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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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The storm before the storm

Obasanjo has found a strange bedfellow in another ex-President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida preferring to stay close to IBB rather than watch his moves from a distance...


Quiet President, worried country

The petitioners are associated with several prominent northerners including former military ruler Ibrahim Babangida (1995-93) and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau National Security Advisor (1999-2006) in believing that the Supreme Court (which may not rule until September) will invalidate the poll and give Yar’Adua the opportunity to stand down...


Judgment day is coming

That has not cooled the febrile climate in Abuja where some insiders confidently predict the return of former military leader Ibrahim Babangida to the presidency; others claim Obasanjo will return amid the confusion; still others say a new presidential candidate will emerge from within the ranks of the Yar'Adua government...


Kingmakers and charlatans

Supporters of former military ruler Ibrahim Babangida (1985-93) say he is ready to stand if President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua chooses not to run again...


See you in court

Ibrahim Babangida Mark faces much tougher questions about his political career than Yar'Adua does...


The new man in Abuja

Yet many other ex-military politicians such as former generals Ibrahim Babangida and Muhammadu Buhari are far from reconciled to his presidency...


Under new management

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade was busy with his election campaign so Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo suggested a mediator - Nigerian ex-President Ibrahim Babangida with whom Conté shared a common enemy the Liberian warlord Charles Taylor...


Party pieces

For now political grandees such as Aliyu Mohammed Gusau Ibrahim Babangida and Theophilus Danjuma are holding fire; the first two had presidential ambitions - although the PDP can hardly change its ticket with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for candidates in mid-February...


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