"Babangida Will Secretly Support Atiku While Informing Obasanjo:" Janus-Faced Babangida Exposed By Wikileaks Cable

IBRAHIM BABANGIDA
By SaharaReporters, New York

A 2005 US cable created by the US embassy in Nigeria revealed that former military dictator Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida thrives on double dealing with various people at the same time. the cable stated that babangida thrives on snitching on others to gain favors.

Read cable below:
CableS E C R E T LAGOS 001425
 
SIPDIS
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 09/07/2015
TAGS: PGOV PREL NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIAN VP'S POLITICAL FUTURE DIMS
 
 
Classified By: Consul General Brian L. Browne for reasons 1.4(b) and (d
).
 
¶1.  (S) Summary.  A long-standing consulate contact said
pro-Obasanjo hardliners in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
were eagerly waiting information from the FBI they hoped
would incriminate Vice-President Atiku.  In his political
distress, Atiku is reaching out to former head-of-state
Ibrahim Babangida (IBB).  The contact, who is close to
Babangida, said this is the type of situation in which
Babangida thrives.  Babangida will secretly support Atiku
while informing Obasanjo of some of what Atiku is up to --
this way hoping to score points with the President.  End
Summary.
 
¶2.  (S) In a September 1 meeting with the Consul General,
Professor Ukandi Damachi opined the PDP appeared to be moving
up its timeline from early next year to right now to dump VP
Atiku.  He said Obasanjo loyalists believe the FBI's
investigation of Congressman Jefferson will unearth evidence
of misconduct by VP Atiku.  The rumor circulating among the
political elite is that the USG will come down hard on
Atiku's wife, purportedly a U.S. citizen, for tax evasion.
This should be enough to finish Atiku, Damachi smiled.
 
¶3.  (S) Now in political extremis, Atiku has been making
overtures to former head-of-state Babangida, Damachi's
political boss.  Atiku wants to gather anti-Obasanjo allies
to form a new political alliance of political heavyweights
such as himself and IBB.  Of course, IBB's strategem is not
as coarse and is more Machiavellian than Atiku's.  Damachi
said IBB will likely give Atiku assurances of support in
hopes of enticing Atiku into battling Obasanjo.
Simultaneously, IBB will also keep his lines open to
Obasanjo, informing him of some of Atiku's plans.  IBB hopes
to keep Obasanjo and Atiku feuding so that they enervate
themselves.  At the same time, IBB figures he can better
position himself in Obasanjo's future political calculations
if he is seen as helping Obasanjo by feeding him information
on Atiku.  Damachi said IBB would begin to perfect this
strategy the weekend of September 2-3 when most of the
Northern elite, including Atiku, would be attending a series
of weddings in Kano.  IBB, Damachi said, would encourage
Atiku to start his own party as a way of not allowing
Obasanjo to bury him and as a way of remaining in the hunt
for 2007.
 
Comment
-------
 
¶4.  (C) With Atiku under siege, IBB feels he has more room to
maneuver.  IBB's instincts are correct but he overestimates
his ability to spin this situation to his liking.  Both Atiku
and Obasanjo are aware of IBB's legerdemain and will not be
taken by his expressions of support.  Thus, while IBB may
enjoy the gamesmanship of political intrigue, his vaunted
mastery of the craft has actually restricted his ability to
act effectively and will unlikely advance his position
appreciably.  End comment.
 
¶5.  This cable has been cleared by Embassy Abuja.
BROWNE
 

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Two Foolish Generals and one political prostitute

A tale of two foolish Generals and one political prostitute :)

ohhh IBB

Revelations are all we want now to know the wickedness against the masses at the corridors of power

GOD MUST PUNISH IBB AND OBJ NOW

If these two idiots and short-sighted fools are not punished while they are still alive, then there is no hope for this fraud of a nation called Nigeria.

