1

Abanobi, Chika.

IBB As Humorist.

Humour.

In: Weekend Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990. August 25. P. 15.

 Abstract: The article describes President Babangida as a humorist and appreciates his high sense of humour.

 

2

Abati, Reuben.

A Babangida Man.

Profile.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993. August 20. P. 19.

 Abstract: The writer narrates his encounter with a man he describes as  “a Babangida Man’’.

 

3

Abati, Reuben.

Ibrahim Babangida.

Profile.

In: the Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 2000 October 20, p. 43

Abstract: Discusses  the various paradoxes that circumscribed the life of General Babangida.

 

4

Abayomi, Shoebi.

Transition Blues.

Politics-transition.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993. July 28. P. 16.

Abstract: Compares General Babagida with other leaders who had the similar experience of being caught in the web of  extended transition and doubts whether he will ever hand over.

 

5

Abba, Usman.

Why Babangida Must Be Given A Chance.

Military.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. May 24.P.8.  11.P.9.

Abstract: Condemns the April 22 Coup plotters and their devilish designs and urges Nigerians to be conscious of mischief in their midst.

 

6

Abbas, Femi.

Babangida’s New Political Paradigm.

International Relations.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985. December 11.p.9.

Abstract: Discusses General Babandida’s diplomatic foray at the UN Security Council.

 

7

Abu, Benjamin.

IBB And The  Development Of Benue State.

Politics – state visit – Benue state.

In: The Triumph. Kano, Truimph Publishing Company: 1990. February 9. P. 3.

Abstract: Discusses the anticipated benefits to be reaped from General Babangida’s  state visit to Benue State.

 

8

Abubakar, Salihu.

On Babangida’s Visit To Katsina.

Travelogue – Katsina state.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. August 24 P. 5.

Abstract: Discusses the president’s official visit to Katsina state where he launched a Tree Planting Campaign.

 

9

Abubakar, Shuaibu.

Thank You, Mr. President.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. October.P.31.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for the 30 state structure of the federation and describes it as a step in the right direction.

 

10

Abubakar, Yahaya.

IBB’S Impression Of Gaya’s Administration.

Politics – leadership.

In:  National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. February 24 .P. A3

Abstract: Discusses the president’s Babangida impression on Governor Kabir Gaya of Kano State during his official visit to the state.

 

11

Abdul, Mohammed D.

Open Letter To president’s Babangida

Politics- appeals

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. February 2. P.5.

Abstract: The writer calls on president’s Babangida to help arrest the dwindling fortunes of Radio Nigeria, Kaduna, most especially in the areas of equipment and programmes in order to restore the station’s past glory.

 

12

Abdul, Yusuf.

Nigera; Politics of Dichotomy.

Politics.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd; 1990. April 19. P.11.

Abstract: Discusses the bitter taste of Nigerian politics from a personal angle.

 

13

Abdul Azeez, Yakubu.

The Day IBB Conquered The Hearts Of World Leaders In New York.

International Relations.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. October 8. P.7.

Abstract: Reporter the visit to New York by the President and his wife, Mrs. Maryam Babangida.

 

14

Abdulkadir, Abikan Shuaibu.

The Post – Budget Dinner:

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. January 24. P.7.

Abstract: Examines the relevance and importance of the post budget Presidential Dinner Forum initiated by General Babangida in January 1988, at an annual general meeting between the President members of his cabinet.

 

15

Abdullahi, Abubakar A.

IBB, We’ve Not Been Paid The Minimum Wage.

Labour:

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  May 9.P.4.

Abstract : Calls on President Babangida to use his good office to effect the Payment of the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers

 

16

Abdullahi, Ibn Mustapha.

Time To Boost the Naira, Mr. President.

Economics.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd; 1988. December 30. P.9.

Abstract: Calls on the President to take necessary measures to boost the value of the Naira in the international currency market.

 

17

Abdullahi, Maigoro.

Give Babangida A Chance.

Politics.

In:  Toda. Kaduna, Today Newspapers Ltd. 1986. July 27. P.10.

Abstract: Criticises Nigerians for their condemnation of the administration of President Babangida

 

18

Abdullahi, Muhammed Dikko.

Mr. President, Nigerians Await Your Verdict.

Conflicts – Ethnic – Zangon Kataf.

In:  The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993. June 3.P.9

Abstract: Discusses the Zangon – Kataf civil disturbances and urges the president to allow justice to run its normal course.

 

19

Abdullahi, Shehu.

The Last General.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna African Holdings Limited: 1991. November 23. P.7.

Abstract: Examines the President’s sixth anniversary speech and expresses optimism that President Babangida would be the last military General to rule this country.

 

20

Abdullahi, Shehu

The Military  And 1992 Presidential Race.

Politics- transition.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. August  30.P.7.

Abstract:  Expresses skepticism over President Babangida’s  transition to civil rule programme and comments on the intervention of the military in Nigerian politics.

 

21

Abiandu, Chukwudi.

Towards A Stable Third Republic

Politics – Democracy.

In: the Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1992. February 6, P. 7.

Abstract: Discusses the significance of the training workshops being organized by the Centre for Democratic Studies for third republic legislators.

 

22

Abimboye, Demola.

Let’s Uncork The Champagne!

Anniversary – people’s bank.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990. October 15. Pp.37-38.

Abstract:  Celebrates with the president on the first anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Bank.

 

23

Abili, Chiris.

How Charily Boy Blocked IBB In Abuja.

Music.

In: Quality. Lagos, Ultimate Publications Limited:  1992. April 2. Pp.18-19.

Abstract: Describes the drama between President Babangida and Charily Boy at the Performing Musicians Award Night (PMAN) at NICON Noga Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

 

24

Abiodun, Yacoub.

1992 Budget: Beacon Of Hope For The Homeless.

Economy – budget.

In:  National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. January  23.P.6

Abstract: Discusses the priority the 1992 budget gives to the common man and appeals to President Babangida to ensure the proper implementation of the housing delivery system.

25

Abisoye, Olawole.

…So Far, So Fair:

Administration.

In: Nigerian Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspaper of Nigeria Pic: 1988. August 29. P.6.

Abstract: Examines the Babangida administration’s human rights policy and the economic conditions of Nigerians at the third anniversary of the president in office.

 

26

Abiti, Suleiman Kadir.

