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Should Ibrahim Babangida Be Tried For Killing Vatsa His Childhood Friend ?

There are many other thousands of innocent people in the grave whom IBB murdered. Their souls are crying for justice. All those he made widows and orphans are seeking justice. He has no hiding place. Should anybody or group of persons make any mago mago to force IBB on Nigerians, the Aba women riot of 1929 will be a child’s play to the women riot that will be witnessed in 2007–Vatsa’s wife.

Sava Farm, a nondescript piece of property situated at Malali area of Kaduna city, does not reveal the importance of its occupant. It is owned by Hajia Sufiya, widow of General Mamman Vatsa, executed over a controversial coup by the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida in 1986. With its brown gate, half brick, half metal perimeter fence that looks as if it would collapse any time with the heavy rains, and the rusty signboard defaced by four posters of Isiah Balat who is campaigning to be governor of Kaduna State, the farm stands as a relic, in sharp contrast to the more prosperous-looking Federal Government College and the Kaduna State Water Board nearby.

The bushy farm looks like an abandoned American ranch after a typical Red Indian invasion. An aide who doubles as the gate keeper opened the entrance. As the reporters’ feet shuffled on the cobblestones that had seen better days, a quick survey of the premises showed a once-buoyant animal husbandry business. Another gate, on the left, led to where Sufiya lives. With a quick detour, the visitors were ushered into the front of the main bungalow. The circular forecourt is habitat to flowers crying for pruning. Peeping out of the circle was a white Mercedez Benz 190 that stood as if, driven by some invisible hands from outer space, it was ready to engage the reverse gear, receding further into the dense flowers, away from the intruders, A ricketty peugeot pick -up van and an abandoned white farm truck complete the picture of neglect. Sufiya’s balcony is a testament to a woman who, when she was happy, was in love with nature. Her suspended empty bird cages, creeping flowers, pots of cacti and aloe vera stand as proof. A long white hose meandered on the floor, a mark of half-hearted gardening.

Like her property, Hajia Sufiya Vatsa is a lone historical figure, abandoned in her woes and penury by successive governments after IBB executed her husband over a questionable coup. During a visit to her Sava Farm by three journalists from TheNEWS, the woman cut the picture of Miss Havisham in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, who, after being disappointed by her suitor, refuses to see the sun, fails to change her wedding gown and leaves her watch permanently “at twenty minutes to nine.” Unlike Miss Havisham, however, Sufiya’s separation from her husband came from the machination of a third party – IBB. Since then, life has been horrible for her family.

Daily, Sufiya sits by two high-definition photographs of her husband: one in mufti and the other in military gear. When this magazine visited her, she wore a brown wrapper, deep brown headgear with an ankara top embossed with brown irregular designs . She sat behind a small centre table set with assorted drinks, beverages and local herbal solutions. In front of her was a shelf with a rectangular mirror, on which an old television set was placed.

Another symbol of her state of mind and the neglect she suffers was an abandoned grey aquarium, tilting against the wall under the portrait of a medieval soldier riding a chariot, shooting an arrow. Under another congested table in front of her was a green book, Makers of Modern Africa. A reading lamp, about four chandeliers and a dining table required dusting just as her life requires rehabilitation. An extension of her melancholy was that, contrary to expectation, she declined an interview since it would bring back a deluge of old, painful memories.

Sufiya’s journey into the abyss of poverty began on 23 December 1985. The family had just concluded plans to travel to Calabar because, usually, they spent the yuletide in the Cross River State capital (Sufiya is Efik), the Id-el-Fitri in Minna, Niger State and the Id-el Kabir in Kaduna. After the necessary packing for the trip, the family waited for the return of General Vatsa from the Armed Forces Ruling Council, (AFRC), meeting he had attended. He returned home late, so the trip was postponed till the following day. At about 12 midnight, while Sufiya was watching a movie in her bedroom, her husband, who was working in his study, rushed in to tell her that IBB had sent for him. The wife protested that it was too late in the night and that Vatsa should phone his boss to shift the meeting to the following morning.

As this debate was going on, Lt. Col. U.K. Bello led a team of soldiers to Vatsa’s home at Rumens Street, Ikoyi, Lagos. The soldiers, who came with armoured vehicles and military vans, surrounded the house. Vatsa told his wife who was upstairs to peep through the window. Unable to contain her fear, she rushed downstairs and insisted that if the soldiers would take away her husband, then she had to follow them. Sufiya insisted on driving Vatsa in her own Pengeot 404. At this point, Vatsa directed that the children be woken up, and he kissed them one after the other.

Haruna, the first son, who was in Military Training School, Zaria, followed them downstairs, weeping. While UK Bello drove in the fore of the convoy, Sufiya and Vatsa were chauffeur-driven in their own car in what later turned out to be a merry-go-round about Lagos till about 2 a.m when they stopped at 7 Cameron Road, Ikoyi. Vatsa was ordered out of the car. As he made to enter the building, Sufiya ran after him but she was rudely pulled back by the soldiers. The General turned and gave his wife a bear hug, an embrace that was their last. He urged his wife to take care of their children. Sufiya returned home dejected. To her shock, the military authorities had withdrawn the official domestic staff. At 5a.m, she prepared breakfast of fried yam and pawpaw, drove to her husband’s detention centre but was told she could not bring in any food.