People must see and hear these fools suffer in thier lifetime (Not After their death)for there to be any hope redemption for this contraption called Nigeria

Here is the real deal

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HMMM na wa o. Consul General

HMMM na wa o. Consul General Browne I hail you oo !

re-he goat

my bros,as a Nigerian and aleader in your house who may be aspiring to lead others outside your household MUST learn how to respect your LEADERS FORMER AND PRESENT,no matter the race,ethnicity,religiousbackground as well age,if not,you are surely preparing groud to acquire disrespect,regards,above all honour in your household and b prepared to answer unreversable question before your GOD.Thanks.

THOU ART NO MARCHIAVELLI

Babangida,and a lot of Nigerian politicians are able to operate in the Nigerian political space because the environment in which they operate is corrupt,inchoate,and unprinicipled.Babangida seeks relevance.Whilst,Atiku validation,and Obj posterity.They do not typify the best that the Country profers.As the addage goes,' you can deceive a body of people most of the time But you cannot deceive all the people all of the time'.The infantile feud between Obj-Babangida just goes to show you how shallow, opportunistic,and puerile how leaders are.In a society were probity/accontability are held to be premium.These lightweights would not make the grade.Poignantly surmised by pastor Bakare's recent comment that only an idiots can be ruled by a fool.Nicolo Marchiavelli on the other hand was dexterous,oleaginuous,and malleable.

THOU ART NO MARCHIAVELLI

Babangida,and a lot of Nigerian politicians are able to operate in the Nigerian political space because the environment in which they operate is corrupt,inchoate,and unprinicipled.Babangida seeks relevance.Whilst,Atiku validation,and Obj posterity.They do not typify the best that the Country profers.As the addage goes,' you can deceive a body of people most of the time But you cannot deceive all the people all of the time'.The infantile feud between Obj-Babangida just goes to show you how shallow, opportunistic,and puerile how leaders are.In a society were probity/accontability are held to be premium.These lightweights would not make the grade.Poignantly surmised by pastor Bakare's recent comment that only an idiots can be ruled by a fool.Nicolo Marchiavelli on the other hand was dexterous,oleaginuous,and malleable.

Deri......Deri..... Deri

Deri, when are you going to run for presidential election of Nigeria? I swear I am going to mobile for you. Funny When I read SR, I always look for your comment - for balanced view.... not necessarily I agree. lol.

DOG EAT DOG. THE THREE MUSKETEERS DESERVE EACH OTHER.

OBASANJO, ATIKU AND IBB DESERVE EACH OTHER. I DO NOT GIVE A FLY IF THEY THROW EACH OTHER UNDER THE BUS. BUNCH OF LOOTERS TRYING TO OUTSMART EACH OTHER. I DO NOT WISH ANY ONE OF THEM WELL .

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Bros ur right. I am ashamed I

Bros ur right. I am ashamed I was clueless on both questions. Ur absolutely right. I will try to look up the answer.

IBB IS TOO GOOD

WE STILL LOVE IBB WHO IS THE FATHER OF ALL NIGERIAN PRESIDENTS HE BROUGHT THE MAGOT OUT OF PRISON AND MAKE HIM PRESIDENT HE ALSO USE HIS TALENT MISTAKLY AND MAKE THIS COWBOY IMMITATOR ON POWER TOO ANYWAY WHAT EVR IBB DID, NIGER DELTA GUY DID THE SAMETHING U KNOW WHO I AM TALKING ABOUT HE SAID HE KNWS THE SOURCE OF BOMBBLAST OF INDEPENDENT DAY, HE SAID HE WILL TALK ABOUT POWER ISSUE LETTER POVERTY NOW SECURITY. IDIOT ANYWAY IBB IS NOT THE WORST NIGERIAN PRESIDENT COMPARE TO WHO WE HAVE NOW

GREAT AREWA REPUBLIC!!!

INSHAA- ALLAH VERY SOON.........!!!

Incest V Homosexuality

I thought it hilarious when IBB called OBJ up on his incestuous acts. 1. Having sex with you daughter-in-law is not incest, since you are not blood relatives. 2. How can a bisexual man, who was happily humping notable Nigerian men while married to Maryam, point to another's sexual misdemeanors? Hypocrite! Ole!

