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BAUCHI —The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has trained 171 special forces operatives to be deployed in troubled areas across the country to help to combat insecurity, including insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, and other crimes. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, revealed this at the graduation ceremony of 171 Special Forces Course 9/2021 held at the NAF Special Operations Command, Bauchi. He stated that his vision is to enhance and sustain critical airpower capabilities...

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MAIDUGURI — Theatre Commander of the Joint Taskforce North-East Operation Hadin Kai, Maj. Gen. Christopher Musa, inaugurated the general and special court-martials at the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, Borno State. Musa added that the court would deal only with matters pertaining directly to regimentation, discipline, efficiency and morale of military personnel. According to Musa, 28 officers and 130 soldiers face trials for offences bordering on alleged professional misconduct. Members of the panels are Maj. Gen....

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ENUGU — The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya on Monday flagged off exercise Golden Dawn in Ovie-Emene, Enugu East Local Government Area, Enugu State. The operation Golden Dawn which was flagged off alongside two other nationwide exercises-Enduring Peace and Still Water are Field Training Exercises, FTEs, conducted yearly by the Nigerian Army (NA), geared towards the sharpening of the skills of participating troops on the conduct of Internal Security Operations and...

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KANO — In an effort to combat terrorism, banditry, and other security challenges in the North, the Nigerian Navy has deployed over 570 officers to join the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in various operations. Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo stated this during a webinar on Open Ears Conference organised to mark Nigeria’s 61st Independence. He said the Logistics College the Service recently established in Kano was...

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Elder statesman and foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has lambasted the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, over the Federal Government’s plan to establish a naval base in Kano State. In an open letter addressed to Zubairu on Monday, Clark decried the approval of a naval base in Kano, saying the move is one of the nepotistic actions by the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). It had earlier...

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The Nigerian Air force has finally admitted to carrying out a bombing on Buhari village in Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State on Wednesday. The bombing had killed10 people and over 20 wounded. Though, the Nigerian Airforce had also initially denied carrying out the attack. Nigerian Airforce spokesperson, Edward Gabkwet, had tweeted on Wednesday to deny a tweet linking the force with the incident.  “This tweet is false in its entirety. The NAF last...

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DAMATURU, (YOBE STATE) — An aerial bombardment on Buhari village in Yunusari Local Government of Yobe State on Wednesday morning has killed at least eight persons. It was gathered that the incident occurred when residents were departing to their farms and heading for the Geidam weekly market. The Chairman of Yunusari Local Government, Alhaji Bukar Gaji, confirmed the incident saying “We received the sad news today and the victims are currently in the hospital receiving...

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ABUJA — The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday tendered its interim report on the Air Force plane crash that killed the former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers. AIB Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Akin Olateru submitted the report to the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao in Abuja, four months after the tragic incident that occurred in Kaduna State. This was disclosed in a statement...

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MAIDUGURI — Soldiers attached to Sector 2 Joint Task Force of Operation Hadin Kai have arrested a high-profile member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Yawi Modu, in the Damboa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State. Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations,who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday noted that the feats were recorded by following robust operations conducted in the North East. He said the troops also raided a...

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By John Campbell, Guest Columnist and Blogger The fall of Kabul to the Taliban and the group’s capture of U.S. military materiel highlights the risk inherent to U.S. arms deals with countries wracked with insecurity. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has officially placed in service six A-29 Super Tucanos, light turboprop aircraft manufactured by Embraer (Brazil) and the Sierra Nevada Corporation (United States). Six more Super Tucanos will be delivered later this year in a deal set to cost...

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