IBB, We Are Suffering At Etsako Local Government Area. Environment.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. May 15.P.4.

Abstract: Draw the attention of President Babagida to the plight of Etsako people of Edo State following an oil spillage in the area.

 

27

Abu, Benjamin.

Advice To Mr. President.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1986. January 3 .P.4.

Abstract: The writer advises the president on issues of economic development.

 

28

Abudu, Ayotunde M.

Babagida Deserves It.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990. March  3. P.2

Abstract: Discusses the formation of two political parties from the grassroots and praises the president for maintaining a clean break from the politics of the past.

 

29

Abudu, Ayotunde M.

Babagida Deserves It.

Politics.

In: Weekend Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989 .November 18.P.3

Abstract: Examines the human rights policy of President Babagida and declares that the administration has more people in detention without trial far much more than Buhari’s.

 

30

Abugu, Felix.

Human Rights- IBB’S Swan Song.

Law.

In: the Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1989 .February 6. P. 7.

Abstract: Examines the human rights policy of President Babagida and declares that the administration has more people in detention without trial far much more than Buhari’s.

 

31

Achebe, Emeka.

IBB, More Of Such Decisions Please.

Letter.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. October 17. P.4.

Abstract: Commends President Babagida for his decision to create a two political party system in Nigeria and calls for more of such radical decisions.

 

32

Achema, Jonah.

A Shot At Thomases.

Politics –transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1993. May 31.PP.22-23

Abstract: The write-up clears the doubts about President Babagida’s sincerity to hand over to an elected civilian president on August 27, 1993.

 

33

Achibong, Arinze.

A Letter To The President.

Politics Letter

In:  National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd 1986. January 24. P.2.

Abstract: Appeals to President Babangida to prevail on the Plateau State Government to reduce the tuition fees of non-indigenous students of the State Polytechnic.

 

34

Adam, Deria.

Babangida’s Military Government By Passes Debate On The Shari’ah.

Law – Sharia

In: Crescent International, Canda, Open Press Holdings Ltd: 1986. March 1-15, P.13

Abstract: Reports the debates of the Committee 16 of the Constituent Assembly on Shari’ah. It criticizes the Government’s decision to put a stop on the debate and wonders whether President Ibrahim Babagida has not placed an effective weapon in the hands of the Christian secular alliance in the Assembly to refuse Muslims their rights to be governed in their personal matters by the Shari’ah.

 

35

Adams, A.Y.

IBB: Nigeria’s Most Remarkable Leader.

Politics- leadership .

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1994. September 17. P.7.

Abstract: Analysis of General Babangida’s innovative policies during his tenure as President of Nigeria. The article describes him as the most remarkable leader the country has ever produced.

 

36

Adams, Usman.

IBB And Niger State.

State visit

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. May 21. P.5.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s visit to Niger State.

 

37

Adamu, Adamu.

Letter To Babangida.

Culture

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1990. November 12. P. 37.

 

Abstract: The writer discusses about Nigeria’s cultural heritage, which he appeals to President Babangida to help preserve.

 

38

Adamu, Adamu

Stepping Aside.

Politics – transition.

In: Citizen Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993. August 23. P.9.

Abstract: The writer critically examines the import of the phrase, ‘’step aside’’ in General Babangida’s speech to the joint session of the National Assembly. He also discusses the president’s political blunders in his failed transition programme.

 

39

Adamu, Adamu

Well Packaged, Realistic But…..

Finance-budget

In: Citizen Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1992. January 6. P. 50.

Abstract: Critically examines the 1992 budget and concludes that the budget is well packaged and many of its assumptions and target quite realistic, except the deregulation of interest rates.

 

40

Adamu, Adamu; Haruna, Mohammed & Yusuf, Bilikisu.

IBB’S Five Years- Changing The Face Of The Country.

Politics.

In: Citizen Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1990. August 27. Pp.15-21.

Abstract: A balance sheet of Babangida’s fifth year in power. The article argues that Babangida’s era has been characterized by controversies than changes in the face of the country.

 

41

Adamu, Ibrahim B.

The President And His Men Must Hear This.

Energy.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. May 25.P.4.

Abstract: Draws the attention of President Babangida to the indiscriminate hike in the prices of petroleum products and calls on the president to check the activities of smugglers.

 

42

Admu, Muhammed.

IBB And The German Die Mauer Kopf.

International Relations- Nigeria –Germany.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. February 23. P.19.

Abstract: Discusses the visit of President Babagida to German and examines the effect that the unification of East and West Germany would have on Nigeria and other third world countries.

 

43

Adamu, N.U.I.

Open Letter To IBB.

Politics – leadership.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992.November 27.P.12.

Abstract: Commends General Babangida for his ability to successfully sail through the stormy weather of Nigeria’s political leadership, but blames him for the country’s economic and political misfortunes.

 

44

Adebayo, Festus.

Babangida’s And The Atkings.

Politics.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992.November 1.P.18.

Abstract: Discusses the negative activities of the Babangida must – stay campaigners.

 

45

Adebayo, Gbola.

Maroko – What IBB Did Not See.

Politics- state visit- Maroko.

In:  National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd 1989. March 2.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the poor living conditions of the inhabitants of Maroko  and explains President Babangida’s ignorance of the social amenities of the area during the visit.

 

46

Adebolu, Peter. Akinsiku, Sola.

Where Is Our Own SAP Relief?

Economy –SAP.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. June 14.P.10.

Abstract: Expresses the reaction of ordinary Nigerians over the non-delivery of their own relief package of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP).

 

47

Adebolu, Peter et al.

Nzeribe’s Voice, Babangida’s Mind.

Politics.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992.November 29.P.5-6.

Abstract: The author analyses Nzeribe’s political games, and observes that the maverick politician is reading the script of General Babangida’s.

 

48

Adebolu, Peter et al.

IBB Is 6 Years In Office: Will He Leave Next Year?

Politics – leadership.

In: Sunday Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991. August  25.P.11.

Abstract: Reviews the president’s sixth year in office, and asks whether he would actually leave in 1992

 

49

Adebolu, Peter & Odelola, Peju.

What Should Be Done To IBB Stay-On Lobbyists.

Politics.

In: Sunday Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991. August 9. PpP.6-7.

Abstract: Discusses the activities of the Babangida’s must stay – on lobbyists and collates the reactions of some Nigerians.

