“Nothing is more difficult, more susceptible to failure, and more dangerous than installing a new order. The reformer finds an enemy in all thos who profited from the old order and receives only lukewarm support from those who will benefit from the new.” –Nicole Machiavelli
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida GCFR (born 17 August 1941) popularly known as IBB, is a retired Nigerian Army general who ruled the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 27 August 1985 until his resignation in August 1993.
A MESSAGE FROM IBB
The essence of this site is to share with fellow Nigerians some of my thoughts on various aspects of our social, economic and political life in the last three decades. The speeches, statements, interviews, tributes and interventions here assembled reflect but do not necessarily exhaust my thoughts and sentiments about our country.
MARYAM BABANGIDA: THE WOMAN BEHIND THE NAME
MARYAM BABANGIDA (1stNovember 1948 – 27thDecember 2009), was Nigeria’s First Lady between 1985-1993, who combined the roles of housewife, mother and public figure almost from the year she married Ibrahim Babangida, then a Major in the Nigerian Army, in September, 1969.