Attempts to reach the NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabwet, were not successful as his mobile phone was busy
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It also collected an excise duty of N10,658,695,609.41 billion in June 2021 –the highest collected in a month in the command – out of the of the N15,871,894,311.83 billion generated as revenue between May 1 and July 6, bringing the cumulative revenue collected for the 2021 fiscal year to N36,658,156,560.99 billion.
Defence News Nigeria, which covers military activities and hardware, tweeted the news of the arrival of the first batch of the attack planes
Uzodinma presented the cheques on Thursday during condolence visits to the Army and Air Force bases in the state
PRNigeria gathered that the intelligence inspired operation was targeted at various terrorists’ camps in Sabon Tumbu, Jibularam and Kwalaram.
The incident, according to the elder brother of the deceased, Onyekachi, occurred on Monday
According to the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, the committee is expected to, among other terms of reference, analyse safety reports from operational and engineering units, conduct safety evaluation of NAF units and recommend measures to enhance safety of operations in the units.
The Commander, 553 Base Services Group, NAF, Enugu, Air Commodore Isaiah Taiwo, handed over the suspects and recovered items to the Enugu State Police Command on Monday at the NAF Base, Enugu.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the crash, which occurred on May 21 in Kaduna, claimed the lives of Chief of Army of Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other officers.
In terms of military aircraft strength, Nigeria is ranked 65 out of 140 countries in a 2021 Global Firepower Index, far behind Egypt (10), Algeria (22). Morocco (40), Sudan (51), Tunisia (58) and Kenya (59). But whereas it is generally agreed that Nigeria needs to re-tool, fund, and re-position its military, especially in the face of the spread of terrorism,
The development was confirmed by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Sunday
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the crash killed the Chief of Army of Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other officers.
The Army Chief died in a plane crash on Friday in Kaduna along with 10 others
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has been confirmed as one of those onboard
PRNigeria gathered that Lieutenant Colonel T.O. Olukukun, the Commanding Officer of the 311 Artillery Regiment, and Police Commander Haruna Adamu Swapo led their troops from different axes in a coordinated operation
Air Vice Marshal Hassan Abubakar, the Chairman, Organising Committee, NAF 57th Anniversary Celebration, made this known while briefing newsmen.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abutu Yaro, confirmed this to newsmen in Owerri on Thursday.
According to the spokesman of the Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, the winging took place during a three-day retreat organized in Abuja for operational unit commanders of the force to evolve new strategies to address the ever-changing security environment.
The report by an online platform said over 20 army personnel were attacked by an Air Force coordinated airstrike in Mainok, Maiduguri after they were mistaken for Boko Haram terrorists.
The ISWAP and Boko Haram elements, PRNigeria gathered, rode on dozen gun trucks, and attempted to dislodge a military base, after invading the community in Borno State