Nigerian Air Force destroys hideout of insurgents in Borno State

The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a terrorists’ hideout. It also reportedly neutralised some terrorists at Kaicungul, a settlement about 100km North-west of Monguno, in Northern Borno. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in… Read More Nigerian Air Force destroys hideout of insurgents in Borno State

Nigeria Air Council approves promotion of 50 senior officers to AVMs, Air Commodores

The Air Council on Monday approved the promotion of 50 senior officers, comprising 22 air commodores and 28 group captains, to the next higher ranks in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). Those elevated to the rank of Air Vice Marshal include the Director of Public Relations and Information, Headquarters NAF (HQ NAF), Olatokunbo Adesanya; Principal… Read More Nigeria Air Council approves promotion of 50 senior officers to AVMs, Air Commodores

Nigeria Air Force bomb Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said its newly acquired all-weather helicopter gunship, Mi-35M Super Hind, recorded its first hit in battle against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya said on 21 May, NAF Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducted an Intelligence Surveillance… Read More Nigeria Air Force bomb Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Nigeria Customs officers impound two helicopters, hand them over to the Air Force

The Nigeria Customs Service, Murtala Mohammed International Airport Command (MMIA), have intercepted and seized two Civil Models 412 EP of Bell Helicopters and 23 packages containing various accessories, with duty paid value of N9,757,135,240.86. Presenting the seized Helicopters and its accessories to the Nigerian Airforce, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd.), represented… Read More Nigeria Customs officers impound two helicopters, hand them over to the Air Force

Nigeria Air Force successfully tests locally-weaponized Alpha jet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully test fired another locally weaponized Alpha Jet aircraft acquired from overseas without weapon delivery capability. A statement signed by the Director of Airforce Public Relations, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said, “The latest feat makes it the third Alpha Jet aircraft to be so reconfigured and weaponised locally. “The… Read More Nigeria Air Force successfully tests locally-weaponized Alpha jet