Another surprise awaited Vatsa’s wife. A soldier came in and said: “Madam, Oga’s wife, Mrs Mariam Babangida, said I should carry General Vatsa’s telephone handset to her.” Fatima, Vatsa’s daughter, clung to the gadget. A struggle ensued between the 15-year-old girl and the soldier, whose muscles bulged like like the biceps of Michaelangelo’s statues. Sufia asked her daughter to let go of the probably bugged set.

Worse still, some gruff, fierce-looking soldiers, led by Vatsa’s former Aide-de-Camp (ADC), Captain Maku, an intelligence officer of Idoma extraction, had led other soldiers in laying siege to the family’s house. “Madam, no visitors, no phone calls, no going out,” Maku snapped as he reclined on a settee in the living room, an improvised toothpick, peeping out of a corner of his mouth. When Sufiya protested that the family needed to buy foodstuff, Maku, whose friendly disposition when he was Vatsa’s batman had changed, commanded that the woman and her children “must manage.”

After three days of captivity, Sufiya could not endure it any longer. She told Maku: “Look, I am going to the market. If you refuse me, it means between you and I, somebody will die. I will show you I am a soldier’s wife.” She took her car, and without bothering about the soldiers who cocked their guns menacingly at her, rammed it into the gate, which gave way as the soldiers scattered capriciously in different directions. She got to Falomo, bought bread and eggs, and decided to see one of her husband’s friends, General Gado Nasko. Before the visit to Nasko, however, Sufiya had driven home and, since her daughter was, coincidentally, at the gate, had dropped the food and driven to the Naskos. Sufiya’s mission was to ask Nasko to fix a meeting between her and IBB to find a way to settle the matter. Although soldiers at Nasko’s house gave her the cold shoulder, her persistence worked.

Nasko, who said he was aware of the problem and would try to arrange the meeting, asked Sufiya to see him in the evening. Her hope soared. The reason was the special relationship between her family and IBB’s. “When we got married,” Sufiya was reported as saying, “I thought IBB and my husband were of the same family. The two wore the same size of dress and pair of shoes. IBB would drop his dirty wears in our house and put on my husband’s. When IBB travelled out, for a further military training my husband took care of Mariam and her children. General Vatsa, apart from mounting the horse when IBB married Mariam, bought their first set of furniture from Leventis on hire purchase.

IBB was also my husband’s bestman during our wedding. Whenever Maryam’s Mercedez car broke down, she used to drive my Peugeot 404. We were close.” All these, to Babangida, did not count in the field of realpolitik. Nasko told Sufiya later in the day that the military President was not ready to see her.

Another disappointment awaited Sufiya when she returned to her Rumen’s Street residence, Ikoyi. A soldier from Bonny Camp was waiting for her with an order that the family should vacate the house. Another military officer said the car should be taken to Army Headquarters for security check after which they broke into the car’s glove compartment and confiscated Vatsa’s manuscripts. In frustration, Sufiya hired a trailer and moved the family’s belongings to Kaduna. She and Fatima, however, returned and stayed in Nwakana Okoro, her brother-in-law’s house at Queen’s Drive, Ikoyi. When the military authorities bugged Okoro’s telephone, the lawyer, a Senior Advocate, of Nigeria, became jittery.

All attempts by Sufiya to see her husband were frustrated by the military authorities. It was only Fatima’s trick that worked a bit. Posing as a lawyer, she would follow other counsels into Vatsa’s detention centre and trial venue. Vatsa, however, sent Sufiya a note from Kirikiri, saying: “Do not beg Babangida. He is after my life. Take care of the children. I know it is not easy but God will help you.” When he was to be executed, Vatsa requested that his wrist watch and wedding ring be given to Sufiya. “But by the time they brought the watch and the wedding ring, the ring wasn’t my wedding ring, so I rejected it. “Till today, they have not returned the ring to me,” Sufiya was quoted by a family source.

Sufiya was, therefore, left in the cold, without any wealth to fall back on. Vatsa had only one plot of land in Abuja, but it was taken over by the late despot, General Sani Abacha. At a point, Sufiya approached General Jeremiah Useni, one-time Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, in a bid to reclaim the land. Useni called for the file and told Vatsa’s wife to pay for the land rent. She, however, complained to Useni: “When my husband was a minister in FCT, he refused to allocate land to me, his wife. He said it would be immoral for him to give me land. He said his successor would give me.” Useni looked the other way while Sufiya and her family were deprived of the land.

Not all of Vatsa’s friends abandoned the family, however. “One of his friends came to our aid.” Sufiya once said. “Every other person that was dining and wining with my husband immediately switched over to IBB. Even my children today are not identified with.” To keep body, soul and the family together, Sufiya, of Efik descent, would travel to Calabar, in Cross River State, and bring food from her people to take care of her children in Kaduna where she has vowed to remain. Apart from buying and selling, Sufiya used to engage in poultry and cattle rearing. In fact, she injected life into her Sava Farm, which she set up in 1971 after the civil war. But robbers ruined the business, a situation that led to the lack of care for the premises, part of which, by the time TheNEWS visited, was overgrown with weeds.

