Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida
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....
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..
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.
Babangida lauds pioneering role of Wole Soyinka as FRSC marks 30
Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has acknowledged the noble role of Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, in laying the foundation for a disciplined, firm and committed Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).
Not in IBB’s character
IBB has been characteristically prudent in matters of presidential power. But, suddenly, he has unusually acted out of character, intrepidly lending his avuncular voice to the growing corpus of interventions on the modus of dealing with the nation’s seeming incompetent leadership.....
IGP’s shambolic response to IBB’s gambit
When former President Olusegun Obasanjo released his state of the nation press statement of January 23, 2018, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to forget about 2019 presidency due to failure of his purported nepotistic leadership that has left the country more divided than he met it....