NAF makes new appointments, posting

As part of routine exercise aimed at re-invigorating operational effectiveness and enhancing service delivery, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions and other functionaries, including a new Spokesperson. The newly appointed Branch Chiefs are Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Dahiru Sanda, who is now the... Continue Reading →

Buhari Inducts Augusta Helicopters, Promises To Re-Equip Military

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said on Thursday that his regime was on course in fulfilling its promise to end Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, and kidnapping in the country. He stated that much had been achieved in that direction since 2015, adding that with a re-equipped Armed Forces and the support of Nigerians,... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Takes Delivery Of Two New Augusta Westland AW109 Helicopters To Combat Boko Haram

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations. Confirming the acquisition, Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said, “The Nigerian Air Force... Continue Reading →

Air Strikes Kill Several Boko Haram Insurgents In Sambisa Forest

Several Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) have been neutralized and some structures in their camp at Abulam in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State have been destroyed in airstrikes conducted on Tuesday, by the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE. The mission according to the Air Force spokesperson, Air commodore Ibikunle Daramola, was... Continue Reading →

NAF Jets Destroy More ISWAP Logistics Camps In Borno

The Air Task Force (ATF) component of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed more logistics facilities of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the Northern part of Borno State. A statement issued on Thursday by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramora, said the raids... Continue Reading →

NAF kills 30 Boko Haram Fighters At Sambisa Forest

Fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force have bombed more than 30 Boko Haram terrorists at a hideout in Ngoske on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State Punch NG reports. The operation was carried out by the Air Task Force of the Operation Lafiya Dole on Wednesday after intelligence reports indicated that the hideout... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Nigerian Airforce Helicopter Crash Lands In Enugu, No Fatality

A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has crash-landed in Enugu due to a technical fault that is due to be investigated by the Airforce Daily Post reports. The crash was announced on the official twitter page of the Nigerian airforce and this is what was said: NAF Helicopter Suffers Mishap upon Landing in... Continue Reading →

Kafayat Sanni and Tolulope Arotile Become Nigeria’s First Female Military NAF Pilots (Photos)

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer. The first female fighter (combatant) pilot winged is Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and the first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. They were the two female pilots among the 13 that were... Continue Reading →

NAF helicopter crash-lands in Katsina

A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed on Wednesday, Democracy Day, while trying to land at the domestic airport in Katsina State. The helicopter, which is one of the air assets deployed for Operation Hadaran Daji, was returning from an anti-banditry mission in the North-West theatre when it crashed at the airport. The airport, Umaru Musa... Continue Reading →

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