Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Air Force’

NAF Destroys New Boko Haram Camp In Borno

By Adejumo Enock The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed a new Boko Haram settlement in Borno State. This was contained in a statement issued by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major-General, John Enenche on Saturday. The statement in part reads, “Air interdiction missions being conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya […]

Nigeria Loses First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot To Road Accident

Spokesman to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Ibikunle Daramola in a statement late on Tuesday, announced the death of Officer Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first ever female combat helicopter pilot. Daramola disclosed that Arotile died as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base in Kaduna State, northern Nigeria. Arotile, […]

#COVID19: Nigerian Air Force Soon To Unveil Locally Made Ventilators.

In what can be judged a positive development, The Nigerian Air Force is contributing majorly to the fight against the Coronavirus in Nigeria, announcing on Monday the unveiling of locally made ventilators. The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar on Monday announced that ventilators locally produced by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) are now ready […]

Nigerian Airforce Commences Training in South Africa

Military personnel from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) this week commence intensive training in South Africa to qualify as highly specialized Canine Unit (K-9 Unit) operatives. The training programme will enhance the NAF’s Special Operations, Explosive Ordinance Detection (EOD) and Narcotics Detection capabilities, The training is held under the supervision of experts at Paramount K9 […]

INSURGENCY: @NigeriaAirforce pound bandits hideout in Doumbourou forest

Scores of bandits domiciled at their make-shift camps in Doumbourou forest, Zamfara State were hit hard during a series of air strikes carried out by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). According to Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI destroyed bandits’ camp and neutralised […]

Air Force helicopter crashes in Boko Haram combat

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter crashed in combat on Wednesday night while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion at Damasak in Northern Borno State. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information disclosed this, but he did not disclose the model of the helicopter or how many personnel were […]