Armsgate: EFCC Tenders More Exhibits Against Badeh

EFFC Tenders More Exhibits Against Badeh The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 20, 2017 through its 14th witness presented more exhibits against a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, who is standing trial along Iyalikam Nigeria Limited on a 10-count charge bordering on money laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption…

NAF receives two helicopters seized by Customs

Two civil model Bell helicopters imported into the country by unknown persons, which were later impounded by the Nigerian Customs Service have been handed over to the Nigerian Air Force. According to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command of the Nigerian Customs Service, the helicopters were seized after the unidentified importer failed to tender an…

Boko Haram: UNICEF welcomes investigation over Accidental bombing

  The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the Nigerian government’s decision to investigate the accidental bombing of a displaced persons’ camp in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria, by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). This was contained in a statement by UNICEF’s director for emergency programmes, Manuel Fontaine, made available to newsmen in New York…

Accidental bombing not true reflection of NAF’s professionalism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described as utterly tragic the accidental bombing of a civilian community in Rann, Borno State, by a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jet, causing deaths and injuries. In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister sends his condolences to the families of those who died in…

$21m presidential helicopter gift to Air Force 2 months ago crashes

The $21million helicopter gift the presidency handed over to Nigeria Air Force two months ago has crashed within the Air Force base in Makurdi, Benue State. It was learnt that the Augusta AW101, one of the aircraft from the Presidential fleet handed over to the NAF crashed after it had already landed. An eyewitness who…

News Summary: NAF Attacks Boko Haram In Malkonori – 16/11/2016

NTA News Summary Cop 22 Areas of Negotiation The Paris agreement, the first to bring all Nations together to Combat climate changes a year old. The first baby steps are taking place in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. Environment Mustapha brings us up to speed with areas Of negotiating A multi-sectorial team to craft strategy…

News Summary: NAF Attacks Boko Haram In Malkonori – 16/11/2016

NTA News Summary Cop 22 Areas of Negotiation The Paris agreement, the first to bring all Nations together to Combat climate changes a year old. The first baby steps are taking place in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. Environment Mustapha brings us up to speed with areas Of negotiating A multi-sectorial team to craft strategy…

News Summary: Bomb Scare At Port-Harcourt Airport 14/11/2016

 NTA News Summary – November 14, 2016 NAF Strategize To Overcome Security Challenges The Nigerian Airforce has expressed confidence that the Security challenge in the Country will soon be overcome as necessary logistics and strategies have been put in place. The reassurance came when the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar embarked on…

Arms Scam: How Badeh Laundered NAF Funds With Dollar Account – Witness

Eso Faleke, the eighth prosecution witness, PW8, of the EFCC, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, how Alex Badeh, former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), laundered funds removed from the accounts of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF using four different accounts operated in…