Atiku meets IBB behind closed doors, promises to declare for president soon

February 2, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has met with former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in his hilltop Minna residence behind closed door. Blueprint learnt the meeting was in connection with the 2023 presidential ambition of the former Vice President. Atiku, also former PDP presidential candidate, later paid a courtesy visit on the Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Read More

At last, IBB reveals why he remained unmarried after wife’s demise, President for 2023

January 15, 2022 Editor 0

Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has finally revealed why he has chose to remain alone since the death of his wife, Hajiya Maryam Babangida. The former military president spoke in an exclusive interview with Trust TV. Maryam, who was Nigeria’s First Lady between 1985 and 1993, died at the University of California’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Centre (JCCC) in Read More

Osinbajo is best for Nigeria – IBB

December 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

  Nigeria’s former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) has described Vice-president, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, as the best suitable for 2023 presidency. Babaginda  stated this, Thursday, when Osibanjo Grassroot Organisation visited him in his Uphill Residence in Minna, Niger state capital.  He said Professor Yemi Osibanjo should stay on course, be resilient and contest for Presidency in 2023. “I know the Vice Read More

Excitement as Nigeria receives Queen’s baton relay ahead 2022 Commonwealth games

October 16, 2021 Editor 0

As member nations prepare for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Nigeria on Friday in Abuja received the Queen’s Baton Relay, an iconic event which started with a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London as part of the city’s Commonwealth Day festivities. The President, Common Wealth Games Nigeria, Engr. Habul Gumel, who received the Queen’s Baton Relay at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Read More

IBB at 80: A birthday tribute and his good leadership prescription

August 19, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Former President Ibrahim Babangida, the beloved Maradona in our national politics, turned 80 on August 17. The current of history has moved him down stream as an authentic elder statesman. This piece serves two objectives: firstly as a brief tribute to a man who, unwillingly, has become a major issue in our national politics; and secondly, to briefly appraise his Read More

IBB a quintessential statesman – PDP

August 17, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has heartily felicitated with former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, as he celebrates his 80th birthday. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Monday described Gen. Babangida as a quintessential statesman, “a highly courageous and detribalized leader with outstanding legacies in office and inexorable steadfastness to the unity, stability, Read More

IBB @80: Some people will cut my neck for supporting resource control

August 17, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has thrown his weight behind resource control, saying it is just fair that people who produce resources should be allowed to benefit. He also said with that arrangement, the federal government would even benefit more. Babangida spoke to Blueprint Sunday ahead of his 80th birthday today (Tuesday) at his Hilltop Residence in Minna, the state Read More