IBB re-echoes support for 2 party system

Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), on Saturday re-echoed his support for a two-party system, and declared that it was the best option toward deepening democracy. Babangida spoke in Minna, when the Strategy and Inter-Party Affairs Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presented its report on how to move the party forward, to […]

I was toppled by corrupt officers in 1985 -Buhari

By Adetutu Folasade-Koyi Opening up on how he was toppled in a palace coup in August 1985, President Muhammadu Buhari said he was removed by some corrupt, senior military officers.” Buhari became Nigeria’s head of state, through a coup, on December 31, 1983. Former military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida,a retired general and former military president, Aliyu […]

Real reason IBB overthrew Buhari

Real reason IBB overthrew Buhari — 9th October 2016 ■ President’s biographer reveals in new book By Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja Real reason Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd) was ousted as military head of state on August 27, 1985 has been revealed. Widespread arrest of top politicians and high net worth individuals over alleged corruption -related issues, […]

My worse civil war experience – IBB

My worse civil war experience – IBB — 17th August 2016 From Iliyasu Garba, Minna Today, former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, turns 75. To mark his birthday, he granted press interview where he talked about his experiences, family and military career, among others. He, however, refused to talk about contemporary politics. You have […]

Mr. Ibrahim Babangida deserves accolades at 75 – Atiku

Abuja – Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said former military President Ibrahim Babangida at 75 deserves accolades for his contributions to the development of the nation . General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), This is contained in a statement signed by his Head of Media, Mr Paul Ibe, in Abuja on Monday. According to him, one of […]

Buhari, it’s not the best time to attack IBB

Buhari, it’s not the best time to attack IBB — 8th August 2016 GIVE it to President Muhammadu Buhari, just about 15 months in the saddle, he has learnt so fast the art of politics or probably, all these years he was struggling to be the president, he had undergone political tutelage on how to […]

I’m alive, IBB speaks from Germany

Former military head of state, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, on Wednesday debunked reports that he had passed on. Babangida, who called into the Journalists’ Hangout programme on Television Continental (TVC) monitored in Lagos, said he was responding to treatment. Speaking from Germany, he said he would return to Nigeria “anytime soon.” His eldest son, Mohammed, had […]

Nigeria under Jonathan is in safe hands—IBB

Former President Ibrahim Babangida has said that Nigeria under president Goodluck Jonathan is in safe hands. He stated this on Tuesday when he played host to Jonathan and his campaign entourage in Minna. The former military leader said Jonathan was a leader who would continue with the dreams of the country’s founding fathers. READ HIS […]

I support Jonathan because he believes in Nigeria’s unity — IBB

’How Boko Haram can be defeated • Explains why he has not re-married In this interview, former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, clarifies his position on his statement suggesting that he is in support of the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan.   Babangida also speaks on the murder of Dele Giwa in 1986, […]

I know Babangida was planning to overthrow me — Buhari (and you did nothing)

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he was aware that Ibrahim Babangida was planning to overthrow him in 1985. Buhari, a retired major general and presidential aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), told TheCable: “It is true that I learnt he was planning a coup against me. And I […]

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