NAF had confirmed on Sunday that seven passengers onboard a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died when the jet crashed in Abuja.
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The pilots, Flight Lieutenants Ciroma Haruna Gadzama (Borno State) and Piyo Henry Piyo (Plateau), were among seven NAF personnel who died after the Minna-bound jet developed engine problem and made a detour to Abuja where it crashed.
According to available information, the gunmen, in military uniforms, stormed the school premises, which houses about 1000 students, on Tuesday night, overpowered the security guard, before whisking away the students
The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
This was revealed by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Wednesday
The Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the development on Tuesday
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from the Service.
Oyetola said on Wednesday in Osogbo that Amao’s professionalism, hard work and dedication to service had qualified him for the appointment.
Last year however, it came with some inexplicable vehemence. It came with a list of some of the most illustrious sons of the state, cutting them down in its haste and fury. It was such haste that left the people wondering if it was in a hurry to catch up with the receding year; a year that would be remembered as one which counted the most deaths in contemporary history, across the globe.
The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement, on Monday, in Abuja, added that the feat was achieved when the troops from Forward Operating Bases at Kekuwuje, Kwatarkwashi and Maru, comprised mostly of SF personnel, were mobilised.
The spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Sagir Musa, passed on the commendation of the COAS in a statement on Saturday
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
Abubakar stated this while inspecting the landing site on Wednesday in Funtua.
The former helmsman of the Nigerian Air Force, according to available information, died on Wednesday.
Magashi made the call when the Secretary of U.S. Air Force, Barbara Barrett, led a five-man delegation to the Ministry of Defence on Tuesday in Abuja.
This was contained in a statement by the ACF’s National Chairman, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday.
The Commissioner for Internal Secretary and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the development in a statement.
According to available information, the bandits had struck in the early hours of Tuesday killing two persons, took 23 women and children hostage and rustled 74 domestic animals.
Speaking at a virtual conference on Thursday, Buhari said that the induction and reactivation would boost the operational capacity of the Nigerian Air Force.
The explanation of the Command was contained in a statement by its spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, on Saturday.