IBB: The Godfather never sleeps

A major player in he Nigerian political scene, former president Ibrahim Babangida, popular as IBB, has in recent times shown that he has not completely lost his grip on the Nigerian power equation. His less than usual vocal nature reared its head recently where he was reported to have sought justification of June 12 1993 presidential election, adjudged the freest and fairest in the country since independence. He annulled the election before the result was announced. Despite the fact that he has openly supported the coalition movement spearheaded by his…

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The story behind IBB’s letter

Confusion has trailed the letter purportedly written by the former Military president, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popularly known as IBB, advising President Buhari to leave the political stage to younger generation who are no longer operating at analogue level. In a press statement released on Sunday by Kassim Afegbua, his spokesman, Babangida said that this does not mean he is advocating that Buhari’s right to vote and be voted for should be abrogated. “I do not intend to deny President Buhari his inalienable right to vote and be voted for, but…

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