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    Omenyi, ex-air chief, bags 7-year jail sentence for N136m fraud

Omenyi, ex-air chief, bags 7-year jail sentence for N136m fraud

A federal high court in Abuja has found Tony Omenyi, a former vice marshall of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), guilty of diverting over N136 million meant for purchase of arms by the military.Omenyi, a former managing director of the Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Limited, a subsidiary of NAF, is said to have received bribes from a contractor, SkyExperts Nigeria [...]

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    Again, air force bombs ‘bandits’ in Zamfara

Again, air force bombs ‘bandits’ in Zamfara

The Nigerian air force says it has destroyed another armed bandits’ hideout and neutralised several of their fighters near Doumbourou Hill in Zamfara.Ibikunle Daramola, air force director of public relations and information, said the operation was carried out by the air task force of operation Diran Mikiya.He said in a statement: "The attack was executed yesterday, Jan 2, following human [...]

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    Air force jet bombs Boko Haram hideout in Borno

Air force jet bombs Boko Haram hideout in Borno

The Nigerian air force says its troops have conducted a successful attack on a Boko Haram hideout in Daban Masara, Borno state.In a statement issued Saturday, Ibikunle Daramola, NAF spokesman, said the operation was carried out by troops of the air task force (ATF) of operation Lafiya Dole.He said the insurgents were attacked while gathering for a meeting within the [...]

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    Air strikes ‘kill’ Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Air strikes ‘kill’ Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian air force says it has killed some Boko Haram insurgents at Parisu and Takwala, both in Borno state.Olatokunbo Adesanya, NAF spokesman, said in a statement on Saturday that the operation was conducted on Friday through air strikes.“The mission followed the discovery, by NAF Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms, of activities of Boko Haram terrorists in the two [...]

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    Air force pulls ‘weary’ officers out of northeast

Air force pulls ‘weary’ officers out of northeast

The Nigeria air force says it has withdrawn some "weary soldiers" from battle in the northeast and replaced them with fresh combatants.According to Dele Alonge, air force spokesman, the aim of the exercise is to reinvigorate the minds of the soldiers."The Nigeria air force has rotated members of its ground forces fighting alongside the troops of the Nigeria army who [...]

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