 

50

Adede, Doyin.

IBB: Not Yet Promised Land.

Politics.

In: Nigerian Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1988. August 29.P.6

Abstract: Reviews President Babangida’s third year in power and concludes that the revival of the economy is still a long way from realization.

 

51

Adedipe, Sina I.

Babangida’s Bombshell On Politicians.

Politics

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. July  6.P.3.

Abstract: The article critically examines the carious categories of politicians banned from vying for elective offices in the country’s new political dispensation.

 

52

Adedipe, Sina I.

Babangida’s Footprints

Politics

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1987. April 5.P.4.

Abstract: The article discusses the innovations introduced by President Babangida and describes them as worthy legacies, which could leave his administration’s stamp on the sand of time.

 

53

Adedipe, Sina l

Chatting With President Babangida.

Politics

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985.  December 8. P.3.

Abstract: The author narrates his encounter with President Babangida and analyses the issues they discussed at their meeting.

 

54

Adedoyin, Ademola.

Nwosu Appears And Bows Out…. Uya Takes Over.

Politics- election

In: The Sunday Magazine. Lagos, Zest News Limited: 1993. July 18. P. 16.

Abstract: Reports the reappearance and resignation of the Chairman of the National Electoral Commission, Prof. Humphrey Nwous, and the appointment of Uya as the new chairman of the commission.

 

55

Adedoyin, Raheem.

Babangida, Abiola Redefine Friendship

Politics

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspaper Ltd: 1992. July 3, P. A4

Abstract: Examines the cordial and smooth relationship between President Babangida and his bosom friend M.K. O. Abiola and what impact the annulment of the June 12 presidential election has had on the relationship.

 

56

Adegboyega, Ademola.

Babangida: The Welfarist In Power.

Welfarist

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigeian Newspaper Ltd 1986. January 17.P.5

Abstract: Regards President Babangida as a welfarist, considering the number of programmes and policies, which his administration has initiated to better the living conditions of Nigerians. The writer commends him for such initiatives and calls on the Constituent Assembly to recognize President Babangida among the early conceptualists and executors of welfarism in Nigeria.

 

57

Adegboyega, Ademola.

Of IBB Enlarged Powers For Ministers.

Public Administration.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspaper Ltd 1988. February 19.P.5

Abstract: Discusses the  new policy of the Babangida’s-+ administration, which makes ministers the chief executives and accounting officers of their respective ministries.

 

58

Adegboyega, Ademola.

IBB’S Rural Revolution.

Rural Development.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1988. October 7.P.2.

Abstract: Discusses the  rural development programmes of President Babangida and its effects.

 

59

Adegboyega, Tunji.

Babangida’s Hypothesis.

Politics.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. October 158. P.3.

Abstract: Discusses the dissolution of the thirteen political parties by President Babangiga and comments on the president’s experiment for the third Republic.

 

60

Adegoke, Femi.

When IBB Dined With Farmers.

Agriculture.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: August 19.P.42.

Abstract: Comments on the commissioning ceremony of a health centre and the reception organized for President Babangida by the Oyo State Agricultural Development Programmme (OYSADEP).

 

61

Adejo, Thomas & Davies, Ben Charles.

Between Political And Economic Diplomacy.

International Relations – diplomacy.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1992. August 26.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the economic and political diplomacy of the Babangida  administration.

 

62

Adekanmbi, Dotun.

Found: The Billions IBB Stole.

Politics.

In: The News, Independent Communication Network Ltd, Lagos. 2000. April 17. Pp.17-23

Abstract: Discusses the investigation conducted by John Fashanu, a former international footballer in London on a $6 billion scam allegedly linked to General Babangida. The writer draws the attention of readers to the fact that John Fashanu did not mention the name of Babangida or indicts him in the course of his investigations and explains how junk journalism profession has become in Nigeria.

 

63

Adekeye, Seyi.

IBB To Launch N250 Million Media Foundation.

Media-Nigerian media foundation.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1992. October 84. P.B1.

Abstract: Previews the launching of the Nigerian Media Foundation (NMF) by President Babangida and discusses its importance to Nigerian Journalists.

 

64

Adekeye, Seyi.

Labour Under Babangida’s Regime.

Labour.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1986. September 4.P.7.

Abstract: The writer discusses the relationship between the Nigerian labour Congress (NLC) and the Babangida administration and observes that for the cut in salaries of workers, the relationship between the former and latter has been very cordial.

 

65

Adelegan, Adenike.

Today, Mr. President Moves To Abuja.

Politics – FCT-Abuja.

In:  Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991. December 12.P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the movement of President Babangida to Abuja.

 

66

Adeleye, Deji.

Stream Lining The Bureaucracy.

Administration.

In: This Week. Lagos, This Week Limited:1989. May 15. Pp.34-36.

Abstract: Discusses efficiency, public accountability and cost management in the civil service as emphasized by President Babangida.

 

67

Adeleye, Deji.

The Unstable Economy.

Economy.

In: The Week. Lagos, Sub-Saharan Press Ltd: 1990. May 14.P.22

Abstract: Attributes most of the present economic predicaments of Nigeria to the a Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) of General Babangida’s administration.

 

68

Adeniran, Akinwunmi.

An Open Letter To The President.

Law- taxation.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1985. September 9.P.3.

Abstract: Identifies the shortcomings of the (Miscellaneous Taxation provision) Decree No. 4 of 1985 and draws the attention of the president to the contradictions in it.

 

69

Adeniran, T.

The Two Party System And The Federal Political Process.

Politics – transition.

In: The Journal of Federalism.1991. Pp.31-44

Abstract: Discusses the evolution and identities of the two political p0arties, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the National Republican Convention (NRC), which were created by the Babangida regime. The article identifies the interests behind the Social Democratic Party, which ideological leaning is a little to the left, with the interests that guided such leftist parties of the 1st and 2nd republic’s such as the NEPU, AG, NCNC, NPN, NPP, PRP while the National Republican Convention ideological leaning is a little to the right, which interests are identified with the interests that formed the interests that formed the NPC and the NPN of 1st and 2nd republics respectively.

 

70

Adeniyi, Abiodun.

Before And After Inauguration.

Book Review.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. December 13.P.A4.

