201

Ali, Ramatu.

As IBB Visits Borno State.

State-visit.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 191.  July  21. P.5.

Abstract: Previews President Babangida’s visit to Borno State and highlights the preliminary arrangements put in place by the Borno State Government to make the visit a successful one.

 

202

Ali, Sidi H.

The Customs, Prisons, And Immigration Under Babangida.

Para-military-customs, prisons and immigration.

In: Sunday Triumph Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. August 27.P.19

Abstract:  Discusses President Babangida’s achievements in the Internal Affairs Ministry, the umbrella ministry of the Customs, Prisons and Immigration departments.

 

203

Aliyu, Muhammed Sani.

An Appeal To Mr. President And AFRC On Public Holiday.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 192.  January  31.P.4.

 Abstract: Emphasises the importance of public holidays and appeals to the president to declare Friday a half –work day.

 

204

Aliyu, Yakubu.

6 Years Of IBB Administration.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  August   25. Pp. 7-9.

 Abstract:  Discusses the economic reforms of the Babangida administration and assesses its performance after 6 years in office.

 

205

Aluko, Sam A.

Relief Measures: We Must Thank Babangida.

Economics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989.  June  22. P.4.

Abstract:  Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for providing relief measures to reduce the pains of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP).

 

206

Amarere, Mac.

Two Weeks Of Accelerated Transition Program.

Politics –transition .

In: The Observer. Benin, Bendel Newspapers Company Limited: 1990. February 15.P.4.

Abstract: Describes the creation of states, as part of General Babangida’s move towards an accelerated political transition to the third republic.

 

207

Amide, Lawrence.

Memo To Mr. President.

Politics-state creation.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. August 6.P.6.

Abstract:  Criticises the imbalance in the creation of states and calls on President Babangida to create more states in the South –East.

 

208

Ameh, Alex.

Probing The Babangida Years.

Politics.

In: Source, Summit Publication Ltd, Lagos. 2000 October 30, Pp.36-38

Abstract:  Discusses the pluses and minuses of the Babangida regime through a three – day symposium organized to critically x-ray the administration.

 

209

Ameh, Wilfred A.

IBB, We Need State Or LGAs.

Politics-state creation.

In: The  Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. November  1. P.9.

Abstract:  Describes the creation of state and local government throughout the country as the greatest disservice Babangida’s administration has done for the Igalas.

 

210

Aminu, Jibril.

IBB Overstayed His Welcome.

Interview.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communi-cation Ltd 1993. October 25.Pp.31-36.

Abstract: : Excerpts of an interview granted by Professor Jibril Aminu, former Minister of Petroleum Resources in the Babangida administration.

 

211

Amoda, John Moyibi.

Federalism And Regimental Politics.

Politics.

In:  Sunday Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1991. August 25. P.11

Abstract: Discusses Nigeria’s type of federalism and the politics of inclusion, which the writer claims has become a policy of the Babangida regime.

 

212

Amusan, Gbenga.

Forum Of Controversy.

Administration.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992 . August 31.P.35.

Abstract: Discusses the controversy between human rights groups in Nigeria  over President Babangida’s human rights policy.

 

213

Amusan, Gbenga.

More Than A Social Visit

Politics.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990 . March  12.P.28.

Abstract: Discuses President Babangida’s visit to France and describes it as a landmark in the history of the two countries.

 

214

Amuta, Chidi et al.

The  Legacy Of IBB.

Politics.

In:  Sunday Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1991. August 25. P.15

Abstract:  Discusses the achievements, problems and prospects of the Babangida administration. The writer concludes the article by projecting what he views as the legacies of President Babangida.

 

215

Amuta, Chidi

Babangida’s Million Flowers.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1991. January 10.P.13.            

 Abstract:  A critique of the 1991 budget.

 

216

Anapusom, Chigozie L.

Thank You, Mr. President.

Politics-local government.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  October   17.P.4.

 Abstract: Commends President Babangida for the creation of more states and local governments in the country.

 

217

Ango, Haruna.

A Letter To The President .

Politics.

In: Sunday New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. January 13.P.5.

Abstract: Discuses the incompetence of the Chairman of MAMSER in Sokoto State, and calls on General Babangida to make appropriate changes.

 

218

Anivbassa, Yakubu.

Nigeria’s Political Culture.

Politics.

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

Abstract: Discusses the key political issues in President Babangida’s sixth anniversary broadcast to the nation.

 

219

Anonymous.

Aikhomu?

Politics-leadership

In: Hotline. Kaduna, Hotline Publishing Company Ltd: 1990. September.P.22.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s choice of Augustus Aikhomu as the Vice President of the federal republic of Nigeria.

 

220

Anonymous.

A Change Of Heart.

Economics- investments.

In: Africa Events. London, Dar es Salaam Ltd: 1989. February . P .9.

Abstract: Discusses the decision of the Babangida administration to reverse the policy that prevents foreign investors from owning more than 40 percent shares in companies operating in Nigeria. The article explains that the decision, among others, is to enable Nigerians to secure economic assistance from the World Bank and boost foreign investment.

 

221

Anonymous.

A Protective Ring Of Israeli Soldiers For Nigerian President Babangida.

Security.

In: Issues In The Islamic Movement: An Anthology of Crescent International Canada, Open Press (Holdings) Ltd: 1897.P.265.

Abstract: Discusses the special guards arranged from Israel for President Babangida as part of security measures to protect himself against attacks from Muslim fundamentalists and other subversive groups in the country.

 

222

Anonymous.

Babangida’s Cameroon Visit.

International Relations.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1987. December 13.P.6.

Abstract:  Balance sheet of General Babangida’s visit to Cameroon.

 

223

Anonymous.

Babangida Expected To Intensify Buhari’s Anti –Islamic Policies.

Religion.

In: Issues In The Islamic Movement: An Anthology of Crescent International Canada, Open Press (Holdings) Ltd: 1897.P.85.

Abstract: Discusses the anti-Islamic policies of the Buhari/Idiagbon regime and predicts the intensification of such policies by the Babangida regime, and therefore, warns Muslims not to expect any changes.

 

224

Anonymous.

Babangida’s Sacrifice.

Politics-democracy.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993. August 23.P.6.

Abstract: Critically examines president Babangida’s address to the joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives, in which he describes his decision to quit as ‘’voluntary personal sacrifice’’ and mark of his ‘’patriotism and sense of higher values’’. The writer describes this action as ambiguous and sees it as an attempt for the president to stage a come back.

 

225

Anonymous .

Babangida-Man Of Destiny.

Biography profile.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West African Publishing Company Limited: 1993. August 30-5 September P. 1533.

Abstract: The writer extensively quotes Theodore Roosevelt, to extol the virtues of President Babangida, and observes that Nigerians are people who do not give their leaders breathing space to prove themselves either right or wrong. He describes Babangida as a man, who acts and moves, no matter whose ox is gored. The writer highlights some of the laudable programmes of the president such as, the National Census, DFRRI and the People’s Bank, etc and commends the president’s ability to weather turbulent storms, a feat that has earned him the reputation of ‘’Maradona of African Politics.’’