Sufiya, therefore, has brought up her children on a shoe-string budget. Haruna, whom Vatsa asked to be withdrawn from the Nigerian Military Training School, Zaria, because of the way the Army treated him, is now married with two children. Fatima, who is studying medicine, is in London with her husband, while Jubril, who studied law, is in Minna, Niger State. Aisha is a US-based pilot.

Sufiya believes that IBB himself planned the coup. “He wrote the script, got an officer to execute.” The officer in question was close to Mamma Madaki, a former military administrator of Plateau State. Apart from Major General Charles Ndiomu who once made a statement that he regretted killing Vatsa, this magazine gathered that the interview which General Domkat Bali granted TheNEWS (22 May 2006 edition) raised Sufiya’s hope that justice would finally be done.

She once lamented to her husband’s family:“It is painful that my husband was executed as a coup plotter even when he was not. And till this moment, we don’t know where he was buried. That Gen. Domkat Bali interview published in TheNews magazine is one of the good things God has done to us in the Vatsa family. Before, some people did not believe that Vatsa was not a coup plotter; but Bali’s confession explained it all. They should release the corpse of my husband to me so that he can be given a befitting burial. That is my prayer.”

It was for this reason that Sufiya wrote a letter, dated 15 June 2006, to President Olusegun Obasanjo, where she stated: “Although there was no iota of evidence linking my husband with the phantom coup, he was convicted and sentenced to death by the Special Military Tribunal which purportedly tried him and other coup suspects. My husband’s appeal to the Armed Forces Ruling Council against his illegal conviction was yet to be considered when the Head of State, General Babangida had him secretly executed along with the other coup convicts.”

She claimed in the letter that Bali confirmed her husband’s innocence in TheNEWS’ interview when he said: ‘“My regret is that up till now, I am not sure whether Vatsa ought to have been killed because whatever evidence they amassed against him was weak. My only regret is that I could not say, don’t do it. I am not so sure whether we were right to have killed Vatsa.” Sufiya, therefore, requested the Obasanjo administration to prosecute General Babangida for “the murder of my husband, General Vatsa.”

Born on 3 December 1940, Major General Mamman Vatsa attended the Government Secondary School, Bida, Niger State. He enlisted in the Nigerian Army on 10 December 1962 and was trained at the Nigerian Military Training College, Kaduna and the India Military Academy.

Vatsa was in charge of the 21 Battalion during the Nigerian Civil War, after which he became an instructor at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. Apart from his position as Principal Staff Officer at Army Headquarters, he commanded the 30 infantry Brigade (Ogoja) until July 1975. As the Commander of the Brigade of Guards, a post he held until 1979, Vatsa oversaw the movement of its headquarters from Dodan Barracks to Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

One proof of his loyalty to his Commander-in-Chief was when, as Commander, Brigade of Guards, Calabar, he was the first to go on air to kick against the 13 February 1976 coup, led by Lt. Col Buka Dimka. During the trial of suspects involved in that coup, he was the Tribunal Secretary. Thereafter, he was appointed the Commander, Brigade of Guards under General Olusegun Obasanjo. Mrs.Vatsa once revealed: “My husband drove General Obasanjo to his Ota farm after he handed over power to the civilians in 1979.”

As Nowa Omoigui wrote, Vatsa was Commandant of the Nigerian Army School of Infantry (NASI) from 1979. “He, along with Lt. Col Bitiyong, developed the Special Warfare Wing and established the doctrinal basis for the establishment of the 82nd Composite Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu. In fact, it was Vatsa who suggested that the Division be called the 82nd Division – after the 82nd West African Division, Burma.”

As an accomplished poet and writer, Vatsa was able to publish eight poetry collections for adults and 11 for younger ones. Some of his book titles are Back Again At Watergate (1982), Reach For The Skies (1984), and Verses for Nigerian State Capitals (1973). His pidgin poetry collection is Tori for Geti Bow Leg (1981). His pictorial books are Bikin Suna and Stinger the Scorpion.

His literary interests transcended merely reeling out volumes of verse. He organised writing workshops for soldiers and their families, assisted the Children’s Literature Association with funds, as well as allocating a piece of land in Abuja for a writers village for the Association of Nigerian Authors. Vatsa was so pre-occupied with creativity that he always carried jotters to the toilet, dining table and the bedroom. There were books strewn around in the family’s apartment so much that, as TheNEWS gathered, Sufiya once threatened to “throw these books out.”

Vatsa’s journey to the great beyond started on 17 December 1985 when the military authorities arrested over 100 officers from the Army, Navy and the Air Force. Vatsa was picked up seven days later. They were, for two weeks, investigated by the Brigadier-General Sani Sami-led Preliminary Special Investigation Panel. After this, 17 of them were dragged before a Special Military Tribunal, set up by Bali, at the Defence Minister, at the Brigade of Guards Headquarters, Lagos. The accused officers were Lt.-Cols. Musa Bitiyong, Christian A. Oche, Micheal A Iyorshe, M. Effiong; Majors D.I Bamidele, D.E. West, J.O Onyeke and Tobias G Akwashiki. Others were Captain G.I L Sese, Lt. K.G. Dakpa, Commodore A.A. Ogwiji, Wing Commanders B.E. Ekele, Adamu Sakaba; Squadron Leaders Martin Luther, C. Ode and A Ahura.

