By now, we must have all gotten tired of receiving news on frequent attacks and abductions. The security situation of Nigeria keeps getting worse by the day. For the northerners, it's the Boko Haram insurgence, and the East are currently battling unknown Gunmen. In a recent video, the minister of defense , Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), was captured carrying a weapon as he enters into his car.
It is no longer news that the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd. ), has said a total of 102 ex-Biafran soldiers granted presidential pardon have been captured for payment of gratuity and other emolument by the Military Pensions Board. He stated, "It will interest you to know that the Military Pensions Board just concluded the documentation of ex-Biafran service personnel totalling 102 who were pardoned by Mr. President.
Buhari approves gratuity for 102 ex-Biafran Soldiers PHOTO CREDIT: P.M. News Nigeria Major General Bashir Magashi, the Minister of Defence has said that 102 former Biafran soldiers have been listed for payment of gratuity and other emoluments by the Military Pensions Board. The minister said those listed have also been granted pardon by President Muhammadu Buhari.revealed this on Friday at the ministerial briefing to inaugurate the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration in Abuja.
Nigerians Believe We Are Incompetent - Magashi. Minister of defence Bashir Magashi says Nigerians now consider security agencies incapable of tackling banditry in the country, therefore unappreciative of their efforts. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Mr Magashi disclosed this on Tuesday after the national security council meeting with President Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The series of attacks launched by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Bandits, and Herdsmen is becoming alarming to the extent that Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has shown commitment in making sure their attacks end in no distance time. Recently, The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi has reiterated the Federal government’s resolve to continue to provide adequate logistics and equipment for the armed forces to perform their assigned tasks.
The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has spoken about the security situation in the northwest and north central; both regions are affected by crimes related to banditry. The minister briefed state house correspondents after a security meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. According to him, "we believe that the spate of which these things are happening in Zamfara State and north central is a source of concern to the government and all agencies responsible for the execution of the operations in the north central."
In a report by the news media on Saturday, it was revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that a total sum of 102 Biafran soldiers be pardoned, and gratuities be paid to them.This plan was earlier revealed by the Nigeria's minister of defence, major General Bashir Magashi (retd) on Friday.
The payment of gratuity and other emoluments of 102 ex-Biafran servicemen who were given presidential pardons has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Major-General Bashir Magashi (Rtd), the Minister of Defence, announced this on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the ministerial briefing to kick off the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations at Army War College Abuja.
According to a report by politics Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the payment of gratuities to 102 Ex-Biafran soldiers. This was announced by the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd.) on Friday at the 2022 armed forces remembrance day held in Abuja.
The fact that the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd. ), has reiterated the federal government’s resolve to continue to provide adequate logistics and equipment for the armed forces to perform their assigned tasks is no longer news. However, will the ESN Bandits attacks come to an end as FG speaks of providing adequate equipment for the military?
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the payment of gratuities to the 102 forgiven ex-Biafran soldiers. This was disclosed by Rt. Major General Bashir Magashi, Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, on Friday. According to him, the soldiers have been captured for payment of gratuity and other emoluments by the Military Pensions Board as directed by the President.
(Photos Credit: Google) Insurgency: All hands must be on deck — Defence Minister The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, says all hands must be on deck to harness the rich intellectual and professional potential among security agencies to secure the country from insurgency.
President Muhammadu Buhari presided over a security meeting which held today, September 7, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. At the meeting, the Security Chiefs gave the president updates on the recent security operations carried out in different parts of the country. Some of those present at the meeting were Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi (Rtd); Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; and the Service Chiefs led by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor.
Recently, the media went agog over a viral video of a Nigerian man carrying an AK-47, initially reported to be the Minister of Defense, Major General Bashir Magashi. Many Nigerians claimed that the Defense Ministry carried the AK-47 due to the high rate of insecurity in the country.
The Federal Government has approved the payment of pensions to former Biafran veterans. The Military Pensions Board (MPB) says 102 former Biafran soldiers among those pardoned by President Muhammadu Buhari will benefit from pensions and other benefits. Defense Minister Bashir Magashi said the 102 people would currently benefit from pensions and other benefits, as many former Biafran soldiers had already died.
As the level of insecurity in the country increases, with kidnapping and killing rampaging the Nigerian society, Nigerians have reacted to the trending online video of a man hanging an AK-47 Riffle believed to be the Minister of Defence, General Bashir Magashi. While some Nigerians believe that it is wrong for the Defense Minister to be hanging a riffle in the streets for whatever reasons, stating that he has men under him and aides at his disposal and so should not be with a riffle.
President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasized his administration's commitment to ensuring the lives and property of all people, regardless of their socioeconomic status. Source:- Facebook President Buhari addressed the National Security Council, which he presided over on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, said the president made this position known,
At the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff, Service Chiefs, the Inspector General of Police, and other heads of security agencies. Bashir Magashi, Minister of Defense; Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice; Maigari Dingyadi, Minister of Police Affairs; Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior; and Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, are also in attendance.
The Federal Government just concluded that it would be paying some unspecified amount of money to some ex Biafran soldiers who fought the Nigerian forces in the Nigerian civil war that took place about 51 years ago. This information was disclosed by the minister of defence, Major general Bashir Magashi in Abuja, during the inauguration of the 2022 Armed Forces rememberance day.
As insecurity across the country continue to take the turn for the worse, president Muhammadu Buhari today, September 7, meet with the security chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Newspremises reports. The president presided over the meeting where he was briefed on recent security operations in different parts of the nation.