 

226

Anonymous.

Babangida Speaks On National Issues.

Politics-national Issues.

In: Times International. Lagos, Daily Times of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. July 7.Pp 11-12.

Abstract: Discusses the activities of President Babangida and members of the Armed Forces Ruling Council (AFRC).

 

227

Anonymous.

Background To NANS Activities.

Education.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1990. May 8. P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the anti-government activities of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and its manipulation by external forces.

 

228

Anonymous.

Barka Da Zuwa, Mr. President.

Politics –state visit-Kano State.

In: The Triump. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1988. April 15.P.1.

Abstract: Welcomes the President to Kano and discusses the problems, successes and aspirations of the people of Kano State.

 

229

Anonymous

Before Our Very Eyes.

Agenda.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. August  18.P.5.

Abstract: Presents the various perceptions of Nigerians about President Babangida.

 

230

Anonymous.

Beyond Babangida’s October 7’’Coup’’.

Politics-transition.

In: Sunday Trbune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1989. October 15. P.5

Abstract: Examines the October 7 broadcast of President Babangida and reads between the lines the implications of having two political parties being imposed on the nation by the president .

 

231

Anonymous.

Co-operation With Party Secretaries.

Politics-transition-democracy.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. February 6.P.5.

Abstract:  Discusses the meeting between President Babangida and the federal and state administrative secretaries of the two parties during a training programme organized to acquaint them with the intricacies of the new political dispensation in February 1990, at Abuja.

 

232

Anonymous.

Endorsement Of Babangida In London.

International Relations

In:  Crescent International Canada, Open Press (Holdings) Ltd:  1989. June 1.-15.

Abstract: The article analyses Nigeria’s relationship with Britain and describes General Babangida and the British Prime Minister, Mrs. Margaret Thatcher as allies.

 

233

Anonymous.

Excerpt From The Babangida Vision.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989.  August   28.P.6.

 Abstract: Selected quotes from the speeches of President Babangida on the transition programme, constitution, retired army chiefs, democracy, Nigerian Bar Association, national unity, elitism, and other national issues.

 

234

Anonymous.

Eight Years Of IBB: The Peoples Verdict.

Politics-leadership.

In: The  Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993. September  11. Pp.1-2.

 Abstract: A collection of public opinion on the tenure of General Babangida as President of Nigeria.

 

235

Anonymous.

At The Threshold Of Democracy.

Politics-transition.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. September   2.P.5.

 Abstract: Describes Babangida’s re-organisation of his government as a sign of his genuine intention to hand over to a democratically elected government.

 

236

Anonymous.

Fawehinmi Criticises Babangida’s Gesture For Onabanjo.

Politics.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1986. April 8.P.16.

Abstract: The article discusses Gani Fawehinmi’s criticism of Babangida’s decision to sponsor Chief Bisi Onabanjo’s treatment in a London hospital.

 

237

Anonymous.

For IBB- A President’s Review Of Naval Ship.

Military –navy.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1992. September  22.P.10.     

 Abstract:  Discusses the annual parade of the Nigerian Navy and the inspection of some Naval ships by President Babangida.

 

238

Anonymous.

Goals Of The Transition Programme.

Politics-transition.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. May 31.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the socio-economic and political benefits to be derived from the transition programme of President Babangida.

 

239

Anonymous.

Gun and Soap Box Diplomacy .

Politics-democracy.

In: Africa Events. London, Dar es Salaam Ltd: 1989. October. Pp.26-28.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s rise to power and traces the history of military interventions in Nigerian politics. The article blames Nigerian politicians for being responsible for the economic downturn and military coups. In conclusion, it sees the lifting of the ban on politicians by Babangida as another test for democracy in Nigeria.

 

240

Anonymous.

IBB And OAU

International Relations-OAU.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. June  14.P.1.

 Abstract:  Describes the conference of the Organisation of African Unity Held in Nigeria under the chairmanship of President Babangida as a good thing to have happened to the country.

 

241

Anonymous.

IBB’s  5 Years.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. August   26.P.5.

Abstract: Chronicles the opinion of Nigerians about the five-years-old Babangida administration.

 

242

Anonymous.

IBB Comes To Judgment.

Politics.

In: The  Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. August    17.Pp.1-17.

Abstract:  The article assesses the Babangida regime through a public poll.

 

243

Anonymous.

IBB  Foresees Bright Future For Democracy.

Politics- democracy.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. March    1.P.13.

Abstract: Discusses General Babangida’s optimism for the future of democracy  in Nigeria.

 

244

Anonymous.

IBB’s Political Machine.

Politics.

In: Sunday Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1990. January 7. P.5.

 Abstract: Describes the relationship between President Babangida and the contending forces in the country.

 

245

Anonymous.

IBB’s  Many Wars.

Politics.

In: Sunday Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1990. January 28 .P.5.

Abstract:  Examines the president’s many battlefronts and how he fights them.

 

246

Anonymous.

IBB’s Tired Men.

Politics- cabinet.

In:  Nigerian  Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1988. June 7 .P.6.

Abstract: Comments on the deficiencies in President Babangida’s cabinet and describers the strengths and weaknesses of some ministers.

 

247

Anonymous.

IBB’s Verdict of History.

History.

In:  The Millennium Weekly. Kaduna, Millennium Publications: 2000. October 23-29,P.1.

 Abstract: The editorial Comments on the verdict of history on the Babangida regime and describes it as complex due to the different perspectives of interpretation.

 

248

Anonymous.

IBB’s Visit To Maroko.

 Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. February  23.P.12.         

Abstract: The article commends the visit of the president to Maroko and emphasizes the fact that it will go a long way to strengthen the relationship between the government and the governed.

 

249

Anonymous.

Is Nigeria Democratic Enough?

Politics-assessment.

In: Africa Events. London, Dar es Salaam Ltd: 1989. October. Pp.22-25.

 Abstract: Discusses the achievements of the Babangida administration in Nigeria’s democratization.

 

250

Anonymous.

It Is ‘’Go’’ Again In Nigeria.

Politics-transition.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West African Publishing Company Limited: 1992. November 23-29. P. 2003.

 Abstract: Discusses the Babangida government’s revision of its transition timetable. It argues that in changing the dates of the transition, the AFRC has not only reasserted its authority on the programme, but it has also put its credibility on the line, and at the same time, the political class has been put on notice that its own behavior is a determining factor in the success or otherwise of the transition.

 

251

Anonymous.

Let Us Re-write History.

Politics-transition –democracy.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. February  22.P.5.

Abstract: Examines the transition to civil rule of the Banangida administration and concludes that it is an opportunity to re-write history.

 

252

Anonymous.

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) For Nigeria: The  Journey  So Far. Energy –gas.

In: Weekend Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. July 1.P.7.

 Abstract:  Progress report of the Nigerian LNG project and President Babangida’s contributions and commitment to the project.

 

253

Anonymous.

Nigeria And IMF Alibility.

Economics.

In: Africa Events. London, Dar es Salaam Ltd: 1987. march. P.73.

Abstract: Critically examines the relationship between the Nigerian government and foreign creditors vis-à-vis the International Monitory Fund (IMF) conditionalities.

