Tag: helicopter

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AzeezJune 28, 2017

Former Taraba gov, Suntai is dead

Former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, is dead. Suntai had been paralysed after sustaining brain injuries, after an helicopter crash ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

Boko Haram attack Air Force helicopter in Gwoza

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Air Force said its men were able to neutralise some Boko Haram terrorists after one ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Air Force helicopter destroys new Boko Haram camp

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its helicopter has destroyed a new Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp located between Malam ...

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Janeth JFebruary 3, 2016

UPDATE: How Bristow helicopter ‘landed on water’

Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited has released a statement, confirming the involvement of one of its helicopters in an accident on Wednesday. ...

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Janeth JFebruary 3, 2016

Another Bristow helicopter with ’13 people aboard’ crashes in Lagos

Another Bristow helicopter has reportedly crashed in Lagos. It was gathered that the chopper disappeared from radar after it took ...

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Janeth JNovember 2, 2015

‘Ambode wants to use helicopter purchase to embezzle money’ – PDP

The Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has voiced its opposition to the plan by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to ...

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Janeth JAugust 13, 2015

Helicopter crash update: 2 more missing bodies reportedly found

The bodies of the two remaining persons said to be missing from the recent helicopter crash in the Lagos lagoon ...

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Ada IgboanugoAugust 13, 2015

4 confirmed dead in Lagos Helicopter crash

Four people have been confirmed dead in a helicopter crash that occurred at the lagoon beneath the Third Mainland bridge on ...

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Ada IgboanugoAugust 12, 2015

Videos from scene of the Lagos lagoon helicopter crash (WATCH)

A helicopter crashed into the lagoon beneath the third mainland bridge a few hours ago and three persons were initially ...

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Ada IgboanugoAugust 12, 2015

Photos from the scene of the Lagos lagoon helicopter crash

A helicopter was reported to have crashed into the Lagos Lagoon beneath the third mainland bridge today, August 12. See ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2015

Helicopter crashes into Lagos Lagoon

An unidentified helicopter, crashed into the Lagoon ocean, beneath the Third Mainland bridge, this afternoon, in Lagos. The helicopter was ...

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Janeth JJune 23, 2015

APC defends Aregbesola, says he will not sell helicopter to pay workers

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has defended Governor Rauf Aregbesola against the attack by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

Yet again, Air Force helicopter crashes in Yola

by James Sambo   Days after a military helicopter on surveillance mission crashed in Damare, another military helicopter has crashed. The ...

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Isime EseneNovember 10, 2014

DHQ reveals how Air Force helicopter crashed in Yola

by Isi Esene Defence Headquarters has confirmed the crash-landing of a Nigerian Air Force helicopter at the Yola International Airport ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 29, 2014

@SonalaOlumhense: A litany of recent misdeeds – Nigeria style

by Sonala Olumhense Last July, the Government of Nigeria announced it had placed orders for the Nigeria Air Force of 40 helicopters, ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 14, 2014

Video showing moment when Synagogue Church building collapsed surfaces

by Isi Esene On Sunday 14th April 2014, Prophet T.B. Joshua played to his congregation and Emmanuel TV viewers worldwide ...

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May 10, 2014

Tragedy: Nigerian, 2 others die in Ghana as helicopter crashes into the sea

by S’ola Filani Three people, including a Nigerian, were killed while several others sustained injuries on Thursday when a helicopter ...

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March 26, 2014

Perry Brimah: Northern Nigeria is under the siege of terrorists

by Perry Brimah Is there top level government involvement in the terror operations decimating the north which is permitting such ...

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February 26, 2014

30 police officers and a helicopter spend hours searching for little boy ASLEEP in kitchen cupboard

by Oge Okonkwo The sudden disappearance of a 3-year-old boy, Jaden Gumm triggered a police search involving 30 police officers ...

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September 30, 2013

TRAGIC: Pilot killed by own helicopter blades as he tried to reach for his hat

A pilot was tragically killed by the blades of his own helicopter when he tried to reach for his hat. ...

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May 4, 2013

Best wedding proposal EVER: Man flies engagement ring on helicopter to propose to girlfriend (PHOTOS)

When it comes to a wedding proposal, the element of surprise is crucial. From concealed within a slice of cake ...

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April 17, 2013

Is this a ridiculous letter? ACN tells GEJ to move around Lagos by helicopter (READ)

by Hauwa Gambo The president, Goodluck Jonathan is scheduled to visit Lagos on Thursday, 18 April – and its key ...

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January 16, 2013

2 people die in London helicopter crash (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido A helicopter has crashed into a crane in Vauxhall, London, hitting two cars as it fell into ...

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December 23, 2012

Jos police helicopter crash report not ready yet – Investigation

Nine months after a police helicopter crashed in Jos, Plateau State, killing a newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, ...

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December 20, 2012

Opinion: Last flight to Port-Harcourt: Did Yakowa and co deserve to die?

by Ayobami Oyalowo Until there is openness and transparency in our government, rumours, innuendoes and hearsays, will forever reign supreme. ...

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December 19, 2012

Opinion: I won’t waste my time mourning Azazi and Yakowa, I have questions to ask

by Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri The chopper went down. Souls perished. Investigations, as usual, have been ordered. Three days mourning have also ...

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December 19, 2012

Bayelsa crash: “It seems as if only the VIPs on board died” – Navy pilot’s family attack FG

by Isi Esene The family of Lt. Adeyemi Sowole, the co-pilot of the Navy helicopter which crashed in Nembe, Bayelsa ...

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November 25, 2012

“I’m not ashamed to own a plane, it is a necessity and not a luxury” – Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor opens up on his private jet

by Akan Ido After all the arguments back and forth about the propriety or otherwise of acquiring private jets by ...

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October 25, 2012

TICKER: Taraba State governor in air crash [Updated]

The Governor of Taraba State, Dambaba Suntai was involved in a plane crash this evening in a plane that he piloted at ...

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September 17, 2012

Gunmen massacre family of Defense Corps official in Kano

by Isi Esene Gunmen in Kano yesterday attacked and killed an intelligence officer attached to the Nigerian Security and Civil ...

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