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MILITARY

Meet The Soldier Who Led a Team of Army Officers That Arrested Buhari In 1985

Colonel Abdulmumini Aminu served as the military governor of Borno State, Nigeria between 1985 and 1987 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. He later became Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association, and then Chairman of the West Africa Football Union. Abdulmumini Aminu was the soldier who led a team of three Army officers that arrested Major-General Muhammadu Buhari in the August 1985 coup in which General Ibrahim Babangida came to power.

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Meet The Soldier Who Led a Team of Army Officers That Arrested Buhari In 1985

POLITICS

Meet The First And Only Child To Be Born In Aso Rock Villa (Photos)

We have several Villas in Nigeria but the Aso Rock Villa is among the most popular and beautiful Villas in the Country because it is the official residence of the President of Nigeria. In 1991, General Ibrahim Babangida completed the Aso Rock Villa statehouse, which houses Nigeria's president.

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Meet The First And Only Child To Be Born In Aso Rock Villa (Photos)

SOCIETY

Explosion Rocks Nigerian Army Barracks, Police Arrest Ibrahim Babangida, 3 Others In Adamawa

Loud explosions were intermittently rocking Ebrutu Army barracks in Calabar, Cross River State capital. The cause of the explosion is still unknown, but roofs of houses in nearby communities have been damaged, and window glass in other buildings have been ripped out. Ekong James, a local source said that the roofs of buildings in the estate where he lives were damaged.

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Explosion Rocks Nigerian Army Barracks, Police Arrest Ibrahim Babangida, 3 Others In Adamawa

POLITICS

The Interplay Of Power Among 3 Former Head Of State

The coup of December 31, 1983, overthrew the government of Shehu Shagari. Major General Muhammadu Buhari was made the Head of State. Sani Abacha, a major, announced the change of government. Buhari was known for being a stickler for discipline. He introduced the War Against Indiscipline to ensure social order in public places.

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The Interplay Of Power Among 3 Former Head Of State

POLITICS

Why Major-General Buhari Was Removed From Power In 1985

On 27 August 1985 a faction of mid-level Armed Forces officers, led by the Chief of Army Staff General Ibrahim Babangida, overthrew the government of Major General Muhammadu Buhari. Babangida justified the coup by saying that Buhari failed to deal with the country's economic problems by implementing Buharism, and promised "to rejuvenate the economy ravaged by decades of government mismanagement and corruption"

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Why Major-General Buhari Was Removed From Power In 1985

MILITARY

Why Ibrahim Babangida Resigned As Nigeria's Head of State In 1993

Ibrahim Babangida is a retired Nigerian Army general and politician. He served as military president of Nigeria from 1985 until his resignation in 1993. He rose through the ranks to serve from 1984 to 1985 as Chief of Army Staff. General Sani Abacha, who seized power in November 1993, proved unwilling to try to peacefully resolve the political crisis that began in June 1993, when results of a presidential election were annulled by Abacha's military predecessor, General Ibrahim Babangida.

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Why Ibrahim Babangida Resigned As Nigeria's Head of State In 1993

MILITARY

Nigerian Military Rulers Who Stepped Down From Power

A military dictatorship is a dictatorship in which the military exerts complete or substantial control over political authority, and the dictator is often a high-ranked military officer. Below are military leaders who stepped down from power: 1. Ibrahim Babangida Babangida, who has ruled Nigeria since taking power in a military coup in 1985, was pressurized to cede control to a democratic government, particularly since he annulled the results of a June 12 presidential election that was to have produced a civilian successor.

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Nigerian Military Rulers Who Stepped Down From Power

MILITARY

Ibrahim Babangida Vs Muhammadu Buhari, The 1985 Military Coup.

At the Dodan Barracks in 1985, four young majors were detailed to arrest the Head Of State (General Muhammadu Buhari), they were Usman Dangiwa, Lawan Gwadabe, Abdulmumuni Aminu and Sambo Dasuki. They achieved this without much ado. In fact, the Head of State (Muhammadu Buhari) was said to be waiting for them, and accompanied his captors initially to Bonny camp, from where he was later moved (under house arrest) to 1 Hawkesworth Road, Ikoyi.

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Ibrahim Babangida Vs Muhammadu Buhari, The 1985 Military Coup.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2 Things You Probably Did Not Know About The Late Nigerian Business Tycoon, Moshood Abiola

Moshood Kashimawo Abiola was one of the richest Nigerian businessmen in Nigeria and Africa. He was an active philanthropist who used his money to help many people, if you ask the likes of Dele Momodu and Dino Melaye, they will tell you a lot of the good things they earned from the late business tycoon.

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2 Things You Probably Did Not Know About The Late Nigerian Business Tycoon, Moshood Abiola

MILITARY

How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military Head-of-state

It is a well-known fact that the constitution of the Third Republic was made in 1989 through Babangida's effort to restore democratic rule in Nigeria. General Ibrahim Babangida endorsed political activities in the mid-year of 1989 and he created two political parties named: National Republic Convention (NRC) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).