 

254

Anonymous.

Nigeria: The ‘’Inside’’ Wars: The Military Returns To The Barracks, Leaving Behind A Socially Disjoi8nted Country.

Politics.

In: The Source. Lagos, Summit Publication Ltd: 1999. Vol.5.No 8. June 7. Pp.21-22.

 Abstract: The article discusses what it describes as the orgy of ‘’internal wars’’ between some ethnic groups in Taraba and Adamawa States and between the people of Aguleri and Umuleri in Anambra State during the Babangida era.

 

255

Anonymous.

Nigeria: Transition Blues.

Politics-transition.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West African Publishing Company Limited: 1993. July  5-11. P. 1138.

 Abstract: The article critically examines the political uncertainty in the country, following the annulment of the June 12 presidential election, and expresses anxiety over what will become of Nigeria, when the time for hand –over comes.

 

256

Anonymous.

Obasanjo Versus Babangida.

Politics-transition

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993 .June 7 .P.7.

Abstract:  Examines the relationship between General Olusegun Obasanjo and General Babangida and gives an insight into the meeting organized by Obasanjo in his Otta farm to discuss the state of the nation. The article, however, criticizes Obasanjo for his belief that Babangida will not handover power by August 27.

Note: General Olusegun Obasanjo was Head of Sate of Nigeria between 1976 and 1979, and was later elected democratically as executive President of the fourth Republic on 27th February 1999.

 

257

Anonymous.

Open Letter To President Ibrahim Babangida.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. September  10.P.2.

 Abstract: An open letter to the president by a certain group of people that dissociates themselves from his critics, and draws his attention to the menace of drug-trafficking, communal clashes, economic sabotage, etc in the society.

 

258

Anonymous.

Party Offices: Where Must They Be?

Politics – transition- democracy.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. September 20. P.5.

Abstract:  Discusses the views of General Babangida on the suitable location of party offices in each local government.

 

259

Anonymous.

Politics Crisis: Anxiety Beclouds SAP, NRC, Deal.

Politics.

In: The Sunday Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993 July 11.P.1.

Abstract: Discusses the behind the scenes deals between the government and the two political parties, SDAP and NRC, in an effort to break the political impasses.

 

260

Anonymous.

Portrait Of An Era.

Politics

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. August 31.Pp.24-25.

Abstract: A review of the Babangida era, his policies and style of leadership.

 

261

Anonymous.

Providence And The Orphan.

Profile.

In: The Sunday Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. August  18. P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the orphanage life of President Babangida and his rise to glory.

 

262

Anonymous.

The Choice Before IBB.

Politics.

In: The Sunday Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. August  25.P.14.

Abstract:  Argues that the success of the transition programme and the structural adjustment programme should be the determining factors in deciding General Babangida’s position in the annals of Nigerian history.

 

263

Anonymous.

The Crucial Last Lap.

Politics-transition.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. August  27.P.1.

Abstract: Expresses  fears that the crowded agenda of the Babangida administration in its last year in office, particularly, the creation of states and National Census, might affect the duration of the transition.

 

264

Anonymous.

The Last Cabinet.

Politics.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1990 . September  3 .P.8.

Abstract: Describes President Babangida’s cabinet reshuffle as the last one in the life of his administration.

 

265

Anonymous.

The March Towards A New Nigeria.

Politics.

In: Sunday Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. August  27. Pp.12.

Abstract: Discusses comprehensively the programmes and policies of the Babangida administration in its fourth year anniversary.

 

266

Anonymous.

Too Hot To Handle.

Politics-transition.

In: Africa Events. London, Dar es Salaam Ltd: 1987. November. P.11.

Abstract: Discusses the transition to civil rule programme and argues that Babangida has bitten more than what he can chew by banning certain politicians and armed forces personnel from taking part in the 1992 elections.

 

267

Anonymous.    

Towards A Stable Third Republic.

Politics-transition.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. December 4.P.13.

Abstract:  Describes the formation of the two political parties by President Babangida as a way of entrenching a stable third republic.

 

268

Anonymous.           

Towards A New Social Order.

Sociology.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1983 . June   7 .Pp. 44 – 47.

Abstract: A detailed review of the Babangida presidency.

 

270

Anonymous.           

The Nigerian Petroleum Industry And The Babangida Administration.

Petroleum.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. September 2. Pp.6, 8 & 14.        

Abstract: Emphasizes the importance of the petroleum industry in the economic development of Nigeria.

 

271

Anonymous.           

The President At 50.

Poetry.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. August  17. P.4.

Abstract: An ode, which extols the virtues of President Babangida on his 50th birthday.

 

272

Anonymous.           

The Road To Democracy.

Politics-democracy.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. February  1.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the sincerity of President Babangida on his transition programme following the promulgation of Decrees 26 and 27 of 1989 and the formal launching of the two political parties, the SDP and the NRC.

 

273

Anonymous.           

Why Obasanjo Can’t Probe IBB.

Politics.

In: The News Lagos, Independent Communication Network Ltd. 2000. May 8.P.19.

 Abstract: Discusses the secret deals between Babangida and some foreigners over an alleged debt-buy-back scam, and explains why President Obasnjo cannot probe General Babangida.

 

274

Anonymous.           

Who Heads The Transitional Council?

Politics-transition.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. November 21.Pp.4-5.

Abstract: Discusses the leadership of the transitional government inaugurated by President Babangida.

 

275

Anokuru, Rowland.

Babangida And His Team.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1986. September. 1.p.2.

Abstract: The work reviews the critical and objective analyses of the Babangida administration by the media, and endorses the National Concord as the most dispassionate and down-to –earth in its criticisms. He advises the president to take the assessments in good faith as they serve as a veritable yardstick to measure the performance of his administration.

 

276

Anyasi, Charles.

My Dear President.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1985. September. 15. P.18.

Abstract: Expresses doubts on some of the promises of President Babangida, and argues that his words must be backed by action.

 

277

Anyasi, Peter.

Seven Rough Years.

Politics-leadership.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1992. August . 27.p.E4.

Abstract: Discusses what the author sees as the good and bad programmes and policies of the Babangida administration, and asks whether the president has been able to solve the country’s multi-dimensional problems as promised in his maiden broadcast to the nation on 27th August 1985.

 

278

Anyawu, Chris.

Uncertainty Unlimited.

Politics.

In: Sunday Magazine. Lagos, Zest News Limited: 1993. July 18.Pp.8-10

Abstract: Discusses the uncertainty that hangs over Nigeria following the insistence of the military to conduct a fresh presidential election, and the insistence of the SDP on the validity of the June 12 elections, in sharp contrast to the position of the NRC, which has resolved to participate in a new round of elections.

 

279

Apeji, Bose.

Open Letter To The President.

Economics

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. September 28. P. 4.

Abstract: Discusses the economic programmers of the Babangida administration.

 

280

Araka, John.

Prosperous Countryside.

Politics-nation building.

In: Africa Events. London, Dar es Salaam Ltd: 1987. October. Pp.33-34.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s rural development policies.

 

281

Aribisala, Femi.

IBB’s Revolution Revisited.

