601

Durotoye, Adeolu.

Vote Of No Confidence.

Politics.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. September 14. P. 39.

Abstract: The Article discusses the Vote of no confidence passed on President Babangida over his human rights policy by a Washington based human rights publication.

 

602

Dutse, Sunusi Tijani.

Thanks For Creating Jigawa.

Politics- state creation.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:1992.  February 25. P.4.

Abstract:  Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for the creation of Jigawa State. In:

 

603

Duyile, Dayo.

IBB Government And The Conduct Of Nigeria.

Economy.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. December 1. P. 14.

Abstract: Discusses the economic democratization policy of the Babangida administration.

 

604

Duyile, Dayo

IBB, National Assembly And Third Republic.

politics- transition.

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

Abstract: Discusses the inauguration of the National Assembly and also examines the relationship between a military president and the National Assembly of the third republic.

 

605

Edah, Rita Ese.

Why Did IBB Do It?

Military – army.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990. October 22. P.31.

Abstract: Expresses surprise at the retroactive promotion of some military officers by President Ibrahim Babangida.

 

606

Edebeatun, Henry.

IBB And His Critics.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. December 23. P. 7.

 

607

Edebeatun, Henry C.

Open Letter To The President.

Economy.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1991. June 7.P.13.

Abstract:  Comments on the poor economic conditions of the ordinary Nigerian and calls on the president to deal ruthlessly with economic saboteurs.

 

608

Edeghere, Francesca.

Babangida  Did It.

Politics.

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

Abstract: Discusses the banning of politicians of the old order by General Babangida, and the breeding of new politicians for the new political order.

 

609

Edili, Pat.

Health And Year 1989

Health.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. May  31.P.8.

Abstract: Discusses the relevance of the National Primary Health Care System.

 

610

Edina, I.

Open Letter To The President.

Education.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991.  January   17 .P.9.

Abstract: Describes as waste of public funds the inauguration of the Longe Commission on the review of higher education by President Babangida.

 

611

Editorial.

Assessing IBB & SAP.

Economics.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1987.  September   7.P.9.

Abstract: Discusses the negative consequences of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) on the economy.

 

612

Editorial.

A Thoughtful Idea.

Education- convocation.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988.  February 18. P. 9.

Abstract: An editorial on General Babangida’s Convocation message to the law students of the Usumanu Dan Fodio University, Sokoto.

 

613

Editorial.

Babangida Administration: Seven Years After.

Administration.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992. August   27.P.7.

Abstract: Analyses the achievements and failures of the Babangida administration during its seventh year anniversary in power.

 

614

Editorial.

Babangida And After.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1993. August  31.P.1.

Abstract: Discusses the achievements and failures of Babangida’s administration , with analysis of its impact on Nigerians.

 

615

Editorial.

Babangida’s Agenda For The Crisis.

Religion- conflict.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1989. March 20. P.8.

Abstract: Comments on President Babangida’s special broadcast to the nation on the disturbances in Kaduna.

 

616

Editorial.

Babangida’s Blunt Truth.

Editorial.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1988. January 15.P.10.

Abstract: Expresses President Babangida’s disappointment with the private sector for their contribution to the economic misfortunes of the country.

 

617

Editorial.

Babangida Brave Decision.

Economy- IMF/World Bank.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985. December 16. Pp. 1-2.

Abstract: Discusses the conditionality’s and implications of IMF loans to third world countries, and praises Babangida’s courageous decision not to accept the IMF loans for Nigeria.

 

618

Editorial.

Babangida  First 100 Days.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1985.  December 4. P.1.

Abstract: The editorial critically examines the Babangida administration’s 100 days in office and gives it a pass mark for its style of leadership and dynamic foreign policy.

 

619

Editorial.

Babangida  Gamble

Politics.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1985. August  30. Pp 1-2.

Abstract:  Analyses the president’s announcement that the Nigerian constitution should now be studied in schools and wonders whether it is a political gamble or not.

 

620

Editorial.

Babangida  Government: A Renewed Hope.

Politics – coup

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985. August   30. Pp.1-2.

Abstract: Discusses the history of military coups in Nigeria, and describes Babangida’s coup as an opportunity for Nigerians to rekindle their hopes.

 

621

Editorial.

Babangida’s Home Truth.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1986.  November  6. P.8.

Abstract: Identifies with President Babangida’s submission that the ruling class is responsible for the prevailing mood of despair and cynicism in Nigeria.

 

622

Editorial.

Babangida ‘s Nationwide Address.

Politics- transition.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1989. May   8. Pp 9.

Abstract: Discusses the lifting of the ban on party politics by President Babangida and appeals to politicians to shun the culture of Violence in Nigerian politics.

 

623

Editorial.

Babangida ‘s  Olive Branch.

Politics.

In: Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1986. January 19.P.6.

Abstract: The editorial commends the administration of President Babangida for lifting the ban on some professional associations like the Nigerian Medical Association and urges the associations to reciprocate the kind gesture by co-operating with the administration.

 

624

Editorial.

Babangida’s  Preliminary Stocktaking.

Politics – leadership.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1991.  August   27.P.8.

Abstract: Appraises the significance of the Babangida administration in Nigeria’s political history and concludes that the most enduring legacy of the administration is its courage to indentify itself with reforms.

 

625

Editorial.

Babangida   Seven Priority Projects.

Economy.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985.  September  30. P.2.

Abstract: Expresses dismay over abandoned projects by past governments and discusses President Babangida’s economic recovery project.

 

626

Editorial.

Babangida   Summons To Optimism.

Politics .

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986. November    8. P.2.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s appeal to Nigerians to look beyond darkness for a glimpse of a dawn. The editorial examines the economic despair of the nation and calls on everybody to join hands with the government in order to reverse its downward spiral.

 

627

Editorial.

Babangida’s  Technicorpers.

International Relations- technicorpers.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1987.  January  27.P.8.

Abstract:  Describes the establishment of the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) as a good development, especially of fellow African countries.

 

628

Editorial.

Babangida ‘s  Third Year.

Politics.

In: The Reporter: Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988.  August   27. P 8.

Abstract: The editorial assesses Babangida’s administration in its third year anniversary and highlights its achievements and shortcomings. It calls on President Babangida to review some of his policies and improve those that give hope for economic recovery.

 

629

Editorial.

Babangida’s   365 Days After.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1986.  August   27.Pp .1 & 8.

Abstract: Discusses the impact of the socio-economic and political reforms of General Babangida in his first year in power.

 

630

Editorial.

Five Years Of Babangida Administration.

Politics  – leadership.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990.  August   27.P.7.

