Another Military Jet Crash-Landed In Akure-NAF Sources. A "Nigerian Air Force" aircraft crash-landed in Akure while heading for Owerri in order to aid military operations within the South-East region. (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters). According to SaharaReporters, top NAF sources disclosed that the incident happened a week before the late Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru died in a jet crash in Kaduna State.
Panic stricken residents of Amii-Akabo in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State fled their community on sighting a heavily armed security team comprised of Army, Police and Nigerian Air Force operatives who stormed the area to dismantle one of the camps operated by the armed wing of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Eastern Security Network (ESN).
The Nigerian military seem to have intensified the fight against ISWAP as a video emerged of a fighter jet bombing ISWAP positions in Damboa, Borno state. The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), is a terrorist group that broke up from the dreaded Boko Haram group and has since been growing more powerful.
Just recently, President Muhammadu Buhari's aide on media and publicity, Bashir Ahmad revealed that the President is making the Nigerian Air Force stronger and better. Bashir Ahmad recently used his official facebook account to made this statement. Below is a screenshot of his post. According to Bashir Ahmad, "few days from now, the Nigerian Air Force will take delivery of six of the twelve A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft that the current administration ordered from the USA in 2018".
The Nigerian Army, Police Force, and Nigerian Air Force have demolished one of the Eastern Security Network's camps, which is affiliated to the Indigenous People of Biafra. Following the assassination of the state's gang boss, widely known as Dragon, the destruction took place in Amii-Akabo, Ikeduru Local Government Area of the state.
The joint operatives of Nigerian Army, Police and Nigerian Air Force have destroyed one of the Camps of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) located at Amii-Akabo, Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. According to the report on PUNCH, One of the ESN gang members, Osinachi Stanley who was recently arrested alive by the operatives, led the troops to the camp where a female police inspector held captive was rescued.
Nigerian Army troops neutralized 50 ISWAP fighters in Damboa, Borno State on Wednesday. The army confirmed this in a statement released by its Public Relations Officer, Brigade General Mohammed Yerima, on Thursday. The successful operation was carried out in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force.
Carpet bombing also known was Saturation bombing is a large area bombardment done in a progressive manner to inflict damage in every part of a selected area of the land. The phrase evokes the image of explosions completely covering an area, in the same way a carpet covers a floor.
The Nigerian Air Force has revealed that they are expecting twenty (20) fighter jets from the United States and China before the ending of the year 2021. This information was disclosed by the chief of air staff, Oladayo Amao in Kaduna State at the Nigerian Air Force military training during the passing out parade of 1,031 recruits on Friday.
On Wednesday, March 31, NAF 475, an alpha jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force was declared missing after it went out of radar with two crew members in Borno State. Two days later, a Boko Haram faction loyal to Abubakar Shekau released a video claiming it shot down the jet.
Nigerian military record another successful operation against the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Killing their Top command, Oumar Tela along with 50 fighters during a gun battle. The Islamic State West Province (ISWAP) attempted to attack the security Force Brigade, which led to a gun battle between the Nigerian military and the terrorist group.
Today's Headlines: Use Of Drone Will Help Military -AVM Smith, We’re Not Owing Any Backlog -Minister
Use Of Drone Will Help Military -AVM Smith. A former Chief of Logistics at the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith (retd. ), says the use of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles will reduce military casualties, especially in the ongoing anti-terror war against Boko Haram insurgency in North-East Nigeria.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has moved swiftly to ensure that it takes the necessary safety measures to help prevent air mishaps after the ill-fated plane crash that claimed the live of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others. Attahiru and the other 10 military officials lost their lives in a fatal air crash in Kaduna State last Friday.
The National Assembly of Nigeria known as NASS has sent a team comprising of their members to inspect the progress made on the Nigerian Air Force Super Tucano Aircraft in the United State of America. The two Super Tucano Aircraft which were assessed by the National Assembly of Nigeria are remaining two out of the 12 Aircraft expected to be delivered to Nigeria by the United States of America.
The Nigerian Air Force stated that despite recent NAF accidents, including the accident that killed Army Chief of Staff Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other officers last Friday, the pilot's ability should not be questioned. Last Friday, a NAF Beechcraft King Air 350i crashed at the civilian airport in Kaduna, the pilot was diverted from the military airport due to bad weather.
Why We Allowed Younger Pilots To Fly Army Chief, Others – NAF The Nigerian Air Force on Friday noted why its pilots should not be questioned over recent NAF plane crashes, including the crash which led to the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers.
Why we allowed younger pilots to fly army chief- NAF The Nigerian Air Force has said the capability of its pilots should not be called into question despite the recent NAF plane crashes, including last Friday’s crash which killed the Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers.
Plane Crash Report in Ondo Debunked By Airforce The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has debunked reports making round in the internet suggesting that there has been another plane crash in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The denial was found in a statement issued by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information NAF, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has set up a committee to investigate multiple crashes involving its aircraft in the country according to the report. The latest development was made known by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, via a statement on Tuesday.
Days after COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other ranking officers were laid to rest at the Military cementary in Abuja, Nigerian Air Force has now revealed reason why they allowed the younger officers to fly VIPs, dignitaries in the country. Recall that, after the recent crash, many Nigerians have been questioning why senior and experienced pilots are not being deployed to fly dignitaries and top generals.