Opinion

Arotile: Curtains drawn on an inspiring NAF’s face

“Congratulations for emerging a Finalist in the IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence in PR 2020 with ‘NAF Women of War’ in the Category Crisis management.” That was the message in an email received from Janice Hill, the Member Services Manager of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), notifying the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) of […]

Metro & Crime

Tears as first female combat helicopter pilot goes home

Tears flowed freely yesterday at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja, as the body of the first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, was committed to mother earth. Arotile, who broke the record as the first female combat helicopter pilot of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) ever produced since its establishment on April 18, […]

Metro & Crime

Arotile, patriot worthy of emulation -Niger gov

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has condoled with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and Nigerians over the death of its first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile. Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mary Noel Berje, described the late first female Flying Officer as a patriot worthy […]

News

Nigeria’s first female combat chopper pilot, Arotile, is dead

  Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the first ever female combat helicopter pilot in Nigeria, is dead. She was just 23. Arotile died as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kaduna. Her death came barely a year after she was winged as a combat helicopter […]

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JUST IN: Nigeria’s first female combat chopper pilot, Arotile, is dead

  Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the first ever female combat helicopter pilot in Nigeria, is dead. She was just 23. Arotile died as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kaduna. Her death came barely a year after she was winged as a combat helicopter […]