Ibrahim Babangida

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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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Jan 30th, 2014
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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...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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The presidency on Tuesday described as mischievous and untrue a report that President Goodluck Jonathan requested to visit former military President, Ibrahim Babangida in Minna during the break of Ramadan fast to demonstrate “the spirit of comradeship.” Special adviser to the president on media and p...
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Jul 31st, 2013
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THERE is no doubt that the Nigeria Police Force has suffered a fate worse than death in the course of our tortuous journey of nation-building so far. Starting from the time after the attainment of our political independence till date, the police in Nigeria has almost always been at the receiving end ...
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Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Theophilus Ilevbare It is no longer news that Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of the House of Representatives is been courted to hoist the northern flag in the 2015 presidential contest as he is said to possess the qualities the nation requires at the moment, though he has not officially declared hi...