The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at a media briefing on Tuesday in Abuja admonished those that were gloating over the incidence and called for support for the military.
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The report, with the caption: “Wreckage of Missing NAF Alpha Jet 475 Found in Bama,” said the missing aircraft as well as the body of one of the pilots had been found.
Amao made the call while having an Easter lunch with troops of the Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State.
According to the NAF, the Alpha Jet disappeared from the radar at about 5pm on Wednesday.
The seven minutes 30 seconds-long video showed the Alpha Jet flying low over a battlefield arena with multiple Boko Haram fighters engaging in fierce and uncoordinated firefights
The spokesperson for the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, disclosed this in the early hours of Thursday
Prof. Ba’ana Bukar, the Coordinator of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office of the university, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has inflicted heavy casualties on the Islamic State of West Africa elements in devastating air strikes conducted at Tumbun Hamma on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State.
The Nigerian Air Force has deployed Alpha Jets and helicopters on special surveillance in efforts to flush out bandits in Sokoto State and environs.
The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed a building being used as meeting venue by Islamic State of West Africa Province fighters near Baga in Northern Borno.
It was an enchanting display of military counter-attack as the Nigerian Air Force struck and levelled terrorists hiding in a military base in Baga, Borno State after tactical withdrawal of ground troops.
The Nigerian Air Force says it has begun the in-country Periodic Depot Maintenance of three Alpha Jet aircraft at the 407 Air Combat Training Group, Kainji, Niger State.
The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist Training Camp in Malkonory and also a BHT vehicle near Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, adding that the operation was carried out on Wednesday
The Alpha Jet and EC 135 Helicopter were deployed by the Nigerian Air Force in Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of Adamawa State following the clashes and crises in the villages there
The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said in statement in Abuja on Saturday.
The incident occurred on January 17 at Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of the state.
This is the third Alpha Jet to be reconfigured in recent times
In the continued onslaught against terrorism in the North East, the Nigerian Air Force pilots smoked out Boko haram elements…
Boko Haram members had in the early hours of Friday launched a massive attack on Giwa Barracks and the University of Maiduguri, both in Borno State