Ibrahim Babangida

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By Olugu Olugu Orji I have keenly followed the towering institution of the American Presidency since maturation and the cessation of civil war hostilities enabled me in the very early 70s. From the hard-nosed Richard Milhous Nixon to the much-maligned (unfairly, though) incumbent Barrack Hussein Obam...
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Jun 11th, 2014
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By Alfred Ilenre Press Statement: Being Text of a World Press Statement Issued By June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formation in Commemoration of the 21st Anniversary of the June 12 1993 Presidential Elections on June 12 2014 Dear Compatriots, today 12th of June 2014 marks the 21st anniversary of June ...
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By Eze Martins-hassan Esomchi For those of us who have strong ties with the North and Northerners, no point is potent enough to dismiss the fact that Nigeria is a hobbesian state of nature where life is short, nasty and brutish. My prayer for Nigeria did not start today. As a child, I knelt beside [&...
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Feb 28th, 2014
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by Mohammed Fawehinmi “In the list of the awardees published by the Federal Government, was the name of former military dictator, General Ibrahim Babangida, who as military president, severally detained and tortured our late father. In the course of one of such illegal and inhuman detentions, o...
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Festus Owete Kassim Afegbua expressed bitterness with a media organization for concocting the statement Kassim Afegbua, the media aide to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has disowned a statement he purportedly issued on behalf of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida on Wednesday. Mr...
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Oct 4th, 2013
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By Lawrence Nwobu I didn’t remember Nigeria’s unfortunate independence; yes I said unfortunate because it is obvious Nigeria would have been better off without independence; until a friend called me to say, “the so called fatherland is 53 years old today.” He went further to say “the useless father, ...
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Sep 9th, 2013
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Former Osun State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party in the state will, without his support, lose the 2014 governorship election. Oyinlola, who is one of the leaders of the new faction of the PDP, said this on Sunday while addressing party supporters at the Odo ...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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Col. Tony Nyiam In this interview, Col. Tony Nyiam, who was part of the failed attempt to oust the Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s military government in 1990, tells WAHEED BAKARE and ALLWELL OKPI, how the Orkar coup originated and its relevance to Nigerian politics You said what has come to be known as the...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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Senator Ameh Ebute was merely one of the senators in the democratic experiment pushed by former Military  President, General Ibrahim Babangida in the botched Third Republic until, he,  in 1993 teamed up with some other senators to unseat the then president of the Senate, Senator Iyorchia Ayu. His sta...
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Aug 10th, 2013
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Former heads of state, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and Gen. Abubakar Abdulsalamiyesterday paid a condolence visit to the Lagos State governor BabatundeFashola over the demise of his father, Pa Ibrahim AdemolaFashola. At the Lagos House, Marina, where they meet Fashola, Gen.Abdulsalami said the need for pe...