Tag: Babangida

AzeezAugust 7, 2017

Obasanjo, Babangida searching for Buhari’s successor – Lawmaker

Lawmaker, Kassim Mohammed Kassim has said three former Nigerian leaders were already searching for President Muhammadu Buhari‘s successor. Kassim, who is ...

EzinneJune 12, 2017

The Thread: “June 12 is the real democracy day” “The real hero” | Twitter NG remembers MKO Abiola

Nigerians today remember MKO Abiola and the price he paid for democracy to be actualised in the country. On this ...

ToluMay 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What’s Senate President Saraki doing in Borno today?

Not like we’re stalking the Senate President. It’s the weekend so feel free to travel, sir. We’re just a tad ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: The Aare’s curse- Did late MKO Abiola curse the North?

by Peregrino Brimah Aare Ona Kakanfo is a title given to the generalissimo, the war general during the Old Oyo ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 7, 2017

Opinion: What did Obasanjo’s generation do for Nigeria?

Adesina Tosin Nathaniel Let me start by congratulating the Ebora Owu on his newest title of Baba Onigbagbo Ogun (leader ...

YWriterAugust 21, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Agriculture is NOT the magic solution

by Simon Kolawole Anytime I hear Nigerian presidents, ministers, governors, economists, analysts and commentators declare that agriculture is the alternative ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 28, 2016

4 times President Buhari showed us he is still in the past

According to Eleanor Brown, “There are times in our lives when we have to realize our past is precisely what ...

Janeth JJuly 16, 2015

IBB to Buhari: Change tactics against Boko Haram

The continued attacks by the insurgent group, Boko Haram has been raising a lot of concerns. In light of this, ...

SolaJanuary 30, 2015

IBB is supporting all presidential candidates… no, not APC

by Anike Jacobs During a talk show on Channels TV, former president Ibrahim Babangida on Thursday said he endorses all ...

SolaJanuary 6, 2015

Nope, he ain’t kiddin’: My govt was above board, in-fact we were saints — IBB

by James Sambo When it comes to government regimes and corruption in Nigeria, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd), says his regime ...

writerJuly 25, 2014

At last, he speaks! | Read what Babangida has to say about Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the bombing involving General Mohammadu Buhari in Kaduna, his colleague, former head of state General Ibrahim ...

March 10, 2014

Lagun Akinloye: As Jonathan turns to Gusau, Nigeria’s soldier spy to fight Boko Haram

by Lagun Akinloye If Gusau is able to make gains against the Islamist militants, his appointment could be the shot ...

January 6, 2014

Perry Brimah: 100 interesting facts you should know about Nigeria

by Dr. Perry Brimah Not really a northern caucus, but it was late M. K. O. Abiola that orchestrated and ...

November 14, 2013

Ayokunle Odekunle: Dear Twitterati, is that not your Buhari standing with IBB?

by Ayokunle Odekunle “Whoever is seen in alliances and dalliances with Babangida should never be trusted. Such a person is ...

November 11, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: The curse of power

by Femi Fani-Kayode   Worse still those that he had been deputy to throughout his political life, either as Deputy Governor ...

October 3, 2013

Dele Agekameh: Behold, Kevin the tormentor!

by Dele Agekameh Kelvin lived like a kingpin. His tentacles and business interests cut across Delta State, Port-Harcourt, Enugu, Ibadan ...

September 11, 2013

Book Review: Nigeria and the legacy of the military

by Jibrin Ibrahim The author narrates in detail the war against the media and press freedom by the Buhari/Idiagbon regime. ...

August 18, 2013

IBB celebrates birthday in Niger, gives interesting epitaph (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida yesterday turned 72. The former military ruler chose to have a private ...

July 31, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Minna, Abeokuta and bankruptcy of the Nigeria project

by Okey Ndibe This architect of Nigeria’s misfortune appears to cherish some Nigerians’ proclamation that he was a much better ...

May 30, 2013

Obasanjo, Babangida, Buhari, others shun Jonathan’s midterm report (+ this photo of them too happy, together)

Former President Obasanjo preferred to be in Jigawa than in Abuja. When top officials of the various arms of the ...

May 20, 2013

Opinion: How “friends” destroy each other in Nigerian politics

by Tunde Fagbenle   The title is a common aphorism in Nigeria and the fact of its commonplace itself is ...

May 10, 2013

Opinion: The APC is becoming a reality – and the PDP is running scared

by Segun Gbadegesin Since the announcement of the mega merger to form the All Progressives Congress (APC), there has been ...

May 5, 2013

Obasanjo (co)created all the problems we have now – Prof Ango Abdullahi

A former Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, who is also a leading member of the ...

February 10, 2013

3 steps Nigerian youth ought to take to save a sinking nation

by Emeke Ossai In 1985, IBB was the President of Nigeria, and students then were told that they were the ...

December 7, 2012

Hauwa Gambo: Folorunso Alakija – The trials of a Tailor (YNaija FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo If you didn’t know about Folorunsho Alakija a week ago, well now you do. Since a new ...

OluwapelumiJune 12, 2012

For the Records: The June 12 election annulment speech of General Ibrahim Babangida, June 26, 1993

  Fellow Nigerians, I address you today with a deep sense of world history and particularly of the history of ...

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