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Insurgency: NAF to induct new combat helicopters

Nigeria Air Force (NAF) said it will induct the new attack helicopters it acquired two weeks ago on Thursday this week in Abuja.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce boosts fleet with two more attack helicopters

The Nigerian Air Force has taken delivery of two Augusta Westland 109 Power Helicopters procured by the Federal Government to enhance its air power.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa guber: PDP dares APC candidate to debate

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.

Pakistan to partner NAF on training, equipment acquisition

The Pakistan Air Force has expressed readiness to support the Nigerian Air Force in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the country through training and equipment acquisition.
“The Department of Justice has increased efforts in taking aggressive enforcement action against fraudsters who are targeting American citizens and their businesses in business email compromise schemes and other cyber-enabled financial crimes,” said Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

Operation Rewired: FBI announces arrest of 167 Nigerians

United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief charges personnel on securing Nigeria

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has charged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to remain dedicated to their constitutional responsibility of securing Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

NAF: Crashed helicopter not our own

The Nigerian Air Force said on Sunday that the crashed helicopter conveying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to Kabba, Kogi State, was not its own.

Arik Air, Presidential Air Fleet sign MoU on pilots training

Nigerian carrier, Arik Air and Presidential Air Fleet (PAF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on capacity building to assist in imparting proficiency and line training for PAF’s pilots.

2018: Federal govt increases presidential aircraft budget to N7.3 billion

The Federal Government has proposed to spend N7.26 billion on the Presidential Air Fleet, PAF, in the 2018 budget proposal, details by the Budget Office of the Federation have shown.

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Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court fixes date to hear APC application

The Supreme Court has fixed February 26 to hear an application filed by the All Progressive Congress (APC), asking it to reverse a judgement that sacked David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
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