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Air Force acquires 18 new aircraft, reactivates 13 in three years

•Trains, deploys 2,000 Special forces for internal security operations  •Commissions small arms shooting range in Bauchi Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has within three years of President Muhammadu Buhari administration acquired 18 new air craft and reactivated 13 others. NAF has also trained over 2,000 Special Forces personnel to bridge the gap between force

Boko Haram: Troops kill 40 terrorists, rescue 230 victims

  The Nigerian troops engaged in the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram in parts of the North East have recorded tremendous success in the last one month killing over 40 terrorists and rescuing 230 victims.   This was the highlight of Wednesday’s press briefing by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole,

Three US Special Forces killed, 2 others wounded in Niger

Three United States (US) Army Special Forces were killed and two were wounded on Wednesday in an ambush in Niger while on a training mission with troops from that nation in northwestern Africa, American military officials said. “We can confirm reports that a joint  US and Nigerien patrol came under hostile

Israelis commence training of 450 NAF special forces

Jude Johnson  The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has approved the training of 450 carefully selected Regiment personnel as Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Special Forces to be trained in 3 batches, the first of which was formally flagged off during the weekend.  The special forces will

NAF deploys advanced surveillance aircraft, special forces against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has introduced additional measures aimed at increasing its operational capability in the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East against Boko Haram terrorists. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya, on Saturday said the measures include the deployment of additional NAF