The tribunal, chaired by Major General Ndiomu, tried the officers under the Treason and Other Offences (Special Military Tribunal) Decree 1 of 1986. Other members of the tribunal were Brigadier Yerima Yohanna Kure, Commodore Murtala Nyako, Col. Rufus Kupolati, Col E. Opaleye, and Lt. Col. D. Muhammed. Alhaji Mamman Nassarawa, a commissioner of police and Major A Kejawa, the Judge Advocate, were also members.

The IBB regime accused Vatsa of trying to overthrow it by hiding behind a farming loan to Lt-Col Bitiyong, a charge which the general denied. As Nowa Omogui, a military analyst explains in his essay, The Vatsa Conspiracy, Bitiyong was allegedly tortured to implicate Vatsa “by making reference to certain private political conversations they had, which Vatsa denied.”

There were further allegations that Luther, Oche, Ogwiji and Bitiyong held a meeting at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel and Towers in November 1985. Iyorchie, Bitiyong, Oche, Ekele, Sakaba and Bamidele also allegedly met in Makurdi. Allegations such as the diversion of the presidential jet to a pre-arranged location by pilots in the executive fleet (Luther and Ahura), as Omogui put it, were floated. Oche allegedly held a meeting with Major Akwashiki, Commander of the 6th Battalion, Bonny Camp, and Onyeke, after a game of squash in Lagos and spoke about the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan. Akwashiki was sentenced to death, but this was commuted to life imprisonment. He was however released 10 years later by the Abacha regime.

Oche, it was also alleged, mentioned the plot to his nephew, Peter Odoba, a young lieutenant of the Brigade of Guards who, as Omogui wrote, informed then Lt. Hamza al-Mustapha, an intelligence officer to the Chief of Army Staff. Obada was charged with “concealment, recommended for dismissal and a long jail term.” On 6 March 1986, however, Vatsa, Iyorshe, Bamidele, Ogwiji, Ekele, Sakaba, Luther, Akura were executed.Vatsa had taken his trial and sentence with cheerful equanimity like the writer that he was. His vintage smiles revealed more than his words. “I leave you with smiles as smiles surprise people. But I will tell members of the Nigerian Army that the day you start insulting yourselves, others begin to join you,” he said.

To butteress his position that there was rivalry between IBB and Vatsa, Omogui referred to an interview that Eniola Bello of THISDAY had with IBB in 2001 when he turned 60. ‘“Babangida said it was after Vatsa’s coup was foiled that he realised his childhood friend and classmate planned the coup in line with a deep-seated personal rivalry, going back to their days as young officers. He said that unconsciously, he and Vatsa had been great competitors; that as a young officer, whatever he did Vatsa equally did and whatever Vatsa achieved, he also went after. He said it was Lt. Gen. T.Y. Danjuma who pointed this out to him from their military records.” Babangida gave this rationalisation to justify his refusal to pardon Vatsa. He said when he first heard his childhood friend was planning a coup, he decided to do nothing but monitor him. He added, however, that Vatsa came to him to complain thus: You heard I was planning a coup and couldn’t even ask me. What kind of friend are you? To this, Babangida said he replied: I didn’t believe it, or are you planning a coup? He said Vatsa replied in the negative and the matter was forgotten until there was evidence of the plot. Babangida said he instructed that Vatsa be arrested and detained to prevent him from impeding investigation into the matter.

Babangida argued: “However, Vatsa tried to escape through the air conditioner hole. I couldn’t understand why he was trying to escape if he was not involved in a coup plot. But while watching the video of his execution, I turned my eyes away when I saw him remove his watch and ask a soldier to give his wife. I couldn’t continue watching.” Babangida added that he couldn’t retire or imprison Vatsa because he believed the guy could still have planned a coup either in retirement or in prison. “Rawlings did it in Ghana and you know Vatsa was very stubborn,” IBB said.

Omogui, however, lamented the tragedy that befell Vatsa: “Vatsa maintained to the very end that the money was for farming. Others alleged, however, that after being tortured for two days, Bitiyong implicated Vatsa by making reference to certain private political conversations they had, which Vatsa denied. But Vatsa was accused of harbouring “bad blood” against his friend and classmate Babangida, dating back to the Buhari regime and possibly earlier. He was also obliquely accused of reporting Babangida’s coup plot to Buhari before he left the country for pilgrimage along with Major General Tunde Idiagbon in August, 1985.

Actions he later took as a Minister to accelerate many military applications for certificates of occupancy for land in Abuja, came to be viewed as efforts to buy the support of one or two of the plotters. Rumours that a civilian had introduced him at a party as Nigeria’s next President were even aired. All of this was, of course, circumstantial. But they took him to the stake, which was quite an anti-climax to the career of a brilliant man who never took part in any coup in Nigeria. Indeed, Mamman Vatsa was the first to go on air in Calabar to denounce the Dimka coup, and was later the Secretary of the Obada panel that tried Dimka and others in 1976. This little detail may have earned him some latent enmity in certain circles of the Army which later contributed to his death.”