Abstract: Assesses the programmes and policies of the Babangida administration and suggests ways of improvement.

 

631

Editorial.

IBB At 49: Finishing Touches.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990.  August   17 . P.9.

Abstract: Discusses how both domestic and international problems have made the celebration of the 49th birthday anniversary of President Babangida unattractive.

 

632

Editorial.

IBB At The United Nations.

International Relations- UNO.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  October  14. P.12.

Abstract: Examines President Babangida’s address at the 46th   session of the United Nations General Assembly and appreciates the president’s efforts to  promote the cause of Africa.

 

633

Editorial.

IBB Administration: The Fourth Year.

Politics.

In: Sunday Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. August 27.P.1.

Abstract: An assessment of the Babangida administration

 

634

Editorial.

IBB’s Call Is Timely.

Politics.

In Vanguard. Lagos Vanguard Media Limited: 1992.  January 8.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the poor maintenance culture of public utilities and commends President Babangida for his call for proper maintenance culture.

 

635

Editorial.

IBB: Full Steam Ahead.

Anniversary.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1989.  August 27.P.1.

Abstract : An editorial on President Babangida’s 4th anniversary in office, taking stock of the administration’s achievements and failures.

 

636

Editorial.

IBB In France.

International Relations.

In: Daily Sketch. Ibadan, Sketch Press Ltd: 1990. February 28.P.2.

Abstract:  Discusses the bilateral relationship between Nigeria and France, including the gains to be expected from the relationship.

 

637

Editorial.

IBB And Nigeria’s Future.

Editorial.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1988.  August   27.P.6 .

Abstract:  The editorial argues that Nigeria’s future now depends on General Babangida’s economic and political reform programmes.

 

638

Editorial.

IBB: In Borno State.

Editorial – state visit.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1991 . July  22.P.1.

 Abstract: The editorial Previews President Babangida’s visit to Borno State.

 

639

Editorial.

IBB: 3 Year In The Saddle.

Politics – leadership.

In: The Herald. Ilorin, Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation. 1988. August 27.P.5.

 Abstract: A comprehensive assessment of the performance of the Babangida’s administration during its third year in power.

 

640

Editorial.

Four Years Of The Babangida Regime.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989.  August   25. P. 7.

Abstract: The editorial assesses the performance of the Babangida administration, with particular reference to its economic, social, foreign and political policies.

 

641

Editorial.

Looking Back And Looking Ahead.

Politics.

In Vanguard. Lagos Vanguard Media Limited: 1989. August 28.P.6.

Abstract:  Reviews the fourth year of the Babangida’s regime, and advises the president to rededicate himself to the service of Nigeria.

 

642

Editorial.

Mr. President’s Concern.

Editorial.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1990 .  February 7.P.1.

Abstract: Expresses the president’s concern over sectionalism, tribalism, religious bigotry etc, which have characterized the nation’s body politics.

 

643

Editorial.

On The Just Another Transition.

Politics-transition.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989.  October 12. P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the dissolution of the 13 political associations, the formation of two new ones and comments on Babangida’s determination to establish a stable third republic.

 

644

Editorial.

On The 1992 Budget.

Economy –budget.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992.  January  13. P. 6.

Abstract:  Discusses the credit policy of the 1992 budget and the plans of President Babangida to harmonies the sartorial deregulatory measures.

 

645

Editorial.

Babangida ‘s  Olive Branch.

Politics.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1986. August  27.P.1.

Abstract: Assesses the performance of President Babangida’s administration during its first anniversary and concludes that the administration will be remembered for its human rights policy.

 

646

Editorial.

President Babangida On Accountability.

Administration.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1991.  February 21.P.14.

Abstract: Discusses the importance of accountability in the civil service and commends President Babangida for leading the crusade against corruption and dereliction of duty.

 

647

Editorial.

Return To Civil Rule.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986.  January 22.P.2.

Abstract: The editorial advises President Babangida to identify the problems that have retarded the country’s progress since independence with a view to tackling them before embarking on the transition.

 

648

Editorial.

Seven More Momentous Years.

Editorial.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1992 . August   27.P.1.

Abstract: Discusses the moments of joy and distress of General Babangida in his seventh year as president of the federal republic of Nigeria.

 

649

Editorial.

Tell Them, Mr. President.

Religion- conflict.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. November  18 P. 8.

Abstract:  Discusses General Babangida’s criticism of religious intolerance in the country.

 

650

Editorial.

Transition And Civil Liberties.

Human Rights

In: New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1991. November   3. P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the human rights policy of General Babangida.

 

651

Editorial.

The Courts And The Transition Programme.

Politics – transition – judiciary.

In: Vanguard. Lagos Vanguard Media Limited: 1991.  November 21.P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the relevance of the judiciary in the transition to civil rule programme and stresses President Babangida’s commitment to the 1992 hand over date.

 

652

Editorial.

The Grant To Universities.

Education.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986.  November 21. P. 2.

Abstract: The editorial commends President Babangida’s 100million naira grant to the nation’s universities and describes the gesture as a step in the right direction. It however cautions universities not to depend solely on grants but work out other means of revenue generation.

 

653

Editorial.

The IBB Appeal.

Education – tertiary.

In: Vanguard. Lagos Vanguard Media Limited: 1991.  January 24. P.6.

 Abstract: Comments on President Babangida’s appeal to Nigerian Universities to rise to the challenges of the times. The editorial concludes with a critique on the falling standard of university education.

 

654

Editorial.

The President And The Nation.

Politics.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. October    15.P.91.

Abstract: Describes the 1991 national day broadcast by President Babangida as an attempt to justify his administration’s policies.

 

655

Editorial.

The President And The Universities.

Education- tertiary.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1992. February   1.P.10.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s criticism of the university system and agrees with him that the present low morale among teachers is responsible for the falling standard of university education in Nigeria.

 

656

Editorial.

The President’s Presents.

Politics.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. September 11. P.16.

Abstract: The editorial criticizes the habit of lavishing gifts on the president and his family by individuals and corporate individuals, and wonders whether such monies would not have been judiciously used to revamp Nigeria’s economy.

 

657

Editorial.

The  Recent Presidential Visit To France.

International Relations- Nigeria- France.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1990.  March   9.P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the significance of the presidential visit to France, whose delegation was considerably a number of private businessmen. The editorial points out that the inclusion of chief executives of the private sector on the entourage of the president is an indication of the president’s disposition towards private enterprise.

 

658

Editorial.

The transition Programme And Banned Politicians.

Politics- transition.

