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NAF Says Missing Jet May Have Crashed, Reveals Identities Of

The Nigerian Air Force has hinted that the missing Alpha Jet Aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with two Pilots on board on 31 March, 2021 might have crashed. The Pilots in the missing Jet are Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele. According to a statement by the Director, Public Relations […]

Seven Killed As Military Aircraft Crashes In Abuja Airport

Seven persons have been killed after a Military aircraft crashed a few yards off the runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja.  Confirming the incident on Sunday, February 21, 2021, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola stated that the Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to Abuja Airport […]

Secretary Of United States Air Force Reassures NAF Of Enhanced

The United States Department of Defence has promised to enhance its defence cooperation with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the fight against insurgency and other forms of criminality. The U.S. Department also assured the Service of its commitment towards strengthening the strategic partnership. Channels TV reports that this was disclosed in a statement signed […]

“Govt Is Ready To Support Expansion Of Force’s Operation In

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the State will support efforts of the Nigerian Air Force to achieve its set objectives and expand its operations in the State. The Governor, who stated this on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, while receiving the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on a courtesy […]

Air Force Kills 20 ISWAP Leaders, Destroys Base

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has killed twenty leaders of the Islamic State of West African Province and destroyed some logistics base in Bukar Meram, Borno State. According to a statement by the Coordinator of Defence Media operations, Major General John Enenche the attack at Dole was carried out after Intelligence, Surveillance and […]

NAF Unveils Locally Produced Emergency Ventilators For COVID-19

The Nigerian Air Force has produced emergency ventilators to support the fight against the deadly COVID-19. The ventilators were unveiled on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Nigerian Airforce Institute of Technology in Kaduna State by the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. Abubakar who was represented by Air Vice Marshal Remigius Ekeh […]

“Several Boko Haram Terrorists Killed In Borno” – Military

The Defence Headquarters has said several Boko Haram terrorists have been killed with their logistics facilities destroyed at Parisu in the Sambisa forest area of Borno State. In a statement issued on Friday, May 1, 2020, by the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the Operation was carried out by Air Task […]

COVID-19:NAF Gives Palliatives To 250 Households In Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has supported 250 households in Kaduna state with palliatives. The development by the NAF was part of activities to mark its 56th anniversary and cushion effects of COVID-19 lockdown on the host communities. The 250 households were selected from the NAF’s host communities of Barakallahu and Kauya, both in the […]

COVID-19: Nigerian Air Force Distributes Oxygen To Isolation Centres

The Nigerian Air Force has commenced the distribution of oxygen produced at its Liquid Oxygen Plant to coronavirus isolation centres in the country. This was revealed in a tweet by AVM OA Adesanya, a NAF Defence Attaché, on Monday, April 13, 2020. NAF added that this act is to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. […]

Air Force Destroys Boko Haram’s Camp In Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Air Force says its air strike has destroyed Boko Haram’s camp at Alafa ‘C’ in Sambisa Forest, Borno State. In a statement issued on Friday, March 6, 2020 by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the action followed sustained onslaught by the Operation Decisive Edge of the Force […]