Pilot Survives, Two Die in Nigerian AirForce Helicopter Crash in Troubled Region

One of the pilots of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission Monday has been rescued alive. However, the co-pilot as well as the technician on board the 3-member crew flight did not survive the crash. Defence Headquarters' spokesperson, Major General Chris Olukolade had stated that the chopper crashed due to … Continue reading Pilot Survives, Two Die in Nigerian AirForce Helicopter Crash in Troubled Region

Military Helicopter Crashes in Borno

The Director of Defence Information, Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade has confirmed that a Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes South of Bama, Borno State. The Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter was on a training mission when it crashed, the Defence Headquarters said. The jet crashed this Monday afternoon due to technical fault at a location, however,the statement … Continue reading Military Helicopter Crashes in Borno

Media Clampdown Will Continue –Army

The Nigerian Army has said that its routine security operation that led to the ongoing clampdown on the media will continue until it is satisfied. The Director, Defence Information, Maj.Gen. Chris Olukolade, said this on Tuesday while featuring on a programme, entitled Focus Nigeria on the African Independent Television, AIT. While admitting that the exercise … Continue reading Media Clampdown Will Continue –Army