Post Tagged with: "Gen. Ibrahim Babangida"

Boko Haram, Election, Security and Manipulation of the Military

February 9, 2015 11:50 am
Boko Haram, Election, Security and Manipulation of the Military

The waiting game has ended. Elections will not hold this month. That was the outcome of the series of meetings INEC held with stakeholders on Saturday. The Nation reports the shift may return Nigeria to the old era where umpires shifted goal posts in the middle of the game. The […]

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General Buhari, IBB, GEJ, other past Nigerian leaders at Council of State meeting

February 5, 2015 3:23 pm
General Buhari, IBB, GEJ, other past Nigerian leaders at Council of State meeting

President Ebele Goodluck Jonathan is currently holding the Council of State meeting with some past presidents and current Governors to deliberate on the forthcoming general elections. According to reports, one of the issues to be deliberated upon is the possible postponement of the elections to give INEC more time to […]

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Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, explains why he has not remarried after losing his wife

February 1, 2015 6:30 pm
Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, explains why he has not remarried after losing his wife

After 40 years of marriage, former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida lost his wife and mother of his four children, Maryam Babaginda, to ovarian cancer on 27th December 2009 in an LA hospital. She was just 61. It’s been five years and IBB, now 73, hasn’t made an attempt to […]

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Gen. Ibrahim Babangida Supports Jonathan because He Believes in Nigeria’s Unity

6:27 pm
Gen. Ibrahim Babangida Supports Jonathan because He Believes in Nigeria’s Unity

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, in this interview, clarifies his position on his statement suggesting that he is in support of the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan. Aired last Wednesday on Channels TV, the interview was an episode in the current affairs programme, STWK (Straight Talk With […]

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Babangida said he is supporting All Presidential Candidates

January 30, 2015 11:41 am
Babangida said he is supporting All Presidential Candidates

Eyebrows were raised after former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd) apparent endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan and then shortly afterwards the presidential candidate of the  (APC), Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), and promising to mobilise retired military generals to support the latter.. However, during a talk show on Channels […]

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General Ibrahim Babangida Defends Buhari, Warns Against Ridiculing The Army

January 25, 2015 3:26 pm
General Ibrahim Babangida Defends Buhari, Warns Against Ridiculing The Army

Former military President General Ibrahim Babangida yesterday rose in defence of the APC presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, on the genuineness of his secondary school certificate. Gen. Babangida warned that any attempt to politicise the military would not be in the nation’s interest. “It is a very dangerous thing to […]

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Gen. Ibrahim Babangida described members of his administration as saints and angels compared to those in power today

January 6, 2015 11:49 am
Gen. Ibrahim Babangida described members of his administration as saints and angels compared to those in power today

Former Military Head of state, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida described members of his administration as saints and angels compared to those in power today. IBB made this remark during an interview with EFCC’s internal correspondence “Zero Tolerance” “Let me tell you something, maybe you have a hand in it. I have […]

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