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Nigeria

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)

Date of Birth: 17 August 1941
Place of Birth: Minna, Niger State


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Promises, promises

A more worrying explanation is that the CBN bought back the notes probably during the military regimes of Generals Ibrahim Babangida or Sani Abacha and then gave or on-sold them to favoured allies of the regime who would still be drawing interest on the notes...


King Oil, again

Ibrahim Babangida's military regime and so was not subjected to parliamentary scrutiny...


Offshore, offside

The scheme was run from the Central Bank of Nigeria between 1988 and 1993 while General Ibrahim Babangida was President...


Other infernos

Last December Museveni and Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir signed a peace agreement in Nairobi under the auspices of ex-United States President Jimmy Carter (and behind-the-scenes pressure from Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo's envoy ex-President Ibrahim Babangida)...


In God's name

Northerners recall the Maitatsine riots in Kano in the early 1980s when naïve politicians and business people promoted Mohammed Marwa a charlatan from Cameroon whose bloody uprising was put down at the cost of more than 5 000 lives by troops commanded by Major Halilu Akilu later President Ibrahim Babangida's security chief...


Reverse roles

Former President Ibrahim Babangida will continue to fascinate Nigerians and be blamed for sponsoring unrest if it seems that his own interests are threatened...


Obasanjo's one hundred days

Ibrahim Babangida who was a major backer of Obasanjo's election campaign but who has since been given cause to fear the ongoing probes...


Exeunt sojas

Ibrahim Babangida still reviled for annulling the 1993 elections looked less comfortable as well-wishers heaped accolades on Gen...


New team, old players

As his businesses flourished while Nigeria's political problems grew Danjuma became an increasingly acerbic critic of military rule telling a nervous Samuel Doe in Monrovia in 1990 not to overstay his welcome and excoriating President Ibrahim Babangida for failing to hand over to the civilians in 1992 as promised...


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