In: Vanguard. Lagos Vanguard Media Limited: 1991.  December  16. P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the transition to civil rule programme and the politicians banned from participating in it. It warns politicians to respect Decree 25 of 1985 in order to make the transition a reality.

 

659

Editorial.

The  Years Of IBB: Our Score Card.

Politics.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1987. August  27.P.8.

Abstract: An assessment of General Babangida’s two- year- old presidency. The editorial scores him high in his  human rights policies but not too impressed with his economic policies.

 

660

Editorial.

Well Done, IBB.

Education.

In:  The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1986. August  28. P.3.

Abstract: Discusses the problems of Nigerian university students and commends President Babangida for his welfare package for them.

 

661

Editorial.

Wishes On A Birthday.

Politics- leadership.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1991.  August  17.P.20.

Abstract: Felicitations on the 50th birthday of President Babangida  and comments on his dynamic leadership.

 

662

Editorial.

What Babangida Should Do Now.

Economics.

In: Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1985. October   13. P.1.

Abstract: The editorial critically examines the 15- month state of emergency programme of President Babangida, and enumerates a number of economic recovery measures the president should take to revamp the economy.

 

663

Edremoda, Pat

The President And His Attire.

Fashion.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1991.  August  17. P. 28.

Abstract: Discusses the style of clothing of the President, which the article describes as unique.

 

664

Editorial.

Efani, Emmanuel.

Home Coming Of The General.

Politics.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993. September  4. P.7.

Abstract: Reports General Babangida’s triumphant return to his home –town, Minna, following his ‘’stepping aside’’ as the President and Commander-in Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The report gives a colourful description of the ceremony and commends the warm reception accorded the General.

 

665

Egbe, Chris Ude.

IBB, Let The President Be Sworn – in.

Politics- transition.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1991. November 18. P. 4.

Abstract: Expresses doubts on the hand- over date following the announcement of contradictory dates by President Babangida and the Vice –President, Admiral Augustus Aikhomu.

 

666

Eggan, Nma M.B.

Thank You.

Politics state creation –Kogi state.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. November 6. P. 9.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for the creation of Kogi State and urges the people of the state to work towards its speedy development.

 

667

Egbu, Raff.

IBB: Six Years Of Political Soldiering.

Politics- transition.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1991. August  20. P.8.

Abstract: Discusses the transition programme of President Babangida, with particular reference to the democratic structures he has erected.

 

668

Ejiga, Baba.

How IBB Affects My Life.

Economy –SAP.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1990. June  29.P.13.

Abstract: Discusses the gains of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) and its impact on the life of the ordinary Nigerian.

 

669

Ejikum, Mazi Eke C.

Open Letter To IBB.

Health.                                            

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. November 23. P.12.

Abstract: Expresses his concern over the poor state of health in the nation and calls on President Babangida to declare a ‘’no smoking week’’ annually.

 

670

Eke, Abdul Yusuf.

A Memo To The President.

Politics- transition.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993. July  16. P.17.

Abstract: Discusses the solemn undertaking by President Babangida to hand-over power to a democratically elected government on August 27, 1993 and condemns the annulment of the June 12 election. The writer rejects the president’s option of an Interim National Government (ING) or a new date for a fresh election and calls on the president to respect the rules of democracy.

 

671

Ekong, Everest.

Views From Outside.

Media.

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

Abstract: Discusses the extensive press coverage of the April 22 abortive coup by the foreign  media.

 

672

Ekpu, Ray.

An Interview With Babangida.

Interview.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1988. September. 5. Pp.15-17.

Abstract: The interview discusses national politics, economy and policies of the Babangida administration.

Note: This interview was granted to News Watch Editors, Ray Ekpu, Dan Agbese and Yakubu Mohammed on August 19, 1989.

 

673

Ekpu, Ray.

Mum Is The Word.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1988.  February .1 5. Pp.14-19.

Abstract:  Describes the freedom granted to former President Shehu Shagari and his Vice by President Babangida’s as not absolute.

 

674

Ekpu, Ray et al.

A Step At A Time.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1985.  December 9. Pp. 11-18.

Abstract: Discusses the contending forces and critics of the Babangida administration as the president celebrates his first 100 days in office.

 

675

Ekpu, Ray et al.

The President’s Men.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1985.  September 16 5.Pp.11-14.

 Abstract: Discusses the appointments of members of the AFRC, state governors and ministers by President Babangida.

 

676

Ekpu, Ray et al.

Three Years At The Helm.

Politics – anniversary.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1985. September  5. Pp.10 – 19.

 Abstract: Reviews General Babangida’s three years in power.

 

677

Ekpu, Ray et al.

Up From The Grass.

Biography.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1990. January 8. Pp.12-17.

Abstract: Chronicles the life of President Babangida from childhood to the time he became President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, assesses his achievements in office and declares him the man of the year 1989.

 

678

Ekundayo, Tayo.

Mr. President, Let Oil Subsidy, If Any Stay.

Economic- subsidy.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1987. November  26. P.3.

Abstract: Analysis of the implications and consequences of the removal of the subsidy on petroleum products.

 

679

Ekwu, Oga.

IBB Is Right.

Politics- local government.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993. February   24.P.9.

Abstract: Expresses support for the creation of more local government by the Babangida administration.

 

680

EI- Alawa, Razak.

New Breed Politicians And Political Stability.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Time Nigeria Plc: 1991. February  6. P.7.

Abstract: Writes about the important role new breed politicians have to play in ensuring the stability of the third republic.

 

681

EI- Babs, Sani A.

Salute To The President.

Economy – SAP.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1989. September  21. P. 5.

Abstract: Discusses the crises that trailed the introduction of SAP by General Babangida and his policies.

 

682

EI- Mohammed, Sagir.

DFRRI: Babangida’s Rural Development Outfit.

Rural Development.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1989. September  4. P. 7.

Abstract: Discusses the activities of DFRRI and looks at it as an agent of rural development and transformation.

 

683

Editorial

The 1991 Budget,

Economy- Budget.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. January   7.P.6.

Abstract: Analysis of the 1991 budget with emphasis of the deregulation of the economy, which the paper sees as the path to sustainable growth and long-term development.

 

684

Eluaka, Clement.

Evolution Of A New Political Order.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1989. October  17. P.5.

Abstract: Examines the transition programme of the Babangida administration, and concludes that it will evolve a new political order in the country.

 

685

Emelifeonwu, David.

1993: Crisis And Breakdonw Of Nigeria’s Transition To Democracy.

Politics- transition.

In: A paper presented at the Conference on the Dilemmas of Democracy in  Nigeria, University of Wisconsin – Madison; The African Studies Programme, 205 Ingralam Hall, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, 1995. November 10-13.

