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Nigerian Air Force receives two new AW109 helicopters

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The Nigerian Air Force has taken delivery of the first two of four AW109 helicopters on order from Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters. The Nigerian Air Force...

Nigeria arrests maritime security personnel for firearms possession

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The Nigerian Navy has arrested nine people that were part of a maritime security team for the possession of firearms. The Nigerian Navy said the...

Two killed, three abducted in Nigeria

Kidnappers in Nigeria killed a British woman, a Nigerian man and abducted three others in Kaduna, local police and the British High Commission said. Kidnappings...

Mining suspended in Nigeria’s Zamfara state

Nigeria suspended mining in the restive north-western state Zamfara, a presidential aide and the police chief said, amid concerns illegal miners are connected to...

Islamic State claims 15 Nigerian soldier kills

Jihadist group Islamic State said it killed 13 Nigerian soldiers and five troops from a West African anti-militant force in attacks over recent days. Islamic...

Nigeria’s Air Peace selects Embraer’s E195-E2

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Embraer has signed a firm order for ten E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced on 3 April, during the...

Paramount confirms Marauders in service with the Nigerian Air Force

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Paramount Group has confirmed that it has supplied Marauder armoured vehicles to Nigeria, where they are operated by the Nigerian Air Force. Earlier this month...

Nigerian presidential election result challenged

The defeated main opposition candidate in Nigeria’s presidential elections filed a legal challenge to last month’s vote. Atiku Abubakar’s petition said he,  candidate for the...

Fire rages through Nigerian peoples’ camp for displaced

A fire killed at least eight people and left 15,000 others without shelter after raging through a north-east Nigerian camp for people displaced by...

Nigeria operating Marauder armoured vehicles

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Nigeria is a new customer for Paramount Group’s Marauder armoured vehicle, with the type having being delivered a few weeks ago. News of the type...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...