NIGERIA-US MILITARY COOPERATION

NIGERIA-US MILITARY COOPERATION: DEFENCE MINISTER RECEIVES US SECRETARY AIR FORCE/SPACE FORCE DELEGATION …SAYS SPACE DEFENCE A FORCE MULTIPLIER IN MILITARY OPERATIONS The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), has said that Nigeria Defence Space Administration will be equipped technologically through partnership with the US Space Force to enhance its capabilities to fight […]

Merry Xmas

The Honourable Minister of Defence, Gen Magashi wishes the christian brethren Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year

FG APPRECIATES REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

The Federal Government has expressed appreciation to the Government of the Republic of Belarus for continued support and understanding in normalizing security challenges in Nigeria. Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi expressed the appreciation on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari while receiving a Business Delegation from Belarus on a courtesy visit to the […]

TERRORISM: FG SIGNS MoU WITH CHINA ON MILITARY AID

……..AS DEFENCE MINISTER ASSURES ON PROPER UTILIZATION OF AID. The Federal Republic of Nigeria is deepening bilateral Military Cooperation with the People’s Republic of China in the fight against terrorism in the Country. This followed the Signing of Protocol on China’s provision of Military assistance gratis to Nigeria at a brief ceremony held at the […]

SECURITY DEBARMENT ALLOWANCE: MINISTER OF DEFENCE RECEIVES COMMITTEE’S REPORT

SECURITY DEBARMENT ALLOWANCE: MINISTER OF DEFENCE RECEIVES COMMITTEE’S REPORT . ……ASSURES ON FG’S COMMITMENT TO IMPROVE WELFARE OF SERVING AND RETIRED MILITARY PERSONNEL. The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has received the report of a 9-man Committee he inaugurated on Security Debarment Allowance and other welfare matters being agitated for by […]

NO INJURED SOLDIER LACKS ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY BLOOD TRANSFUSION – MINISTER OF DEFENCE

 …….ASSURES ON SAFEGUARDING HEALTH OF FIGHTING FORCES. The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has reaffirmed commitment to the protection of the health of the Fighting Forces even as the nation contends with the challenge of the global Covid-19 pandemic.  General Magashi stated this when the National Coordinator, National Blood Transfusion Service […]

US DONATES PPE’S TO NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES

US DONATES PPE’S TO NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES The long lasting relationship between Nigeria and the United States has remained beneficial to the Nigerian Armed Forces on health and allied matters thus, translating towards achieving some remarkable records in prevention, care and treatment of HIV, Ebola, Lassa Fever and recently the containment of Covid-19 pandemic. The […]

2021 BUDGET : DEFENCE MINISTER PRESENTS OVER THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY BILLION BUDGET PROPOSAL TO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

…ASSURES ON MINISTRY’S  COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL SECURITY. The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has  defended  the Ministry of Defence 2021 budget proposal before the House of Representatives Committee on Defence Chaired by Babajimi Bande at the Green chamber of the National Assembly. General Magashi presented Three hundred and forty billion, three […]

2021 BUDGET : DEFENCE MINISTER PRESENTS OVER THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY BILLION BUDGET PROPOSAL TO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

2021 BUDGET : DEFENCE MINISTER PRESENTS OVER THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY BILLION BUDGET PROPOSAL TO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. …ASSURES ON MINISTRY’S  COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL SECURITY. The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has  defended  the Ministry of Defence 2021 budget proposal before the House of Representatives Committee on Defence Chaired by Babajimi […]

LOCAL CONTENT: DEFENCE MINISTER PROMISES TO UPSCALE MILITARY EQUIPMENT PRODUCTION CAPABILITES.

LOCAL CONTENT: DEFENCE MINISTER PROMISES TO UPSCALE MILITARY EQUIPMENT PRODUCTION CAPABILITES. The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has assured on President Muhammadu  Buhari’s commitment to improving the current trend and tempo in the production of the Military equipment for enhanced combat efficiency of the Armed Forces. General Magashi gave this assurance […]