Abstract: This essay is divided into two sections. The first section examines the crisis, which preceded the administration’s decision to annul the June 12 presidential elections as well as the explanations given for the nullification; the second section discusses the negotiations between the government and the two political parties, the SDP and NRC, and the resolution of the negotiation for the president to handover to an Interim National Government

 

686

Emighoteis, Elifa-Ebi.

Thanks IBB, But Give Us More States.

Politics – state creation.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. October 26.P.12.

Abstract: Discusses state creation and national development. The article commends the state creation policy of the Babangida administration and calls for the creation of more.

 

687

Emmanuel, Abbah E.

Babangida And Nigeria’s Economic Welfare.

Economy.

In: Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. October  26. P.13.

Abstract: Discusses the economic system of Nigeria under President Babangida and commends the president for his laudable welfare programmes.

 

688

Emmanuel, Abi.

Okadigbo Visits IBB, Abubakar: Secret Meeting in Minna.

Politics.

In: Daily Monitor, Ibadan, 2000. August 7.P.2.

Abstract: Reports the secret visit to Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Abdul Salami Abubakar by Dr. Chuba Okadigo.

 

689

Emmanuel, Uneke.

Tear- Gas Diplomacy.

Foreign Policy.

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

Abstract: Describes the Jos Symposium on the Babangida regime as the General’s attempts to win back his goodwill and lost glory from Nigerians.

 

690

Eriye, Festus.

Babangida’s Jos Joker.

Politics.

In: National Interest, Common Interest Communication Ltd, Lagos. 2000 October 22, Pp.30-31.

 

691

Esajere, Akpo.

A Blow To New Breedism.

Political party – democracy.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. January 7.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses how the poor funding of the two political parties, the SDP and NRC, by the Federal Government affects the new breed politicians.

 

692

Esajere, Akpo.

An Exercise Of Far – Reaching Dimensions.

Politics- state creation.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991. September  2. P.11.

Abstract: Describes the creation of states as an exercise of far reaching dimensions.

 

693

Esajere, Akpo.

Doubst Over 1992

Political –transport-democracy.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1991.  September 29.P.A8.

 Abstract:  Expresses doubts over the 1992 handover date because of the controversy surrounding the 1991 census.

 

694

Edaghase, Sly.

Six Months  of Babangida’s Economic Politics,

Economy.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1981.  February  27. P.3.

Abstract: Critically evaluates the economic policies of President Babangida administration. The writer opines that six months is too short to assess the President, he however highlights and applaud some of the measures taken by the President so far to revitalize the battered economy.

 

695

Esajere, Akpo.

The Last Laugh.

Politics –transition.

In:  Sunday  Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993.  July  4.P.A5.

Abstract: Discusses the new transition timetable presented by President Babangida’s on July 2, 1993.

 

696

Esajere, Akpo.

The President’s Interim.

Politics –transition.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993.   August  8. P. A5.

Abstract: Discusses the Interim National Government created by President Babangida to complete his transition to civil rule programme following his retirement as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

 

697

Esajere, Akpo.

Presidential Primaries Power Game

Politics –transition-democracy.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1992 . February 3. Pp.10-11.

Abstract: Discusses the transition time- table and the election guidelines of the National Electoral Commission.

 

698

Esajere, Akpo & Yinka Oduwole.

Government Proposes Election For July 31.

Politics –transition.-democracy.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1993.   July  3.P.1.

Abstract: Discusses the new timetable for fresh elections following the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.

 

699

Esiemokhai, E. Omoh.

Why Babangida Should Reject That Award.

Strategic Studies.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1987.  April   11. P.5.

Abstract:  Reacts to the award given to President Babangida for his ‘’outstanding contributions to strategic progress’’ by the International Strategic Studies Association in Washington D.C. and debunks the parameters used in conferring the award on the president.

 

700

Essien, Nsikak.

IBB Has Done It Again.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. November 23. P.5.

 Abstract:  Discusses the role played by President Babangida during the alleged death of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and his unexpected presence at his 85th birthday.

 

701

Essien, Nsikak.

IBB  Returns

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1999.  October  12.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses General Babangida’s Soaring image in the eyes of the people and his efforts to redeem it.

 

702

Etukudo, Phenson B.I.

Bravo Gen. Babangida And AFRC Members.

Politics- state creation.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1986. July 3. P.8.

Abstract: Expresses gratitude to the president and members of the AFRC for the creation of Akwa Ibom State.

 

703

Etukudo, Phenson B.

IBB, Thanks For Your Gesture Towards Akwa Ibom.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1991.  May 14. P.4.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for the creation of Akwa Ibom State and the subsequent visit to the new state.

 

704

Ewuzie, Chummy.

IBB Nomics’ Of People’s Bnk.

Banking- peoples bank.

In: The Observer. Benin, Bendel Newspapers Company Limited: 1989. October 11.P.3

Abstract: Describes how the president grapples with the socio-economic and political problems of the country, and discusses the establishment of the People’s Bank.

 

705

Eze, Ayogu et al.

Coup No.5: The Mood Of The People.

Military –coup.

In: The Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Newspapers Ltd: 1985.   August  30. P.7.

Abstract: Describes the mood and reaction of Nigerians towards the August 27, 1985 coup of President Babangida’s.

 

706

Eze, Ayogu et al.

The Babangida Boys.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1992. January  27. Pp. 9-16.

Abstract:  Criticises the Babangida administration’s policy of making regular changes in the leadership of the state government and enumerates its implications on the long- term development of the states.

 

707

Ezekiel, May Ellen et al.

Pluses And Pitfalls.

Politics.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1985. December 9. P.13.

Abstract:  Reviews the opinion of Nigerians on the Babangida administration.

 

708

Ezenwelu, Emma.

Dance Of the Masquerade.

Politics-transition.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord press of Nigeria Ltd: 1993. June 14. Pp. 37-40.

Abstract: Describes the similarity of backward and forward movements of the transition programme with the dance of the masquerade.

 

709

Ezima, Vincent et al.

The Generals Versus The People.

Politics- leadership.

In: Hallmark, Courage Communications Ltd, Lagos. 1999. February 10 Pp. 6-8

Abstract:  Discusses the incursion of the military into Nigerian politics and the involvement of General Babangida and other Generals in the political affairs of the nation with particular reference to the roles of the retired Generals in General Obasanjo’s candidacy for the presidency of Nigeria.

 

710

Fadiji, T.O.

Transition Programme And Endless Waiting.

Politics- transition.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992.  December   21. P. 8.

