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    Metro IBB Reacts To Release of 21 Chibok Girls

    Former Military President popularly known as IBB, said it was a thing of joy for the girls to have been reunited with their families after being taken away in such painfully and abrupt manner for over two and half years. He noted that the release of the 21 girls signalled a hope, after such...
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    Politics The Purpose of Jonathan's Visit to IBB, Abdusalami

    Nigeria's former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday visited former leaders of the country in Minna, Niger State. Jonathan was first received by ex military Head of State Ibrahm Babangida and then ex President Abdulsalami Abubakar. Although no statement was issued afterwards about his...
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    Politics Things Jonathan Probably Discussed With Babangida in Minna - Sources

    Nigeria's former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday paid a visit to ex President Abdusalami Abubakar and former Military Head of State Ibrahim Babangida in Minna, Niger State. Both meetings were held in secrecy and newsmen were blocked from covering them. However, a Punch report hints at...
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    Politics Jonathan Visits IBB, Abubakar [PHOTOS]

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan today visited former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida and former Head of state Abdusalami Abubakar in Niger state. See photos from the visit:
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    Politics President Buhari Presides Over Council Of State Meeting, Obasanjo, Babangida Absent

    President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the National Council of State meeting holding in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa. Only three past Heads of State are present. They include Chief Ernest Shonekan, Dr Goodluck Jonathan and Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar. Five past Chief...
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    Politics Delta: Governor Okowa Honours Babangida, Others

    Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the weekend honoured former Military President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, erstwhile governors as well as other illustrious sons and daughters of Delta State for their outstanding contributions to its and the country’s development. The event, tagged [email protected] was held...
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    Politics Nigeria: 9 States Celebrate 25 Years of Existence [See LIST]

    Today, 9 states in Nigeria are marking the 25th anniversary of existence. The states were created by the Ibrahim Babangida military regime. The states that celebrating their 25th anniversary today are: Edo, Kebbi, Anambra, Enugu, Taraba, Kogi, Osun, Jigawa and Delta.
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    Metro SERAP Calls on Buhari to Probe Babangida Over Missing $12.4bn Oil Windfall

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has called on the Buhari administration to reopen the unresolved case of the “missing $12.4bn oil windfall.” during the Ibrahim Babangida tenure. SERAP, in an open letter, urged AGF Abubakar Malami to “establish the truth about what...
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    Politics Nigerians Have a Very Wrong Perception of Me - Babangida

    Nigeria's Former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida has stated that Nigerians have a wrong perception of him. “I am not the evil quite a lot of you think that I am and I can understand that by virtue of the job I was doing, I was bound to be misunderstood," he said in an interview with the News...
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    Politics Babangida - My One Regret As Military President

    Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, has disclosed that he still regrets his inability to scrap the National Assembly. According to THE NATION, Babangida, who spoke to journalists at his Uphill residence in Minna, Niger State, as part of activities marking his 75th birthday...
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    Politics Babangida Didn't Ask Me to Annul Abiola's Election,I Did it Alone - Saleh

    Dahiru Saleh, the judge who pronounced the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election said he did it on his own and not on the orders of former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida. Speaking to The Interview magazine, Mr. Saleh said, “The former president did nothing of the sort.”...
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    Metro Folorunsho Alakija Visits IBB in Minna [PHOTOS]

    Nigeria's richest woman, Folorunso Alakija recent;y paid a courtesy visit to former Military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida in Minna. During the visit to Minna, Alakija commissioned the Modupe and Folorunso Alakija Lecture theatre at the University. She also presented a copy of her book...
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    Politics June 12 Election Crisis: IBB is Innocent - Ex Chief Judge

    Justice Dahiru Saleh, the Judge who made the judicial pronouncement annulling the June 12, 1993 presidential election, has stated that Ibrahim Babangida had nothing to do with the annulment. In an interview with The Interview, the former Chief Judge of Nigeria took sole responsibility of the...
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    Politics Buhari Reveals 31 Year-old Secret- Why I Was Removed From Power by IBB

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he was overthrown in a military coup 31 years ago because he was bent on riding the military hierarchy of corruption. According to him, senior military leaders, led by a former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, and General Aliyu...
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    Politics Ex-Abia Governor Orji Uzor-Kalu Visits Babangida, Abdulsalami Abubakar [PHOTOS]

    Former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor-Kalu on Friday visited former military Presidents, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in their residences to mark Eid celebration. Photos below:
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    Politics 10 Key Facts You Should Know About the June 12, 1993 Election

    Presidential elections were held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993. The election came as the last phase of the transition programme of President Ibrahim Babangida, then military Head of State. Here are 10 things you should know about the election: 1. It was, the first since the 1983 military...
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    Politics How I Cope With Death Rumours – Babangida Speaks After Return

    Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has said the he is getting used to rumours of his death. Speaking at his hilltop mansion after returning from Germany where he undertook a medical treatment, Bababngida said there was no need spreading rumour about death, since...
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    Politics Ibrahim Babangida Returns to Nigeria Following Rumors of His Death

    Nigeria's former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, has returned to Nigeria, Premium Times reports. Babangida had gone to Germany to recuperate after he had a surgery. Rumors of his death emerged afterwards, with many people in Minna believing he'd died. His family denied the reports...
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    Politics Babangida to Return to Nigeria This Weekend- Aide Speaks

    The rumours making the rounds that former Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida is dead is false, one of his aide, Ibrahim Bamali, has said. Rumors had emerged that Babangida had died following his visit to Germany for health reasons. A family member had quashed the rumors earlier. Bamali...
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    Politics Babangida's Death Rumors Hit Minna; Family Gives Update on His Health

    According to reports, rumors that Nigeria's ex Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, is dead, has gone viral in Minna, Niger state. Babangida had fallen ill weeks ago and had been flown to Germany for treatment. However, reports had been flying around that he's dead. A family source, according to...