Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida
Carrington: A summing-up
Ambassador Walter Carrington, who died recently at 89, was a man who understood the imperative of American power. He was an African-American who believed he had a mission to Africa.
Lagos and the litany of forced evictions
From recent reports by development practitioners, sustainable development and the related notion of sustainability are becoming increasingly important policy objectives for government at different levels as well as in the private sector.
Understanding IBB’s political decisions
For some Nigerians, the former Nigerian military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popular called IBB, was a modern-day political philosopher.
Abuja Urban Mass Transit Scheme … A decaying legacy
When the country’s federal capital was moved from Lagos to Abuja, on December 12, 1991, by former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the new Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was still a work in progress.
Nigeria’s membership of OIC is illegal, HURIWA declares
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) yesterday said that it was illegal and unconstitutional for President Muhammadu Buhari to attend a summit exclusively convoked for Islamic nations under the aegis of Organisation of Islamic....
Reengineering engineers to foster national development
As a designer, an engineer is trained not only to invent various physical infrastructure that, beautifies an environment, but upon which other economic activities can thrive.
Osinbajo, IBB, Tinubu others for book launch
The CSS Bookshops Limited in collaboration with Soluas Associates will hold a public presentation of a book titled ‘Revolution of Accountancy Profession in Nigeria: History of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)’ by Olumuyiwa Sosanya, at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, on August 30, by 11a.m.
Conduct free, fair presidential primary Babangida tells PDP
Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd) has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to conduct a free, fair and transparent presidential primary.He urged the party to learn from its past mistakes that led to its defeat at the 2015 general elections..
Babangida says Nigeria needs new leadership for transformation
Former president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has thrown his weight behind Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, presidential aspirant and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
June 12 recognition and resurrection of a watershed
In a surprise and unexpected move last Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari declared June 12, the day in 1993 that a presidential election was won by billionaire politician...
Babangida deplores polarisation of governance
One-time Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida yesterday said democratic governance has been polarised along ethnic and religious lines.In his message to mark the country’s 19th uninterrupted democratic experience in Minna, the former leader noted: “It is indeed worrisome that active politicians are not adhering to the rule of the game of politics.