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How the General elections crisis of 1993 made General Sani Abacha become Nigeria's Military  Head-of-state

RELIGION

How Nigeria refused to become a member of Islamic state council in 1986

One controversial policy issue that nearly tore the fabrics of the nation in 1986 during the regime of Babangida was the revelation that Nigeria had advanced from it observers status to become a full-fledged member of the Islamic member state council. Photo credit: istock Religion has always been a sensitive issue in Nigeria.

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How Nigeria refused to become a member of Islamic state council in 1986

MILITARY

Meet Two Retired Generals That Are Currently Serving In President Buhari Government

Since Nigeria gained its independence in 1960, the country has been blessed with my Prominent Retired Armies General who has continued to contribute their quota towards the development of Nigeria. It's on this note that I will be presenting the two Retired Army Generals that are currently serving in the President Muhammadu Buhari government.

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Meet Two Retired Generals That Are Currently Serving In President Buhari Government

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom: Moses Ekpo Becomes Longest Serving Deputy Governor With 6 Years, 3 Months In Office

The 23rd of September every year is regarded as 'Akwa Ibom Day' as it reminds the indigenes of the creation of the state in 1987 by the former military ruler, General Ibrahim Babangida rtd. Created out of the old Cross Rivers State, Akwa Ibom has come to become one of the fastest-growing cities in Nigeria with arrays of indigenes who have become trailblazers in their different spheres of life.

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Akwa Ibom: Moses Ekpo Becomes Longest Serving Deputy Governor With 6 Years, 3 Months In Office

POLITICS

PDP Deputy National Chairmanship Race: Two Key Reasons Why Governors May Have Rejected Oyinlola

Less than a week to the Elective National Convention of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), According to a Report by the Nation, Majority of the PDP Governors are backing Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, a Former Deputy Governor of Oyo State for the Deputy National Chairmanship Position (South).

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PDP Deputy National Chairmanship Race: Two Key Reasons Why Governors May Have Rejected Oyinlola

POLITICS

5 Political Heavyweights Who Stand A Strong Chance Of Becoming Nigeria's Next President

The former head of state, retired general Ibrahim Babangida, spoke to arise news in an interview on how he pictures or feels who the next president of Nigeria should be and the age bracket he or she should fall under. So, in this article, we will be using his point of view as a case study to analyse who the next president of Nigeria could be.

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5 Political Heavyweights Who Stand A Strong Chance Of Becoming Nigeria's Next President

MILITARY

Babangida And The Mamman Vasta Conspiracy Trial Of 1985/1986.

General Ibrahim Babangida, the Nigerian military head of state ( 1985 -1993), justified the execution of Mamman Vasta and others in 1986 in a interview with Thisday Newspaper shortly after he turned 60, saying that after vasta’s coup was foiled, he realized his childhood friend and classmates had planned the coup in line with a deep seated personal rivalry dating back to their years as young officers.

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Babangida And The Mamman Vasta Conspiracy Trial Of 1985/1986.

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom @34: Gov Emmanuel Identifies Unity as Basis for Growth

Governor Udom Emmanuel has identified unity as essential attribute of Akwa Ibom people that has enhanced the actualization of numerous developmental projects in the state, since creation in 1987. The Governor stated this during a Special Inter-Denominational Thanksgiving Service held to celebrate Akwa Ibom State 34th Anniversary and Nigeria's 61st Independence, last Sunday at United Evangelical Church, Aka Road, Uyo.

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Akwa Ibom @34: Gov Emmanuel Identifies Unity as Basis for Growth

POLITICS

N2.3 billion Allocated For The Past Presidents In The 2022 Budget Calls For A Constitutional Review

Image credit: bbc.com As reported by the Vanguard News, the Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated the sum of N2.3 billion for the entitlement of the former President and the Military Heads of State in the 2022 budget that is currently submitted to the National Assembly for approval.

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N2.3 billion Allocated For The Past Presidents In The 2022 Budget Calls For A Constitutional Review

ENTERTAINMENT

"My Sister's Children Are Singing We Are The Leaders Of Tomorrow While We Never Rule Yet" -Tunde

Popular Nigerian blogger, businessman and entertainer Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle who is also known as Tunde Ednut has taken to his official Instagram handle to reveal his thoughts after he heard his sister's children singing "We are the leaders of tomorrow". Tunde Ednut said that when he was born, it was Ibrahim Babangida ruling the country and now that he is grown up, President Muhammadu Buhari is the one ruling the country.

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JUSTICE

Joe Igbokwe Reacts As Unknown Gunmen Strikes In Nnewi, Burn Properties

Unknown gunmen had today 3rd October 2021 razed down a couple of buildings in Umudim Nnewi, Anambra state. According to reports, the properties of the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Department of State Security Service(DSS), and home of former minister of finance to Ibrahim Babangida, Chu Okongwu was razed down by the hoodlums.

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Joe Igbokwe Reacts As Unknown Gunmen Strikes In Nnewi, Burn Properties