Abstract: The article expresses President Babangida’s dissatisfaction with critics of his administration whom he accuses of insincerity

 

71

Adeniyi, Abiodun, Agunbiade, Dapo.

The President Hits Back.

Politics.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd , Lagos,  1993. May  31.P.24 .

Abstract: The article expresses President Babangida’s dissatisfaction with critics of his administration whom he accuses of insincerity.

 

72

Adeniyi, Olusegun et al.

The Kingmaker.

Politics.

In: This Day. Lagos, Leaders and Company Limited: 1999. February 28. Pp.14-16.

Abstract: Discusses the alleged role of General Babangida and others in the emergence of General Olusegun Obasanjo as the emergence of General Olusegun Obasanjo as the elected president of the fourth republic of Nigeria.

 

73

Adeniyi, Olusegun et al.

What Next?

Politics-transition

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd , Lagos,  1992. October   5 .Pp. 30 – 33.

Abstract: as the nation awaits the outcome of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) investigations into the conduct of the presidential primaries, the article expresses doubts over the transition programme of the Babangida administration

 

74

Adeniyi, Olusegun et al.

Yet, Another Extension.

Politics-transition.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd , Lagos,  1992. November 23 .Pp .22-25.

Abstract: Examines the possibilities left to the transition to civil rule programme of the government, following the annulment of presidential primaries .

 

75

Adeniyi, Olusegun.

48 Hours In IBB’S Fortress; At Home With The Babangida’s. politics.

In: This Day. Lagos, Leaders and Company Limited: 2000. December 10.Pp.11-13.

Abstract: The author relates his encounter with General Ibrahim Babangida at his Minna residence, during which the General gave some insights into his era as Nigeria’s president.

 

76

 Adeniyi, Olusegun

Abacha Almost Roped Me In Diya’s Coup – IBB.

Politics.

In: This Day. Lagos, Leaders and Company Limited: 2000. December 10.Pp.1,2.

Abstract: The writer writes about  his encounter with General Babangida at his Minna home, and quotes the General as saying that ‘’for Admiral Aikhomu, he would have been roped into the December, 1997 alleged coup plot to topple the late General Sani Abacha’s regime’’.

 

77

Adeniyi, Olusegun

Babangida’s Alter Ego.

Politics.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd , Lagos,  1993. July  5 .P.17.

Abstract: Presents Chief Arthur Nzeribe as president Babangida’s alter ego and lists Nzeribe’s various political foul plays.

 

78

Adeniyi, Olusegun

Promises And Betrayals.

Politics-transition.
Abstract: Argues that President Babagida’s attempt to postpone the date of hand-over to civil rule in Nigeria is a difficult option that would generate mixed reactions from the public.

 

79

Adeosun, Dele Nwabuko et al.

Transition: Decoding New Rules and Regulations.

Politics-transition.

In: Sunday Champion, Champion Newspapers Ltd, Lagos. 1993. July 4.P.16.Abstract: Discusses the crisis and events associated with the nullification of the June 12 election.

Abstract: Discusses the crisis and events associated with the nullification of the June 12 election.

 

80

Adeoye, Adewale.

Evil Genius, Evil Scheming.

Politics.        

In:  The  Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991. September 6, .P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the various atrocities committed by General Babangida and rebukes him for his continuous search for relevance in the new political dispensation.

 

81

Aderibigbe, S.O.

President I.B. Babangida: The Statement Of Statesman.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1993. July 3.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the creation of states and local governments across the country and concludes by describing the president as the architect of modern Nigeria.

 

82

Adesina, Debo.

Strange Finds, Subtle Rebukes.

Education.

In: African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: 1988. March 28.P.8.

Abstract: Expresses President Babangida’s  disappointment with the appointment of Ango Abdullahi and  B.D. Musa, both of the Ahmadu Bello University, as Professors.

 

83

Adeyemi, Adeyinka.

Reminisce: August 27.

Politics.

In:  The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers  Ltd: 1990. August  27.P.21.

Abstract: Critically examines the Babangida administration since its inception in August 1985 and describes it as a revolution.

 

84

Adeyemi, Elisha Rotimi.

Re: IBB Not Welcome In Anambra.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 2000. May 1.P.4.

Abstract: Reacts to an earlier publication in which some youths in Anambra were reported to have allege4dly issued a statement declaring General Babangida a personal non-grata in Anambra state. The writer appeals to Nigerian youths to show respect for leaders and elders.

 

85

Adeyemi, Tajudeen.

Dear IBB: Please I Need Khaki.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. December 20.P.8.

Abstract: Examines the relationship between journalists and uniformed men, discusses the corruption among Nigerian uniformed men, and concludes that  the president should give him a uniform to militaries himself.

 

86

Adeyi, Major:

Military Rule Is Bad –IBB.

Politics.

In:   The  Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1998. May 22. .Pp 1-2.

Abstract: Discusses General Babangida’s paper titled ‘’Africa And Globalisation: The Challenges of Co-operation and Linkages in the 21st Century’’, delivered at the 3rd annual distinguished lecture of the Institute of Governance and Social Research (IGSR).

 

87

Adinuba, C. Don.

Babangida And The Leadership Question.

Politics.

In:  The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers  Ltd: 2000. August  6. P.9.

Abstract: Discusses leadership questions in Africa in relations to General Babangida.

 

88

Adinuba, Don C.

 Six Years Of IBB: An Over-View.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991.  August 19.Pp.11-12.

Abstract: Discusses the impact of President Babangida on the economic, social and political life of Nigerians.

 

89

Adumun, Yohanna.

Create Dunme Local Government, IBB.

Politics-local government.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1992.  February  19.P.7.

Abstract: Explains why a local government should be created in Dunme, in  adamawa State.

 

90

Agaba, Matthias Ochai.

Hold On, Mr. President.

politics

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1985.  November  24.P.5.

Abstract: The writer discourages the president from pursuing the transition to civil rule programme.

 

91

Agbaje, A

Party Foundation And The Transition To The Third.

Nigerian Republic.

Politics.

In: Research projects on Contemporary Development Issues in Nigeria: Final reports, Social Science Council of Nigeria And ford Foundation. Ibadan, 1990

Abstract: Discusses the foundation and organization of political parties during the General Babangida led transition programme. The author identifies the interests behind the formation of the parties, and links them to those interests tht formed the political parties of the first and second republics.

