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 […]

ENDSARS PROTESTS: DEFENCE MINISTER CAUTIONS PROTESTERS AGAINST UNDERMINING NATIONAL SECURITY

 The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has cautioned EndSARS protesters against  breaching National Security Architecture. General Magashi gave the caution when the National Coordinator  Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) Danladi Pasali led the Executives drawn from its Headquarters, Zonal and State levels on courtesy visit to him at the Ministry of Defence, […]

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PLEDGES SUPPORT TO GAMBIAN ARMED FORCES.

The Minister of Defence Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi(Rtd) has assured his Republic of Gambian Counterpart, Ambassador Omar Faye of the ratification of the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two Countries very soon for enhanced bilateral Cooperation. The MoU according to the Nigerian Minister of Defence is aimed at strengthening decades of already […]

Alhaji Babangida Hussaini, new Permanent Secretary assumes office

PERM. SEC. DEFENCE, BABANGIDA ENLIVEN STAFF ON CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AS HE TAKES OVER. The new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Alh Babangida Husaini has tasked staffers to be alive to their responsibilities toward improving security situations in the country. The Permanent Secretary gave the charge while taking over from the retiring Permanent Secretary, […]

Babangida assumes office as Permanent Secretary Defence Ministry

The newly appointed Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry Defence, Alhaji Babangida Hussaini, has assumed duties with a pledge to ensure a robust working relationship among the entire staff towards achieving more for the nation. A graduate of the prestigious Nigeria Defence Academy, (NDA) Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Federal College of Arts and Sciences, Suleja, […]

SECURITY DEBARMENT ALLOWANCE: MINISTER OF DEFENCE INAUGURATES COMMITTEE

The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) has inaugurated a 9-man Committee to look into the demands of the retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces for payment of Security Debarment Allowances, (SDA). General Magashi said the inauguration of the Committee is in fulfilment of his promise made when he met last […]

DEFENCE MINISTER, MAJ GEN BASHIR SALIHI MAGASHI ( RTD) HOSTS POLICE AFFAIRS, INTERIOR AND INFORMATION AND CULTURE MINISTERS

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 […]