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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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A trap for the juggernaut

IBB and OBJ fear revenge Former leaders such as Ibrahim Babangida and Obasanjo will seek to win over the successful candidate to ensure they are not called to account...


Watch the south-west

Its presidential candidate then was Olu Falae a Yale-trained economist and former Secretary of Finance in Ibrahim Babangida’s military regime...


Jonathan’s primary colours

Despite their promises northern PDP heavyweights such as Ibrahim Babangida Aliyu Mohammed Gusau and Abubakar Bukola Saraki failed to back Atiku...


Electric elections

To complicate matters another northern contender former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida has launched a legal case against what he claims is Jonathan’s unconstitutional bid for the presidency in breach of party rules...


The gangs of Port Harcourt

Security officers then arrested Raymond Dokpesi manager of the former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida’s campaign for the PDP nomination...


The car bomb whodunit

Although Jonathan's office dismissed Okah's claims as fantasy the political temperature is rising ahead of the ruling People's Democratic Party's primary elections that will pit Jonathan against three northern candidates - former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and former head of military intelligence Aliyu Mohammed Gusau...


A false start

All of the candidates have held power and the two frontrunners – former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida (aka IBB) and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar – had controversial tenures which saw them forced from power...


The field gets more crowded

After a precipitate launching of his campaign on Facebook’s social networking site on 14 September (pre-empting General Ibrahim Babangida’s more formal announcement) President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan announced he would seek the PDP presidential nomination at a rally in Abuja on 18 September...


Good man, impossible job

The PDP primaries pitting Jonathan from the Niger Delta against two northern candidates General Ibrahim Babangida and Atiku Abubakar are likely to be almost as hard fought as the final election...


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