Abstract: Discusses General Babangida’s manipulations of the transition programme and examines the November 17, 1992 broadcast of the president.

 

711

Fadugba, Nick.

A Living Legend.

Profile- Ibrahim Banamasi Babangida.

In: Africa Now. 1985. September. P.11.

Abstract:  Discusses the Babangida factor in Nigerian history.

 

712

Fadugba, Nick.

Babangida’s New Broom.

Politics-leadership.

In: Africa Now. United Kingdom: 1985. September. Pp.8 – 11.

Abstract:  Discusses the weaknesses of previous Nigerian administrations, and concludes with a catalogue of General Babangida’s achievements as president.

 

713

Fagbohun, Adeniyi Adeoye.

True, IBB Listens.

Politics-leadership.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992.  October 27.P.6.

Abstract: Discusses the suspended presidential primaries, and describes General Babangida as a leader who listens to the cries of his people.

 

714

Fakorede, Leye.

Budget ‘89’ Babangida’s Overtures To Commuters.

Economy – budget.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989.  P.III.

 Abstract: A critical analysis of the 1989 budget, with emphasis in the transport sector

 

715

Falade, Biodun & Raji, Busari.

A Clarion Call On Mr. President.

Politics.

In: Sunday Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers Nig. Plc: 1986. September 26.P.5.

 Abstract: Laments the critical situation of Nigeria and calls on President Babangida to reverse some of his policies and put in place programmes that will bring succor to Nigerians.

 

716

Falana, Femi.

Beyond Orji’s Removal.

Politics- administration.

In: African Concord. Lagos, Concord press of Nigeria Ltd: 1988.  September 19. P. 9.

Abstract: Comments on the suspension of Dr. Orji, Chairman of Enugu Local Government Council.

 

717

Fasemo, O.

IBB, Correct This Imbalance In Ondo State.

Local Government

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

 Abstract: Appeals to President Babangida to correct the imbalance in the creation of local governments in Ondo State.

 

718

Fashanu, John.

My Probe Of The IBB Era.

Economy – IMF.

In: The News, Independent Communication Network Ltd, Lagos. 2000. May 8. Pp. 16 – 17.

 Abstract:  The results of an investigation conducted by Fashanu, which reveals how some Americans with the collaboration of the IMF and World Bank defrauded Nigeria of huge sums of money under the pretext of buying the country’s external debt.

 

719

Fashina, Babatunde.

Babangida’s Candour And Fuel Subsidy.

Economics –subsidy.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1987.  November 18. P.4.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s sincerity on the removal of fuel subsidy, and calls on Nigerians to show understanding. The article concludes with a suggestion to the government to plough back whatever is realized from the subsidy into a viable economic development project.

 

720

Fasoro, Ayo.

IBB, The Merciful.

Politics.

In:  Nigeria  Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers Nig. Plc: 1988. June  29. P.8.

Abstract:  Describes the unruly behavior of some Muslim fanatics to General Babangida at a jum’ at prayer session at the Sultan Bello Mosque, Kaduna, during a visit to Kaduna State.

 

721

Fasoro, Ayo.

IBB, Third Year Anniversary: Between Promises And Performances.

Politics.

In: Sunday Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers Nig. Plc: 1988. August 28.P.15.

Abstract: Examines the promises made by President Babangida at the inception of his administration and how far he has gone in fulfilling them.

 

722

Fasoro, Ayo.

Thank God IBB Knows THIS Country.

Petroleum- economy.

In: Nigeria  Tribune. Ibadan, African Newspapers Nig. Plc: 1989. January  19.P.6.

Abstract:  Discusses the indiscriminate hike in the prices of petroleum products by President Babangida and its disastrous consequences on the economy.

 

723

Fatunde, Tunde.

Open Letter To President Babangida.

Economics.

In: National Concord. Lagos. Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1988.   September 14. P.3.

Abstract: Discusses President Babangida’s broadcast of August 27th, 1988, and disagrees with him over his faith in the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). The article predicts the failure of SAP and therefore, urges the president to call a meeting of creative and productive forces in the country to find an alternative to it.

                                                                                                                                     

724

Fatunde, Tunde.

Remembering August 27, 1985.

Politics- August 27 coup.

In: Vanguard. Lagos, Vanguard Media Limited; 1989. August 27. P.7.

Abstract: Examines the salient points in the speeches of General Sani Abacha and Joshua Dogonyaro of August 27, 1985.

 

725

Fatunde, Tunde.

The Promise Of August 27, 1985

Economy.

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

Abstract: Reminds the president of his promises to Nigerians shortly after his assumption of powers.

 

726

Fatuyi, Rufus Boboye.

IBB Create More LGS.

Politics.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1993.   April  8.P.9.

Abstract: States reasons for the creation of local governments and appeals to President Babangida’s to create more local governments throughout the country.

 

727

Fawehinmi, Gani.

What I Will Do If IBB Does Not Go In January.

Politics.

In: Quality. Lagos, Ultimate Publications Limited: 1992. November 10. Pp.18-19.

Abstract: Discusses his secret plans against General Babangida if he fails to hand over by January 1992.

 

728

Fayokun, Olatunji.

The President’s Political ‘’Extremists’’.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1988. March 30. P. 3.

Abstract: Reacts to President Babangida’s pronouncement in Abuja that those aspiring to be members of the Constituent Assembly will be screened by his government to ensure that political extremists do not find their way into government.

 

729

Foluye, George Keji.

Re: Ibrahim Babangida Boulevard.

Politics.

In: Daily Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1990. December 18. P.15.

Abstract: The writer expresses his unhappiness with the decision to rename of Murtala Muhammed Way after General Ibrahim Babangida in Abeokuta by Governor Mudashiru Lawal.

 

730

Forest, Tom.

Politics And Economic Development In Nigeria.

Economic Development.

In: West View Press. Boulder, West View Press: 1993.

Abstract:  Discusses the pattern of Nigerian politics and economic development.

 

731

Frank, Igwebueze.

Fire From The Pulpit.

Religion- Christianity.

In: The African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1988. October 10. P.8.

Abstract:  Blames the president for the moral decadence in Nigerian society.

732

Fregene, Owen.

Property Fall-OUTS In Budget ’92.

Rural Development.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992.  January 8.P.9.

 

Abstract: Discusses the priority given to urban development in the 1992 budget and the establishment of the Urban Development Bank by President Babangida to finance it.

 

733

Fwah, John.

Sports In 4 Years Of IBB.

Sports.

In: The News, Independent Communication Network Ltd, Lagos. 1989. August  28.P.6.

Abstract: Reviews Nigeria’s excellent performance in international sporting competitions, and commends President Babangida’s commitment to sports development in the country.

