• IBB’s gamble on Tofa was his undoing -Anenih

    IBB’s gamble on Tofa was his undoing -Anenih

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) former Chairman Chief Tony Anenih has narrated how the insidious scheme by the former military dictator Gen. Ibrahim Babangida  to truncate the transition to democratic governance at the time, became Babangida’s undoing.

    Anenih alleged that Babangida had gamled on Alhaji Bashir Tofa, the candidate of NRC to win the election

    Incidentally, the victory by the business mogul and philanthropist, the late Chief Moshood Abiola, who contested on the platform of the rival Social Democratic Party […]

  • June 12 Election : How IBB’s gamble on Tofa backfired, says Chief Anenih

    June 12 Election : How IBB’s gamble on Tofa backfired, says Chief Anenih

    A sinister political gamble by then military dictator Gen. Ibrahim Babangida on the presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC), Alhaji Othman Tofa, to win the June 12, 1993 presidential election became Babangida’s undoing, it was learnt.

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) former Chairman Chief Tony Anenih narrated the insidious scheme by the former military ruler to truncate the transition to democratic governance at the time.

    Incidentally, the victory by the business mogul and philanthropist, the late Chief […]

  • FG owes Jonathan, Obasanjo, IBB, Shagari 10 month salaries. allowances

    FG owes Jonathan, Obasanjo, IBB, Shagari 10 month salaries. allowances

    Former Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida, Alhaji Shehu Shagari have not been paid their salaries and allowances since January this year, it was disclosed on Thursday.

    The revelation came as a shock to members of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs who visited the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).

    Paucity of funds due to non-approvals by President Muhammadu Buhari was blamed for the inability to pay the entitlements of the […]

  • Hasten negotiations on remaining Chibok girls – IBB tells Buhari

    Hasten negotiations on remaining Chibok girls – IBB tells Buhari

    Former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to hasten negotiations to free the remaining Chibok girls and rehabilitate them from psychological trauma they might have encountered in the last two and half years

    IBB said this while rejoicing with the families, people of Nigeria and indeed the Nigerian government over the release of 21 of the abducted Chibok Girls last week.

    He said it was a thing of joy for the girls to have been reunited […]

  • Must Read!!! Real Reason IBB Overthrew Buhari

    Must Read!!! Real Reason IBB Overthrew Buhari

    Real reason Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd) was ousted as military head of state on August 27, 1985 has been revealed.

    Widespread arrest of top politicians and high net worth individuals over alleged corruption -related issues, foggy economic situation occasioned by the dwindling oil prices were key factors that led to his removal as head of state by the military junta headed by Gen Ibrahim Babangida (retd).  The revelation is contained in a recently launched book entitled: ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of […]

  • Rahma Indimi’s family member alleges that Mohammed Babangida put a survillance team outside their home

    Rahma Indimi’s family member alleges that Mohammed Babangida put a survillance team outside their home

    Two days ago, LIB broke the story that Mohammed, son of Former Nigerian Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, is currently battling his ex wife Rahama for custody of their two eldest kids in a Sharia court. (Read here). Rahma’s family member tulip_bistroI is now alleging that Mohammed has stationed a surveillance team outside her home. She shared the warning above and wrote:

    ‘I will not be intimidated by you or any member of your family, and yes your Aunty and driver […]

  • Buhari, Jonathan, Shonekan, others attend Council of State meeting; Obasanjo, IBB absent

    Buhari, Jonathan, Shonekan, others attend Council of State meeting; Obasanjo, IBB absent

    President Buhari, his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan, former interim presidnt Ernest Shonekan and former military leade, Abdulsalami Abubakar, are presently attending the Council of State meeting holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    This is the second council of state meeting to be presided over by President Buhari. The first held in October last year.

    Former leaders who were absent at the meeting include Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida, Shehu Shagari, Yakubu Gowon.

    Also absent as at the begging of the meeting were Senate President, Bukola […]

  • Nigerian comedian Alibaba shows off his dogs named after Obasanjo, IBB, Abacha

    Nigerian comedian Alibaba shows off his dogs named after Obasanjo, IBB, Abacha

    Ace comedian AliBaba has disclosed that he has some dogs named after former Nigerian Presidents and world leaders.

    The comedian made the disclosure via Instagram while thanking God that he hasn’t been arrested from it.

    He wrote, ”My dogs and I back in the day. Must have had like 12 at a particular point in time. Interesting time. That time I mean. I had traveled and returned at night, but was too tired to relate with them. OBJ, the big Alsatian was […]

  • My worse civil war experience – IBB

    My worse civil war experience – IBB

    Today, former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, turns 75. To mark his birthday, he granted press interview where he talked about his experiences, family and military career, among others. He, however, refused to talk about contemporary politics.

    You have been a military officer and a military president.  Which one was more challenging?

    Being a military officer was more challenging than being a military president. Being a military officer, you are leading men into danger; your life and their lives very much […]

  • IBB and Abdulsalam Abubakar celebrating Eid Mubarak together (photos)

    IBB and Abdulsalam Abubakar celebrating Eid Mubarak together (photos)

    Former Nigerian leaders, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalam Abubakar, celebrating Eid Mubarak at the Hilltop residence of former President Babangida, today July 6th.

    Former Nigerian leaders, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalam Abubakar, celebrating Eid Mubarak at the Hilltop residence of former President Babangida, today July

  • I will continue to advise any government in power — IBB

    I will continue to advise any government in power — IBB

    Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, (retd), has promised to continue to offer useful advice to any government in power.

    The former military warlord said he was committed to the Nigerian project because he had no other country to call his own.

    IBB, as he is fondly called, made this declaration yesterday in Minna, the Niger State capital, when he received the Chairman and members of the Niger State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

    According to him, “I am ready […]