NASS Complements MOD to achieve total Security.

The National Assembly is to support the Nigerian Armed forces with additional resources towards achieving success in the fight against insurgency and related crimes. Chairman House Committee on Defence Hon Olujimi Benson stated this during an oversight function in Ship House. Hon Olujimi noted that Nigerians expect better outcomes from the Armed forces and the […]

Perm Sec Defence, MoD optimistic on New Service Chiefs’ Success

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence Musa Istifanus has expressed optimism that the Newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs will deliver on the presidential directive to achieve reasonable peace and security in the country. The Permanent Secretary who was on a familiarization tour to the Nigerian Defence Headquarters in Abuja noted that […]

Defence Ministry to fortify schools against attacks

Press Release 4th March The Ministry of Defence is fast-tracking the protection of its educational institutions as required by the Safe Schools Declaration of the United Nations. The Minister of Defence General Bashir Salihi Magashi represented by the Permanent Secretary Musa Istifanus made the declaration in a meeting with the Education In Emergencies Working Group […]

Magashi commissions Ultra Modern Estate, says FG is committed to well-being of Troops

The Minister of Defence General Bashir Salihi Magashi has commissioned a Housing Estate for officers and Men of the Nigerian Defence Intelligence Agency in Kuyanmi District, Abuja. General Magashi while commissioning the project said the Federal Government would not relent in providing social amenities that guarantees the welfare and wellbeing of the Members of the […]

Defence Ministry To activate Servicom Units in Services, Military Formations and Parastatals

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence Istifanus Musa has assured of the reactivation of Service Delivery Desks in all Armed Forces establishment and Formations as well in Departments and Agencies of the Ministry. Istifanus Musa gave the assurance while responding during an advocacy visit by the National Coordinator and CEO of the SERVICOM Initiative, Mrs. […]


President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of the fallen heroes that the government will not jettison its plans to improve their standard of living as a matter of top national priority. President Buhari made this known through the Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi who represented him at this year’s Armed forces […]