Economy-SAP.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1987. February  17.P.7.

Abstract:  Defends the economic revolution of President Babangida.

 

282

Arinze, Ernest.

Babangida’s Economic Diplomacy Trip To France.

International Relations-France-Nigeria.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1990.february  . 26.p.12.

Abstract: Discusses the economic significance of President Babangida’s visit to France and examines the economies of the two countries.

 

283

Aririele

 Kenneth.

All For President

Politics- state Visit –PlateauStae.

In: The Standard. Jos, Plateau Publishing Company: 1991. October 27.P.13.

Abstract: Describes the beautification of Jos and the wasteful display of resources to host President Babangida in Plateau state.

 

284

Ashafa, To The President.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1986. February . 1.p.2.

Abstract: Commends President Babangida’s open door policy and offers suggestions on how to tackle major national and international problems.

 

285

Asomugha, Nnamdi.

Open Letter To Mr. President.

Politics-leadership.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1985.  October 8.p.2.

Abstract:  Discusses the leadership qualities of General Babangida.

 

286

Asuquo, Mike.

Dealing A Blow To Division.

Politics-state creation.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991  September 3. P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the reasons why the two political parties, NRC and SDP must fend for themselves. It argues that the successful completion of the December 8 local government elections is an indication that the political parties are now well established and are fully organized for normal political activities.

 

288                                                                                                                                         

Asuquo, Mike.

A Tough Ride Towards 1992.

Administration.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. August 27. Pp. 23.

Abstract: Discusses the booby traps on the way to the transition programme.

 

289

Atanda, Yinka.

One More Thing, IBB.

Politics-coup.

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

Abstract: Discusses the possibility of military coups in the post Babangida democratic order and suggests ways of checking the eventuality of military coups.

 

290

Atanmba, Okike Tony.

Thank You For People’s Bank.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990.  January   30.P.4.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for his foresight in establishing the People’s Bank, which is tagged the ‘’ MASSES BANK’’.

 

291

Atimi, Tyodzua.

The Day Babangida ‘’Conquered’’ Benue People.

Travelogue.

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

Abstract:  Reports the president’s visit to Benue State and expresses happiness with the announcement of the establishment of the Benue Development Plan and the commissioning of some projects in the state.

 

292

Atta, Mahmoud I.

IBB Is Okay For Nigeria.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. September 17. P.5.

Abstract: Highlights the achievements of General Babangida as president during his 50th birthday and certifies him right for Nigeria.

 

293

Atuluku, Simon.

Thanks, Mr. President.

Rural Development.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. June  9. P.4.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for the construction of Ayangba, Dekina and Shintaku road network and appeals for the construction of the Shintaku-Lokoja Bridge to facilitate commercial activities.

 

294

Aturu, Bamidele.

Students And The Government Since 1985.

Human Rights.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. August  621.p .14.

Abstract: Discusses the human rights policy of President Babangida using Nigerian students as a case study.

 

295

Audu, Asuku S.

An Open Letter To Mr. President.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings, Limited: 1991. October 24.p.7

Abstract:  Discusses the political programmes of president Babangida and their shortcomings.

 

296

Audu, John West.

Thank You, Mr. President.

Labour.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. July 2. P.4.

Abstract:  Expresses gratitude to President Babangida for setting up the Directorate of Employment.

 

297

Audu, Oyidoma.

IBB Act Before Bauchi Governor Goes.

Religion –conflict.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings, Limited: 1991. October 28. p.9.

Abstract: Discusses the religious disturbances in Bauchi State and calls on President Babangida to prevail on the Governor of the state to implement the report of the committee set up to determine the extent of damage and compensation of innocent victims.

 

298

Audu, Saka Raji.

For The President’s Ear.

Education –tertiary.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1991, march    28 .P.4.

Abstract: Expresses disappointment over the non-payment of Bursary A1-lowances to students in institutions of higher learning.

 

299

Audu, Saka Raji.

IBB Clocks Seven: What Achievements?

Politics – anniversary.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings, Limited: 1992.  August 28.p.4.

Abstract:  Discusses the achievements of the Babangida administration since he took over the mantle of leadership.

 

300

Awofeso, Seyi Olu.

A Smaller Government.

Politics – economy.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. January   13. Pp. 22-24.

Abstract: Comments on the regime’s decision to prune down its public expenditure, and draws the president attention to the negative implications of the decision.

301

Awogbemila, Olu.

On The Go Again.

International Relations – state visit-UK.

In: This Week. Lagos, This Week Limited: 1989. May 22.Pp. 18-26.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s visit to Britain and comments on the trade and bilateral relations between the two countries,

302

Awosika, V.O.

Letter To The President.

Politics-ideology.

In: Sunday New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1986. February 23. P.3.

Abstract: The letter recommends that a unique ideology suitable for Nigeria economic environment should be designed in order to move Nigeria forward, otherwise, ‘’we march on and on indefinitely under the destiny and fortunes of IBB and continue to pray and hope for the best’’.

303

Awotayo, Tolani.

IBB And State Creation.

Politics-state creation.

In: National Concord. Press of Nigeria Ltd. 1991. January 168.P.6.

 Abstract: Discusses the issue of state creation under the regime of General Babangida.

304

Awoyinfa, Mike.

Man Of The Week.

Politics.

In: Weekend Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. October 14. P.2.

Abstract:  Describes President Babangida as the man of the week in view of his prominence and recognition nationwide.

305

Ayeni, Olugbenga.

Back On Course?

Politics-transition

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. 1992. November 9-15P.1916.

Abstract: The article gives an update on the transition process, but argues that, a decision to extend the hand over date would not go down well with a nation that seems not to have a perception of its government’s intentions.

306

Ayeni, Olugbenga.

Nigeria’s Search For Democracy.

Politics-transition.                                                                                                             

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. 1992. November 30-6 December Pp.2048-2049.

Abstract:  An elaborate analysis of Nigeria’s  transition to democracy under President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.

307

Ayeni, Olugbenga.

One Leg Up, One Leg Down.

Politics-transition.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. 1992. December 14-20P.2139.

Abstract: An analytical report on the inauguration of the National Assembly by President Babangida.

308

Ayeni, Olugbenga.

Open Ballot Option.

Politics-elections

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. April 8 – 14, 1991, P. 517.

Abstract: Discusses the open ballot system for elections in the country. The article quotes the President as saying, ‘’the whole process of election is about political choices, and whatever will make Nigerians to choose the right people to represent them we will go for that. Our problems in the past have been the secret ballot and ballot papers, and we want to make sure that these problems do not persist in our national life’’. It concludes by stating that Nigerians are tired of things that are done in the dark, and the choices of an open ballot system world at least ensure openness in elections.

309

Ayeni, Olugbenga

The New Formula.

Politics – transition.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. 1993.  January 11-17.P.8.

Abstract: The article describes the National Transitional Council headed by Ernest Shonekan as ‘’ milicracy’’. It concludes that the functions of the National Transitional Council are to implement policies, and finally work at modalities for the successful transition to democracy .

310

Ayeni, Olugbenga

Transition Credibility Crisis?

