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General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)

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


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A business and strategic foray

The close ties between Israel and Nigeria on trade, especially oil, and security scarcely change whether the incumbent leader in Nigeria is Muslim (Generals Muhammadu Buhari and Ibrahim Babangida) or stridently Christian (Gen...


After the bank purge, back to the politics

He also won support for the bank purge from an unexpected source, Nigeria's richest former military leader, General Ibrahim Babangida, who presumably hasn't got any bad debts...


How to win in a recession

The fortunes of Nigerian-born, Lebanese-descended, British trader Ely Claude Alan Calil rose on the back of General Ibrahim Babangida’s military regime (1985-93) but he fell out of favour with the successor regime under Gen...


Welome back, Chief Tony

From this base in the 1980s, Anenih built up political contacts with Nigeria's then military rulers until 1991, when the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida created two parties (the National Republican Convention and Social Democratic Party) to contest elections as part of a managed transition to civilian rule...


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Tactical defeat

We hear Nigerian former military leader General Ibrahim Babangida privately urged Col...


The waiting game

There are the men who would be king: former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, former military head of state General Ibrahim Babangida, former Chief of Military Intelligence, Aliyu Mohammed Gusau and former Secretary to the Federation Babagana Kingibe...


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...


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