Nigerian army chief Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, several others dead following plane crash in Kaduna

Nigeria’s army chief Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru died in a plane crash on Friday on an official visit to the northern state of Kaduna, which has had security challenges in recent months, three military sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the army general and his aides died when the Beachcraft… Read More Nigerian army chief Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, several others dead following plane crash in Kaduna

Seven personnel dead as Nigerian Air Force plane crashes near airport in ABuja

A small Nigerian air force passenger plane crashed just outside Abuja airport due to engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the air force said. “First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash,” said air force spokesman Ibikunle Daramole said in a statement. The… Read More Seven personnel dead as Nigerian Air Force plane crashes near airport in ABuja