• Governor Ganduje appoints Babangida as Kano Pillars‎ board chairman

    Governor Ganduje appoints Babangida as Kano Pillars‎ board chairman

    Kano State Governor, Addullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of Muhammad Babangida as new Chairman for Kano Pillars.

    A statement by ‎Director General, Media and Communications to the Governor, Salihu Yakasai‎, said other members of the board are: Musa Yakasai, Faruk Haladu, Tijjani Minjibir, Sani Lawan, Murtala Zainawa and Yahaya Idris.‎

    Ganduje appealed to the new management team to ensure that the objective of the administration of restoring the glory of the club was achieved.

    He also directed former members […]

  • Probe Babangida, Obasanjo, others – Sani tells Buhari

    Probe Babangida, Obasanjo, others – Sani tells Buhari

    A member of the Senate representing Kaduna South Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his anti-corruption war to the governments before the Goodluck Jonathan-led administration.

    The probe, he said, should be extended to both former presidents and ex-military rulers of the country.

    According to him, in an interview with journalists on Friday, Nigeria had earned over $3tn from crude oil sales over the last 56 years “but there is hardly 25 per cent of that funds […]

  • Former President Jonathan visits Babangida, Abdulsalami in Minna

    Former President Jonathan visits Babangida, Abdulsalami in Minna

    Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, paid a visit to former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd) at their Hilltop homes in Minna, the Niger state capital.

    Journalists were not allowed into the meetings but Channels Television learnt that the immediate past president arrived first at the home of General IBB about 11am where he spent about one hour before he proceeded to the home of General Abdulsalami Abubakar […]

  • Former President Babangida regrets inability to scrap National Assembly

    Former President Babangida regrets inability to scrap National Assembly

    Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Tuesday said he regretted his inability to scrap the National Assembly or make its membership optional.

     

    Babandida, who spoke to journalists at his Uphill residence in Minna, Niger State, as part of activities marking his 75th birthday, said he would make amends if given another chance to act on the matter.

    The ex- President said making the National Assembly membership optional would reduce the cost of governance.

    He said, “During my public life, there were several decisions […]

  • Babangida returns home from Germany medical trip

    Babangida returns home from Germany medical trip

    Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, returned yesterday from Germany, where he went for medical treatment.

    IBB arrived Minna International Airport at 3:30pm from Germany in a chartered air­craft, N550 DR. Early in the week, rumours of his death went viral on social media, save for the phone inter­view he granted a popular International Televi­sion Network

    He was in company with his son, Aminu and daughter, Halima, while former Governor A. A. Kure, Mohammed Babangida, Aisha Babangida, Umar Ndanusa and former Federal Permanent […]

  • I’m ill but not dead – Babangida breaks silence

    I’m ill but not dead – Babangida breaks silence

    General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Former Military President  has broken the silence to refute the rumours that he is bedridden or dead.

    Babangida spoke with select newsmen on Sunday afternoon in his home in Minna, the Niger State capital.

    He said: “It is true I have minimised my appearance at public functions because of my ill health, but not to the level of incapacitation as being widely circulated in some media.”

    It was reported few days ago on the social media that Babangida was […]

  • Former President, Ibrahim Babangida Seriously Sick & Unable to Walk Unaided

    Former President, Ibrahim Babangida Seriously Sick & Unable to Walk Unaided

    Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida , is reportedly seriously ill, a source close to his hilltop mansion in Minna has revealed. Nigeria’s former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), is reportedly seriously ill, a source close to his hilltop mansion in Minna, the Niger State capital, has informed the publication yesterday.

    The source also disclosed that the former military leader has been ill for a while, resulting in his inability to attend most public functions.

    Though ThisDay could not ascertain […]

  • Ibrahim Babangida, former President Seriously Sick & Unable to Walk Unaided

    Ibrahim Babangida, former President Seriously Sick & Unable to Walk Unaided

    Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), is reportedly seriously ill, a source close to his hilltop mansion in Minna has revealed.

    According to a report on ThisDay, Nigeria’s former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), is reportedly seriously ill, a source close to his hilltop mansion in Minna, the Niger State capital, has informed the publication yesterday.

    The source also disclosed that the former military leader has been ill for a while, resulting in his inability to attend most […]

  • Babangida denounces PDP membership – SEE why!

    Babangida denounces PDP membership – SEE why!

    Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has turned down the invitation extended to him by the Peoples Democratic Party to attend its rebranding conference scheduled for November 12.

    Babangida, a founding member of the PDP, in a statement on Tuesday, said though as a founding member of the party he would have loved to be a part of the repositioning of the PDP after its dismal outing in the last general election, he had since retired from politics.

    The statement he […]

  • Throwback Pic Of Buhari, Abdulsalami Abubakar & Ibrahim Babangida In Their Youthful Days

    Throwback Pic Of Buhari, Abdulsalami Abubakar & Ibrahim Babangida In Their Youthful Days

     

    Abdulsalami Abubakar and Ibrahim Babangida .
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  • Babangida shares reasons why Jonathan loses the Presidential Post, sends a congratulatory message to Buhari

    Babangida shares reasons why Jonathan loses the Presidential Post, sends a congratulatory message to Buhari

     

    Gen IBB, former military president, who said Nigerian Politicians had a lot of lessons to learn from the election on Buhari’s victory as the next Nigerian President, on Tuesday said President Goodluck Jonathan lost the presidential election to Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, because Jonathan failed to meet the yearnings and aspiration of Nigeria’s citizens.

    In a congratulatory message titled: “Buhari deserves this victory” and which he personally signed, Babangida said the country had witnessed a downward trend […]