Nigerian Air Force News

Air Force is ready to assist INEC move sensitive materials to locations during 2019 elections - CAS

Air Force is ready to assist INEC move sensitive materials to locations during 2019 elections - CAS

2019: Air Force will assist INEC move sensitive materials to locations - CAS
Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, Sunday, May 13 deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana local government council in Taraba state.

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state
NAF graduates pioneer ab-initio student pilot trained with Super Mushshak aircraft (photos)

NAF graduates pioneer ab-initio student pilot trained with Super Mushshak aircraft (photos)

A statement by NAF spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, revealed that another set of 26 student pilots were inaugurated during the ceremony, which took place at 401 Flying Training School, NAF Base, Kaduna

NAF graduates pioneer ab-initio student pilot trained with Super Mushshak aircraft (photos)
NAF commissions new accommodation, blocks of classrooms in Ijesha (photos)

NAF commissions new accommodation, blocks of classrooms in Ijesha (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday, May 10, commissioned some newly executed projects at the 209 Quick Response Group (QRG) Ipetu Ijesha, aimed at addressing the welfare needs of the unit’s personnel and their families.

NAF commissions new accommodation, blocks of classrooms in Ijesha (photos)
Youth empowerment: NAF flags off farming season in Benin (photos)

Youth empowerment: NAF flags off farming season in Benin (photos)

In continuation of efforts at empowering dependants of personnel in productive ventures, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday, May 2, flagged off the new farming season at 107 Air Maritime Group (107 AMG), Benin.

Youth empowerment: NAF flags off farming season in Benin (photos)
54th anniversary: Nigerian Air Force showcases historical photo gallery (photos)

54th anniversary: Nigerian Air Force showcases historical photo gallery (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday, May 4, displayed a historical photo gallery display at the NAF Base Kaduna as part of activities marking the 2018 NAF day celebrations, which is also the 54th anniversary of the Service.

54th anniversary: Nigerian Air Force showcases historical photo gallery (photos)
Breaking: Nigerian Air Force unveils two MI-35M helicopter gunships (photos)

Breaking: Nigerian Air Force unveils two MI-35M helicopter gunships (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Saturday, May 5, unveiled two Mi-35M helicopter gunships that the federal government had since ordered from Russia. The induction ceremony was conducted in Kaduna as part of the 54th anniversary of NAF

Breaking: Nigerian Air Force unveils two MI-35M helicopter gunships (photos)
History made in military as Nigerian Air Force wings 9 engineering/armament personnel

History made in military as Nigerian Air Force wings 9 engineering/armament personnel

Speaking at the event, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Saddique Baba Abubakar, announced that the Nigerian Air Force aircraft engineering and armaments facilities will be re-positioned in line with global best practices.

History made in military as Nigerian Air Force wings 9 engineering/armament personnel
Nigerian Air Force commissions dialysis centre at NAF Reference Hospital Port Harcourt (photos)

Nigerian Air Force commissions dialysis centre at NAF Reference Hospital Port Harcourt (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday, May 3, commissioned a dialysis centre and an emergency ramp at the NAF Reference Hospital in Port Harcourt to further enhance healthcare delivery for personnel and their families.

Nigerian Air Force commissions dialysis centre at NAF Reference Hospital Port Harcourt (photos)
Governor Ugwuanyi performs ground breaking ceremony of NAF Ground Training Command (photos)

Governor Ugwuanyi performs ground breaking ceremony of NAF Ground Training Command (photos)

The Chief of Air Staff disclosed that the establishment of the NAF Ground Training Command (GTC) in Enugu state was primarily to enhance the security of lives and properties of Nigerians in the south-east of the country.

Governor Ugwuanyi performs ground breaking ceremony of NAF Ground Training Command (photos)
NAF holds inter-denominational church service to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

NAF holds inter-denominational church service to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

The church service, which attracted a large turnout of Christian worshippers including Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, was held to appreciate God for his mercies over the NAF in spite of contemporary challenges.

NAF holds inter-denominational church service to mark 54th anniversary (photos)
Nigerian Air Force counts down to 54th anniversary, outline its plans for celebration

Nigerian Air Force counts down to 54th anniversary, outline its plans for celebration

Air Vice Marshal Charles Ohwo, said the theme of this year's celebration is “Enhancing Nigerian Air Force Operational Capability for Timely Employment of Air Power in Response to Contemporary Security Challenges.”

Nigerian Air Force counts down to 54th anniversary, outline its plans for celebration
NAF graduates 146 senior Non-Commissioned Officers at Military Training Centre (photos)

NAF graduates 146 senior Non-Commissioned Officers at Military Training Centre (photos)

The course, which commenced in February 2018, was designed to equip selected personnel with up-to-date knowledge in human and material management as well as adequate leadership skills to function optimally for efficient service.

