General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)
Nigeria

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)

Former President of Nigeria (1985-1993)

Date of Birth: 17/08/1941
Place of Birth: Minna, Niger State


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After the bombing, Jonathan declares

Opposition supporters looking for symbolism note that key PDP patriarchs – including former President Obasanjo and the ailing former military ruler Ibrahim Babangida – were notable by their absence from Jonathan's Eagle Square declaration...

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Jonathan faces the north

There is much interest in the plans of Senate President David Mark, a veteran ally of General Ibrahim Babangida, whose coup-making days go back to the 1970s and 1980s...

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Presidential letter bombs

Obasanjo informs Jonathan that he has discussed his concern about current developments with his fellow retired generals Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar (both former heads of state) and Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma...

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Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

Ibrahim Babangida, remains a powerful political force in Niger State and seems to have restrained the Governor...

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On a wing and a prayer

Aside from encouraging Israeli agribusinesses to invest, the former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida hired Israeli security experts to ward off putschists: some of his top security officials worked closely with the Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations (better known as Mossad) and the Israel Defence Forces...

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Punching out the PDP

Since the 31 August split, the rival factions of the PDP divided their time between lengthy internal meetings and trying to enlist the backing of party elders such as former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida...

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Inside the presidential fight

Many leaders – even retired military officers such as Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau – who have crossed Buhari, worry that they would still remain targets...

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Contributions gratefully received

Companies such as United Bank for Africa and Zenith Bank have made political friends in Accra as have telecommunications companies such as Glo, owned by Michael Adenuga, a close business associate of ex-President Ibrahim Babangida...

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Turning security upside down

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, whose influence in government increases as the northern crisis worsens...

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How terror came to Kano

The shortcomings of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government have been pointed out by northern grandees, such as Generals Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, and civilian politicians such as Atiku Abubakar...

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