All is set for the visit of the Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Lucky Irabor, to the 34 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Obinze, Owerri, Imo State. The Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations of the Brigade, Lieutenant Babatunde Zubairu, who disclosed this to newsmen earlier today, said...
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, and Chief of the Air Staff, CAS, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, in a demonstration of jointness at the highest echelon of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, AFN, feted personnel of the Air Component of Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) to...
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has finally confirmed the crash of an Alpha jet that occurred on Sunday, 18 July. NAF's Director of Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, issued a statement earlier today, confirming the crash, and the survival of the aircraft's lone pilot, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo. TheFact Nigeria learnt...
Operational manpower development in the Nigerian Air Force, NAF has received a boost, following the winging of 6 helicopter pilots who recently completed their basic flying training at Draken Helicopter Academy in the United Kingdom. Chief of the Air Staff, CAS, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, in his remarks earlier today,...
The Headquarters, 23 Brigade, Nigerian Army, has reacted to what it described as a 'mischievous' story by Sahara Reporters, alleging that soldiers opened fire on protesting staff of Dangote Sugar Company at Gyawana district in Lafiya Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa state. TheFact Nigeria gathered that the online news...
It was a a theatre of sorrow and grief earlier today at the Guards Brigade Cemetery, Abuja, where the remains of the slain army officer, Major General Hussein Ahmed, was laid to rest. The late General Ahmed, a former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, NA, was gruesomely murdered yesterday...
The Nigerian Army, has announced the passing on of Major General Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshal of the NA. The announcement was contained in in a statement issued earlier today by the Director, Army Public Relations, DAPR, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu. According to the statement, General Ahmed's demise occured when...
The Italian Defence General Staff Policy and Planning Deputy Division Head, Major General Massimo Biagini, has sought to promote a collaboration between the Italian military and the Nigerian Army, NA, particularly in the area of military courses and manpower development. Major General Biagini made this known today when he paid...
The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has solicited for the establishment of a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Kogi State. He made the solicitations during a courtesy visit to the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao at Headquarters NAF. According to Bello, the establishment...
The Theatre Commander, (TC) Joint Task Force, North East, Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK), Major General Christopher Musa, has assured frontline troops in various locations that the Chief Of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya, would keep his promise to reward acts of gallantry. Musa gave the assurances while on...