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The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

Nigerian Air Force to establish base in Gombe

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says arrangements have been concluded by the Nigerian Air Force to establish an operational base in Gombe State.
Ahead of the expected delivery of more fighter aircraft to the Nigerian Airforce for prosecution of the war against insurgency, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has commissioned a newly constructed Aircraft Hangar, which is large enough to house 12 Alpha jets along with associated equipment.

NAF chief tasks troops on bombardment of bandits’ hideouts

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked Nigerian Air Force, NAF, personnel of the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji not to relent in their efforts, but to press on with air strikes until acts of banditry, kidnapping and other forms of criminality are brought to an end.

CAS: NAF to eliminate remnant of terrorists in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be focus in its determination to rout out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents hibernating the northeast region.
Multiple airstrikes conducted by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji have destroyed a bandits’ camp in Doumborou forest Area of Zamfara State run by a notorious bandit leader, ‘Dangote’, it was learnt.

Scores killed as military bombards bandits’ camp in Zamfara

Multiple airstrikes conducted by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji have destroyed a bandits’ camp in Doumborou forest Area of Zamfara State run by a notorious bandit leader, ‘Dangote’, it was learnt.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Senior female police officers visit to NAF over Tolulope Arotile’s demise

A delegation of senior female officers of the Nigerian Police from the Force Headquarters Abuja, has condoled with the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, over the demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
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.

Nigerian troops kill scores of bandits fighters in Zamfara

The statement read: “The Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has dealt another blow on armed bandits in Zamfara State with the disruption of a camp in the Kagara Forest as well as the neutralization of some of their fighters. The mission was conducted on July 20 2020 pursuant to Human Intelligence reports indicating the heavy presence of the armed bandits, along with a large number of rustled livestock, in a portion of the forest. This was later confirmed by a series of aerial surveillance missions.”

NAF: 11 female officers undergoing training as pilots

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force is committed to empowering its female officers just as it empowers their male counterparts.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

NAF: Deceased flying officer Tolulope Arotile for burial July 23

Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, will be buried next Thursday, July 23, the Nigerian Air Force said on Friday.
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.

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive airstrike on July 15.
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.

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive air strikes on July 15.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.

CAS: Deceased Tolulope Arotile eager to restore peace in North Central

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Nigeria’s 1st female combat helicopter pilot dies in road accident

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.‬
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military airstrikes neutralise scores of bandits in Zamfara forest

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated scores of bandits in an air attack on their camp in part of Kwiambana Forest in Zamfara State on July 10.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: Troops neutralise bandit leaders in Zamfara, rescue kidnapped victims in Kaduna

The Military says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised some notable leaders and several members of the criminal group in air strikes in the Zamfara State section of the Kagara Forest.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has commissioned a two blocks of single officer’s quarters at the 305 Special Mobility Group on Tuesday in Calabar.

NAF chief inaugurates officers’ quarters in Calabar

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has commissioned a two blocks of single officer’s quarters at the 305 Special Mobility Group on Tuesday in Calabar.
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.

Military raid destroys terrorists’ logistics base, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed Boko Haram’s logistics base and killed scores of terrorists in an air raid in Borno.
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.

DHQ: Scores of bandits killed in Zamfara air raid

The Defence Headquarters says the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed two bandits’ camps and a cave hideout led by Hassan Tagwaye in Doumborou Forest, Zamfara.
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.

Military airstrike kills several Boko Haram terrorists, destroys gun truck in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), have neutralised several Boko Haram terrorists in an airstrike at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno.

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