Tag: Air force

Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile to Be Buried July 23 – NAF

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the remains of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the Service’s first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on Tuesday, ... Read More

Buhari Mourns First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Tolulope Arotile

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the passing of Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, and condoled with her family on the loss of ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force at 56: NAFOWA Reaches Out to Aged, Less Privileged

Henry Solomon- April 27, 2020

The Nigerian Air Force Officers Wives Association (NAFOWA), Logistics Command, Ikeja on Monday reached out to the aged, women and  the less privileged in Mushin/Idi-Araba ... Read More

Nigerian Military Destroys ISWAP Camp at Tumbun Fulani in Northern Borno

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2020

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) and Artillery Batteries of Sector 3 of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have destroyed an ... Read More

NAF Obliterates Insurgents’ Camp in Sambisa Forest

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has obliterated a terrorists’ camp at Alafa ‘C’ in the heart of Sambisa forest in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, ... Read More

Nigerian Military Promise Adeqaute Security for Oil Pipelines

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2018

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has assured Nigerians that the security of oil pipelines remains a priority to the armed forces ... Read More

Presidential Aide Justifies Buhari’s Approval of $1bn Security Fund

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

President Mohammadu Buhari Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only ... Read More

Air Force Kick Start 2018 Inter-Combat Sports Competition

AMT Tanimu- April 4, 2018

Olatukunbo Adesanya, Uyo: The third edition of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Inter-Command Combat Sports Competition kicked-off yesterday, 3 April 2018, at the Godswill Akpabio ... Read More

Air Force Institute to Begin Degree Awarding Programmes

Streaming Admin- March 21, 2018

The Commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), AVM Cletus Udeagulu, has said that the institute would begin new degree programmes including aerospace engineering and ... Read More

NAF Recruits Over 5,000 in 3 Years

AMT Tanimu- February 3, 2018

Olatokunbo Adesanya, Abuja: The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday, 2 February 2018, graduated 1,544 recruits, who have just successfully completed the Basic Military Training Course ... Read More

Response to Allegations by Amnesty International of Nigerian Air Force Human Rights Abuses

AMT Tanimu- January 30, 2018

Olatokunbo Adesanya, Abuja: The attention of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been drawn to allegations by Amnesty International of human rights abuses reportedly committed ... Read More

Borno State Government to Build Housing Units for Air Task Force Operating in the Northeast

AMT Tanimu- January 25, 2018

The new Air Task Force established by the Nigeria Airforce to boost air operations in the ongoing war against insurgency is to have 30 units ... Read More

Relationship Between NAF Leadership and All Ranks in Ser

AMT Tanimu- January 6, 2018

NAF, Abuja: The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on 4 January 2018, held a meeting with Air Warrant Officers (AWOs) ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Commissions Fitness Centre in Maiduguri

AMT Tanimu- December 28, 2017

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commissioned a new fitness centre for frontline personnel serving as part of the Air Task Force, Operation LAFIYA DOLE ... Read More

NDA’s Response to Alleged Absconding of Cadets From Academy

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2017

The Authorities of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) said it fully investigate reports on social media that says some cadets of the academy have absconded ... Read More

Air Force Destroys Insurgents’ IEDs Facility in Borno

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2017

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has successfully destroyed an insurgents’ facility for manufacturing of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Borno. The Director of ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Graduates Another Set of Fighter Pilots in Kano

AMT Tanimu- November 16, 2017

Olatukunbo Adesanya, Kano: The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday, 15 November 2017, graduated four fighter pilots from its 403 Flying Training School (403 FTS) Kano, ... Read More

Military To Sustain Operations Across The Country, Re-affirms Commitment To Security

Henry Solomon- September 29, 2017

The Defence Headquarters said that it will sustain its various operations and exercises in the North East, North West, North Central, South West, South South ... Read More

Defence HQ Cautions Military Pensioners On Planned Protest

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2017

The Defence Headquarters has cautioned a group of Military Pensioners on its planned protest march in Abuja scheduled for the 13th of September 2017. In ... Read More

RE: How Nigeria Air Force’s Failings Allegedly Prolonged War Against Boko Hram

AMT Tanimu- September 11, 2017

John Enenche, Abuja: The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to an ill motivated online publication on 7 September 2017 against the Nigerian ... Read More