2019 Election: PDP Must Provide a Better Choice for Nigerians – Babangida

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Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, at the weekend appraised his position on current political developments in the nation and surmised that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must provide a better choice for Nigerians. Babangida, who spoke in Minna, Niger state on Saturday while receiving members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Read More

Join the club of retirees – Tinubu tells Obasanjo, Babangida

1 week ago Admin 0
A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Military President Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida to join the club of retirees and take their pensions. Tinubu said this in an interview with State House correspondents on Tuesday after he and a chieftain of the APC, Bisi Read More

2019 Election: Babangida’s camp split over Obasanjo’s coalition

2 weeks ago Admin 0
There is anxiety in the camp of ex-President Ibrahim Babangida as the ex-military leader and political associates consider if he should join the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) or not. There were indications that Babangida is under pressure to distance himself from the former President Olusegun Obasanjo movement and rather limit his contributions to his Read More

Babangida Letter Saga: Police Detain Journalist, Confiscate Phone

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The police briefly detained a PREMIUM TIMES reporter who arrived at the Force Headquarters with Kassim Afegbua on Wednesday morning. Mr. Afegbua, a longtime spokesperson for a former head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, turned himself in two days after he was declared wanted on allegations that he made “false statements, injurious falsehood, defamation of character Read More

Babangida’s Aide Sues Police, NTA, Channels TV For N1 Billion

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Kassim Afegbua, the media adviser to the former president, General Ibrahim Babangida, who was declared wanted by the police, has sued for fundamental rights enforcement. Mr. Afegbua is also requesting N1 billion in damages from the police, its spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, and two media houses, according to court filings. Mr. Afegbua’s legal representative, Kayode Ajulo, Read More

2019 Election: PDP Hails IBB’s Declaration on Buhari, Says Its Re-positioned Platform Ready for a New National Consensus

3 weeks ago Admin 0
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has reacted to the letter by former military president Ibrahim Babangida that has asked Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari for a new generation of leaders in 2019. “Press Statement 2019: PDP Hails IBB’s Declaration on Buhari, Says Its Repositioned Platform Ready for a New National Consensus The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Read More

Vote out Buhari in 2019 – Babangida tells Nigerians

3 weeks ago Admin 0
Former military president Ibrahim Babangida has asked Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari for a new generation of leaders in 2019. In a press statement released on Sunday by Kassim Afegbua, his spokesman, Babangida said it was time to sacrifice “personal ambition” for the “national interest”. Babangida, who overthrew Buhari in 1985 and ruled Read More

FG monetises N280m cars for Obasanjo, Babangida, Gowon, Jonathan, others

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The Federal Government approved N280.1m cash payments to former Presidents and Heads of State in 2017 to buy cars. Out of the money, N40m had already been released, but final releases would tally at “100 per cent.” READ ALSO: NECO results out, only 24 Zamfara candidates pass There is an outstanding balance of N240.1m to be Read More

2019 Elections: Orji Kalu meets IBB behind closed-doors

5 months ago Admin 0
Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu on Monday visited Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) in his country home in Minna, Niger state. Addressing journalists after meeting IBB behind a closed door, Kalu said they spoke about 2019 presidential elections. According to him, they agreed that even if President Muhammadu Buhari will Read More

Drama as woman cuts off neighbour’s tongue

5 months ago Admin 0
Alhaji Abass Street, Ogudu, Lagos State, has turned into a theatre of the absurd after a 29-year-old resident, identified simply as Biodun, allegedly cut off the tongue of her confidant, Babangida Sulyman. It was learned that 23-year-old Babangida was an errand boy to the unmarried woman, helping her to buy food and deliver messages. They Read More