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.

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 […]

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 […]

Commissioning of Mortuary facility at NDA, Kaduna

Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (in blue) commissioning Mortuary facility at NDA, Kaduna assisted by Permanent Secretary Alh. Babangida Hussaini and the Chief of Defence Staff Gen Gabriel Olonisakin, the Chief of Air Staff Abubakar Baba Sadique

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 […]

FALLEN HEROES: DEFENCE MINISTER UNFOLDS PLANS FOR 2021 AFRDC.

The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has assured the Armed Forces Personel of the continous payment of the Insurance Cover under the Group Life Assurance Scheme .(GLAS)   General Magashi gave the assurance while briefing the  press for the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration,(AFRDC) held at the Abacha Hall of […]