How retired air vice marshall was abducted in Lagos

Gunmen have kidnapped a former Chief of Logistics, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Sikiru Oladimeji Smith (rtd). Daily Trust reports that Smith was kidnapped on Monday evening. This is coming 24 hours after the kidnap of a…

Meet the pilot shot down by bandits

Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, a pilot with the Nigerian Airforce, has been rescued after intense gunfire by armed bandits grounded a Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet aircraft he was flying in Zamfara State. Airforce spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet confirmed…

Food Security: NAF unveils 2000-hectare farm project in Makurdi

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday launched a 2000-hectare farm project in Makurdi to create job opportunities for over 500 people. Launching the project in Makurdi, the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Tactical Air Command (TAC), Makurdi, Air Vice Marshal…

*Controversy surrounds apprentice’s death in custody over businessman’s missing N14m goods (Punch)*Why I ditched my lover and married my brother’s fiancée (DailyTrust)

Controversy surrounds apprentice’s death in custody over businessman’s missing N14m goods (Punch) An apprentice, Chinemremu Ogbu, has died in the custody of policemen attached to the Trade Fair Division of the Lagos State Police Command. However, controversy is surrounding the…

Air Crash: Obi condoles with NAF, bereaved families

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has sympathised with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and families that lost their loved ones in Sunday’s crash of a military aircraft that claimed…

*Lekki Pastor in auto crash (Nation) *No confidence vote on Babalakin subsists until… – UNILAG ASUU (Vanguard)

Lekki Pastor in auto crash (Nation) A popular Lekki Pastor, Apostle Chris Omashola, who heads the Zionwealth Church, was on Saturday afternoon involved in a auto crash in Warri. His Special Assistant, Mr. Seun Adeyeye, in a terse statement, explained …

Arotile to be buried in Abuja next week with full military honours

The remains of late Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, the Nigerian Air Force’s first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on 14 July 2020, will be laid to rest with full military honors at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on…

Fraudster disguises as airman, to claim slain officer’s benefits

A 34-year-old man, identified as Olusegun Abe, has been arrested by the Nigerian Air Force for allegedly parading himself as an officer of the force. The suspect allegedly claimed to be a flight lieutenant. The impostor, fully dressed in military…

*Slow start to Lagos road repairs (Nation)*NAF aircraft decimates insurgents’ meeting venue in Borno (Sun)

Slow start to Lagos road repairs (Nation) The rehabilitation of roads across Lagos State has kicked off as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu directed on Sunday. The governor declared a state of emergency on the roads following public outcry on their deplorable…

NAF destroy insurgents’ logistics base, training camp in Borno (Punch)

The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed a major Islamic State of West Africa Province Logistics Base and Training Camp at Kusuma on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,…

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