Politics-transition.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. 1992. November  23-29.Pp.2012-2014.

Abstract: A report on the new transition programme, with quotations and analyses of the president’s address to the nation. It also highlights the timetable of new transition programme. The article concludes by stating that those accusing IBB of harbouring a hidden agenda, now that the hand over date has been justifiably shifted, may have to wait for another nine months to be proved right or wrong.

 

311

Ayeni, Olugbenga

When Will IBB Go?

Politics-transition.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited. 1992. November 16-22.P.1956.

Abstract: Reports the latest developments on the transition programme. After analyzing the entire process, the article states that the centre of discussion of where ever two or three Nigerians gather is invariably on the transition, and always, the number one item on the agenda is WHEN WILL IBB GO?.

312

Ayilla, Mever.

Ending Media Hypocrisy On IBB.

Media.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 2000. June 11.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the hypocrisy of the media during and after the tenure of General Babangida as the president of Nigeria.

313

Ayo, J.T.

IBB In Ondo.

Economy.

In: Nigerian Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1989. January 26. P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the economic potentials of Ondo State as President Babangida embarks on a four-day official visit to the state.

 

314

Ayobolu, Segun.

IBB And The Nigerian Bourgeoisie.

Economy.

In:  Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. September 18.P.15.

Abstract: Discusses the relationship between President Babangida and the Nigerian bourgeoisie. It also discusses the president’s effort to save it from being a parasitic class.

315

Ayoku, Timothy Ekundayo.

IBB, Grant Us This Request At Kajola.

Politics-local government.

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

Abstract: Identifies some loopholes in the creation of local governments and appeals to the president to grant the request of the people of Kajola by creating a local government there.

316

Ayuba, Z.T.

Open Letter To The President.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1985. September  15. P. 5.

Abstract: The writer discourages President Babangida from taking the IMF loan.

 

317

Azad, A.

Business As Usual In Nigeria.

Economy.

In: Inquiry. London, Tropvale Limited: 1986. October p. 9.

Abstract: Describes how Nigerians quickly adjust to changes in government policies.

318

Azode, Louis Azubuike.

Dear General Babangida.

Politics-transition.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993. July 3.P.13.

Abstract: Discusses the June 12 presidential election and calls on President  Babangida to follow the path of honour by declaring the winner of the election.

319

Azubyke, Kandimuwa.

Four Years Of Fundamental Changes.

Politics.

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

P.23.

Abstract:  An assessment of the Babangida regime.

320

Baba, Abubakar.

IBB Technology Complex:  The Journey So Far.

Technology.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1993. August   13. P.7.

Abstract: A progress report of the IBB Technology Complex in Abia State.

321

Babangida, I.B.

1990 Is Year Of Ingenuity.

Economy.

In: The Democrat . Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. January 21.Pp.6-10.

Abstract: The author reminds the chief executives of the Organised Private Sector of their collective resolve to make 1990 a year of ingenuity, prudence, foresight and dedication.

Note: An address by President Babangida to chief executives of the organized private sector on the occasion of their Third Annual General Meeting at Nicon -Noga Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on January 14, 1990.

 

322

Babangida, I.B.

Africa Must Act Now.

International Relations.

In: The Democrat . Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. February. 13. P.3.

Abstract: Expresses dismay at the position of Africa in world affairs and attempts to awaken African countries from their deep slumber.

Note: Note: An address by President Babangida at the opening ceremony of the international conference on the African Economic Community Treaty, held at Nicon Noga Hilton conference centre, Abuja, on February 27,1992.

 

323

Babangida I.B.

Africa Is Fighting Back.

International Relations-apartheid.

In: Times International. Lagos, Daily Times of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. February 10. P. 21.

Abstract:  A speech by President Babangida at the 46th meeting of the Organisation of African Unity (O.A.U.) Liberation Committee, in which he stresses Nigeria’s determination to support any action taken by the O.A.U. to liberate South Africa from the grip of apartheid.

Note:  A speech by President Babangida at the 46th meeting of the Organisation of African Unity (O.A.U.) Liberation Committee.

 

324

Babangida I.B.

American Technology Needed To Develop Our Raw Material Base.

Commerce.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1985.  October  10. P.7.

Abstract: Expresses a goodwill message to the Nigerian –American Chambers of Commerce on the occasion of the 25th anniversary celebration of the association, and calls American investors to develop the raw material base of Nigeria.

325

Babangida I.B.

At  The Doorstep Of A New National Order.

Transition-reforms.

In: The Democrat . Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. August . 11. P.11.

Abstract: The president discusses the underlying principles of the transition programme, policy strategies and fundamentals of development policy reforms.

Note: Note: An address by President Babangida to the elected members of the National Assembly at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

 

326

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s Broadcast On The New Political Agenda.

Politics.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1987. July 3.Pp. 6-13.

Abstract: The  broadcast discusses the various  structures that his administration has erected in order to build a strong and viable political order.

327

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s  Independence Day Broadcast.

Politics.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1987. October  3. Pp.2-7.

Abstract: Full text of General Babangida’s broadcast to the nation, in which he reiterates his commitment to the transition programme of his administration.

Note: A nationwide broadcast on the occasion of Nigeria’s 27th Independence Day celebration on 1st October 1987

 

328

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s  Inaugurates Panel On Nigeria’s Membership Of OIC.

International Relations.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1986.  February  13. P.7.

Abstract: An address during the inauguration of the panel on Nigeria’s membership of the OLC.

329

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s   New Deal’.

Finance – budget.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1986.  January  2.P.3.

Abstract: A full text of the president’s broadcast to the nation on the 1986 budget.

 

330

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s  88 Budget. Broadcast.

Finance –budget.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988.  January  1. Pp.3-9.

Abstract: A full text of President Babangida’s 1988 budget broadcast to Nigerian.

331

Babangida I.B.

Be Accountable.

Politics-transition.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1993.  January  18.Pp. 5-7.

Abstract: Text of an address by President Babangida on the occasion of the swearing in of members of the National Transition Council in Abuja, on January 4, 1993.

 

332

Babangida I.B.

Challenge To World Conscience: Arica’s Economic Condition.

Economy.

In: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Library: 1987. Lagos.

Abstract: The speech discusses the several measures adopted by heads of Government and State at different times, in order to work on an effective Economic Recovery Programme for their respective countries. The address also reviews Nigeria’s economic experience from the 1970s to date.

Note: An address at the opening ceremony of the Economic Commission of Africa (ECA), held in Abuja, From June 15-19, 1987.

 

333

Babangida I.B.

Challenges Of Policy Implementation.

Politics-nation building.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1986.  January 22. P. 12.

Abstract: The author observes that lack of policy implementation is the major problem militating against National Development, and therefore, tasks government functionaries to implement to the fullest all government policies ‘’in our effort to achieve our national goals’’.

334

Babangida, I.B.

Co-ordinating Agriculture, Industry And Commerce For

Economic Growth.

Commerce.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. February 23.P.8. 

Abstract: The president discusses the objective of trade fairs in a developing economy like Nigeria and the opportunities that can be derived from it by citizens and the government.

Note: The speech was made on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 11th Kaduna International Trade Fair in February 18, 1989.

