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Nigeria

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)

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


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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...


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...


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...


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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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...


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...


The business of terror

Kaduna conclusions Hardline allies of Jonathan's have gone further, suggesting that northern rivals within the PDP – such as Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Aliyu Mohammed Gusau – may have covert ties to Boko Haram...


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