AFRDC 2022 – MINISTER OF DEFENCE SETS UP COMMITTEE TO WORK OUT MODALITIES FOR VETERANS FOUNDATION…URGES NASS TO SPEED UP PASSAGE ON NIGERIAN LEGION ACT.
The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says the pending Debarment Allowance and other related welfare benefits for the serving and retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces are receiving actionable attentions at the appropriate quarters. General Magashi made this known at a Media briefing for the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day […]
SAFE SCHOOLS DECLARATION- NO GOING BACK ON SECURING SCHOOLS AGAINST ATTACKS- MINISTER OF DEFENCE….HAILS NIGERIA’S HOSTING RIGHT FOR 4TH SSD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says the Armed Forces of Nigeria will not renege on National commitment to securing schools against infractions by Anti – educational Forces. General Magashi stated this as special guest of honour at the Pre – event BriefingTowards The 4th International Conference on Safe Schools Declaration, […]
MoD zoom link for launch of MoD Safe Schools Declaration training manuals for Nigerian security agencies and Human Rights Institutions
ARMS TRADE TREATY – MINISTER OF DEFENCE ASSURES ON TREATY IMPLEMENTATION, REPORTING PARADIGM SHIFTS….SAYS HARD TIMES AWAIT SMALL AND LIGHT WEAPONS TRAFFICKERS FUELING INSECURITY.
The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has assured the Arms Trade Treaty, ATT of government’s resolve to re- invigorating the nation’s mechanisms to address reporting deficit. General Magashi gave this assurance in a message to the opening ceremony of A – 4 Day National Training Workshop with the theme; “Strenghtening Inter […]
MILITARY EDUCATION- FG PLEDGES IMPROVED FUNDING TO NDA……..TASKS CADETS TO BE VALUABLE NIGERIAN CITIZENS
The Nigerian Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has restated the Federal government’s commitment to sustaining the tempo of funding and infrastructural development in the educational sector . Professor Osinbajo stated this in a message to the 31st convocation ceremony of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna in honour of the Cadets of the 68 Regular […]
NATIONAL DEFENCE: RESTORING PEACE TO TROUBLED SPOTS NOT NEGOTIABLE, MINISTER OF DEFENCE……….ASSURES ON ADEQUATE EQUIPMENT TO PROSECUTE MILITARY CAMPAIGNS.
The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has restated government’s commitment to restoration of peace in the troubled spots in parts of the Country. General Magashi stated this in a remark as special guest of honour at the Defence Headquarters 61st Independence Anniversary dinner held at the Army Headquarters Command Officers Mess, […]
TROOPS MORALE: FG WILL NOT RENEGE ON ADEQUATE SUPPORT FOR MILITARY – MINISTER OF DEFENCE…………HOSTS NDA RC 38 WELFARE ASSOCIATION
The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has reiterated government’s commitment towards the current high morale of the Military through sustainable welfare packages in line of duty. General Magashi gave this assurance at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters Abuja when members of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA Regular Course 38 paid a […]
FG inaugurates Committee to review Nigerian National Defence Policy
The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to review the National Defence Policy Document in line with extant laws of the Federation. Inaugurating the Committee on behalf of the Minister of Defence, the Permanent Secretary, Musa Istifanus said the policy is an all-inclusive approach that every Nigerian has a stake in. The Permanent Secretary remarked that in […]
PERMANENT SECRETARY DEFENCE, MUSA CAUTIONS STAFF AGAINST SEXUAL EXPLOITS
The permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Musa Istifanus has warned staff against gender exploitation and abuse, pointing out that such vices are consequential and negates equity of humanity. The Permanent Secretary was speaking while declaring open a specialized sensitization working organized for staff of the Ministry on Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Gender Mainstreaming, held in […]
NIGERIA SIGNS MILITARY-TECHNICAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH RUSSIA
Nigeria has signed a Military-Technical Cooperation Agreement with the Russian Federation. The Honourable Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi MAGASHI (Rtd), who is on an official visit to Russia, signed on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, while the Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Dmitry Shugaev, signed for the Russian […]