Gowon, Obasanjo, others absent at Balewa book launch
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon yesterday shunned the launch of a book, titled: RAYUWA in memory of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, who died in the 1966 coup.
Leftists in electoral politics
The Calabar Group of Socialists (CGS) was in power at the local government level between March 1988 and May 1989. That was during the political transition programme of the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
IBB, Jonathan wade into South West PDP discord
Ahead of tomorrow’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), two former Heads of State General Ibrahim Babangida and President Goodluck Jonathan...
…Gbenga Daniel visits IBB in Minna
As part of his nationwide campaign tour on his ambition to become the next national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel has again visited Babangida in his home in Minna, Niger State.
Eighteen years of threatened democracy
After that, it was a long process of trial and error, with soldiers tampering with core values of party systems. First, it was General Ibrahim Babangida, who toyed with the idea of decreeing parties into existence.
Is the past the future?
Indeed, the Buhari’s years have been marked by the citizens’ hankering for the past and the rejection of the present. Having appropriated the past as the only means of corporate survival, they want to make it not only...
Let’s brand the presidency!
Like most of our national institutions, our presidency is crying for rebranding and repositioning. In theory, this is Africa’s most powerful seat of power.
Use APDA platform to preach peace, unity, says IBB
Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has advised the national leadership of the newly-registered political party, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance(APDA) to use the party’s platform to preach unity and peace in the country.