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Court jails six NAF officers for abandoning ex-chief of defence staff to be killed

Six Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, who were aides to the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Late Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, were on Friday awarded various sentences by the General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at the NAF Base, Bill Clinton Drive, Abuja.

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.
President Buhari at the event

Coalition: President Buhari’s re-appointment of Abba Kyari, Boss Mustapha apt

The reappointment of Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari and Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) by President Buhari will help in the consolidation of the laudable, meaningful programmes and policies of the Federal Government, according to a civil society group.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara killings: Governor Yari condemns criticism of NAF

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State said the government will not apologise over the alleged killing of villagers in the state during the bombardment of suspected bandits camps in Dumburum village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: No apology over bombing of bandits

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has warned that there was no apology over bombing of bandits and urged the Nigerian Air Force to continue to flush out the hoodlums from their hideouts.

Killings: Zamfara monarch makes u-turn, apologizes to NAF

The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.

N9.7 billion fraud: Ex-Naval chief was converting N558.2 million monthly to personal use –...

The ongoing trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Umar Dikko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, for offences bordering on alleged money laundering and procurement fraud to the tune of N9.7 billion resumed yesterday with the examination of the prosecution’s ninth witness.

NAF honours fallen heroes, others in Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has honoured five officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 with the posthumous gallantry award.
President Buhari presides over National Council of State Meeting in State House on 22nd Jan 2019-6

Aminu Sokoto: Ex-President Obasanjo’s views won’t dissuade Nigerians from voting President Buhari

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, Squadron Leader Aminu Bala Sokoto, (rtd), has said the ongoing smear campaigns by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo against President Muhammadu Buhari would not dissuade patriotic Nigerians from re-electing him during the presidential election.
IDP camp in Makurdi

200,000 IDPs in Benue return home for Christmas

The Force Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke, Major General Adeyemi Yekini, on Tuesday said over 200,000 internally displaced persons in Benue State had returned home to celebrate Christmas.

FCTA offers scholarship to Air Force plane crash victim

The FCT Administration has granted scholarship to a 15-year-old girl that was hit and injured on September 28 when two Nigeria Air Force fighter jets collided during rehearsals for Nigeria’s Independence Day celebration.
Squadron Leader MB Baba-Ari

Issa Aremu: NAF pilot killed in Abuja air crash should be honoured

The Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate for next year’s election in Kwara State, Issa Aremu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to accord posthumous honour to Bello Baba-Ari.

NIPOST: Federal government to impose N180 billion levy on Nigerians – Ex-NAF officer

An ICT expert and former Squadron Leader in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd) has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), to impose new tariffs worth N180 billion per annum on Nigerians.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, has paid a condolence visit to the family of late Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Mohammed Bello Baba-Ari, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilot who died on Friday 5

NAF crash: Sadique Abubakar visits the late Bello Baba-Ari’s family

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, has paid a condolence visit to the family of late Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Mohammed Bello Baba-Ari, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilot who died on Friday as a result of an air mishap.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari visits injured NAF pilots in hospital

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday evening paid a get-well-quick visit to the two Nigerian Air Force officers involved in a crash last week, at the Defence Intelligence Agency hospital in Abuja.
Squadron Leader MB Baba-Ari

In Pictures: Air Force pilot Bello Baba-Ari laid to rest in Abuja

Squadron Leader Bello Baba-Ari, who died in the Air Force plane crash in Abuja on Friday buried at the Gudu Cemetery in the federal capital.
Squadron Leader MB Baba-Ari

Bukola Saraki eulogies dead NAF officer, laments crash incident

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has commiserated with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the family of the Air Force pilot, who died in a crash in Abuja on Friday.
Squadron Leader MB Baba-Ari

NAF crash: Muhammadu Buhari pays tribute to dead pilot

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Nigerian Air Force on the air accident which involved two fighter jets in the fleet in Abuja earlier on Friday.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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