NAF graduates 146 senior Non-Commissioned Officers at Military Training Centre (photos)
NAF fighter aircraft kills scores of Boko Haram insurgents in Borno (video)

NAF fighter aircraft kills scores of Boko Haram insurgents in Borno (video)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday, April 29, said its Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralised scores of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) at Yuwe in Borno, through successful airstrikes carried out on Saturday.

NAF fighter aircraft kills scores of Boko Haram insurgents in Borno (video)
Nigerian Air Force organises Juma'at prayers to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

Nigerian Air Force organises Juma'at prayers to mark 54th anniversary (photos)

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), represented by the Chief of Training and Operation, Air Vice Marshal Nurudeen Balogun, led other Muslim officers, airmen/airwomen and civilian staff of the NAF to offer prayers for the service.

Nigerian Air Force organises Juma'at prayers to mark 54th anniversary (photos)
President Buhari commissions Nigerian Air Force Reference Hospital in Bauchi (photos)

President Buhari commissions Nigerian Air Force Reference Hospital in Bauchi (photos)

NAIJ.com gathered that the medical facility was built by the Nigerian Air Force to specially provide additional medical support for members of the armed forces involved in counter insurgency operations in the northeast.

President Buhari commissions Nigerian Air Force Reference Hospital in Bauchi (photos)
Nigerian Air Force flags off fish farming scheme for youth empowerment (photo)

Nigerian Air Force flags off fish farming scheme for youth empowerment (photo)

The programme, which is an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, was instituted in 2016, as part of efforts at empowering barrack youths in all NAF Bases across the nation.

Nigerian Air Force flags off fish farming scheme for youth empowerment (photo)
Nigerian Air Force commissions commissions 3 newly installed transformers to improve welfare of troops (photos)

Nigerian Air Force commissions commissions 3 newly installed transformers to improve welfare of troops (photos)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Friday, April 20, commissioned three newly installed transformers to improve the welfare of troops and their families as well as to create a conducive working environment for personnel in Bauchi.

Nigerian Air Force commissions commissions 3 newly installed transformers to improve welfare of troops (photos)
National Defence University Pakistan visits Nigerian Air Force to strengthen bilateral relationship (photos)

National Defence University Pakistan visits Nigerian Air Force to strengthen bilateral relationship (photos)

NAIJ.com gathered that the team, which was made up of 3 directing staff and 15 participants, chose the NAF as one of the establishments to visit because of the long-standing relationship between the NAF and the Pakistan military.

National Defence University Pakistan visits Nigerian Air Force to strengthen bilateral relationship (photos)
Nigerian Air Force MI-35M helicopter destroys Boko Haram terrorists vehicles in Lake Chad region (video)

Nigerian Air Force MI-35M helicopter destroys Boko Haram terrorists vehicles in Lake Chad region (video)

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by NAF's spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, overhead the location, the attack platform acquired, interdicted and neutralised the targets with rockets and cannons.

Nigerian Air Force MI-35M helicopter destroys Boko Haram terrorists vehicles in Lake Chad region (video)
Nigerian Air Force wings 12 Nigerian and 2 Liberian pilots trained in Nigeria, South Africa (photos)

Nigerian Air Force wings 12 Nigerian and 2 Liberian pilots trained in Nigeria, South Africa (photos)

Speaking at the event, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Air Force to counter the numerous security challenges in the country through training and retraining of personnel.

Nigerian Air Force wings 12 Nigerian and 2 Liberian pilots trained in Nigeria, South Africa (photos)
Nigerian Air Force flags off agricultural youth empowerment programme in Port Harcourt (photos)

Nigerian Air Force flags off agricultural youth empowerment programme in Port Harcourt (photos)

The BYETA programme, an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abuabkar, is aimed at empowering youths economically in order to curb social vices and crime among youths residing on NAF bases.

Nigerian Air Force flags off agricultural youth empowerment programme in Port Harcourt (photos)
Boko Haram suffers heavy losses as Nigerian Air Force, allies from Niger launch successful attacks on locations (video)

Boko Haram suffers heavy losses as Nigerian Air Force, allies from Niger launch successful attacks on locations (video)

The air task force of the Operation Lafiya Dole, in a combined operation with the Nigerien Air Force, have successfully launched coordinated strikes on Boko Haram locations at the Arege and Tumbun Rago areas of Borno state.

Boko Haram suffers heavy losses as Nigerian Air Force, allies from Niger launch successful attacks on locations (video)
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