Tag: Ibrahim Babangida

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Bernard DayoJune 4, 2019

The Late 5: UK seizes fresh £211m Abacha loot; Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande emerges UNGA president | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Another £211m Abacha loot seized from bank account in Channel Island  A ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 16, 2018

The Big 5: Babangida calls Buhari an “excellent role model” as he turns 76; 37 SDP chairs reject Donald Duke’s sacking | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Former Military President Ibrahim Babangida has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2018

Goodluck Jonathan to release autobiography on his final moments as president

Former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will release his autobiography, My Transition Hours, on November 20, 2018. The book which will focus on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 9, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki meets Babaginda in Minna behind closed doors, Govs Forum condemns freezing of Benue accounts by EFCC | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday held a private meeting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 19, 2018

The Big 5: IBB asks PDP to provide better alternative for Nigerians, Theresa May says UK university tuition fees will be reviewed and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Catholic cleric John Onaiyekan yesterday lashed out at the Federal Government ...

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Fisayo SoyomboFebruary 12, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: The Nigerian politics of latter-day saints

The title of this piece was inspired by the Jesus Christ Church of Latter-day Saints. Some name condensation has occurred ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 4, 2018

The Late 5: Reps discover another $202m missing from NIA coffers, IBB warns Buhari not to re-contest in 2019 and other stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Less than two weeks after a similar advice from Olusegun Obasanjo, former ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 4, 2018

“Modern leadership is not just about ‘fighting’ corruption” | Like Obasanjo, IBB asks Buhari not to contest in 2019

Just like former president Olusegun Obasanjo‘s letter, that drove conversation for a while, former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, has asked ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 9, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 9th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Atiku gets Babangida’s ‘backing’ for 2019 “I’ve no preferred ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 9, 2017

Atiku gets Babangida’s ‘backing’ for 2019

A former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, on Friday reportedly declared his support for a Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, for ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

Babangida receives Atiku in Minna

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar visited former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd), at his home in Minna, Niger, ...

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EditorJuly 25, 2017

Opinion: We’re drinking our oil and eating our children’s future

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo In 2007, the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was desperate to solve a conundrum that was nearly ...

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EditorJune 29, 2017

YNaija Says: These politicians need to stop fooling themselves with calls for ‘restructuring’

For the past couple of years and especially for the past few months, the debate on whether Nigeria needs restructuring ...

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EditorJune 28, 2017

Opposing restructuring in order to champion it later is the favourite political game

by Alexander O. Onukwue The buzz word for the week in Nigeria’s political discourse is: Restructuring. It is the song ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Fashola insists NASS tampered with 2017 budget | Donald Trump celebrates victory at Supreme Court | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Nigeria in trouble if lawmakers can’t differetiate between budget and cash – Fashola – YNaija ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Nigeria is not a stranger to crisis, she was created out of crisis – Babangida

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), has expressed worry over the rising tension in the country. According to TheCable, IBB ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

Thought Experiment: ‘I am Ibrahim Babangida, and this is what I think about the June 12 hype’

Please, this is not a true account. This is a writer pretending to know what’s going on in the mind ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

How General Babangida broke the news of the annullment of June 12 elections to Nigerians

June 12 every year is always a crude reawakening to how much has been snatched from the Nigerian people by ...

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RoqeebahJune 12, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to understanding the fuss over June 12, Nigeria’s alternative Democracy day

It is said that he was not properly given a first name until he was about 15. Kashimawo, “we’ll see* ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

“Enough is Enough! We have endured 24 years of military rule” | The MKO Abiola speech that got him arrested

Today, 24 years ago, everyone believed military rule had ended as Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola won the June 12, ...

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AzeezMay 14, 2017

Watch dignitaries at Babangida daughter’s wedding

Last daughter of former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida got married on Thursday. The event was attended by governors, ex – ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 13, 2017

The Thread: IBB shuts down Minna like he did in Lagos, 1989 [PHOTOS]

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida gave out his daughter, Halima Babangida in marriage to Auwal Abdullahi, a businessman, at the Hilltop ...

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AzeezMay 12, 2017

Senators, ex-governors, Jonathan attend Babangida daughter’s wedding (PHOTOS)

by Azeez Adeniyi Halima Babangida, daughter of former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida is currently getting married on Minna, Niger State. ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Dele Momodu: Do our youth really know what they want?

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I’m very sorry if I’m starting my weekly epistle with what may seem a rhetorical ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

Obasanjo, Babangida, Abubakar meet in Minna

by Dolapo Adelana Three former Nigerian leaders, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) and General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) on ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

The Thread: All the leaders who caused Nigeria’s problem

Political Twitter NG is such an interesting playground when it’s not tedious. Nigerians can be found there putting on any ...

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AzeezApril 8, 2017

IBB offered to hand over power to me as interim govt head – Falae

by Azeez Adeniyi Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae has said former military dictator, ...

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EditorMarch 29, 2017

Office Of The Citizen With Chude Jideonwo: The high standards to which we must hold our leaders

by Chude Jideonwo I have heard this bit of nonsense constantly – seen it sometimes on social media, in comment ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 19, 2017

Saraki visits Babangida in Minna (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Senate President Bukola Saraki on Sunday visited Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida at his home in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 11, 2017

Just In: PDP founding members meet Babangida

by Dolapo Adelana Some founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Professor Jerry Gana on Saturday met ...

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