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Photos: General Ibrahim Babangida Receives Gov. Umar Ganduje At His Hilltop Residence In Minna

On 31st August, 2021 the former Nigerian Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) receives governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at his Hilltop residence in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. The governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje pays a courtesy visits to the Nigerian former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida to felicitates with him over his 80th birthday.

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Photos: General Ibrahim Babangida Receives Gov. Umar Ganduje At His Hilltop Residence In Minna

POLITICS

How IBB's Failed Legacy Resurfaced To Jeopardize Tinubu's 2023 Presidential Ambition After 28 Years

When the acronym IBB is mentioned in any Nigerian political discourse, only one name comes to mind, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida. Photo Credit: Vanguard He is one of the most revered and exceptionally brilliant Military officers who ruled the most populous African nation between 1985 and 1993 following a palace coup d'etat which saw his predecessor, now President, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.)

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How IBB's Failed Legacy Resurfaced To Jeopardize Tinubu's 2023 Presidential Ambition After 28 Years

POLITICS

2 Nigerian Head of States who once booted out their deputies

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida: The relationship between Babangida and his deputy, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe started to turn to sour in early 1986. The most reported caused of the feud was because of the outburst made by Ukiwe. He lamented on the failure of Babangida to adressed the Armed Forces Ruling Council on the country's decision to join the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC).

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2 Nigerian Head of States who once booted out their deputies

EDUCATION

IBB and the Establishment of Polytechnics

Apart from his efforts towards the establishment of universities, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) established a number of polytechnics and institutions that award National Diploma. He also tried to maintain even national spread of the schools. Let us take a glimpse at some of these institutions.

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IBB and the Establishment of Polytechnics

MILITARY

Meet The Former Nigerian Leader Who Created 11 States

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida is a retired Nigerian Army general and politician. He served as military president of Nigeria from 1985 until his resignation in 1993. One of the lasting legacies of military rule in Nigeria is the creation of states. This started in 1967 when Yakubu Gowon, the then military Head of State (1967-1975) created twelve states to replace the existing regional arrangement.

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Meet The Former Nigerian Leader Who Created 11 States

MILITARY

10 Flashback Photos As General Ibrahim Babangida Clocks 80

Retired Army General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida clocked eighty years today. Born on 17 August, 1941, the gap-toothed General has indeed lived through many decades on earth and still counting. Photos don't lie, they capture memorable moments and without doubt speak volumes. With photos, no moment is stolen, rather they encapsulate memories into golden treasures.

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10 Flashback Photos As General Ibrahim Babangida Clocks 80

EDUCATION

Meet The First Three Professors That Served As Education Ministers In Nigeria

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) was the first Nigerian head of state to use professors as ministers of education. The three ministers that served as ministers of education within the eight-year rule were all professors. The first among them was Professor Jubril Muhammad Aminu. The Adamawa-born professor studied Medicine and Surgery in the University of Ibadan from 1960 to 1965.

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Meet The First Three Professors That Served As Education Ministers In Nigeria

POLITICS

"Who Killed Dele Giwa?" - The Question Left Unanswered For 32 Years

Nigerians of all works of life gathered with the former self-styled Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida to commemorate his 80th birthday with him. Friends and seeming foes of the former leader were at his Hill Top mansion in Minna, Niger State, to appreciate and celebrate the man they call "IBB", as he joined the ranks of Septugenerians on 17 August 2021.

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EDUCATION

IBB @ 80: Take A Look At The Conventional Universities Founded By Government Of The Ex-General

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida is the first military head of state to describe himself as a president without being elected. The ex-general contributed tremendously to the expansion of tertiary education in Nigeria. Within the period of his eight-year military rule, he established several universities (both conventional and specialized) and polytechnics.

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IBB @ 80: Take A Look At The Conventional Universities Founded By Government Of The Ex-General

POLITICS

Checkout Photos Of Dignitaries Arriving At Babangida's Hilltop Residence for His 80th Birthday.

Photos have emerged showing the moment some dignitaries arrived at the residence of Nigeria's former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (retired). It was gathered that security has been beefed up at the premises of Babangida's residence in Minna. Many Nigerian politicians, businessmen and stakeholders have joined in celebrating the 80th birthday of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (popularly known as IBB).