 

335

Babangida, I.B.

DFRRI Reports Are Encouraging.

Rural Development.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1988.  August   30. P. 7.

Abstract: Expresses satisfaction on the reports presented by the Presidential Monitoring teams on the activities of the Directorate For Food, Road and Rural Infrastructure (DFRRI).

336

Babangida, I.B.

DEFENCE Policy Within The Framework Of National Planning.

Military-defence.

In: The Valiant Kaduna, Journal of Nigerian Defence Academy: 1986. Vol. 14. January –June.

Abstract: The article discusses the importance of sound defence policy in national planning. It gives a breakdown of defence expenditure since independence and concludes that budgetary allocations to the defence sector has experienced tremendous boost under military regimes than civilian regimes.

337

Babangida, I.B.

Let Us Learn From History.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. April  21.P.7 .

Abstract: The speech discusses the report submitted to President Babangida by the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly and the ‘’no go areas’’ of the Draft Constitution.

 

338

Babangida, I.B.

My O.A.U. Stewardship.

Administration.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. July 16. Pp. 3-6.

Abstract: Discusses his achievements as chairman of the Organisation for African Unity (O.A.U.) and stresses the need for dynamic change of leadership in Africa.

Note: An address by President Babangida at the 28th ordinary Assembly of O.A.U. heads of  state and government held in Dakar, Senegal on June 29th, 1992.

339

Babangida, I.B.

Need For More Tolerance,

Religion.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. August 7-10. P.11.

Abstract: The president discusses the Federal Government’s policies on religion and ethnic matters and the need for religious tolerance.

Note: An address by President Babangida at  the opening ceremony of the  1992 General Meeting og the National Association for Religious and Ethnic Understanding for Nigeria’s Political Leadership, in July 28, 1992.

340

Babangida, I.B.

Nelson Mandela.

International Relations- Nigeria-South Africa.

In: Nigerian Institute Of International Affairs Library, Lagos.

Abstract:  The president describes the impeccable qualities of Nelson Mandela, extols his virtues and discusses his struggle against the apartheid regime in South Africa, his arrest, imprisonment and his eventual release.

Note: A welcome address by General Babangida on the occasion of the visit of Mr. Nelson Mandela to Nigeria.

 

341

Babangida, I.B.

Nigeria In The OIC.

In: Nigerian Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers Nigeria Plc. 1986. February 14.P.4

Abstract: Discusses the history and objectives of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) in Nigeria.

342

Babangida, I.B.

Ondo-Intellectual MILL And Agric. Backbone Of  Nigeria.

State visit- Oyo state.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. February 6.P.7. 

Abstract: The president discusses the human and agricultural potentials of Ondo State.

Note: A speech by President Babangida during his tour to the state on February 1989.

 

343

Babangida, I.B.

On Critics Of SAP.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. July 12.P.7.

Abstract: An address by General Babangida which he says ‘’is to present a balance sheet of the achievements and failures of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) and correct and distorted picture which is often painted by  uninformed critics of the programme’’.

 

344

Babangida, I.B.

The Need For Religious Tolerance.

Religion.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988. October 27 .P.9.

Abstract: Calls on the participants of the 1988 NARETO’S Seminar on religions tolerance to deliberate on how religion can become an instrument for promoting tolerance between individuals and different groups.

345

Babangida, I.B.

The Civil Service Reforms.

Labour.

Politics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. April  20.Pp.7-15.

Abstract: Discusses the general guidelines for the implementation of his administration’s reforms of the civil service.

Note: Excerpts from the 1988 budget broadcast to the nation.

 

346

Babangida, I.B.

The Journey So Far.

Administration.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. August 30.P.24

Abstract: A broadcast to the nation by President Babangida on the occasion of the 4th anniversary of his administration.

 

347

Babangida, I.B

Towards Better Funding Of Agriculture.

Agriculture.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. December   25.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses ways to improve small –scale farming and the development of agriculture in Nigeria.

Note: An address by President Babangida at the joint launching of the Nigerian Agricultural Scheme and the National Small-Scale Farmers Credit Scheme at Kaduna.

348

Babangida, I.B

The Technical Aid Corps Programme.

Foreign Policy.

In: Babangida’s Foreign Policy Triumph. Kaduna Special International Publication: 1991. Pp. 115-116.

 Abstract: Discusses the Technical Aid Corps Scheme designed by the president to assist Black African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, which regularly request for Nigerian technical assistance.

Note: Address at the formal launching of the Technical Aid Corps Scheme at the National Assembly Complex, on October 7, 2987.

 

349

Babangida, I.B

The Babangida Men: The Making Of Ministers 1985-1992.

Book Launch.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993. July  4Pp-11.

Abstract: Discusses the relevance of scholarship in the objective assessment of his government’s programmes.

Note: The speech was made on the occasion of the launching of the Book: The Babangida Men: The Making Of Ministers,1985-1992, by Prof. Nzimiro, on  July 5, 1993 at the African Hall, International Conference Centre, Abuja.

 

350

Babangida, I.B

Towards An Acceptable Constitution.

Constitution.

Politics-transition.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. September   12.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the setting up of the Constitution Review Committee (CRC), as being in line with the administration’s pledge to return the country to civil rule in 1992.

 

351

Babangida’s, I.B

The Third Republic.

Politics

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. May 9 .Pp.5,6 &13..

Abstract:  Discusses the report of the Constituent Assembly on the 1989 draft constitution.

Note: An address on the occasion of the promulgation of the 1989 constitution in May 1989 in Lagos.

 

352

Babangida’s, I.B

The March To A Viable Political order.

Constituent Assembly.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988. May 13 .P.7

Abstract: The author emphasizes his commitment to the establishment of a viable and stable democratic order in Nigeria.

353

Babangida’s, I.B

Towards Eradication Of Social IIIs.

Sociology.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. July 31. Pp.2-6.

Abstract: The address discusses how to eradicate social ills from the country.

354

Babangida’s, I.B

Sustaining Increase In Nigeria’s Population.

Politics-Populations.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. May 1 .P.11.

Abstract: The author discusses the population policy of his government, which he describes as a means to supplement his government’s economic policy.

 Note: An address by President Babangida at the launching of the National policy on Population at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos in May 1989.

355

Babangida’s, I.B

You Have Undergone Intellectual Training.

Administration.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. December 7.P.11.

Abstract: Advises members of the National Youth Corps to dedicate themselves with renewed vigour, conviction and commitment in order to bring about positive changes in their host communities.

Note: An address delivered by President Babangida to members of the 20th batch of the National Youth corps at their swearing –in-ceremony on November 9, 1992.

356

Babangida’s, I.B

We Won’t Neglect Border People.

Administration.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1989. September 28.P.7.

 Abstract: Reiterates his administration’s firm and unshakable commitment towards improving the welfare of all citizens, irrespective of where they live.

Note: This speech was delivered at the commissioning of the Tunga Bridge, Kooje Road, Sokoto on September 28, 1998.

 

357

Babangida’s, I.B

We Have To Put The Past Behind Us.

Politics.

