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General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)

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


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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...


Buhari's election headlines

Ibrahim Babangida who led the palace coup that deposed Buhari in August 2005 is surprisingly now one of his strongest supporters...


Tafidan's ghost

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua the Tafidan Katsina (a title inherited from his father) signed up to civilian politics in 1987 with the formation of the People's Front of Nigeria (PF) at the beginning of the extended and ultimately failed transition programme of then military ruler Ibrahim Babangida (1985-93)...

Ibrahim Babangida who toppled his government in 1985 and kept him under house arrest even when his mother was dying...


New Year election blues

' Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari (1983-85) standing for the All Nigeria People's Party has put in a strong early showing and is understood to have opened a dialogue with his former nemesis but key power broker Ibrahim Babangida (1985-93) who toppled him in 1985...


Atiku again

Ibrahim Babangida in the fray but he told AC that there were no circumstances in which the two would stand against each other in an election...


An outsider moves up the list

With newspapers and politicians preoccupied by a final controversial but successful push by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to impeach Plateau Governor Joshua Dariye on 13 November of the high-profile aspirants only former military ruler General Ibrahim Babangida had publicly declared well ahead of the deadline...


The next election deadline

Among the other heavy-hitters former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida insists he will run for the presidential election either as a candidate for the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) or as an independent candidate which might provoke a series of legal challenges...


All for one, not yet

Northern candidates such as former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida and Gen...


Leaving it late

Since August former military ruler General Ibrahim Babangida (1985-93) has declared himself ready to stand and defend his record in office...


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