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What exactly is Babangida saying?

The drama, the controversy, the confusion, the double entendre, attended by seeming cowardice, that grew around a statement, perhaps the statements, purportedly issued by former military President Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday, February 4, is absolutely unnecessary, unfortunate and utterly avoidable.

General Babangida’s media aide absolves self of any wrongdoing

The media adviser to ex-Nigerian leader Ibrahim Babangida, Kassim Afegbua, who was declared wanted by the police has absolved himself of any wrongdoing.

General Babangida’s spokesman denies police arrest report over statement

Kassim Afegbua, a spokesperson for former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, said on Monday that he received no invitation from the police over a statement he signed on behalf of his principal Sunday afternoon.

General Babangida: My original statement stands

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida has spoken on the controversy around the statement he issued about the 2019 elections.

General Babangida’s first statement is the real one – Senator Shehu Sani

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has claimed that former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, indeed issued a statement telling President Muhammadu Buhari not to stand for re-election next year.

General Babangida’s statement not personalised to President Buhari – spokesperson

The spokesperson to former president Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), Kassim Afegbua, speaking on a Channels television programme on Sunday evening said that the statement accrued to the septuagenarian is not personalised to the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari.

General Babangida authorised the statement I issued – spokesman

The spokesman of Ibrahim Babaginda, Kassim Afegbua, says the former military president authorised the statement he issued earlier.

Confusion trails General Babangida’s statement on President Buhari

Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has allegedly disowned a press statement authored on his behalf by his spokesman Kassim Afegbua.

Nigeria does not need ‘analogue’ Buhari in 2019 – General Babangida

Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to shelve any plans to seek reelection in 2019, noting that Nigeria would be better without Buhari's "analogue system."

2019: Don’t let personal ambition override national interest – IBB tells President Buhari

He called on Nigerians to cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari to complete his term of office on May 29th, 2019 and collectively prepare the way for new generation (of) leaders to assume the mantle of leadership of the country.

Full text: General Babangida’s statement on President Buhari’s government

Former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stand down after his first term in 2019.

Vote out President Buhari in 2019 – IBB tells Nigerians

Former military president Ibrahim Babangida has asked Nigerians to co-operate with President Muhammadu Buhari until his tenure ends — but vote for a new generation of leaders in 2019.

My son’s death is a grave loss – Bola Tinubu

All Progressives Congress, APC, National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described the death of his first son, Babajide, last Tuesday as a grave loss that no parent would like to bear.

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