The Nigerian Air Force said yesterday that it was set to deploy more personnel to the troubled Niger Delta region.
The new Air Force deployments follows the resolve to combat militancy and other forms of internal security challenges in the Niger Delta, a statement by the Air Force spokesperson, Ayodele Famuyiwa, said.
Recall that the Army and the Navy had also carried out similar deployments to suppress the militancy in the region which has led to massive oil and gas pipelines vandalism, […]
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has recorded another major success in the on-going counter-insurgency and counter terrorism operations against the Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) sect in the North East.
The current phase of intensified air operations over Northern Borno paid-off on the night of 19 August 2016 when the NAF, during an air attack, killed about 300 BHTs who had gathered to hold a meeting at a location between Malam Fatori and own troops location at Kangarwa.
Prior to this fateful day […]
The Boko Haram terrorist group on Sunday alleged that the bombardment of their locations by the Nigerian Air Force component of the Operation Lafiya Dole has resulted in the death of some Chibok schoolgirls.
The claim of the terrorist group was contained in a video it released on Sunday. According to the group, there are still a sizeable number of the Chibok schoolgirls in its captivity.
The video showed what looked like the dead bodies of some of the Chibok schoolgirls. One of the […]
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 […]
The Nigerian Air Force has graduated several students who have effectively being trained and equipped for the security task ahead.
The Regiment Training Centre (RTC) over the weekend graduated 4 batches of trainees comprising 209 students who successfully completed different regiment training organised by the Centre in collaboration with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT).
The latest courses include Basic Regiment Officers’ Course and Basic Regiment Airmen/Airwomen Course, both of which are designed to expose participants to theoretical and practical training […]
Nigerian Air Force shared this photo of an officer standing before a fighter jet with the caption: Birthday Gift for Boko Boys’..
Nigerian Air Force shared this photo of an officer standing before a fighter jet with the caption: Birthday Gift for Boko
BOKO Haram’s vehicle workshops, fuel and ammunition dumps in Sambisa forest have been bombed by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets.
A statement by NAF’s Director of Public Relations & Information, Air Commodore Dele Alonge, which made this known yesterday, gave an assurance that the latest air strikes have increased the possibility of ending insurgency in the Northeast.
NAF attributed the success of its air strikes to expert use of drones and the ATR-42 aerial surveillance aircraft.
“In a renewed drive to further […]
The fighter pilots of the Nigerian Air Force have destroyed two trucks believed to be carrying logistic supply for the BOKO Haram insurgents.
The Director, Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Dele Alonge, said in a statement on Sunday night that the trucks which were covered and parked in different locations were destroyed by the NAF Agusta helicopter on armed reconnaissance mission at Belel, along the nation’s border with Cameroon.
He said, “Two trailers suspected to be […]
Report gathered that Nigerian Air Force pilots have over the weekend being raining explosives to smoke out Boko haram elements from their fortified bunkers deep inside Sambisa Forests at the weekend, PRNigeria, a website regularly used by the Nigerian military to report its activities said on Sunday.
The website said sources confirmed that the raids were part of efforts aimed at ensuring that the marching orders issued by President Muhammadu Buhari for the military to annihilate the deadly terrorists and their […]
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters drown in Lake Chad when escaping Air Strikes from Nigerian Air force fighter jets
Boko Haram fighters in hundreds, fleeing the heavy air bombardments from Nigerian Air Force fighter jets, have drowned in Lake Chad. This reportedly happened during the air strikes heralding the advance of Nigerian troops on mission to flush them out of Baga, Borno State.
Not even the strategy of mining over 1,500 spots with land mines on the routes leading to the town could save the fighters from the aggressive move of advancing troops.
Nigerian Army recently procured and deployed several counter […]