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Nigerian Air Force Reacts to Boko Haram’s Claim of Shooting Down Alpha Jet
Nigerian Air Force Reacts to Boko Haram’...

Nigerian Air Force Reacts to Boko Haram’s Claim of Shooting Down Alpha Jet...

The Nigerian Air Force has debunked claims by Boko Haram terrorists that it shot down the missing NAF 476 Alpha Jet, which remains uncounted for after it went off the radar in Borno State. Reacting to Boko Haram’ claim, the NAF on Saturday stated that the jet had an accident for several reasons,... read more »

Identities of Two Pilots in Missing NAF Fighter Jet Revealed
Identities of Two Pilots in Missing NAF ...

Identities of Two Pilots in Missing NAF Fighter Jet Revealed

The identities of the two pilots in the Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet which went missing in the North-East on Thursday has been given as Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele. The NAF in an update issued on Friday by the Director of Public Relations and Information,... read more »

Missing Fighter Jet May Have Crashed, Two Pilots Unaccounted for – Air Force
Missing Fighter Jet May Have Crashed, Tw...

Missing Fighter Jet May Have Crashed, Two Pilots Unaccounted for – Air Forc...

The Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet which went off the radar during a Boko Haram operation in the North-East on Wednesday may have crashed. Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air Force on Friday said the jet might have crashed although the whereabouts of the jet or the two pilots on board... read more »

Abuja Air Crash Victims to be Buried on Thursday
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Abuja Air Crash Victims to be Buried on Thursday

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has announced that the Seven officers who died in the air crash that took place in Abuja on Sunday will be buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja, on Thursday. This was disclosed by NAF on Wednesday in an invitation to journalists. The officers were... read more »

We Lack Soldiers, Military Equipment to Fight Insecurity says El-Rufai
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We Lack Soldiers, Military Equipment to Fight Insecurity says El-Rufai

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has attributed the failure in effective policing to uncoordinated and ineffective national level security response in dealing with security threats across the country. This was contained in his speech during the live broadcast on Friday tagged, ‘The... read more »

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FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests

FG Deploys Police, Others to Lekki Tollgate Ahead of Today’s Protests

The Federal Government has deployed policemen and over 150 operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to preempt the breakdown of law and order and possibly... read more »

Presidency Defends Nomination of Ex-service Chiefs as Ambassadors

Presidency Defends Nomination of Ex-service Chiefs as Ambassadors

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has defended the decision to nominate ex-service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. President Muhammadu Buhari had forwarded their names to... read more »

Buhari Grants IGP Three Months Tenure Extension – Dingyadi

Buhari Grants IGP Three Months Tenure Extension – Dingyadi

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector-General of Police for three months, the Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi has... read more »

20 Generals Face Retirement as Buhari Names New Service Chiefs

20 Generals Face Retirement as Buhari Names New Service Chiefs

At least 20 members of courses 34 and 35 may proceed on retirement as President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday announced a change of the country’s service chiefs. The reshuffling of the... read more »

BREAKING: Buhari Bows to Pressure, Sacks Service Chiefs, Appoints New Hands

BREAKING: Buhari Bows to Pressure, Sacks Service Chiefs, Appoints...

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the service chiefs in the country, African News Today has gathered. Buhari appointed new officers to head the country’s security architecture and combat the... read more »