The Presidential Commitment to end banditry, insurgency and related crimes threatening National territorial integrity is receiving immediate attention. This followed a standing directive handed down to four Ministers by the Commander-in- Chief of the Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari to evolve new strategy to deal with the security challenges in Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and other […]

Minister of Defence lauds 15 Years Partnership with WRAIR

Minister of Defence Major General Basir Salihi Magashi has lauded the U.S. Department of Defense’s Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) for 15 years successful partnership with the Nigerian Ministry of Defence (NMOD) Health Implementation Program (MODHIP). The minister made the commendation when he received the Institute’s delegation in his office in Abuja. He […]

2020 National Policy and Development Summit Held in Abuja

As part of efforts to actualize the next level agenda of the present administration, the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Policy Development and Analysis, has organized the 2020 National Policy and Development Summit in Abuja. It was geared towards identifying factors that  delay the actualization of the agenda and secure the nation for socio-economic […]

South Korea and Egypt seek to strengthen ties with the Nigerian Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence is set to partner with the Korean government in the production of military equipment for the Nigerian Armed Forces. Minister of Defence Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) stated this when the Korean Ambassador to Nigeria Major General Lee En Tae (Rtd) paid him a courtesy visit in his office at […]

Minister of Defence presents cheques to 184 families of deceased military personnel

Ministry of Defence has presented cheques worth millions of naira, to Next of Kins of officers and men who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty while protecting and defending their fatherland. Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi while presenting the cheques to 184 next-of-kins of the deceased officers and men […]

Nigeria Partners Republic of Turkey on Armed Forces Clothing

In a bid to conserve foreign exchange on the importation of Military, Paramilitary uniforms, accessories and also boost the employment opportunities for the teaming Nigerian youths, the Nigerian and Turkish Governments have agreed to establish a Clothing and Accessories Factory in Kaduna, Nigeria. Addressing the audience during the signing of the agreement to seal the […]