The delegation led by the Defence Minister, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd.) was locked in deliberation with the South-East stakeholders and security heads at the Enugu Government House.
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Addressing newsmen after the meeting, the Defence Minister, Magashi, disclosed that the delegation would relay the commitment reached at the parley and other outcomes of the consultation to President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a funeral oration read on his behalf by the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (rtd), at the burial ceremony of the late Dogonyaro, President Buhari said General Dogonyaro was “an icon of professionalism, bravery and discipline as amply demonstrated in the attributes he displayed in his national and international military assignments
The Army Chief died in a plane crash on Friday in Kaduna along with 10 others
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting was called by the President to continue deliberations on issues of national security concern
hese formed part of resolutions reached following a motion on the deadly activities of bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists in some Local Government Areas of Niger State and other parts of Nigeria
Iftar dinner was meant to share blessings of Ramadan while promoting harmony and mutual understanding between Nigeria and Republic of Niger.
The minister stated this on Thursday in Kaduna at a Town Hall Meeting on National Security with the theme: “Setting Benchmarks for Enhanced Security and National Unity in Nigeria.”
A statement by Magashi’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammad Abdulkadri, on Friday said he made the call during a visit of the US delegation led by the Commander of the US Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend, on Thursday in Abuja.
The PDP made its position known in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Thursday
Fani-Kayode said this on Thursday when he visited Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, at his residence in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital
A statement by Magashi’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammad Abdulkadri, said he made the remarks during a visit by the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad Al-Taffaq, on Thursday in Abuja.
Speaking at the National Assembly on Wednesday, Magashi while reacting to the abduction of staff and students of Government Science School in Niger State, said Nigerians should stand up to bandits.
The Minister spoke on Wednesday with newsmen at the National Assembly after the screening of the newly-appointed Service Chiefs by the House of Representatives.
The President made the remarks at the Special Juma’at Prayer for the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at the National Mosque, Abuja.
Magashi stated this on Monday in Langtang at the burial of late Bali, a former Minister of Defence, who died on December 4 at the age of 80.
The President spoke with the wife of the deceased, Esther, on Friday
The Minister stated this while inaugurating some projects at the Nigeria Defence Academy’s new site at Afaka in Kaduna on Friday.
Magashi, who was represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Babangida Hussaini, stated this while inaugurating the 2021 National Planning Committee on Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration.
“We promise to re-professionalise and re-equip the Armed Forces and security agencies to effectively discharge their duties to our nation,” the President said at the commissioning of two Nigeria Air Force Agusta 109 Power Helicopters and Mi-17 E Helicopters at the Eagle Square