 

92

Agbaje, Fred.

After Babangida.

Politics-economy.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers  Ltd: 1993. September   13.P.13.

Abstract: Criticises Babangida for being responsible for the prevailing messy economic and political situation in Nigeria. The article expresses concern over the situation and wonders when a messiah will come to clear the mess.

 

93

Agbo, Nats.

Cloud Of Uncertainty.

Politics – transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993. June 28. Pp. 8-15.

Abstract: discusses the uncertainty that surrounded the June 12 presidential election and its annulment.

 

94

Agbo, Nats.

June 12.

Politics-transition

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1994.  January 10. Pp 10-13.

Abstract: Explains the significance of the June 12 presidential election and the intrigues behind its nullification.

 

95

Agbo, Nats.

New Game Plan.

Politics-transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993.  July  5.Pp 7-18.

Abstract: An in-depth analysis of the two political options which the administration of General Babangida rolled out to the two political parties in an effort to break the political impasse, which trailed the nullification of the June 12 presidential election.

 

96

Agbo, Nats

Shonekan Takes Over.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993.  September  6.Pp 10-14.

Abstract: Discusses the formation of the interim government, and the assumption of its leadership by Chief E.O. Shonekan.

 

97

Agbo, Nats

Some Flickers Of Hope.

International Relations.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1992. February 17. P .15.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s visit to Ethiopia, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Organization of African Unity (O.A.U.) and his peace initiatives in troubled region of East Africa.

 

98

Agbo, Nats

Why Abiola Was Blocked.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1992. July 12. Pp. 10-.15.

Abstract: An in-depth analysis of the likely reasons why Chief Moshood Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12 presidential election was blocked on hi way to power.

 

99

Agbo, Nats

Different Strokes.

Labour –strike.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993. February 22. Pp. 10-.16.

Abstract: Discusses the outcome of the meeting between President Babangida and the military governors over crippling nationwide strikes.

 

100

Agbo, Nats et al.

New States And LGs On The Cards.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993. March   22. Pp 9-14.

Abstract: Discusses the possible creation of new states and local government areas by the Babangida administration before it leave office on August 17th, 1993.

101

Agbo, Stephen Itodo.

IBB, Need For More LGs In Idoma.

Politics – local government.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. October 7.P.4

 Abstract: Appeals to President Babangida to create more local governments in Idoma land.

 

102

Agbogidi, Bulouebi.

RE: IBB Should Hand- Over One Nigeria.

Politics – polity.

In:  The  Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991.  February 14 . P.12.

Abstract: Discusses the causes of disunity in Nigeria and suggests ways for a strong and united Nigeria.

 

103

Agbroke, Godwin.

Fear Of War.

Politics – transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993. August    23.Pp 11-15.

Abstract: Discusses the June 12 crisis and the formation of the Interim National Government.

 

104

Agbroke, Godwin.

Four Steps Back.

Politics – transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1994. January   3.Pp 11-12.

 Abstract: Discusses the judicial crisis and political intrigues that precipitated the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.

 

105

Agbroko, Godwin.

IBB’s Jigsaw.

Politics.

In: African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: 1989.  October 30. Pp. 19-23

 Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s commitments and obligations to the common man

 

106

Agbroko, Godwin.

Judicial Babel.

Politics –transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1994. July   12.Pp 16-17

Abstract: Discusses the judicial crisis which  that precipitated the annulment of the June 12 presidential election and  the events thereafter.

 

107

Agbroko, Godwin.

Restructuring The Service.

Civil Service.

In: African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: 1988.  April  4.P .19

Abstract: Examines the legal implications of the Babangida administration’s reforms.

 

108

Agbroko, Godwin.

The New Agenda.

Politics- transition

In: African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: 1992.  November 30. Pp. 15-19

Abstract: Discusses the disqualification of some politicians from the politics of the third republic and analyses the new transition timetable of the regime.

 

109

Agbroko, Godwin

Will August 27 Hold?

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993.  April  26. Pp 12-16

Abstract: Discusses the transition programme of President Ibrahim Babamasi Babangida and wonders whether the president will relinquish power and hand over to an elected civilian president on August 27th, 1993.

 

110

Agbroko, Godwin

A People In Despair

Economy.

In:  African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: 1988.   June  13.Pp .13-17

Abstract: Describes the economic situation of Nigeria as terrible and painful. It also discusses the state of hopelessness of Nigerians in the face of the harsh economic policies of the Babangida administration.

 

111

Agbroko, Godwin & Ohwahwa, Fred. Come Easy, Go Easy.

Civil Service.

In:  African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: 1988. January   14. 1988. P.8. .13-17

Abstract: Discusses the life and times of the President Babangida and his administration and announces him as the News Watch man of the year 1989.

 

113

Agbese, Dan.

A Nail In The Coffin.

Politics –economy.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1993.  March   22.P .6.

Abstract: The article implores the president to save the Naira from further depreciation in order to contain what he describes as,  ‘’the spread of mass poverty’’.

 

114

Agbese, Dan et al.

Back On The Road.

Politics-transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd: 1993.  May 15.Pp .10-17.

Abstract: Discusses the transition to Civil Rule Programme of the Babangida administration and the promulgation of a new constitution for the country

 

115

Agetua, Nkem.

Babangida’s Return.

Health.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987.  March  8.P.3.

Abstract: Describes President Babangida’s goodwill among Nigerians as a healthy development between the government and the governed.

 

116

Agetua, Nkem.

Example From The Top.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. June 7.P.3.

Abstract: Emphasizes the spirit of leadership by example and appreciates President Babangida’s  efforts in that direction.

 

117

Agetua, Nkem.

IBB’s Gratitude From Paris.

Health.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987.  February  15.P.3.

 Abstract: Reports President Babangida’s  medical visit to Paris, France and relays his message of appreciation to Nigerians for their concern and prayers.

 

118

Agetua, Nkem.

Mobilizing The People.

Politics.

In:  Sunday New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987.  July 26. P. 3.

Abstract: Discusses the launching of MAMSER by President Babangida’s and examines the task of mobilizing Nigerians towards self-reliance.

 

119

Agetua, Nkem.

Task Before The CRC.

Democracy.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987.  September  6. P.3.

Abstract: Previews President Babangida’s inauguration of the Constitution Review Committee (CRC) and predicts the areas the president may likely draw the attention of the CRC to.

