• We’re intensifying surveillance to locate missing girls – Air Chief

    We’re intensifying surveillance to locate missing girls – Air Chief

    The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubkar, has said that the Air Force is intensifying surveillance flights on a daily basis in search for the missing Chibok girls.

    Abubakar stated this shortly after the inauguration of the third Alpha jet which was weaponised by a team of local engineers assembled by NAF at the 99 Air Combat Training Group, Kainji, Niger State, on Friday.

    He said the aircraft was acquired without the requisite equipment for combat mission and was efficiently […]

  • Nigerian Air Force to embark on aerial operations to protect oil pipelines in Niger Delta – Air Chief

    Nigerian Air Force to embark on aerial operations to protect oil pipelines in Niger Delta – Air Chief

    The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Saturday said it would soon embark on aerial operations to protect pipeline installations in the Niger Delta region.

    Addressing NAF personnel in Abuja, the Chief of Air Staff, CAS, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said that having substantially addressed the security situation in the North East, NAF has decided to shift it’s focus to the South South in a bid to protect oil and critical infrastructure.

    According to Abubakar, “Be ready that at any time you are […]

  • Military won’t allow Boko Haram, IPOB, NDA, others overrun Nigeria, says Air Chief

    Military won’t allow Boko Haram, IPOB, NDA, others overrun Nigeria, says Air Chief

    The Chief of Air Staff (COAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said no individual or group would be allowed to undermine the sovereignty of the country.

    Abubakar, who is the Reviewing Officer of the Basic Military Training 35/2016 recruits at the Nigerian Air Force Base in Kaduna, made this assertion during their passing out parade.

    “You are coming into the service at a period of our nation of Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East and violent agitations by militants in the […]