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

Nigerian Air Force acquires helicopter gunships to aid insurgency war

​Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday took delivery of two Mi-35M helicopter gunships that the Federal Government ordered from Russia. The Antonov aircraft, which brought the new Mi-35M helicopters, touched down on the runway at NAF Base Makurdi at exactly 12.20pm. The Chief of Aircraft Engineering at NAF Headquarters, Air Vice Marshal Abdulganiyu Olabisi, received… Read More Nigerian Air Force acquires helicopter gunships to aid insurgency war

Nigerian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crashes in Borno

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation in the North East. The incident which occurred on Monday resulted in significant damage to the helicopter. A statement by NAF spokesman, Olatokunbo Adesanya, said there was no loss of lives. It said Air Staff,… Read More Nigerian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crashes in Borno