Former Nigeria Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, on Sunday on said he will support the presidential aspiration of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, to reciprocate what his late father, Dr.…
The former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has urged Muslims to use the period of Eid el-Kabir and beyond to further unite and strengthen the nation.
The meeting is taking place at the Hilltop residence of the former military ruler
Babangida, in a statement in Minna on Friday, said that he received the news of the death of the two eminent personalities who served in his administration with shock.
Former Nigeria Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has disclosed that he his endorsing a former Minister for Special Duties during the Administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, as…
As a people and a country, we are awash with so many days that are important to us. We know of October 1, May 27 being Children’s Day, and most recently for about two decades now the anniversary of our hard won democracy, May 29. We hear…
Whether before or during his incarceration, leading to his eventual death, the late Chief MKO Abiola was unrelenting in his struggle for the restoration of the June 12 mandate freely given to him by Nigerians.
The president’s action was to honour late Moshood Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election in Nigeria, arguably the freest and fairest presidential election in the country.
With President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy day to honour MKO Abiola though a welcome idea is a new twist in Nigeria history signifying that the President acknowledges the importance of what happened on June 12 1993.
The former leader described the assembly as “a forum that should be encouraged because of its commitment to the unity of Nigeria and maintenance of its territorial integrity”.
Babangida said he and other like-minds proposed as far as back as 1989 the possibility of handing over the country’s leadership to younger people who have the passion and zeal to propel it on the path of development and growth, but the…
PRNigeria gathered that their discussion may not be unconnected with recent developments in the security map of the country and the upcoming general elections, which has no doubt brought a lot of heat in the polity.
Speaking over the weekend during an Economic Summit, the Director of Research Centre, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, Prof. Nuhu Obaje, said the corporation should constitute itself into a vehicle to acquiring…
He quoted Babangida as saying: “I want to share in the glory of this occasion and to congratulate the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, and the entire staff of the Organization for their worthy achievements over the years.
Speaking at an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the Corps in Abuja, Babangida noted that increasing population would place additional burden on the Corps.