Why I annulled June 12 election involving MKO Abiola – Babangida

Former Nigerian head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, has given reasons why he annulled the June 12, 1993 election, widely believed to have been won by Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, M.K.A, Abiola of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Babaginda, who was the military ruler then, cited the possibility of a deadly coup and pressure from both the […]

Buhari in virtual meeting with Gowon, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Shonekan

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Violent clash on Friday erupted between Hausa and Yoruba communities in Fagba, Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State with an unconfirmed number of persons killed in the process. Residents are in a panic. No presence of security personnel. According to an eyewitness, trouble started when a horde of hoodlums intercepted […]

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Atiku visits Babangida in Minna

By Laleye Dipo Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday paid a visit to former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Bsbngida at his Minna residence. Alhaji Abubakar arrived Minna Imternational Airport at about 12.30pm and was received by ex governor of Niger state Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu. The duo drove in a black Mercedes Benz […]

Northern Governors celebrate IBB @79

IBB By Martha Agas The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated former military President of Nigeria, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, on his 79th birthday. The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, felicitated with the elder statesman in a message by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, on Sunday […]

Abacha’s son reveals current relationship with President Buhari, IBB’s families

  By Seun OpejobiOne of the sons of Nigeria’s late Head of State, Sani Abacha, Sadiq, has disclosed how the family relates with President Muhammadu Buhari.  Sadiq said his family relates fine with President Buhari’s family. Speaking with BBC Hausa service on Wednesday, the son of the late dictator said his family also relates well […]

I never thought Kyari’s case’ll come toa tragic end-IBB

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Former Military President, retired General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has said that he prayed for late Abba Kyari to recover from COVID-19 and never envisaged his case would come to tragic end. He said in a statement on Sunday, that the erstwhile chief of Staff of President Buhari was an exemplary student in […]

I am alive and bubbling – Babangida

  Clifford Ndujihe – Politics Editor ormer military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (retd), on Sunday, dismissed as false, reports of his death, saying he is alive and bubbling. The social media was abuzz with rumours of the former military ruler’s death on Sunday morning. However, his media aide, Prince Kassim Agegbua, said Babangida is […]

Suspected burglar raids IBB guesthouse, steals phones, cash

A suspected burglar, Joseph Peter, has been arrested for breaking into a room at the IBB Guesthouse, Shango, Minna, Niger State, where he allegedly stole four mobile telephones, one power bank and N10,000 cash. Northern City News gathered that one Oluwafunke Yusuf, who was in Minna for a workshop, had her room burgled by the […]

Join retirees’ club, Tinubu tells Obasanjo, IBB

  Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday called on former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.), to join what he called the retirees’ club and be collecting pensions. Tinubu spoke with State House correspondents shortly after he and […]

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