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Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida

26 Oct 2020
Debate on the effectiveness of governance in Nigeria and who should shoulder the blame for its systemic failure has been on for years but the issue is regaining prominence with the protest on EndSARS...
1 Sep 2020
An old man’s bulging past casts a silent, scenic silhouette far into our present and future. The present, seeking sobering solace, runs into the sheltering shadow, wading through a thousand and one bits and pieces dropped by the receding ancient man.
15 Apr 2020
General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, GCFR, whose tenure was between August 27, 1985, to August 26, 1993, was the first to introduce the office of the National Security Adviser to this country.
28 Nov 2019
Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (rtd.) has cautioned those trying to gag the press through the hate speech bill to desist declaring that, “Nigerians cannot be muzzled.”
23 Sep 2019
Vice President Yemi Osibajo yesterday foresaw greater days for Akwa Ibom residents as the state today marks the 32nd anniversary of its creation by the military regime of the former ruler, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (rtd) on September 23, 1987.
Nigeria's House of Representative Thursday approved Nigeria June 12 as the new Democracy Day for the country.
23 Nov 2018
Amid a pocket of opposition, the House of Representative yesterday made a significant push towards legalising the June 12 proclamation by President Muhammadu Buhari as Democracy Day. Speaker Yakubu Dogara, who presided over the plenary, referred a bill in that respect to the committee of the whole for further legislative scrutiny. He argued that there…
11 Jun 2018
Nigerians in the Diaspora have tasked fellow citizens on rebirth of true democracy in the country. They regretted that the nation had witnessed series of flawed elections and abuse of power since...
8 Jun 2018
On Tuesday, June 12, it will be the 25th Anniversary of the Presidential election of 1993. Many claimed it was the freest election held in this country. Sadly it was annulled.
1 Oct 2017
Fortuitously, what ended up as a missed opportunity to bring Gowon back to power, opened a window of opportunity for a southerner in the military, Olusegun Obasanjo, to mount the saddle and pave the way for a return of civil rule.
16 Oct 2016
In Nigeria, we always hope to pray our way through every danger without repentance. The God I know and serve does not work that way. Agreed, His mercies endure and are renewed every morning ...
29 Aug 2016
Former Military President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, erstwhile governors as well as other illustrious sons and daughters of Delta State were honoured by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the weekend ...
20 Jul 2016
He asked, the then Military Governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar to look into the allegations. The governor dutifully invited me and after hearing me out went to Dodan Barracks to report back.


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A team of policemen patrolling Maiduguri-Damaturu road, on Monday prevented the abduction of a soldier and 15 travellers by insurgents.
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The Federal Government says it would make its final decision on the proposed new hazard allowance for health workers next week.
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Operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an award ceremony at Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun.
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The American dictionary of reference Merriam-Webster on Monday revealed "vaccine" to be its word of the year for 2021, reflecting both the hopes and deep divisions sparked by vaccination as the world wrestled with year two of the Covid-19 pandemic. "The word vaccine was about much more than medicine in 2021," the dictionary -- which…