 

120

Agetua, Nkem.

The Babangida’s And The Month Of August.

horoscope .

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989.  August  13. P.3.

Abstract: Discusses the significance of the month of August to President Babangida and his family. The article traces the birth of the General, his assumption of power, the birth of his last daughter, Halima Sa’diya to the month of August.

 

121

Agetua, Nkem.

What IBB Will Tell Mrs. Thatcher.

International Relations.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989.  May   8.P.3.

Abstract: Previews President Babangida’s visit to Britain and the discussions to be held between the two leaders.

 

122

Agetua, Nkem.

We’ve Been Honest.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989.  August   17.P.11-13.

Abstract: The president speaks on the social, economic and political issues of the country and declares that his administration is honest in all the policies it has made.

 

123

Aginam, Arthur Martins.

Please Don’t Go.

Politics.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd, 1992. March 23. Pp. 24-25.

Abstract: A critique of the sycophantic calls to the president to perpetuate himself in power.

 

124

Agu, Tim O.

A Letter To The President.

Politics -development

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd :  1986. June 24 .P.2.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s bold political and economic development preogrammes, which the writer claims have restored the lost glory of Nigeria.

 

125

Agwu, Aja.

The August 27th Reality.

Politics.

In:  The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers  Ltd: 1992. December 1. P.17.

Abstract: Criticize General Babangida’s plans to turn August 27th into a national day celebration for the country and calls on all democrats in Nigeria to reject the mover.

 

126

Agwudagwu, Stephen.

Look On The Bright Side.

Economy.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd: 1989.   April  3.P .35.

Abstract: Discusses the prospects of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) and enjoins Nigerians to be tolerant and patient.

 

127

Agwudagwu, Stephen.

Now The Gas Flows.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1988.  November 28. P .36.

Abstract: Reports the Commissioning of the Escravos Lagos Pipeline project which was constructed to boost gas supply to Egbin Power station by the president.

 

128

Agwudawu, Stephen.

Talking And Doning.

Politics-economy

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Nigeria Ltd: 1990.  September  10.P .22.

Abstract: Discusses the contributions of President Babangida’s to the Third Annua Discussion organized by the First Bank of Nigeria.

 

129

Ahaneku, Cyril E.

Are Election Tribunals Necessary?

Politicst.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  July   23.P.5.

Abstract: Criticises the electoral tribunals set up by the Federal Government in the wake of the December 8, 1990 local government elections and describes it as a violation of the franchise of Nigerians and a blow to the philosophy of democracy.

 

130

Ahmadu, Tijani A.

IBB May You Live Long.

Letter:

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990.  may   27.P.5.

Abstract: Congratulates President Babangida’s for surviving the April 22 coup plot by some disgruntled elements of the Nigerian army and prays to Almighty Allah to grant him long life.

 

131

Ahmed, A.B.

IBB: The Last Surprise?

Politics –transition.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993. May 31 P.23

Abstract: Critically examines the journey towards democracy and Babangida’s sincerity in handing over power to civilians. It also urges Nigerians not to do  anything that will jeopardize the transition programme, as IBB is being awaited patiently for his last surprise.

132

Aifuwa, Paul Amen.

Just Before The August Date.

Politics-transition.

In:  The  Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. November  30 .P.15.

Abstract: Discusses the travails of the transition programme of the Babangida’s administration and advises Nigerians against actions that will derail it.

 

133

Aigbe, Monday.

The Revised Transition Timetable.

Politics.

In: The Observer: Benin, Bendel Newspapers Company  Limited:  1989. December 27.P.2

Abstract: Discusses the revision of the time –table  of the transition to civil rule by President Babangida’s and opines that the revision would win for the transition programme the support and confidence it requires from Nigerians.

 

134

Aiyegboyin, Paul.

Letter To Mr. President.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. September 18 . P.3.

Abstract: An inside page commentary, which critically examines Babangida’s 365 days in office. The commentary believes that the human rights posture that gives the Babangida’s administration its credibility, is also capable of placing it in quandary if abused.

 

135

Aiyekoto

IBB, For God’s Sake, Give Us Food.

Economy.

In: Nigerian Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspaper of Nigeria Plc: 1988. May 30.P.4

Abstract: Discusses the dwindling economic fortunes of the country and calls on President Babangida’s to provide abundant food for Nigerians.

 

136

Ajayi, Ayodeji.

Babangida’s 1st Budget And The Common Man.

In:  National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd :  1986. January  6 .P.5.

Abstract: Discusses Babangida’s first budget and examines its negative impact on the common man.

 

137

Ajayi, Ayodeju.

Babangida’s War On Rice.

Commerce-rice importation.

In:  National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd :  1985. October  9 .P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the ban on importation of rice by President Babangida and seek people’s opinion on it.

 

138

Ajayi, Dupe.

365 Days With IBB As Leader.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd :  1986. August   28 .P.7.

Abstract: The writer collates people’s opinion and evaluates the performance of Babangida’s 365, days in office and opines that many Nigerians are still very bitter about the state of the nation’s economy.

 

139

Ajayi, Ibrahim A.

An Open Letter To President Babangida’s.

Economy –finance.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. February 11.P.8.

Abstract: Criticises the inefficiency and maladministration in the  Central Bank of Nigeria and condemns the bank for its inability to convert government  policies into action.

 

140

Ajibuwa, Bisi.

Bravo! Babangida.

Administration.

In: The Herald. Ilorin, Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation: 1985. December 23.P.5

Abstract: Commends President Babangida for his courageous decision to discontinue his government’s negotiations with the IMF.

 

141

Ajigah, Jonah.

Before IBB Creates New States.

Politics –state creation.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  August    13.P.4.

Abstract: Analyses of the clamours, fears, reservations and suggestions about state creation.

 

142

Ajigah, Jonah.

IBB: Till 1992!

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  September 15. P.13.

Abstract: Contributes to the debate on the 1992 handing over date and calls on Nigerians to adopt the attitude of wait and see.

 

143

Ajuluchukwu, M.C.K.

From Arthur Richards To Babangida.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. September  6. P.5.

 Abstract: Historically reviews past governments of Nigeria from the era  of Sir Arthur Richards to the period of General Babangida, and highlights their weaknesses. The author uses the human rights policy of the Babangida administration to rate previous regimes.