There is also a very strong belief that Vatsa may have been a victim of political intrigues because of his intellectual sagacity, being a writer and soldier-poet, and his significant indifference to the military politics at that time. In fact, his ordeal had attracted three leading Nigerian literary icons, Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and John Pepper Clark Bekederemo, who had gone to plead with Babangida for clemency, only to be shocked by news of his execution few minutes after departing Dodan Barracks, venue of the meeting.

But in a swift reaction tainted with arrogance and insensitivity, Alhaji Shuibu Badeggi, Special Assistant on Public Communication to Governor Abdulkhadir Kure of Niger State and an aide of Babangida, stoutly defended the execution, claiming that a process found Vatsa and nine others culpable in the coup saga. According to him, Mrs. Vatsa’s petition is baseless. “She should shut up. Shut up! If you commit a coup and you know the punishment is death, then you should face it. That’s all. Those who plot a coup, when the coup fails, they die.

Simple. Talking about those saying all sorts of negative things about IBB, they are only out to score cheap political goals. Envy, grudge, that’s all. It’s envy and madness. Otherwise, if you thought 20 years ago that your husband had been wrongly accused of a coup plot and executed, why wait till now to demand that Babangida be punished? If anybody or group is using her to smear Babangida’s image, then they have a problem because it is not Babangida who desperately wants to be president of Nigeria. It’s we his supporters. There is nothing anyone of them can do in this and any other case.”

This may be Badeggi’s simple response to a complex issue which is already generating interest across the country. The day Badeggi’s outburst came out, TheNEWS gathered, Mrs. Vatsa did not hold back her own ballistic missile. She reportedly said: “Anybody who says I am being used is a big fool. In the first place, my husband made Kure. As a Minister, my husband brought Nupe people to government. That was when Kure came to Abuja to work with my husband. If Kure was not made by my husband, would he be in a position to have an aide like the one talking rubbish? That aide should shut up 100 times. Nobody is sponsoring me. All I want is the matter to be opened up so that the whole world will witness the case.

There are many other thousands of innocent people in the grave whom IBB murdered. Their souls are crying for justice. All those he made widows and orphans are seeking justice. He has no hiding place. Should anybody or group of persons make any mago mago to force IBB on Nigerians, the Aba women riot of 1929 will be a child’s play to the women riot that will be witnessed in 2007.” Will justice be done in the Vatsa case?

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Just wondering. Howmany people did this vasta kill or strip off their properties while he was sweet with IBB?

Was he innocent or is it the law of karma? The anserw will help me decide.

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wbb. has anyone seen the vatsa wife interview online?

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[size=8pt][b]Something interesting on Mrs Vatsa[/b][/size]

While sympathizing with the long bereavement of Mrs. Vatsa, it is considered tactless for her to wait for or use General Bali as a rather bloated trumpet to plead the innocence of her late husband before Mr. President, ignoring several other accessible opportunities to do so previously. Surely, she could not have forgotten her “widow’s mite” to her late husband for so long. So, she may need to be reminded of an earlier tragedy that befell the family, ten years before the execution of her husband, involving their cook, an army sergeant. She can recall that her husband was then in 1976 Commander, Brigade of Guards, and was scheduled to attend the Army Command and staff College Course One with Babangida and others, who were all colonels then. His cook, a sergeant from the then Cross River State, was ordered to prepare to accompany his oga to Jaji, to continue cooking his meals there, but the cook pleaded to remaining Lagos in view of his large family already entrenched in Lagos and dependent on his income and the petty trading his wife was engaged in, all of which would be destabilized by his transfer to Jaji.

His boss, Col. Vatsa threatened to get the sergeant dismissed from the army, if he refused to accompany him to Jaji, which forced the cook to opt for retirement, rather than abandoning his family. In a fit of rage, Col. Vatsa ordered soldiers to beat up the sergeant, and this they did with characteristic zeal, leaving the sergeant in a coma. He died shortly after that in hospital. There were several attempts to cover-up this sordid act, but when concerned soldiers wrote petitions about the incident, a kangaroo investigation was ordered under late Brigadier Wali, Adjutant General of the Nigerian Army, which blamed the doctor. The body of the sergeant has never been seen again since then. Does it not ring with irony that Mrs. Vatsa is pleading for justice for her husband, when the family of the deceased cook regarded his execution as God’s justice, or NEMESIS striking back? Or does Mrs. Vatsa not consider herself lucky to be alive to be making such a belated and short-sighted effort to establish the innocence of her husband, when others similarly bereaved, like Mrs. Waya, wife of Col. ADS Waya departed this sinful world long ago in a ghastly motor accident caused by grief over her husband’s execution, and Lydia, late Col. AB Umar’s wife, have left all to God.

