAF destroy insurgents’ logistics facility in Sambia forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) logistics facility at Gujeri in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno.

Nigerian Airforce redeploys 76 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including some Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions, Directors and Commanders.
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 neutralises insurgents, destroys camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Abulam in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno.The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Abulam in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief applauds personnel, urges them on commitments

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to give their wholehearted commitment to the fight against all enemies of this great nation which they were known for.
Along with Benin, Niger, which shares a 1,500-kilometre (900-mile) border with Nigeria, has been badly hit by the closure of Nigeria’s border.

Border closure: Businesses’ll continue to suffer – OPS

As the Federal Government says there is no terminal date for the reopening of the borders with its West African neighbours, the organised private sectors have said that exporters and businesses will continue to suffer.

NAF graduates 13 pilots in Benue

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar, has said the graduation of five Agusta 109EM Helicopter Pilots and eight Alpha Jet Pilots will provide qualitative manpower to meet the operational needs of the Service.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Boko Haram war is not yet over – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall, Sadique Abubakar on Wednesday charged the personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the frontlines to redouble their efforts in counter-insurgency operations, saying the Boko Haram war is not yet over.

Nigerian Air Force graduates 13 combat pilots

The Air Training Command of the Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna on Saturday graduated 13 combat pilots trained in Tactical and Fighter Helicopter courses in Makurdi.

Nigerian military retires 527 soldiers, trains 27 officers

The military at the weekend retired 527 soldiers, ratings and airmen from service with a charge to remain committed, loyal and patriotic to the Nigerian State.

How NCAT is sustaining its ICAO status

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, Zaria is a foremost aviation training institution in the West African sub region and ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence. The current Rector of the college, Captain Abdulsalami Muhammed since assuming office in January, 2017 has been making conscious efforts to keep the college as an ICAO Regional Training Centre of Excellence.

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