 

734

Fwah, John.

Festival: Open Letter To Mr. President.

Sports.

In: The News, Independent Communication Network Ltd, Lagos. 1989. August  9.P.31.

 Abstract: Discusses the significance of the annual national sports festival and the preparations for its hosting by the Bauchi State government, and appeals to General Babangida to prevail upon its organizers to grant Bauchi State the right to host the eighth edition of the national sports festival.

 

735

Gangara, Mohammed Lawan.

Borno Gears Up For INN.

State visit.

In: The News, Independent Communication Network Ltd, Lagos. 1991.  July  22 .P.5

Abstract: Discusses the president’s five-day official visit to Boron State.

 

736

Ganger, Garba A.

Adjustment, Empowerment, The Civil Society And Democracy In Nigeria’s Political Transition.

Economy –SAP.

In: Journal of the Institute of Governance and Social Research. 1998. Vol.1. No.1. April. Pp.  99-113.

Abstract: The authors critically examine the structural adjustment programme, social and economic policies and political transition programme of the Babangida administration, and its impact on the generality of Nigerians. It concludes that rather than empowering, it has actually disempowered Nigerians.

737

Gahia, Chukwuemeka.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow.

International Relations.

In: The African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited: January 14, 1988.11-15; National Library, Kaduna.

Abstract:  Discusses the visit of Mrs. Margaret Thatcher to Nigeria.

 

738

Gahia, Chukwuemeka.

Seeming Love In Tokyo.

International Relations.

In: The African Guardian. Lagos, Guardian Magazine Limited:  1989.  March P. 11.

Abstract: Examines the meeting in Tokyo between President Babangida and President Chanim Herzog of Israel, in which the restoration of the diplomatic ties between the two countries was the main agenda.

 

739

Galadima, Mohammed Mbirti.

Co-operate with IBB.

Politics- democracy.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1990.  October 26.P.4.

Abstract: The article calls on Nigerians to cooperate with President Babangida in his efforts to establish a strong and viable democracy that will keep the military permanently out of Nigerian politics.

 

740

Garba, Mohammed.

IBB And The Labour Movement In Nigeria.

Labour.

In:   Sunday Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1989. August  27.P. 17.

Abstract: Acknowledges the role President Babangida has played in restoring peace and confidence in the Nigerian Labour Movement.

 

741

Garba, Shehu.

IBB’s Strides.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1990.  September 16.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the achievements of President Babangida.

 

742

Garba, Shehu.

IBB’s A Great Leader.

Politics.

In: Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. May 10 . P. 3.

Abstract:  Discusses the achievements of President Babangida since his assumption of power and describes him as a great leader.

 

743

Garba, Waziri. & Isah, Suwaid.

One Year Of The President At Abuja.

Politics- administration.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1993. January  4 .P.7.

Abstract: Reviews the first year of President Babangida’s administration in Abuja after the movement of the Federal Capital from Lagos.

 

744

Gbenoba, Alaye.

Human Rights And Democratic Process In Africa.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1991. August  10.P.7.

Abstract: Discusses the human rights policy of President Babangida and its relevance in national development.

 

745

George, Olabode.

Babangida Has The Right  To PDP Chairman.

Politics.

In: This Day: Lagos, Leaders and Company Limited: 1999. July 11.Pp.18-19.

Abstract: The interviewee discusses his interest  in politics, his choice of the Poples Democratic Party (PDP) and pledges his loyalty to former President Ibrahim Babangida if he becomes the chairman of the PDP.

 Note: Commodore Olabode George was a one time Governor of Ondo State who fled the country into exile during the reign of late Gen. Sani Abacha. He returned froni exile in 1998, and participated actively in the politics of the fourth republic.

 

746

Gidado, Snusi A.D.

Pause For Reflection -2

Politics-leadership.

In: Hotline. Kaduna, Hotlines Publishing Company Ltd: 1993. September 27- October 3.Pp. 29-30.

Abstract:  Discusses the leadership qualities of President Babangida.

 

747

Giwa-Amu, S.I.O.

Another Shuffle, Mr. President.

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

Abstract: discusses the imbalances in the 1990 cabinet reshuffle  and calls on the president to observe the federal character of the country when next he reshuffles his cabinet.

 

748

Giwa, Dele.

Babangida’s Choice.

Politics- legal.

In: News Watch. Lagos, News Watch Communications Ltd: 1996 . Vol. 3. No. 6. February  10.P.4.

Abstract: This article discusses the choice facing President Ibrahim Babangida at the AFRC meeting of 11th February 1986, where he and others are expected to deliberate on the report of Mr. Justice Samson Uwaifo’s panel on former President Shehu Shagari. The article criticizes the panel’s recommendation that the former president should be released on the grounds that he was not responsible for the failure and wrongs of his government.

 

749

Gombe, Adamu Yayaji.

IBB: A Positive Analysis.

Administration.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. October 14. P. 8.

Abstract: Gives a positive assessment of the Babangida administration, exonerates him from blame for the endemic economic problems of Nigeria. The article laments the negative criticisms of President Babangida by his opponents.

 

750

Goni, Malami.

Bravo IBB.

Politics- state creation- Yobe State.

In: The Standard. Jos, Plateau Publishing Company: 1991. October 3. P. 8.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to General Babangida for the creation of Yobe  State from Borno and discusses the merits of state creation.

 

751

Gusaus, Bello Aliyu.

Did IBB Re-Engineer Nigeria?

Politics.

In: Weekly Trust. Kaduna, Media Trust Nigeria Ltd: 2000. December 8- 14. P. 8.

Abstract: Discusses the political and economic programmes of the Babangida administration with the objective of providing a place for him and his administration in the contemporary history of Nigeria.

 

752

Gwarizo, Muhammad Yalwa.

Open Letter to Mr. President.

Politics.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd: 1988. July 28. P. 9.

Abstract: The writer laments the deplorable and pathetic conditions of his local government, Gwarzo, in Kano State and calls on the president to extend his rural development programmes to the local government.


753

Gyan- Apenteng. K.

Putting Africa’s Case.

International Relations.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West African Publishing Company Limited: 1992. March 15- 19. Pp. 404-405.

Abstract: A detailed account of President Babangida’s high profile visit to the Federal Republic of Germany. The article analyses the economic relationship between Nigeria and Germany, with statistics of trade between the two countries. The article hopes that the president’s visit would give Nigeria- Germany trade relationship a good lift.

 

754

Habib, Nu’ uman Mohammed.

Babangida And His Friends.

Politics-leadership.

In: Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. April   15 .P. 7.