[size=8pt]And here is a different opinion about Bali, which is different from the present view we had of him[/size]

The first issue of interest is the role of General Domkat Bali in initiating, if not provoking, the process culminating in the presidential review, for it was his interview that suddenly reminded Mrs. Vatsa of her craving to have her late husband cleared of any complicity in the 1985 coup and give him a proper burial, eleven years after the event. It was also the General Domkat Bali planted interview that energized the widow and earned her the rare privilege of an appointment with President Obasanjo in Aso Villa, to convey a tearful rendition of her decade old bereavement and last wish for her late husband

The coup was uncovered in December 1985 and Major General Vatsa and other officers and men were investigated, tried, convicted and sentenced by a tribunal presided by General Ndiomu. General Domkat Bali, along with other officers like Vice Admiral Ebitu Ukiwe, Chief of General Staff, General Abacha, Chief of Army Staff, Admiral Aikhomu, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Marshal Ibrahim Alfa, Chief of Air Staff, Mr. Etim Inyang, ICP, as well as other Army, Navy and Airforce officers, constituted the AFRC members who approved the sentences and executions. The Convening Order for the investigation and the tribunal was signed by General Bali as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff as those involved were tri-service. After the AFRC meeting which confirmed the sentences and executions, it was General Domkat Bali who made the national broadcast announcing the execution of the convicts that had taken place two hours earlier!

General Domkat Bali remained in the government until 1992 when he resigned as minister and three-star general, and even then it was not for any principle but for his personal discomfort over his redeployment from the Ministry of Defence to the Ministry of Internal Affairs as Minister, and the appointment of General Abacha as Minister of Defence. Despite this, General Bali gleefully accepted promotion to four-star general from the same government, becoming the only officer to be promoted in retirement. All this time, General Domkat Bali was riding high in the IBB regime as an influential and senior officer in the AFRC, securing vantage positions in the AFRC for his Langtang cousins – Lt. General Joshua Godonyaro, General Shagaya, General Jerry Useni and General Joe Garba as Permanent Representative to the UN. He had no qualms about the investigation, trial, sentencing and execution of Major General Mamman Vatsa. Only now, eleven years after, did he express reservations, on behalf of the widow, but also in concert with the anti-IBB agenda of the Presidency.

This is indeed a surprising turn of character for the ordinary man on the street who may not know much about the General. It should be recalled that General Bali was the most senior officer when the Buhari-Idiagbon regime came into existence, and he still accepted to serve in an undignified manner under his subordinates. This same General Bali continued to serve as Minister of Defence under the regime that overthrew the Buhari-Idiagbon regime without blinking an eye! Among his chain of dubious distinctions include being a party to the overthrow of the legitimate democratic administration of Shagari as the most senior officer involved in the coup, being a party to all the actions and activities of the Buhari regime whether right or wrong and being the convening officer of the investigation panel and the tribunal that tried and sentenced Orkar and Co.

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AFAM why do you chose to engage with this useless Product of IBB on a real discussion? Someone that has never worked one day in his life will always think his dad IBB is the best thing ever happened to Nigerians. IF you dad stole billions and gave you 100 Million to buy shares in Global com without any credible income wont you say dad is great. that is the primitive thinking way of DUMMY BIGB1.

Atrocities That IBB commited while in office will trail him to his grave. We will never let him escape. we will keep the faith alive for the dead people he killed

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@BigB1,

I doubt if you are living in Nigeria or if you have any clue as regards what Nigerians think of IBB.

Enjoy yourself but I pray that your dreams never come to pass as you have not been honest with your comments on IBB for reasons best known to you.

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Afam:

You seem to be hanging out with MAMAJAMA to much lately and I advise you to please knock it off, there is absolutely no reason for you to debase yourself to that very low level.

Does one has to be IBB's child to defend what she or he thinks is right?

This is democracy, we have right to support what ever party or individual we desire. Moreover, this is part of life; fingers are not the same and many of us will never see things the same way.

I say, let us exhibit high level of maturity and respect one another regardless of one's belief.

For me, I see a better Nigeria with a man who has a lot to prove to the entire world, a man who can not afford to mess up for the second time, a man who has what it takes to elevate Nigeria from ground zero to the top, a man who naturally command respect from a good percentage of Nigerians, a man who has the natural charisma to unite the nation, a man who understands the roles of a leader, a man who has the intellectual ability to restore the crown of the Giant of Africa, E.T.C

I may be wrong, but this is how I feel.

And keep in mind that I haven't called this man an angel or a saint.

May God continue to bless Yar"Adua; I've done my assignment and obviously it's too late, but at this point in time, there isn't a better fit than IBB for this position (and many will not understand this statement, but it's fine, time will tell).

There is something called selecting the right man at the right time. And sometimes it takes the man that breaks down the puzzle to put it back together effectively and efficiently (again, many will not understand this point, but it's fine, time will tell).

Let's us hope for the best and continue to be our brother's keeper; May God bless Nigeria.

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@Mamajama,

Sure IBB does have a lot more questions to answer when compared to Ehindero.

@BigB1,

It's not even close to you being IBB's son considering how bitter most (if not all) of your replies on this forum is? Wonders shall never end and if indeed you are ashamed to even associate with IBB (by the way I believe you are his son) then it tells a lot about the man you are unsuccessfully trying to absolve of every single bad thing he did while in power.

God bless Naija.

