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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Official: NAF combat helicopter crash-lands in Katsina – TODAY.NG

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its helicopter crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI. A statement on Wednesday in Abuja by NAF’s spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said that...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics El-Rufai Asks Air Force To End Attacks On Abuja-Kaduna Highway – Channels Television

    Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai speaks during the establishment of the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has appealed to the Nigerian Air Force to end attacks along the Abuja-Kaduna highway. The governor made this appeal on...
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    Metro Zamfara killings: Emir Attahiru Ahmad makes u-turn, apologizes to Air Force – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force. The Chairman Council of Chiefs, who is also …...
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    Metro See How Nigerian Air Forces Are Dealing With Boko Haram With Their Latest Gadgets – Naijaloaded

    The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has decimated a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) camp and neutralized some of their fighters at a settlement called Arboko in Borno State. The operation was conducted on 18 February 19 while a … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited...
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    Metro Another terrorists’ hideout destroyed in Borno by NAF – P.M. News

    The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE , has destroyed another terrorists’ hideout in Limberi, in Northern Borno. The NAF said the ATF also neutralised activities of some terrorists at Limberi, a cluster of small, co-located … Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Metro Rann bombing: Falana accuses NAF of cover-up, demands compensation for victims – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to compensate victims of the accidental bombing in Rann, Borno State. Femi Falana At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed in January 2017 when a Nigerian Air Force jet accidentally bombed internally...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ortom Donates N30m To Benue Market Fire Victims – Channels Television

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has donated a sum of N30 million to victims of a market fire accident that left goods worth millions destroyed. He announced the donation on Wednesday after visiting the scene for an assessment..... Read more via Channels Television –...
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    Metro NAF jet destroys insurgent’s meeting venue near Baga – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a building used as a meeting venue by Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters near Baga in Northern Borno..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – http://bit.ly/2Qekl2N Get More...
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    Metro NAF gives contractors 8-week ultimatum to deliver projects – TODAY.NG

    The Nigerian Air Force has given contractors handling various projects at the Air Force Secondary School, Agbani, in Enugu State, eight weeks ultimatum to complete the work. Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, gave the ultimatum, on Sunday, during an inspection tour of the...
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    Metro Scores killed as NAF destroys Boko Haram’s command, control centre – Newtelegraph

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday, said its newly-launched Operation Green Sweep has identified and destroyed suspected Boko Haram’s Tactical Command and Control (C2) Centre in Borno State. Also destroyed in air operations within the Ajigin-Talala-Buk axis near Alagarno Forest, was a new...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Air Force Bombs Boko Haram Camps In Talala – Tori News

    Some Boko Haram terrorists have felt the superior power of the Nigerian air force after they were killed in air strikes conducted on Friday. The Nigerian Air Force said the....... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2JVthse Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Soldier Killed, Four Wounded As Boko Haram In ’13 Gun Trucks’ Attack Borno Military Base – Sahara Reporters

    One soldier was killed, while four others sustained injuries after Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops in Gashigar, Borno State. The insurgents, who were in "13 gun trucks", attempted to infiltrate the.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2qgIA5Q Get More Nigeria Metro News
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business NAF graduates 30 from Young Officers’ Course – TODAY.NG

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has graduated another batch of 30 officers from the Young Officers’ Course (YOC) at the Military Training Centre (MTC) in Kaduna..... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2RdHCCE Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro Air Force jet crash victim gets comprehensive scholarship – Vanguard News

    Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Muhammad Bello, yesterday, awarded a comprehensive scholarship to 15-year-old Miss Elizabeth Elijah, who was hit by last week Friday’s Air Force jet that crashed on her father’s farm.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Metro Pilot dead after 2 Nigeria air force planes crash in capital – Startribune

    A Nigerian air force pilot has died after two aircraft crashed while rehearsing for the West African nation's 58th Independence Day celebrations, the government said Friday..... Read more via Startribune – https://ift.tt/2xRT7sa Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Air Force destroys Boko Haram meeting venue in Borno – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) meeting venue at Jabullam in Northern Borno..... Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2NdPFxd Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Muhammadu Buhari visits injured NAF pilots in hospital – TODAY.NG

    President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday evening paid a get-well-quick visit to the two Nigerian Air Force officers involved in a crash last week, at the Defence Intelligence Agency hospital in Abuja..... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2IsWXMO Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Independence tragedy: Air Force chief orders probe as pilot dies during rehearsals – Punch Newspapers

    The Nigerian Air Force’s aerial display rehearsals for the October 1 Independence Day celebrations turned tragic bad on Friday when two F-7Ni fighter jets collided midair, resulting in a crash on Katamkpe Hill along the Kubwa Expressway, Abuja..... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Metro NAF recruits 7,644 Nigerians in 3 years – CAS – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    A total of 7,644 Nigerians have been recruited into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) since assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has said. Abubakar made the disclosure on Friday … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro Service chiefs in Borno, deploy 11 fighter jets – Punch Newspapers – Punch Newspapers

    The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the Boko Haram terrorists-ravaged areas in the Lake Chad region of Borno State, just as the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, is expected on Thursday (today) in order to seek.... Read more via Punch Newspapers...