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 […]

I’m well now, back soon — IBB (Same cannot be said of the country you looted bare)

General Babangida, who spoke on telephone with journalists at Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu’s Tunga residence in Minna yesterday when General Abdulsalami Abubakar paid the governor a Sallah homage said,”I am now well and will be back to Nigeria very soon.” He was not however specific on the date of his arrival. IBB, while speaking through […]

2015: Babangida endorses Jonathan…Says president has right to seek 2nd term

…Says president has right to seek 2nd term Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Retd), has given approval to the anticipated 2015 re-election bid of President Goodluck Ebele Jona­than, just as he urged Ni­gerians to be patient with the president in his ef­forts to tackle the myriad of problems facing the country. In an […]

Jonathan blasts Obasanjo, other former leaders, saying they are inferior to Mandela

President Goodluck Jonathan has said past Nigerian leaders cannot be compared to the late former South African leader, Nelson Mandela, saying it was on record that they ruled repressively during their regimes. He also described Nigerian politicians who threaten, boast and play little gods by virtue of their position as tiny men, a character trait […]

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