Tag Archives: Nigerian Air Force

NAF Releases the Identities of the 7 Personnel that Died in the Plane Crash

It was a black Sunday 21, February 2021, in Nigeria when Seven persons onboard a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) were killed after the plane crash landed on it’s way to the Abuja airport. The Nigerian Air Force has now released an update on the crash with the identities of the seven personnel that were killed on board, the statement signed by it’s…

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7 Dead as Nigerian Airforce Plane Crashes on it’s Way to Abuja Airport After Reporting Engine Failure

Seven persons onboard a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have been feared killed after the plane crash landed on it’s way to the Abuja airport. According to the Director of Public Relations and Information Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola, released a statement on Twitter to announce the incident, the statement reads: “AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT   This is…

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Aisha Buhari Wants Medical Tourism Reduced After Returning From UAE

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari has returned from her exclusive medical trip to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Recall that she had travelled out of the country in the first week of August following a severe neck pain, according to The Punch. The First Lady disclosed her return in an Instagram post shortly landing in Abuja,…

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Senate Honours Late Gallant Pilot, Arotile As She’s Laid To Rest In Abuja

The funeral rites of Tolulope Arotile has commenced in Abuja after the Flying Officer remains arrived at the military cemetery on Airport Road, The Punch reports. Spotted paying final respects to Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot at the burial are members of her family; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; Chief of Defence…

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Trial Of Late Pilot, Tolulope Arotile’s Case To Be Handled By The Police

The trial of classmates of celebrated late, Tolulope Arotile who reportedly knocked her down with a vehicle that eventually led her death has been handed over to the Police, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) affirms. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, announced the development while briefing the public on the…

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Sister Of Late Celebrated Pilot, Tolulope Arotile Demands Probe Into Her Death

Damilola Adegboye, immediate elder sister of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has called for a thorough investigation into her death which resulted from a purported “accident”. The Nigeria Air Force had released a statement saying Tolulope died when she was inadvertently hit by the reversing vehicle of an excited former Air Force Secondary School…

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Nigerian Air Force Aircraft Crashes In Kaduna, Pilot Killed

A Nigerian Air Force Beetle aircraft crashed on Thursday, August 24, in Kaduna while on a mission, Air Commodore Olatukumbo Adesanya said. In a statement issued on Thursday, Adesanya said “the only soul on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was unfortunately killed in the mishap.” He said the cause of the crash has…

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