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PDP Crisis: Dickson, IBB In Closed-Door Meeting

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson and former Head of State , Gen Ibrahim Babangida, met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger State on Wednesday. Dickson, who did not talk to journalists after the meeting which lasted about one hour, was said to have driven off immediately the meeting ended. A reliable source who was close to the meeting, but declined to be named, explained th ...

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Ogbemudia’s Death Struck Me With ‘Helpless Awe’ –IBB

Former Military  President, General Ibrahim B. Babangida, IBB has said  the sudden death of General Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia,  “struck me with helpless awe.” IBB who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday further  said,  “I haven’t finished swallowing the bitter pill of General Adebayo Adeyinka’s passing on, when I got the news of General Ogbemudia’s exit. It truly hurts. “Here was a leader whom I enjoye ...

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IBB Mourns General Adebayo, Says ‘Was A Cosmopolitan Leader’

Nigeria's former Military President General Ibrahim B.  Babangida has paid tribute to late General Adeyinka Adebayo, describing him as a "cosmopolitan leader." IBB in condolence message Thursday said "At 89, one would think age was well spent and it was time for him to go and have a deserved rest, but losing a dear one no matter the age, comes with grief, pains, sorrow and nostalgia. That was my feeling whe ...

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IBB Returns, Thanks Nigerians For ‘Concerns Over My Health’

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), has returned to Nigeria after a 7-week medical vacation in the Switzerland. He arrived Minna International Airport on Saturday evening at 6.45 pm. Alighting from the aircraft, General Babangida expressed gratitude for prayers and goodwill messages from different quarters during his vacation. He said: “I am feeling stronger and better now. ...

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Armed Forces Day: IBB Calls For National Unity As Bello Decries Neglect

In  the spirit of the 2017  Armed forces Remembrance Day, former Military President  of Nigeria,  General  Ibrahim Badamasi  Babangida, IBB has felicitated with  the military. The 2017 Remembrance Day comes at a time that our armed forces, military men and women are gaining more ground in the fight against insurgency and conflicts ridden areas of Nigeria. General Babangida, said : “As  we celebrate the Arme ...

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IBB, Dogara Mourn Ex Governor Kure

"The sudden death of former Governor of Niger State, Engineer, Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure, this afternoon in Germany comes to me in a great Shock but as a believer, ' All souls must taste dead' sooner or later," said former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida,IBB. In a condolence message to the Family of the deceased, government and the people of Niger State, General Babangida, said: " My amiable ...

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Babangida Salutes Buhari, Military for Dislodging Boko Haram from Sambisa Forest

Tina George - Minna Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has saluted the courage and determination of President Muhammadu Buhari, military chiefs as well as troops for their sacrifice over the painful liberation of Sambisa Forest and adjoining abode of Boko Haram. In a press release signed by the former President and made available to newsmen in Minna, Babangida expressed delight ov ...

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FCTA To Restore IBB Golf Club To Old Glory

The FCT Administration will assist to bring back the past glory of the IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja to enable it take its proper position as an heritage tourism landmark in the Federal Capital Territory. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello gave this assurance, while receiving the Chairman and members of the Board of Trustees of the IBB International Golf and Country Club that paid ...

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PDP: Jonathan, IBB, Gusau Facilitate Sheriff, Makarfi Reconciliation Moves

By Danlami Nmodu Former President Goodluck Jonathan. Ex- military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and former National Security  Adviser, NSA who also served as Jonathan’s Minister of Defence,General Aliyu Gusau were the principal leaders who facilitated the reconciliation  moves   to unite the Ali Modu Sherif and Ahmed Makarfi factions of  Peoples Democratic Party ,PDP,Newsdiaryonline was told. Based o ...

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Sheriff Visits OBJ After Meeting IBB, Abdulsalami

By Danlami Nmodu Some interesting political moves have emerged  on the heels of the visit of embattled factional National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday in Ota. Sources close to Sheriff confirmed to Newsdiaryonline that  the meeting with Obasanjo was held. “Yes,Iam aware of the meeting but it was meant to be private,” one ...

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Part-time Legislature: IBB’s Belated Panacea And Lawmakers’ Baggage, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

  zainabsule@yahoo.com,  www.zainabokino.blogspot.com        08098209791       Text only Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), does not shy away from controversies. Consciously or inadvertently, he courts them. Last week, he used the occasion of his 75th birthday to regurgitate the recurring issue of part-time law-making as a panacea to the economic recession and resultan ...

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IBB @75: An Indispensable Leader, Adviser – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has described the former Nigerian Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida who marks his 75th birthday Wednesday  as an indispensable leader and adviser. The governor in a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace said that the former leader has continued to remain relevant in the Nigerian Project. "Form ...

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