CYBER SECURITY- DEFENCE MINISTER SAYS NIGERIA CAN’T AFFORD TO BE LEFT BEHIND IN CYBERSPACE DEFENCE.

…..TASKS CHIEF OF DEFENCE SPACE ADMINISTRATION ON CAPABILITIES TO SUPPORT CURRENT MILITARY CAMPAIGNS.The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi, (rtd) has restated the Federal government’s commitment to the promotion of Cybernetics in National Defence and Security imperatives. General Magashi stated this when the Management Team of the Defence Space Administration,DSA led by its […]

SERVICOM DAY CELEBRATION 2021

From the desk of the Director Reform Coordination and Service Improvement The role and position of the Ministry of Defence has intensified and taken center stage due to the peculiar times the nation faces, I therefore, wish to express my profound gratitutde to the Hon. Minister, Maj. Gen. Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) and the Permanent […]

COAS CONFERENCE: Magashi Urges Army to Totally Decimate Terrorists

Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has urged the Nigeria Army and the Armed Forces in general to continue decimating terrorists, bandits and insurgents so as to rid the country of all criminalities. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference in Abuja, the Minister who […]

NN FLEET RECAPITALISATION- MINISTER OF DEFENCE JOINS C-IN-C TO INDUCT NN SHIPS, BOATS.…….RECEIVES PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT NAVAL DOCKYARD, LAGOS.

The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) came under the Parade of the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari to Commission and Induct indigenously constructed new Nigerian Navy Ships at Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island, Lagos.The epochal ceremony in the anals of the Nigerian Navy under the watch of the […]

DEFENCE MINISTER CONDOLES FAMILY OF LATE BRIG. GEN. ZIRKUSHU

The Minister of Defence Maj. Gen. Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has described Late Brig. Gen. Dzarma K. Zirkushu as a gallant officer who paid the supreme price to keep Nigeria safe and secure.The Minister, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence, Musa Istifanus made the remark when he paid a condolence visit […]

DEFENCE DIPLOMACY: EVOLVE STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE NIGERIA’S COUNTERTERRORISM EFFORTS -MAGASHI TASKS DEFENCE ATTACHES.

  ……HAILS DIA’S STRATEGIC ROLES IN NATIONAL SECURITY. The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has directed Defence Advisers / Attaches to continue to deploy appropriate diplomatic initiatives in support of National security imperatives. General Magashi gave the charge as special guest at the 2021 Annual  Defence Advisers/ Attaches Conference held at […]