 

144

Ajuluchukwu, M.C.K.

President’s Economic Therapy.

Economy –budget.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1991. January 20.P.5.

Abstract: Identifies the salient points of the 1991 budget. It commends and criticizes some of General Babangida’s policies.

 

145

Ajuluchukwu, M.C.K.

President On Active Sorties.

Administration.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. February 7.P.7.

 Abstract: Discusses the official travels of President Babangida in the country and describes it as a sing of acceptance and recognition of the president by the people.

 

146

Ajuluchukwu, M.C.K.

The President At 48.

Profile.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1989. August  25.Pp.7.

 Abstract: Discusses the significance of President Babangida’s birthday and analyses the influence of the month of August on him.

 

147

Ajuluchukwu, M.C.K.

The President’s Bomb.

Politics- administration.

In: The  Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. January 5. P.7.

Abstract: Describes the Administrative and structural changes in government as General Babangida’s bomb.

 

148

Aka, S.M.O.

A Cititizen’s S.O.S. To Mr. President.

Economy.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1988. December 4. P.3.

 Abstract: Expresses the negative impact of SAP on Nigerians and calls on President Babangida’s to arrest the situation.

 

149

Aka, S.M.O.

IBB And The Dead Newsmen.

Media.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. February 8. P.9.

 Abstract: Sends appreciation to President Babangida’s for his concern over the death of two Nigerian Journalists, Krees Imodibe of the Guardian Newspapers and Tayo Awotosin of the Champion Newspapers, who were Killed in Liberia by the Charles Taylor led NPFL rebels during the civil war in that country.

 

150

Aka, S.M.O.

The Banned Politicians And Human Rights.

Human Rights.

In: The  Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. may 10.P.9.

Abstract: Examines the contradictions between the human rights policy of President Babangida’s and the banned politicians.

 

151

Aka, S.M.O.

Would The President make Workers Smile?

Labour.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. November 16. P.4.

 Abstract: Discusses General Babangida’s welfare package to Nigerian workers.

 

152

Akabogu, Chike.

Are You Better Off Today?

Politics.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. August  27.P.9.

Abstract: Assesses the performance of the Babangida administration at its fourth anniversary, using his human rights policies, his style of governance and the state of the economy as yardstick.

 

153

Akabogu, Chike.

Just As He Promised.

Politics-transition.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. October  15.P.5.

 Abstract: Describes the type of politicians President Bababgida would not handover power to and explains the president’s master plan.

 

154

Akabogu, Chike.

Babangida’s Final Battle.

Military.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990. September   9.P.5.

 Abstract: Discusses the reduction of the size of the military by Babangida.

 

155

Akabogu, Chike.

IBB: The UN Address.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. October 11.P.7

Abstract: Discusses the president’s dilemma at the General Assembly  of the United Nations.

 

156

Akabogu, Chike.

The Making Of A Myth.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. October 23.P.7

 Abstract: Discusses the overwhelming support of General Babangida among Nigerians and examines the myth of his popularity.

 

157

Akabogu, Chike.

The Promise Of August 1985.

Politics- national issues.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990. July   2.P.5.

Abstract: Examines the government’s approach to various national issues and concludes that most of them contravene the norms of civil society.

 

158

Akabogu, Chike.

Trying To Understand IBB.

Psychology.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. March    12.P.19.

 Abstract: Examines the programmes and policies of the General.

 

159

Akabogu, Chike & Babatope, Segun.

The Challenge Of Rural Development.

Rural Development.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. October 9.P.3.

Abstract: Defines the concept of development and relates it to the creation of the Directorate of Food, Road and Rural Infrastructure (DFRRI).

 

160

Akande,  Adeolu.

Not A Soldier Is Burden.

Military –patriotism.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. march 9.P.7

Abstract: Reacts to General Babangida’s claim that the military is the most united and patriotic institution of the country.

 

161

Akande, Kunle.

Role Of Universities In Government.

Education-tertiary institutions.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1990. April 4.

Abstract: Discusses the two –day seminar organized by the committee of Vice Chancellors and President Babangida’s N20 million grants to each of the 21 Federal Universities.

 

162

Akanni, Tunde et al.

Ripples Over IBB’S Last Lap Packages.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. June 21.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses in detail the relief packages of President Bababgida and describes it as his  last lap  packages.

 

163

Ake, Claude.

In Defence Of Politics

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1990. March 19.P.12.

 Abstract: Discusses the negative image of the military in Nigerian politics.

 

164

Ake, Claude.

Towards Democracy, 12 June AND Beyond.

Politics-transition.

In: Tempo. Lagos, Bookmate Ltd:  1994. August 18.P.3.

 Abstract: Discusses the lapses on the part of Nigerians towards the entrenchment of popular democracy in Nigeria.

 

165

Akerele, Adebayo.

Why IBB Deserves The Award.

Politics-honour.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. October  7.P.D6.

 Abstract: Discusses the honorary fellowship award conferred on President Babangida by the Nigerian Economics Society and explains why the president deserves the award.
166

Akinbinu, Remi.

Babangida At Congress.

Law.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1992. February 9.P.A8.

 Abstract: Discusses the code of conduct of Nigerian law students and the presence of General Babangida at the annual congress of the Law Students Society of the Obafemi Awolowo University.

 

167

Akindiya, Dele.

Babangida, Please Intervene.

International Relations.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. July 10. P.4.

Abstract: Appeals to President Babangida to intervene in the case of a certain Nigerian serving a jail term In America.

 

168

Akinkuotu, Ayodele.

Babangida’s Human Rights Policy.

Law-human rights.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1983. August 28.P.5.

 Abstract: Discusses the human rights policy of President Babangida.

 

690

Akinloye.

Thank God, IBB Is Not Footballer.

Politics-leadership.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991. February 8. P.15.

Abstract: Discusses the style of leadership of President Babangida.

 

170

AKINOLA, Aguda.

IBB’S Trump Card.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989.  February 14.P.5.

 Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s powers of decision-making and policy evaluation.

 

171

Akinola, Anthony. A.

Letter To Mr. President.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. July 7.P.4.

 Abstract: Commends President Babagida for his efforts to unify the country and cautions him to be aware of sycophants who merely sing his praises for their selfish interests.

 

172

Akinola, Hargael.

