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Former Kano governor passes on in Germany

Former Military Governor of Kano State, Air Vice Marshall Hamza Abdullahi, has passed away at the age of 73.

Ibrahim Babangida: Shehu Shagari was a detribalised Nigerian

Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has eulogised former President Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, saying he was a detribalised Nigerian.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
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Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.

Ibrahim Babangida mourns Tony Anenih, describes him as a ‘master strategist’

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (GCFR), has described Tony Anenih as a master strategist which the nation will greatly miss.

Ibrahim Babangida: Proper planning will reduce youth unemployment

Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said proper planning by governments at all levels will drastically reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.

Ibrahim Babangida dissociates self from parody Twitter account

Former military Head of State Ibrahim Babangida has dissociated himself from a Twitter account which bears his name and pictures.

Ibrahim Babangida: I don’t have social media accounts

A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name.
Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)’s presidential an aspirant, on Monday visited the former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, a statement said.

2019: I’ll support your presidential ambition like your father supported me – General Babangida to...

Former Nigeria Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has thrown his weight behind the Presidential ambition of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki’s presidential bid, saying that his late father supported him during his failed presidential ambition.

Use Eid el-Kabir period to strengthen unity – General Babangida tells Muslims

The former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has urged Muslims to use the period of Eid el-Kabir and beyond to further unite and strengthen the nation.

PDP chair Secondus meets General Babangida in Minna

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, on Thursday, met with the former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, behind closed doors, in his Hilltop mansion in Minna, the Niger State capital.

Senator Saraki avoids journalists after meeting General Babangida in Minna

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday avoided journalists after holding a private meeting with the former Military President Ibrahim Babangida at his hilltop mansion in Minna, Niger State.

General Babangida mourns ex-Governor Hashidu

Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Friday, described the death of former Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Abubakar Hashidu, as a great loss not only to Gombe State but Nigeria in general.

General Babangida mourns ex-IGP Coomassie, Justice Katsina-Alu

A former military president, Gen Ibrahim Babangida, has offered his condolence to the families of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu and Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomasie.

Who says future Nigerian elections cannot be annulled?

The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.

Olisa Agbakoba: Babagana Kingibe unfit for national honour

Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola for the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has been described as unfit for the national honour accorded him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senator Umeh: Honouring MKO Abiola, Babagana Kingibe leaving Humphrey Nwosu is half measure

Senator Victor Umeh (APGA, Anambra Central) says any honour done to Moshood Abiola and Babagana Kingibe, presumed winners of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election without extending same to Professor Humphrey Nwosu, chairman of then National Electoral Commission (NEC) amounts to half measure.

Assemblyman: Declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day, healing for the nation

Chairman of Osun State House of Assembly committee on Information and Strategy, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has described declaration of June 12 as democracy that as a bold step to right the wrong of history.

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Mousa Dembele leaves Tottenham to join China’s Guangzhou R&F

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Emmanuel Petit: Mesut Ozil is just waiting for retirement

Mesut Ozil has “lost his motivation and desire”, according to Emmanuel Petit, with a man seeing his Arsenal future called into question on a regular basis now “waiting for his retirement”.

AFCON: Alex Iwobi remains Super Eagles playmaker – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr has insisted on making Arsenal star Alex Iwobi his first choice playmaker for the Eagles for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations.
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Federal government to implement agric mechanization programme with $1.1 billion loan from Brazil

The Federal Government is set to implement ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1billion loan from the Brazilian government.