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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.

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

POLITICS

Meet The First & Only Woman In Nigeria Who Gave Birth In Aso Rock (Presidential Villa).

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. The Villa which was completed in 1991 by General Ibrahim Babangida is the most protected Presidential State house in Africa.

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Meet The First & Only Woman In Nigeria Who Gave Birth In Aso Rock (Presidential Villa).

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

POLITICS

Check The Nine States Created By Gen. Ibarahim Babangida As They Turn 30 Today

On August 27, 1991, the number of Nigerian states was increased as Gen. Ibrahim Babangida created another nine states to the existing twenty-one. All the states were coordinated by the military administrators until Jan.1992 Adamawa state and Taraba state were both carved out from Gongola state. And the first elected Governor of Adamawa is James Shaibu while Rev Jolly T. Nyame is the first elected Governor of Taraba.

  20 days ago
Check The Nine States Created By Gen. Ibarahim Babangida As They Turn 30 Today

POLITICS

Meet The Former Nigerian President Who Used Just 3 Months In Power

Due to the condemnation that followed the annulment of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, General Ibrahim Babangida stepped down as the military president of Nigeria and handed over power to an interim government led by Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan. Photo file: General Abdulsalam Abubakar, Ernest Shonekan, and Olusegun Obasanjo

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Meet The Former Nigerian President Who Used Just 3 Months In Power

MILITARY

5 Former Military Governors Of Kastina State Who Are Christians By Faith

Katsina State was formed in 1987 when it was split from Kaduna State. It was formed under the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. Kastina State is located in the North West region of the country. The state is dominated by Muslims and Hausa/Fulani people. Ten governors have ruled the state since it was created in 1987.

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5 Former Military Governors Of Kastina State Who Are Christians By Faith

POLITICS

How Late Gen. Olatunji Olurin, An Indigene Of Ogun Became Governor Of Ekiti State In 2006

Credit: Premiumtimesng.com Late Brigadier General. Olagunju Olurin was born in Ilaro Ogun state on the 3rd of December 1944, he was a military Governor of old Oyo state under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and the sole administrator of Ekiti state between October 18th 2006 and April 27th 2007 under Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's administration.

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How Late Gen. Olatunji Olurin, An Indigene Of Ogun Became Governor Of Ekiti State In 2006

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

CULTURE

A Brief History Of Delta State.

Delta State was formed from the former Bendel State on August 27, 1991. Following agitations for the creation of separate distinct states by the Urhobos and Anioma regions, Delta state was created. The state was created by Gen Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd), the then military president.

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A Brief History Of Delta State.

POLITICS

OPINION: Why Saraki's Visit To Minna Is A Wise Move Amid General Babangida Birthday Celebration

Recently, the former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida celebrated his 80th birthday at his residence in Minna. Out of respect that most politicians in Nigeria have for him, Bukola Saraki alongside some other capacitated politicians also thought it wise to visit him in Minna the capital of Niger state to celebrate with him.

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OPINION: Why Saraki's Visit To Minna Is A Wise Move Amid General Babangida Birthday Celebration

SOCIETY

Osun State Has Not Achieved What A 30-Year-Old Man Should Achieve

August 27, each year is an opportunity for the people of Osun State to reflect and thank God for His endless blessings on the state. The state was created on the 27th August, 1991 by the military administration of Major General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd). It is a great thing to mark the creation of the state at 30, but I think Osun state has not achieved what a-30- year old man should achieve.

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Osun State Has Not Achieved What A 30-Year-Old Man Should Achieve

POLITICS

2023: Asari Dokubo may support Yahaya Bello's presidential bid with his recent Statement

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, many stakeholders in the country have aired their views on the kind of politician that should take over from President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on his second term in office. Photo Credit: Daily Post There have been agitations for Nigeria to have a much younger President in 2023.

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2023: Asari Dokubo may support Yahaya Bello's presidential bid with his recent Statement

POLITICS

"I Say Thank You For The First Time"-Asari Dokubo Tells IBB (Video)

Top Biafra agitator, Asari Dokubo thanked the former head of state, General Ibrahim Babangida for his comment on Arise TV, where he mentioned what will revolutionize the face of politics in Nigeria. It should be recalled that Ibrahim Babangida during an interview with Arise TV blamed the bad situation of Nigeria on poor leadership.

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POLITICS

Northern Youths Calls Obasanjo, Others To Intervene In PDP Crisis

The Northern Youths Leaders Forum, NYLF has called on former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other Nigerian Ex-leeders to intervene on the crisis currently befalling the People's Democratic Party, PDP. The group plead with the former president to induce Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed to settle the glitches within the Party's Governors Forum adding that Obasanjo and PDP elders should hold a meeting with them if necessary as "the party remains the hope of many Nigerians."

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Northern Youths Calls Obasanjo, Others To Intervene In PDP Crisis

POLITICS

2023: IBB, Obasanjo, Saraki, Secondus, Others in Closed-Door Meeting

General Ibrahim Babangida, the former military president, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and other prominent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) officials gathered in Minna on Tuesday, August 17. According to the Leadership newspaper, the meeting included PDP national chairman Prince Uche Secondus, former Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Akwa Ibom state governor Emmanuel Udom, former governor of Anambra state Peter Obi, and Senator Ben Obi.

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2023: IBB, Obasanjo, Saraki, Secondus, Others in Closed-Door Meeting

POLITICS

2023: IBB, Obasanjo, Saraki, Secondus, Others in Closed-Door meeting

General Ibrahim Babangida, who is a former military president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, who is former President of Nigeria, and other senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) officials met at a meeting in Minna on Tuesday, August 17. Reports reaching us says Prince Uche Secondus, who is the PDP national chairman, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, who is former Senate president of the 8th Senate, Akwa Ibom state governor Emmanuel Udom; former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, and Senator Ben Obi were part of the meeting.

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2023: IBB, Obasanjo, Saraki, Secondus, Others in Closed-Door meeting

POLITICS

Arewa youths have called on past leaders to convene a meeting to sort out Nigeria problems

A call has been made to the Nigerian authorities to stand up for the protection, of Nigeria so that it does not cease. NYLF said that these leaders should find a way to convene a mindset meeting among, themselves so that they can find a solution to the problem facing Nigeria.

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Arewa youths have called on past leaders to convene a meeting to sort out Nigeria problems

MILITARY

Babangida at 80: Good things he did for Nigeria

As the former Nigeria military head of state, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, celebrates his 80th birthday, let us take a look at the good things he has done for the country. Photo of Ibrahim Babangida Babangida's selfless role during the civil war Before he became the military president of Nigeria in 1985, General Ibrahim Babangida fought courageously during the civil war to defend oneness of the country.

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Babangida at 80: Good things he did for Nigeria

POLITICS

The Next Decade is Brighter than we Imagine - Val. Ozigbo Congratulates Ndi Anambra @30

Valentine Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, has congratulated the people of Anambra State on the state's 30th anniversary, assuring of his readiness to lead Anambra state into her next decade. With its capital in Awka, Anambra is one of the nine states created on August 27, 1991, by the administration of former military President Ibrahim Babangida.

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The Next Decade is Brighter than we Imagine - Val. Ozigbo Congratulates Ndi Anambra @30