In: Vanguard. Lagos, Vanguard Media Limited: 1987, September 25.P.7

Abstract: The president describes the various categories of persons disqualified from participating in election, and also announces the creation of new state

 

358

Babangida’s, I.B

We Have Kept Our Promise.

Politics-transition

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. October 26.Pp.20-21

Abstract: Discusses the reasons for the annulment of the primary elections for the presidency.

 

359

Babangida’s, I.B

The Economy: An Analysis.

Economics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. February  20.P.7.

Abstract: The address analyses the characteristics of the Nigerian Economy and calls for sober reflection.

Note: A speech at the launching of a book titled ‘’The Nigerian Economy: The Anatomy of a Traumatised Economy’’ by Dr. S. P. Chu Okongwu, Minister of Finance in February 1987, Lagos.

 

360

Babangida’s, I.B

FG’ LL Break Deadlock With IMF.

Political Economy.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1985. August   29.P.3.

Abstract: A full text of the president’s broadcast to the nation, which expresses his government’s determination to break, the ‘’ deadlock that has frustrated the negotiations (between Nigeria and the IMF) with a view to evaluating more objectively both the negative and the positive implications of reaching a mutual agreement with the fund’’.

361

Babangida’s, I.B

The Emerging Structure For Economic Growth.

Economy.

In: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Library. Lagos

Abstract: The author spells out the functions of the Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation (TCPC), its terms of reference and the benefits to be derived from privatization and commercialization of public enterprises. He challenges scholars to examine critically the performance of the TCPC so far, with a view to bringing our areas of imperfections that need to be addressed.

Note: A keynote address delivered by the president at the opening of the International Conference on privatization and commercialization, at the National Assembly Complex, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, on November 6th, 1990.

 

362

Babangida’s, I.B

Taking Stock Of Recent Experiences.

Economics.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1986. July   7. P.14.

Abstract:  Announces the introduction of the second-tier foreign exchange market.

 

363

Babangida’s, I.B

Need To Change Orientation Of Our Colonial Economies.

International Relations.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. July   24.P.7.

Abstract:  A critique of the colonial imposed economic model. The address also discusses the changes in Europe, America and Asia and emphasizes the importance of democratization in the continent.

364

Babangida’s, I.B

Help Developing Nations.

Economics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1988. February 23.P.9.

Abstract:  Discusses the need for developed countries in West Africa to increase their resource flow to developing nations.

 

365

Babangida’s, I.B

1990 Budget Address.

Economics.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990.

Abstract: The  author highlights his agenda for sustainable national development.

366

Babangida’s, I.B

We Remain Committed.

Economy.

In: Nigerian Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc: 1990. January 25.P.6

Abstract:  The author emphasizes his administration’s commitment and resolve to steer the ship of the nation’s economy to a safe harbor.

367

Babangida’s, I.B

Sustaining Private-Public Sector Partnership For A Viable Nigerian Polity.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. February 11..P.11.

 Abstract: Discusses the 1992 budget with chief executives of the private sector and leaders of the organized labour and the public sector.

Note: A post-budget address by President Babangida to the chief executives of the Organised Private Sector, at Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja, on January 24, 1992.

368

Babangida’s, I.B

Laying Foundations For Democracy

Politics-election.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited: 1993. July 5-11. P.1137.

Abstract: A nation-wide broadcast by the president explaining why the June 12 presidential election was nullified by his administration.

 

369

Babangida’s, I.B

The Responsibilities Of Statesmanship.

Legislature- national assembly.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1992. December 9.P.7.

Abstract: The Address dwells on the responsibilities of statesmanship.

Note: A speech by President Baabangid at the inauguration of the National Assembly in November 1992, Abuja.

 

370

Babangida’s, I.B

IBB Appeals To SAP Critics.

Economy-SAP

In: Sunday Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1988. July 3.P.3.

Abstract:  Discusses the impact of SAP on the economy and appeals to critics to look at the two sides of the coin in order to have a balanced picture of the programme.

Note: The President made the remark during the 10th graduation ceremony of the Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna, on June 8 1988.

 

371

Babangida’s, I.B

The Challenges Of The Private Sector.

Finance –budget.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988.january 18.P.7

Abstract: A post budget speech to chief executives of private companies in Nigeria, which emphasizes the role they have to play in partnership with the government in national development

 

372

Babangida’s, I.B

Towards Self-Relations Of ECOWAS.

International Relations.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1978 . July 10.Pp.7-14.

Abstract: The speech discusses the importance of self-reliance as a means to achieving rapid economic recovery in West African States.

373

Babangida’s, I.B

Relationship between Community Banking, Popular Democracy.

Banking- community banking.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. May 18. P.11.

Abstract:  Discusses the relationship between community banking and popular democracy in a developing economy.

 Note: An address by President Babangida’s on the occasion of the first Anniversary Conference of Community Banks at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers, on April 28th, 1992 in Abuja.

 

374

Babangida’s, I.B

African Development Bank: Relevance And Future.

International Relations- economy.

In: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Library: 1989. Lagos.

Abstract: Discusses the history and formation of the African Development  Bank and its success through the years, including the factors responsible for the underdevelopment of African countries and calls on the international community to come up with an integrated debt strategy capable of promoting adequate growth, and substantially reducing the quantum of debt stock and debt service of indebted countries as well as moderating the current high rate of interest.

Note: A speech by the President on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee celebration of the African Development Bank (ADB) at Abuja, May 29, 1989

 

375

Babangida’s, I.B

Special Education  For Nigerian Nomads.

Education.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988, February, P.8.

Abstract: Stresses the Babangida administration is emphasis on nomadic and women education in Nigeria.

Note: A speech delivered by the President ton the Eight convocation ceremony of Bayero University; Kano on February 1988.

 

376

Babangida’s, I.B

For Their Tomorrow We Gave Our Today: Selected Speeches Of IBB.

Politics.

In: For Their Tomorrow We Gave Our Today, Ibadan, Safari Books: 1991. P.344.

Abstract: Selected speeches of President Babangida on political development and institutions, economic reforms and development imperatives, the military, state, society, socio-cultural dimensions of development, Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world.

 

377

Babangida’s

IBB’s Independence Present To The Masses.

Independence – anniversary.

In: The Observer. Benin, Bendel Newspapers Company Limited: 1989. October 4.P.7.

Abstract: The article reviews the president’s announcement of the establishment of the Peoples Bank of Nigeria on the occasion of Nigeria’s 29th independence anniversary.

378

Babangida’s

Nation Building Is A Collective Burden.

Youth –national development.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. September 1. P.5.

Abstract:  Discusses the contributions of the National Youth Service Scheme to national development and charges NYSC members to bring about positive changes in the lives of Nigerians.

 

379

Babangida’s

Role Of Technical Institutions In The Quest For Technological.

Development.

Education.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988, December, 3. P.7.

Abstract: Emphasizes the role of technical institutions in technological development of any nation. The president commends both the staff and students of the college for their orderly conduct, and advises other institutions of higher learning to emulate them.

 

380

Babangida’s

We Want To Improve Students Welfare.

Education.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. August 25.P.7

Abstract:  The president discusses his government’s educational programme.