Babangida’s Achievements ’89.

Polotics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. January 30.P.5.

 Abstract: The article enumerates the achievements of the Babangida administration in the areas of po9litics and economics.

173

Akinrinade, Soji.

Babangida’s Howitzer.

Politics-security.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1992. June  8.P.9-17.

Abstract: Reports the violent demonstrations in some parts of the country and expresses the government’s readiness to combat the crisis.

 

174

Akinrinade, Soji.

Changes At The Top.

Military.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1990. February 10

Abstract: The article comments on the promotion of the chiefs of Naval and Air Staff and describes the promotions as measures to inject dynamism into the leadership of the forces.

 

175

Akinrinade, Soji.

Still The Last Task.

Politics-transition.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1990. September  28. P. 58.

Abstract: The author observes that the presidential election is still the last tough task facing Mr. president, and advises him to retire with all the principal officers of the military, who actively participated in his administration in the interest of democracy.

 

167

Akinrinade, Soji et al.

The Oil Trap.

Economy.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1986. April 7.Pp.13-19.

Abstract: Discusses the fall in oil prices and how it may likely throw Babangida’s budget off balance.

 

177

Akinrolabus, Fola.

IBB: Waxing Stronger Six Laps.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1991. August  26-27.Pp.36-42.

 Abstract: Discusses the achievements and failures of the six- year-old regime of President Babangida.

 

178

Akinterinwa, B.A.

On The Visit Of Roland Dumas.

International Relations-diplomacy-Nigeria-France.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. January 5. P.20.

Abstract: Discusses the significance of the visit of the French Prime Minister to Nigeria and the trade agreements signed between Presidents Babangida and Mitterrand in 1990

 

179

Akinteriwa, B.A.

Nigeria And The World In The Times Of IBB.

International Relations.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. August  17.

Abstract: Analysing the foreign policy of the Babangida regime, the writer describes it as unprecedented, dynamic, and more progressive then that of any regime in Nigeria’s political history. The writer argues that it has recorded a degree of success and improved bilateral and multi-lateral relationship with the West.

 

180

Akintunde, Muyiwa.

How The Military Flaunts Its Might.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1993. July 23.Pp.9-23.

Abstract: Analyses the strategy and attitude of the military in the management of political crisis, with particular reference to the June 12 political  crisis.

 

184

Akpan, Etiebet.

Implementing Option A4.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. December  8.P.7.

Abstract:  Describes option A4 as best and most viable option to guarantee lasting democracy in Nigeria.

 

185

Akpan, Mike.

Setting A New Agenda.

International Relations.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communication Ltd 1992. July 6.Pp.28-33.

Abstract: The article previews the valedictory message of the outgoing chairman of the Organisation of African Unity (O.A.U.), at the organisation’s 29th session scheduled for Dakar.

 

186

Akpan, Patience & Dorotoye, Adeolu.

Between Promise And Performance.

Politics-Promise And Performance.

Politics-policies.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992 . August 31.P.34.

Abstract: Lists the policy statements of president Babangida on the economy the transition to civil rule, military coups, human rights and foreign affairs and compares them with his track record in power.

 

187

Akuh, Paul & Adeogun Bose.

IBB Already A Field Marshal.

Military –leadership.

In: quality. Lagos, Ultimate Publications Limited: 1992. November 3.PP20-23.

Abstract:  Discuses the military credentials of President Babangida and concludes that the president is already a field marshal.

 

188

Akwarandu, Samuel M.

IBB Shouldn’t Take All The Blame.

Politics – economy.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1992. August  5. P.5.

Abstract:  The article absolves the president from the blame of bastardising the Nigerian economy through his government’s IMF/World Bank inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP).

 

189

Alabi, Akeem O.

On Babangida’s Subsidy To Farmers Out –Put.

Agriculture.

In: The Herald. Ilorin, Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation : 1985. December 20.P.9.

Abstract:  Analyses the importance of agriculture in Nigeria’s economic development and states that President Babangida’s subsidy to farmers will go a long way in boosting agricultural output in the country.

 

190

Alibi, Sunday.

IBB’S Foreign Policy – Tiding At Mid- Term.

International Relation- foreign policy.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. August  27 .P.23.

Abstract: Comments on Nigeria’s foreign policy since independence and explains the president’s policies and attitude towards Western European nations.

 

191

Alade, Fola.

IBB: Thanks For Oil, But Peg The Naira.

Economy-petroleum.

In: The  Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993. April  26.P.7.

Abstract:  Expresses his gratitude to General Babangida for reducing the price of petroleum products, and appeals to the president to improve the value of Naira.

 

192

Alake, Dele.

The President And The Press.

Media.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. February  21. P.3.

Abstract:  The article discusses the methods for achieving healthy relationship between the president and the press.

 

193

Alao, Abayomi.

Babangida: A Novel Style Of Governance.

Politics-leadership.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1988. August  31-27.P.11.

Abstract:  Comments on the unique style of governance of President Babangida and describes it as ‘’Babangidaism’’.

 

194

Alau, Kaka Sheriff.

Open Letter To President Babangida.

Counseling.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. April   27.P.4

Abstract: Discusses the problems facing the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and suggests to President Babangida to redefine the role of the scheme.

 

195

Alawiye, Muqaddass.

The New Transition Testament.

Politics-transition

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. November  7.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the president’s cabinet reshuffle.

 

197

Alibi, Idang.

Babangida Deserves Sympathy.

Politics-national Issues.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1988. August  29.P.11.

 Abstract: The article praises the president and his administration for their tireless efforts to revamp the economy.

 

198

Alibi, Idang.

This Babangida Revolution.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. February   21.P.8.

 Abstract: Discusses in  revolutionary terms, the Structural Adjustment Programme of the regime and the hardship it has brought upon many Nigerians.

 

199

Alibi, Idang.

IBB And ‘’Political Consultancy Fee’’.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1999. October 23.P.13.            

Abstract:  Describes President Babangida as a political consultant to heads of state of countries in the West African sub-region.

 

200

Aligbe, Chris A.

IBB And Human Rights: The Unsung Land Marks.

Human Rights.       

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1988. August  30.P.11 

 Abstract:  Assesses President Babangida’s human rights policy and commends the president for releasing jailed politicians and the de-proscription of human rights groups.

continue