ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA REFORM – MINISTER OF DEFENCE RECEIVES IMPLEMENTATION/ADVISORY REFORM COMMITTEE REPORT FOR MOD/AFN.
……. ASSURES ON SPEEDY ACTION TO DIGEST & IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS. The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has received the report of the 25 – man Implementation and Advisory Committee for the Reform of the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Receiving the report presented to him by the […]
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 […]
INSECURITY : MINISTER OF DEFENCE TASKS AFN TO LEVERAGE JOINT OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT TO END INSURGENCY.
The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has directed members of the Nigerian Armed Forces to reinforce total compliance with the acceptable norms of regimentation towards enhancing combat readiness of the Fighting Forces. General Magashi gave the directive in his addresses at the 2021 Nigerian Army Infantry Corps Annual Leadership Lecture Series […]
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 […]
Defence Minister visits Op Hadin Kai, pledges more equipment, logistics
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has assured troops of the Joint Task Force North East Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), of government’s commitment to supply them with more equipment and logistics for operational efficiency. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement on Saturday, disclosed that Magashi gave the assurance […]
Insecurity: Minister of Defence, others visit HQ Theatre Command
The Minister of Defence Major General Bashir Magashi rtd has led Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs on an operational visit to headquarters Theatre Command Operation Hadin Kai Maimalari cantonment Maiduguri. On the Minister’s entourage included Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Iraboh, Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Farouq Yahaya, Chief of Naval […]
AFRDC 2022 – MINISTER OF DEFENCE SETS UP COMMITTEE TO WORK OUT MODALITIES FOR VETERANS FOUNDATION…URGES NASS TO SPEED UP PASSAGE ON NIGERIAN LEGION ACT.
The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says the pending Debarment Allowance and other related welfare benefits for the serving and retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces are receiving actionable attentions at the appropriate quarters. General Magashi made this known at a Media briefing for the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day […]
SAFE SCHOOLS DECLARATION- NO GOING BACK ON SECURING SCHOOLS AGAINST ATTACKS- MINISTER OF DEFENCE….HAILS NIGERIA’S HOSTING RIGHT FOR 4TH SSD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says the Armed Forces of Nigeria will not renege on National commitment to securing schools against infractions by Anti – educational Forces. General Magashi stated this as special guest of honour at the Pre – event BriefingTowards The 4th International Conference on Safe Schools Declaration, […]