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No disrespect to IBB and his family, the man is not my father; it's not even close.

MAMAJAMA is a confused man.

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AFAM you cant compare a dictator. a criminal to a distingushed man who served his country stupendously. Was Ehindero Ever indicted for any crime in Nigeria? We all know what happened to the OKIGBO panel indictment and reports. The culprits of the 21 Million scam that the media blew out of proportion were apprehended after the investigation, was Ehindero not exonerated? cases are won on facts. why didn't IBB report to the OKIGBO panel when summon for questioning about the $12 Billion gulf oil revenue?

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So after all said and done BigB1 is IBB's son and Mamajama is Ehindero's son? Wonders shall never end.

The irony of the whole thing is that either of them believes that his father is a saint while believing that the other person's father is the bad guy.

Una do well.

Posterity will judge the actions of your fathers whether right or wrong.

Hope I am not wrong, I sincerely hope so.

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And you will be one of them NSHA Allah. Mark my words. We will eat and drink pepper soup with PALMWINE like old times sake trying to get your Bottom out of jail from all your investments with no credible income.

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law student?

Wow! May God bless all your clients in advance.

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Dude you are silly and I truly see why my pastor does always says STUPIDITY BOUNDS IN THE HEART.

KAI what can you to to educate a useless Hausa boy? Nothing, your parents should have told you it doesn't pay to cheat in school. you are a product of IBB so what can I expect. Ehindero will never run from Nigeria. get that into your head. He can never be arrested, you have to have a case and facts before you go on arresting people.

Was he indicted? was he declared wanted? was he in any conspiracy? Dummy you should have started reading some law journal as that might have helped you in some way. Don't worry once i finish Law school I will come defend IBB so I can get some of that SUGAR.

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The man is in NY today because it is too hot to be in Nigeria lately; he knows better, he knows he could be arrested in Nigeria at anytime (it takes a phone call).

For now, he will stay in NY city and continue to use his UN ambition as an excuse till things cool off at home.

MAMAJAMA, believe me, I purely understand the game.

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Dummy if that is the case why is he in NYC now then?  can you tell me that?  Fool some people have credentials and at least he has credentials and was never indicted in Nigeria,  What a name Ehindero has.  do me a favor BIGB1 GOOGLE your dads name and tell me if you can find one post that does not tag him as a dictator, a corrupt head of state, a murderer and the guy who cancellled the most credible election in Nigeria.  please show me one post without this inscriptions.

Where did you get your degree?  How many of IBB kids actually went to college?  a mans success can be measured by the status of his kids in the society and how he raised his family.  Beside the stolen money that your father has and shared with you and your brothers and sisters, do you know what its like to hold a 9 to 5 job?  This trying to change a tire without jack, now tell me who in the hell left the gate open for your dumb Bottom to come out today?

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MAMAJAMA:

just in-case you don't know, UN stands for United Nation, not United Nigeria.

Absolutely, you need qualifications, integrity and a complete ingenuity to get a position with UN.

Bottom kissing will not work this time.

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Wow!

I guess, I must have pushed the wrong button on your head.

My friend, simmer down before you raise your blood pressure.

It's not that serious!

Ehindero isn't coming close to any UN position; he isn't qualified for the job, period.

I can careless where this man has been, a thief is a thief. This man represents a total failure, incompetency and absolutely a professional Bottom kisser.

He represents everything that is wrong with Ibadan today, he represents everything that went wrong during the last presidential election, he was also in the middle of distributing over 80,000 hand guns to push through the election rigging.

In my eyes, this man as the IGP was an absolute useless and hopeless individual.

You better get yourself GALA and FANTA, it will be a long wait; he will never never come close to even a security guard position with UN.

FYI: This is confirmed and he knows it too.

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Please DUDE BIGB1 can you name or what qualifications IBB has as a Nigerian?

How many degree does he has? I don't expect you to know since in prevalent for most people from the NORTH to purchase a degree. or pay a lecturer. let me go back to work and stop wasting my energy on a silly poo for brain fool like you.

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Look at this useless DONGON YARO TALL for nothing calling Ehindero's name in a discussion that has nothing to do with a reputable IGP,

FOOL let me school you. DID you KNOW EHINDERO was the Ist police office in NIGERIA with LLBs Hon from London?

DID you Know Ehindero the great mathematician was a former teacher at Abeokuta grammer school?

DID you know Ehindero was the 1st police prosecutor?

DId you know the reasons police officers are able to prosecute cases in the courtroom today is because of Ehindero.

slowpoke, do your research before you start opening your stinking Halitosis mouth

How many degrees does Ehindero hold

for you Info, Ehindero UN job is secure and he is been compensated gratefully with a hard earn income. Now back to the topic

Have you or any of your brothers ever held a days job ?

hard work is better than inheritance, look at what is happening to TIMI the laws kids and Abiolas kids. Punk your dumb Bottom think IBB will be here for ever. when he nail him and send him to the prison seclusion that we are building for him, your slowpoke soul will sell GARI at SHASHAGI to survive.

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@topic

As much as I would like the idea of the man being sanctioned

for his numerous misdeeds

I have to admit the implausibilty of the whole enterprise so why

bother with fantasies.

