What is the work of Nigerian Air Force?

The Nigerian Air Force has the primary responsibility of defending the Nigerian airspace by the use of air power and ensuring that other sister Services enjoy favourable air situations in their respective areas of operation.

What are the duties of Nigerian Airforce?

The Air Force is primarily responsible for:

  • Transportation and logistics.
  • Maritime surveillance.
  • Search and Rescue.
  • Disaster Relief.
  • Peacekeeping.
  • Civil Assistance.
  • Antarctic Support.

What is the duties of Air Force?

Typically, air forces are responsible for gaining control of the air, carrying out strategic and tactical bombing missions, and providing support to land and naval forces often in the form of aerial reconnaissance and close air support.

How many Air Force Base do we have in Nigeria?

There are about 20 Air Force Bases In Nigeria spreading across 17 different States. The Nigerian air force(NAF) which was established 56 years ago as a branch of the Nigerian armed forces has about 15,000 active members.

What is Nigeria Airforce salary?


1 Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force Yet to be attained
2 Air Chief Marshal N1,724,283
3 Air Marshal N1,486,451
4 Air Vice-Marshal N1,376,343

What is the highest paid force in Nigeria?

First, you should be aware that the highest paid force in Nigeria is the Nigerian Air Force followed by the Nigerian Navy and the rest of them while the least paid is the Army.

1. Nigerian Army (NA)

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Ranks Salary Per Month
Master Warrant Officer ₦90, 000
Second Lieutenant ₦120,000
Lieutenant ₦180,000
Captain ₦220,000

What are the benefits of joining the Air Force?

They receive excellent rates, low cost, comprehensive medical and dental care at military or civilian facilities, full pay and allowances for sick days and low-cost life insurance.

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