Abstract: Discusses the threat to the administration of President Babangida by his so-called friends.

 

755

Hall, Richard.

Babangida. Probably Nigeria’s last Chance.

Politics.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1985.  November 27.P.2.

Abstract: The article sees Babangida as the messiah that will deliver Nigeria from its economic bondage. It criticizes past Nigerian administrations and cautions that the collapse of Babangida’s administration may lead to anarchy.

 

756

Hamza, M.K.

Sceptics And Transition Programme.

Politics-transition.

In:  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1991.  November 1.P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the skepticism of Nigerians on the transition programme of General Babangida’s administration.

 

757

Haruna, Mohammed.

An Assessment Of Babangida’s Foreign Policy.

Foreign Policy.

In: Sunday  New Nigerian. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd:  1988. August  28.

Abstract: A comprehensive assessment of the foreign policy of General Babangida’s regime.

 

758

Haruna, Mohammed.

‘’Attacks On IBB’’ The True Story.

Politics.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993. November 22. P. 19.

Abstract: The writer describes the story of an attack on President Babangida by the BBC and the New Nigerian as unfounded and gives the true picture of the story.

 

759

Haruna, Mohammed.

Farewell To Babangida.

Politics- transition.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993. August  30. P. 19.

Abstract: Discusses Babangida’s farewell to members of the Armed Forces as he retires to Minna, his hometown. The author also discusses the president’s experience in the last three months of his transition programme, and the lessons to learn from it.

 

760

Haruna, Mohammed.

Letter To Babangida.

Politics- transition.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993.  April 5. P. 9.

Abstract: Expresses his candid opinion on the state of the nation to President Babangida and advises him to retire voluntarily from power

 

761

Haruna, Mohammed.

The IBB Factor.

Politics.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1991 . May   6. P. 22.

Abstract: The article previews the elections into Niger State government house with particular reference to the Babangida factor in Niger State politics.

 

762

Haruna, Mohammed.

The General’s Journey Home.

Politics.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1993.  August 30. Pp. 12-13.

Abstract: Describes the historic departure of President Babangida from Aso Rock, Abuja to his hometown Minna, where a colourful reception was accorded him and his entourage.

 

763

Haruna, Mohammed.

Why Babangida Will Not Carry On.

Politics.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1992 .  August   3. P. 35.

Abstract: Based on arguments over whether Babangida will succeed himself or not, the writer explains why the president should not stay beyond January 2, 1992

 

764

Haruna, Mohammed.

Why Mr. President Should Ignore Them All.

Politics- transition.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1992 .  March   23. P. 2.

Abstract: Calls on President Babangida not to listen to detractors who are calling on him to hold on to power. He warns the president of the dangerous consequences of reneging his promise to handover to a democratically elected government.

 

765

Haruna, Mohammed et al.

Babangida’s Bombshell.

Politics- transition.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1992 .  November  23.  P. 15.

Abstract: The article examines the two contending views emanating from the extension in the transition timetable, and blames the politicians for the botched transition.

 

766

Haruna, Mohammed et al.

Diarchy Wins?

Politics.

In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1992 .  November  16.  P. 15.

Abstract: The writer contributes to the raging controversy over General Babangida’s transition programme.

 

767

Haruna, Mohammed  & Yusuf, Kabiru.

5 Years Of IBB.

Politics.

 In: Citizen. Kaduna, Citizen Communication: 1990 .  September  Pp. 12. -16.

 Abstract:  Reviews the five- year- old Babangida administration.

 

768

Haruna, Sanni.

Focus On Nigerian – German Relations.

International Relations- Nigeria- German.

In: New Nigeria. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1988. March 5. P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the bilateral relationship between Germany and Nigeria.

 

769

Hayatu, Aliyu.

Obasanjo Versus Babangida And  Aikhomu: All Are Guilty?

Politics

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd:  1989. October 14. P .8.

 Abstract: Addresses the controversy between General Olusegun Obasanjo and the leadership of President Babangida and his second in command, Admiral A.A. Aikhomu.

 

770

Hayatu, Aliyu.

Orkar’s Murderous Treachery And A Supplicating IBB.

Military – coup.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd:  1990.  May  5. P .9.

Abstract: Discusses how the Orkar coup has made Babangida more prayerful.

 

771

Hayatu, Aliyu.

Justifying The August 1985 Coup.

Law.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd:  1990.  February   3. P .8.

Abstract: Discusses the hardships Decree 2 of the SMC regime of General Buhari visited on Nigerians and justifies the Babangida led military coup of August 1985.

 

772

Hayatu, Aliyu.

The Enchanting Possibilities Of The People’s Bank.

Economy- banking & finance.                     

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd:  1989. October   21. P .8.

Abstract:  Discusses the vital role the People’s Bank plays in the life of the common man and regards the scheme as an antidote to cushion the effects of SAP. On the life of Nigerians.

 

773

Howeidy, A.

Open Letter To The President.

Politics.

In: New Nigeria. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1993.  August  10. P.4.

Abstract: Discusses Nigerian politics and appeals to president Babangida to entrench a government of national unity in Nigeria.

 

774

Hussaini, Umaru S.

Reflections On Rufai’s Letter To Babangida.

Politics.

In: New Nigeria. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1985. November 24. Pp.3,13-14.

Abstract: The article reacts to Rufai’s letter to Babangida and advices the president not to take the letter seriously, most especially its submission on the Kaduna Mafia.

 

775

Ibikunle, Adekunle.

Before IBB Goes…..

Administration.

In: The Punch. Lagos, Punch Nigeria Ltd: 1992. August 7. P. 14.

Abstract: Discusses about leaders and their footprints in the sand of history, and calls on President Babangida to improve the economic situation of the country before he leaves.

 

776

Ibrahim, Adamu A.

IBB, A True Leader.

Politics-leadership.

In: The Triumph. Kano, Triumph Publishing Company: 1990. March 6. P.2.

 Abstract:  Discusses the leadership qualities of President Babangida and highlights some of his laudable reform programmes.

 

777

Ibrahim Ishak Galadanci.

For A Democratic Third Republic.

Politics- transition.

In: New Nigeria. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1992. April   19. P.5.

 Abstract: Discusses the requirements for a successful third republic and commends President Babangida for his positive role in the programme.

 

778

Ibrahim Ishak Galadanci.

x- Raying Babangida’s Midas Touch.

Politics-leadership.

In: The Democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. July 17.P.7.

 Abstract: Assesses the administration of President Babangida against his immediate predecessor and describes Babangida as a better leader.

 

779

Ibrahim, Jibrin.

