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NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.

Boko Haram: NAF to establish functional base with airstrip at Gembu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says that it has concluded plans to establish a fully functional base at Gembu, in Adamawa State.

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 .

NAF saves N27 million on maintenance of trainer aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday said it had saved N27 million from the maintenance of FT-7Ni 812 trainer fighter aircraft.

President Buhari approves establishment of new battalion, police command in Birnin Gwari

Following the killings of 45 persons in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari Monday approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army and a new Police Area Command in the area.

President Buhari: Bandits plan to instigate war with killings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said those behind persistent killings in parts of the country have a sinister agenda to instigate war in the country for selfish purposes.

Nigerian Air Force to deploy fighter gets, helicopters to Benue, others

Nigerian Air Force will soon deploy fighter gets, helicopter gunships and other military assets to curb current security challenges in Benue and Taraba states, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, said.

Nigerian Air Force to establish operational units in Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa states

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Friday, disclosed plans by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to establish a Forward Operational Base (FOB) in Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa states as part of plans to further tackle the incessant herdsmen-farmers clashes in the country.

Herdsmen attacks: Nigerian Air Force to establish operational units in Taraba, Benue, Nassarawa

The Nigerian Air Force said it has concluded plans to establish a Forward Operational Base (FOB) in Taraba State to curb the incessant attacks by herdsmen on innocent farmers in the country.

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