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Checkout Photos Of Dignitaries Arriving At Babangida's Hilltop Residence for His 80th Birthday.

POLITICS

Gov Udom Emmanuel celebrates Ex-President IBB

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has hailed former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), on his 80th birthday. In a message he personally signed, titled ’80 Hearty Cheers To A Great Nigerian Statesman’, the Governor said, “on behalf of the Government and the ever grateful people of Akwa Ibom State, I join millions of other Nigerians, your friends and associates to celebrate you today, on the occasion of your 80th Birthday”.

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Gov Udom Emmanuel celebrates Ex-President IBB

POLITICS

Former President of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida Celebrates as He clocks 80years-old (Photos)

The Babangida family of Minna, Niger State capital is one of the most influential in Nigeria, it was a joyful moment on Tuesday, 17th of August 2021 as the patriarch of the family, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida clocked 80years of Age. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida The Octogenarian is the former President of Nigeria and Chief of Army Staff.

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Former President of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida Celebrates as He clocks 80years-old (Photos)

POLITICS

Now That IBB Has Named His Preferred Candidate for 2023 Presidency, what is Left for Okupe?

The former military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida(Rtd) finally named his preferred candidate for the 2023 presidential race. During his documentary program aired on African Independent Television(AIT) on Sunday to mark the event of his 80th birthday, the former military President said Senator Orji Uzor Kalu of Abia state could be given the chance to become Nigerian President in 2023 having have the passion and interest in running the country.

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Now That IBB Has Named His Preferred Candidate for 2023 Presidency, what is Left for Okupe?

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Ortom rejoiced with Babangida At 80, Police Arrests Banker Over N10m Fraud

Gov Ortom rejoices with Babangida at 80 Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has felicitated with former military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on his 80th birthday. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) Ortom in a statement on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, said the contributions made by General Babangida towards the peace and development of the country will remain indelible.

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Today's Headlines: Ortom rejoiced with Babangida At 80, Police Arrests Banker Over N10m Fraud

POLITICS

I Did The Right Thing To Annul June 12 Election - Babangida

Photo Credit : TVC News The former military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popularly called IBB, has disclosed that he did the right thing to annul the June 12, 1993 presidential's election, generally assumed to have been won by the popular industrialist and businessman, late Chief Moshood Kashimawoo Olawale Abiola (MKO).

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I Did The Right Thing To Annul June 12 Election - Babangida

POLITICS

Happy 80th birthday IBB, Your Age Remains Unaltered -Sani Greets Ex-Nigerian military president

Shehu Sani, a former senator who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 8th Assembly, has taken to his verified Facebook account where he celebrated the former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (also known as IBB), on his 80th birthday. Sani prayed for Babangida to have more years of good health.

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Happy 80th birthday IBB, Your Age Remains Unaltered -Sani Greets Ex-Nigerian military president

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

Fani-Kayode Celebrates Babangida On His Birthday

A popular Nigerian politician and former aviation minister of Nigeria, Fani-Kayode has taken to his Instagram page and celebrated Babangida. Photo: Babangida with Fani-Kayode. Photo credit - Instagram. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida popularly known as IBB is a retired Nigerian Army general who ruled the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 27 August 1985 until his resignation in August 1993.

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Fani-Kayode Celebrates Babangida On His Birthday

POLITICS

Atiku Abubakar, President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Fani-Kayode Celebrates Colleague, Babangida At 80

Atiku Abubakar, President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Fani-Kayode, have celebrated their political colleague, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as he turns 80-years-old. On Monday, the former vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, celebrated their political colleague Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as he turns 80-year-old.

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Atiku Abubakar, President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Fani-Kayode Celebrates Colleague, Babangida At 80

MILITARY

Opinion: Why IBB should be celebrated at 80

The former head of state General Ibrahim badamasi Babangida is one of the best leaders Nigeria has ever had, his achievements as the military head of state between 1985-1992 justified the above assertion. Below are some of IBB's achievements: 1.Peace and security: IBB make a significant effort in keeping the unity of Nigeria despite the external forces to divide Nigeria.

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Opinion: Why IBB should be celebrated at 80