In line with ECOWAS Mandate to Enforce the inauguration of Gambian President-Elect Adama Barrow, the Nigerian Air force has deployed 200 special forces to Dakar in Senegal to empower the Senegalese troops currently stationed on the border ofGambia to ensure peaceful transition of power.The Nigerian Air force made this known in a press statement released earlier today by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar.
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YESTERDAY, a military jet mistakenly hit the Rann IDP camp in Borno state leading to the death of about people with 120 injured.
According to Premium Times, those who were injured were evacuated to hospitals for treatment. 279 more words
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji 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. 266 more words
Tragedy struck in the fight against terror group, Boko Haram, on Tuesday, when a fighter jet involved in the counter-insurgency operation in the North-East fired at aid workers, soldiers and displaced persons in error, killing no fewer than 100 persons on the ground. 28 more words
A Nigerian Air Force jet killed 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on an Internally Displaced Persons, IDP camp in the northeast state of Borno on Tuesday, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said. 347 more words
The Air force fighter jet today mistakenly bombed some international humanitarian aid workers working for Doctors without borders while targeting Boko Haram terrorists in Kala Balge area of Borno state.According to Major General Lucky Irabor, some soldiers guarding the aid workers were also wounded in the operation. 31 more words
The #BringBackOurGirls group has outlined a set of conditions to be met by the Nigerian government before accepting its invitation for a trip into Sambisa forest. 547 more words