381

Babangida’s

NIPSS – A Decade Of Fulfillment.

Education – NIPSS.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. October 24. .Pp. 7-9.

Abstract:  Discusses the relevance of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies and describes the institute as an intellectual incubator, think tank and health farm.

Note: A full text of a speech delivered by President Babangida at the 10th graduation ceremony of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, in October  1988.

 

382

Babangida’s

Babangida’s Views On Report Of A.B.U Visitation Panel (1-5).

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. April 5. .Pp.7-15.

Abstract: Highlights the terms of reference of the ABU Visitation Panel and expresses his views on the report of the panel.

Note: President Babangida’s views on the report of the visitation panel into the affairs of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1975-1985).

 

383

Babangida’s

FUT Minna Attained Recognition Within A Short Time.

Education.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. February 2.P.11

Abstract: Expresses appreciation with the level of technological development at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

Note: An address by President Babangida on the occasion of the first convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, on January 17, 1990.

 

384

Babangida’s

Govt Is Determined To Help Students.

Education – tertiary.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. January   29.P.11.

Abstract:  Discusses the inadequacies of basic teaching and research facilities in universities and assures that steps will be taken to tackle the problem.

Note: A goodwill message by President Babangida on the occasion of the 27th convocation ceremony of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on January 20, 1990.

385

Babangida’s

President Babangida’s Speech At The 13th Convocation Of Usumanu Dan

Fodio  University, Sokoto.

Education –tertiary.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1992.  February 10 . .P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the relevance of education in human development and calls on university students to allow peace to reign in their campuses.

Note: An address by President Babangida at the 13th Convocation of Usuman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto where he launched the 100 million Endowment Fund for the University

386

Babangida’s

Strategies For Combating Environmental Problems.

Environment.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. August &  P.7.

Abstract: The paper discusses the strategies for controlling desertification and other related environmental problems, emphasizing that ‘’ an integrated approach in the conservation of our soil and forest resources is the most effective strategy for environmental preservation’’.

Note: President Babangida delivered the speech on the occasion of the launching of the 1989 Tree Planting Campaign at Zugaci village, Kano in August 1989.

 

387

Babangida’s

End To ‘’ Brain Drain’’ Soon.

Health –education.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. September,  21. P.22.

 Abstract: The author reveals his plans to check the ‘’ brain drain’’ syndrome in the educational sector, and the problems confronting resident doctors in their respective hospitals

Note: A speech at the eight convocation and 10th anniversary ceremony of the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria in September 1989.

 

388

Babangida I.B

Towards Prevention Of Diseases.

Health.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. August 24  P.5.

Abstract: General Babangida explains his administration’s commitment towards improved health care system in the country.

Note: This Address was made on the occasion of the national conference on the Agenda for National Health Management Information System in Nigeria held at the Nicon Noga Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on February 11, 1992.

 

389

Babangida I.B

We’ve Taken Giant Strides In Health Care.

Health.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. February 18.P.A3.

Abstract: General Babangida explains his administration’s commitment to wards improved health care system in the country.

 Note: This address was made on the occasion of the national conference on the Agenda for National Health Management Information System in Nigeria Held at the Nicon Noga Hiliton Hotel, Abuja, on February 11, 1992.

 

390

Babangida I.B.

Slavery And Society In History.

History.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. April 15  P.7.

Abstract:  Text of a speech delivered by President Babangida at a conference organized by Arewa House, Center for research and Historical Documentation, ABU. Held at Lugard hall, in Kaduna, on March 26, 1990.

391

Babangida I.B.

Nigeria Since Independence: The First 25 Years.

Historiography – Nigeria.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993. June 21.P.11.

Abstract: Discusses the history of Nigeria.

Note: The address was delivered by President Babangida at the National Workshop on the Events, Issues And Sources of Nigeria History, 1960-1970 on June 7, 1993, at State House, Kawo, Kaduna.

 

392

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s Independence Broadcast.

Independence- anniversary.

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. October 1.  Pp.15-22.

Abstract: The president salutes Nigerians for their sacrifices, and reiterates his regime’s commitment to restructuring the nation’s economy.

Note: An independence day broadcast to the nation by General Babangida on October 1, 1987.

 

393

Babangida I.B.

Nigeria’s 29th Independence Celebration.

Politics- independence.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989, October, 4. P.7.

Abstract: The President extends his goodwill message to Nigerians and discusses the major pre-occupations of his administration.

394

Babangida I.B.

Common Wealth Foreign Ministers Confab.

International Relations –commonwealth.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. May  22.P.7.

 Abstract: Expresses Nigeria’s support for anti-Apartheid groups in their legitimate struggle for their inalienable rights of self-determination and freedom.

Note: An opening address by President Babangida on the occasion of the  sixth meeting of Commonwealth Foreign Ministers on Southern Africa at Abuja, between May 15-17, 1990.

 

395

Babangida I.B.

We Demand An African Marshal Plan.

International Relations.

In: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Library.  Lagos.

Abstract: The author discusses the history of slave trade and the wanton destruction of human and natural resources of Africa. He attributes the present slow pace of development in Africa to the obnoxious trade. In the final analysis, the paper calls on colonial countries to pay reparations to African countries by way of debt cancellation and financial and technical assistance to the continent.

Note: An address delivered by President Babangida on the occasion of the World Conference on Reparations to Africans And Africans in Diaspora held at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos, on December 13, 1990.

 

396

Babangida I.B.

The Challenges Ahead.

International Relations.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West Africa Publishing Company Limited: 1992. March 9-15.p.406.

 Abstract: Excerpt from a speech by President Babangida while on a visit to the Federal Republic of Germany.

 

397

Babangida I.B.

Nigeria’s Diplomatic Agenda.

International Relations.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989. December,  21. P.7.

Abstract: Discusses Nigeria’s diplomatic relations with other parts of the world with emphasis on the new world political and economic order.

398

Babangida I.B.

African Spirit And Tradition.

Foreign Policy.

In: Babangida’s Foreign Policy Triumph, Special International Publication. Abuja, 1991, Pp.121-122, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Library, Lagos.

 Abstract: Describes the Technical Aid Corps programme of his administration as an embodiment of the African tradition of being your brother’s Keeper.

Note: Summary of a speech delivered by General Babangida on the occasion of the presentation of certificate of service to returning pioneer members of the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) programme in Abuja, on August 17th 1990.

 

399

Babangida I.B.

Babangida’s Reason For Foreign Policy Redefinition.

International Relations.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. April 15.P.7.

Abstract: The author stresses the need for the nation to re-examine its relationship with other countries of the world.

Note: this speech was delivered at the All Nigeria Conference on Foreign Policy organised by the Nigerian Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, April 7, 1986.

 

400

Babangida I.B.

Moral Force In A Polarised World

International Relations.

In: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs Library, Lagos.  1986. September.

Abstract: The president traces the history and achievements of the Non-Aligned Movement including the implementation of other projects in Non-Aligned Countries.

Note: A speech delivered by General Babangida at the Eighth Summit Conference of the Non-Aligned Countries, on September 1-17, 1986.

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