Obstacles To Democratisation In Nigeria.

Politics- military –democracy.

In: A paper Presented at the Conference on the Dilemmas of Democracy in Nigeria, University of Wisconsin- Madison; The African Studies Programme, 205 Ingram Hall, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison. 1995. November 10-13

 Abstract: The paper discusses the major obstacles to democratization in Nigeria. In conclusion, the paper describes the transition to civil rule programme of President Babangida as the most anti- democratic in the history of Nigeria.

 

780

Ibrahim, Jibrin.

The State, Accumulation And Democratic Forces In Nigeria.

Politics.

In: When Democracy Makes Sense: Studies In Democratic Potential Of Third World Popular Movement, Lars Rude beck (ed), Uppsala; AKUT.1992.

 Abstract: An analysis of state, accumulation of wealth and power and the struggle for democratic governance in Nigeria.

 

781

Ibrahim, Jibrin.

Religion And Political Turbulence In Nigeria.

Politics – religion.

In: The Journal Of Modern African Studies, XXIX. 1991 No. 1. March. Pp.36-115.

Abstract: Discusses the relationship between religion and politics, and religious conflicts in Nigeria.

 

782

Ibudeobhor, Peter.

Transition To Civil Rule: The Last Lap.

Politics- transition- democracy.

In: The democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1992. October 7.P.8.

Abstract: Discusses the transition to civil rule programme of President Babangida and warns politicians against malpractices that can mar its success.

 

783

Idowu, Paxton.

A Cautious Budget: Babangida’s New Year Broadcast. economy- budget.

Economy- budget.

In: West Africa Magazine. London, West African Publishing Company Limited 1991. January 7-13. Pp. 31, 47.

Abstract: The views of a cross section of Nigerian women on the Babangida administration reveal that 60 percent of women feel the president’s performance has been ‘’fair’’ while 40 percent expect him to do better.

 

785

Ifijeh, Victor.

IBB’s Last Lap.

Politics-transition.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1991. August 29. P.3.

Abstract: Examines the last lap of President Babangida’s administration and expresses doubts in the success of the transition.

 

786

Ifijeh, Victor.

Interim Government: Recipe For Chaos.

Politics- transition.

In: Sunday Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1993. July 11.Pp.6-7.

Abstract: Discusses the formation of the Interim National Government, and argues that it should be seen as an instrument of chaos rather than a solution to the political crisis that has bedeviled Nigeria since the nullification of the June 12 presidential election.

 

787

Ifionu, Okechukwu & Maditeme, Emma.

A Born- Again Body.

Politics- AFRC.

In: The African Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1989. February 20. Pp. 9-10.

Abstract: Discusses the dissolution of the Armed Forces Ruling Council (AFRC) and the removal of the Chief of General Staff, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe from Office by President Babangida.

 

788

Lgbeare, Fredlintaz.

Mr. President’s Challenge To Engineers.

Technology.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985. December  11.P.3.

Abstract: Expresses President Babangida’s disappointment with the state of technological development in Nigeria.

 

789

Ighure, Isaac.

Babangida  Shuns Celebration On Birthday.

Birthday.

In: The democrat. Kaduna, African Holdings Limited: 1989.  August 23.P.7.

Abstract:  Discusses why General Babangida shunned the celebration of his 48th birthday anniversary.

 

790

Ikeakanam, Bosco.

Babangida’s Presidency, One Year After.

Politics.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1986.  August  23.P.7.

Abstract: The article examines the administration of President Babangida after its first year in Office with special focus on the renovation of Dodan Barracks and the president’s relationship with the press.

 

791

Ikem, Lizzy.

Nigerian Women On The Move.

Gender.

In: Sunday Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1990. October 14. P.10.

Abstract: Comments on the committee set up by President Babangida to formulate policies that will remove legal and socio –cultural constraints faceting women in the political affairs of the country

 

792

Ikhariale, Mike.

A Conditional Transition.

Politics-transition.

In:  Vanguard. Lagos, Vanguard Media Limited: 1992. October 22.P.7.

Abstract:  Comments on the political crisis in the country and calls for a national conference to resolve it.

 

793

Ilori, Femi.

Ibrahim Babangida: A Re- examination.

Politics- nation building.

In: New Nigeria. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1990. October    1. P.5.

Abstract: The article condemns the April 22 coup and sees it as an attempt to split the country. It further re-examines the Babangida administration vis-avis its economic, social and foreign policies.

 

794

Imosile, Eddy.

Babangida and Rural Development.

Rural Development.

In: The Reporter. Kaduna, Nation House Press Ltd:  1988.  September   2. P .8.

Abstract:  Criticises previous regimes for neglecting the rural areas of Nigeria. The article praises Gen. Babangida for his rural development drive.

 

795

Inuwa, Danjuma.

Of Babangida’s Fourth Anniversary.

Politics- economy

In: Daily  Times. Lagos, Daily Times Nigeria Plc: 1989.  August 24. P.13.

Abstract:  Assesses the regime of General Babangida and the performance of the economy under the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) in its fourth year anniversary.

 

796

Inuwa, Garba A.D.

Congratulations! Seven Solid Years Of Achievements.

Politics- leadership.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1992.  August 27. P.8.

Abstract: Expresses felicitations to President Babangida on his seventh anniversary in office and commends the efforts and achievements of the president within this period.

 

797

Irabor, Betty.

The Turns Of The Tide.

Politics-military coup.

In: National Concord. Lagos, Concord Press of Nigeria Ltd: 1985.  August 30. P.5.

Abstract: Discusses the reaction of the general public to the August 27, 1985 coup of President Babangida.

 

798

Iroanusi, Sm.

Ibrabim Babangida.

Biography- attribute-IBB.

In: Nigeria’s Head of State and Government, Lagos, Sam Iroanusi Publication: 1997. P. 109.

Abstract: Discusses the life and works of General Babangida,  his background, education, military career, his administration Vis-à-vis his popular programmes and policies and the controversy surrounding his unceremonious exit from power on August 26th, 1993.

 

799

Ironkwe, Godwin.

The Scuttled Train.

Politics-transition.

In: New Nigeria. Kaduna, New Nigerian Newspapers Ltd: 1993.  January 1. P. 2.

Abstract: Blames the elite political class for the failure of the transition to civil rule programme of the Babangida administration.

 

800

Iruobe, Amaihian

IBB, Thanks For The People’s Bank.

Banking- peoples bank.

In: The Observer. Benin, Bendel Newspapers Company Limited: 1989. October 6. P. 3.

Abstract: Expresses appreciation to President Babangida for the establishment of the People’s Bank.

 

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