Rubbish

God punish you. Are you an agent of IBB ? Who sent you ?
That evil man, one of the architects of the present mayhem in Jos. That evil man who dragged Nigeria into OIC?.....

my father will never be lyk

my father will never be lyk theses fools

colonial mentality

Its a Fact that most Nigerian presidents apart from Zik have not been able to shake off inferiority complex and embrace pan africanism or do things that will make our black race proud. To be honest its a complex that most blacks have and they will be so conversant with the white mans country whilst not knowing anything about their fellow blacks. a quick test to show how black affairs is important to you is shown below.

!. Who is the president of Jamaica?

2.Who is the president of Niger Republic?

THE WAY WE ARE?

SERVES OUR "DIGNITARIES" WELL, AS THEY'D RATHER CONFIDE IN FOREIGNERS THAN THEIR OWN PEOPLE. TALKING TO ANY DIPLOMAT (WESTERN, MID-EASTERN, ASIAN, LATINO, ETC) IN SECRET IS AS GOOD AS USING A MEGAPHONE IN THE MARKET PLACE TO INFORM PEOPLE YOU ARE TELLING THEM A SECRET!

Nigerians are actually

Nigerians are actually gullible people. Just write anything and they would accept hook, line, and sinker. How sure are we that these actually happened. Wikileak is hearsay, but we can't even purse awhile. That IBB is hated does not mean every thing on him is true. Nigerians wake up. Wikileak may be another set agenda for the world. I'm afraid!

THOU ART NO MARCHIAVELLI

Babangida,and a lot of Nigerian politicians are able to operate in the Nigerian political space because the environment in which they operate is corrupt,inchoate,and unprinicipled.Babangida seeks relevance.Whilst,Atiku validation,and Obj posterity.They do not typify the best that the Country profers.As the addage goes,' you can deceive a body of people most of the time But you cannot deceive all the people all of the time'.The infantile feud between Obj-Babangida just goes to show you how shallow, opportunistic,and puerile how leaders are.In a society were probity/accontability are held to be premium.These lightweights would not make the grade.Poignantly surmised by pastor Bakare's recent comment that only an idiots can be ruled by a fool.Nicolo Marchiavelli on the other hand was dexterous,oleaginuous,and malleable.

why are we selling our country cheap to d USA

Whoever talks to the U.S. government and it’s agent of terror in its worldwide fortresses it calls embassies shall know that now and forever, that their identities will never remain hidden for long. The Wikileaks cables are out as undeletable Torrent in the internet – uncensored, all the cables with all names of US-collaborators in Nigeria and other parts of the world being exposed as the moles who sold our tomorrow to the vultures in the USA. .

Every Nigerian leader is an agent of the CIA

On the outbreak of the Libyan civil war, the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, a US-based organization specializing in cyber security/warfare, proposed Project Cyber Dawn, suggesting the US infiltrate Libyan cyberspace to incite the Libyan people to insurrection, as the previous "Jasmine Revolution" in Tunisia had "demonstrated to the world the capacity for abrupt change and the use of the Internet as a powerful agent in that pursuit".

It is No News

The cables reveals nothing new. IBB's character is ambivalence manifesting in Maradonaic moves

It is No News

The cables reveals nothing new. IBB's character is ambivalence manifesting in Maradonaic moves

Please forget this He goat

IBB is a he-goat with brains but all the same a he-goat, they called him maradona but his political playing skills is on the guns and bombs, the master of lies will be the subject of new jokes as king of the fools.

2015

Why has this cable got 2015 in its date? This is the year that the US is predicting Nigeria will disintegrate so why has this cable got that date in it. Hmmm....food for thought.

All these idiots that call

All these idiots that call themselves leaders are agents of the USA.

As obedient servant of the great satan (USA) they go to its representative in Nigeria (consul general) to brief him about how well they are wrecking Nigeria for the benefit of the bandit state aka USA.

It is now obvious how USA rob Nigeria blind by proxy.

There is nothing NEW on IBB

There is nothing NEW on IBB from this story. He has always been a fox

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