Thursday, 21st October 2021
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Bashir Magashi

15 Oct
The armed forces are more determined now to end terrorism in the Northeast, the Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, said in Abuja on Friday.
4 Oct
The Minister of Defence retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, says the online video trending showing a man hanging an AK-47 Riffle purported to be him is mischievous.
14 Sep
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari recently called on residents of the state to defend themselves, following massive cases of abductions and killings by terrorists.
24 Aug
On the face of it, Nigerians would be happy that their fellow citizens who have gone astray to sin violently against the state and its people should repent.
9 Aug
The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, says a lot of achievements has been recorded by the nation’s armed forces in tackling the security challenges confronting the country.
8 Jun
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the need for synergy among the armed forces in the country, to quickly end the prevailing insecurity in the land. Buhari spoke when he received the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj-Gen. Farouk Yahaya.....
5 Jun
President Muhammadu Buhari, Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong and former Head of State, Gen. Gowon, were among mourners that paid glowing tributes to former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro
24 May
The Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd.), on behalf of the Federal Government, has paid a condolence visit to the widow of the late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Mrs. Fati Attahiru, at the Flag House, Niger Barrack, Abuja.
3 Apr
The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has urged Christians to take advantage of the Easter celebrations to pray for an end to insurgency and return of peace in the country. Magashi made the call in his Easter message released by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammad Abdulkadri, on Saturday in Abuja.…
22 Feb
The Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) is to provide accommodation for its staff in Abuja. The Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (rtd), who disclosed this while inaugurating the agency’s staff housing estate...
19 Feb
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded sacking of Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), for asking unarmed Nigerians to defend themselves against armed aggression by bandits and terrorists.
4 Feb
The Minister of Defence retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi has urged the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) to continue providing enhanced and timely intelligence support for the ongoing military operations across the country.


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