This is one big fish that has had its cake and e dey chop am well well.

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you need qualifications, integrity and a complete ingenuity to get a position with UN.

Absolutely a fake law degree is not permitted and incompetent IG experience is not applicable.

my friend, you better a get yourself a snicker bar and gudigudi, it will be a long wait.

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Did the chief of defence come to your house to inform you?

It is nothing, but a baseless speculation.

By the way, what happened to Ehindero's UN job?

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@BIGB! that just confirmed how dumb a typical Hausa boy like you that wakes up and drinks BURUKUTU IN the morning can be. what the hell do you mean the chief of defence statement was based on speculation. was he not in charge of the tribunal? was he not been briefed on all the facts of the case? was he not reporting to BABANGIDA your father? Was he not the chair person at the hearings? Boy you make me sick sometimes when you open your mouth, nothing comes out but a damn HALITOSIS

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politics was never my strong suit

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afam, u said in your last post that upon my level of education of which that was a praise without me annoucing to u that i have any relationship with the forewalls a school.

all the same, shame is only due to ibb? obj should not be questioned for the careless death of his attorney general(Bola Ige) who is also his friend.

no shame for all illegal contracts thank God Yar Adua is doing his best to revoke as many as he can.

no shame for imposing practically almost all the political office holders on us.

travelling is a part of education and based on the fact that u are seating tight back, u can be addressed as an illetrate in that aspect.

please afam, not to talk much, be friendly and come up with questions so that i will answer them in my abilities or ask me to ask u questions on any department of obj's administration.

i am here to defend my stance with uncountable points and make sure i reduce u to nothing as a result of ur dryness in providing points.

u and mamajama can only compete favourably on insults but real points, u are both dry but as an unexposed fellow, ur sins are forgivable but the so claimed americana(mamajama) he is worse than death.

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Of course God knows best as regards Vasta, it is just normal that the senseless killing based on envy be discussed and the people behind the killing shamed. It is like shooting someone from behind.

What despicable statement are you talking about that warrants apology? Be specific abeg.

@chidichris,

In you I see a person with a perfect combination of stupidity and ignorance. You will remain a slowpoke all your life because your mind is like a closed circuit television. I really pity you, continue to swim in the ocean of ignorance.

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military is a not a type of gov to start with.

afam what is my level of education when u do not know me and we never talked about my education.

you avoid friends who think u are more intelligent- bravo. in the land of the blinds a one eyed man can be a king.

unfortunately, vasta was a military man and friend to ibb according to you and mamajama, ibb killed vasta for no reason and here come your father in politics and anti-corruption obj who is was out to eradicate corruption in nigeria, he was able to convience me and you that abacha was the only corrupt past president.

we have often put up questions on the credibility of obj's administration if they could not find anything against ibb, it is still the two of u(afam and mamajama) who continually ask us for evidence. my question now is; have you got the evidence that is required to take care of the crimes of ibb? if yes, have you passed it unto the honourable EFCC?

with the level of imbecility operating between the two of you, i am well convienced that non of you can give answers to these few questions.

be informed that there is no honour among thieves. the military can to kill and destroyed and bible says those who live by sword will surely die by sword.

had it been that Diya was killed by abacha same set of imbeciles will come here to tell us he did not but thank God Diya was alive to hear someone convience him face to face that he did.

vasta is gone on the belief that he attempted a coup and for those of you who have evidence on the contrary shld pls contact the authorities and for you afam it could be a good opportunity for u to show us what it means to have evidence.

afam pls help me tell vasta's wife where ever she is that she shld shut up as women like her will always push their husbands in their inordinate ambition to be first lady go and read macbeth.

Diya came to oputa panel with the same defence before mustapha lectured him on how he participated in the coup and how he begged abacha for forgiveness and before diya could say more there was video tapes other implicating evidences so most criminals like vasta and the wife will not accept even in their graves.

what do u think if ibb had failed in his palace coup, or abacha when he overthrew shonkon, those people will still come back to us for sympathy claiming they were framed up but if they succeed, they will become heros and wealthy idiots.

if anyone will try ibb, it must be obj because he is the only saint we know maybe that was why he wanted the third term.

afam and mamajama, pls don't be offended, i suggest you trace utah farms animal departments and u will surely find a better jiration ground as u are overstaying ur welcome among us. may your days be long

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Amusing!

One could easily tell that you guys have spent just too much time holding beer parlor discussion (absolutely unjustifiable assumption).

FYI: The report of the chief of defence staff was based on speculation rather than fact.

Like I've said, it is very important for one to fully understand what really went down and the military protocol.

God knows best.

May Vasta's soul rest in peace.

Afam: you still need to apologize for the despicable statement you made few weeks ago.

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@Mamajama

There is no honour amongst perfidious beasts.

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Thank you Afam, I thought for once I was alone in seeing the disgusting act of IBB in eradicating his fellow friend. IBB will have to live with that agony till his grave and we will always remind him of what a barbarian animal he is in character and in appearance.

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@chidichris,

What is the level of your education because your level of reasoning is ultra low?

You started by asking if Vasta was actually involved in a coup and the rest of the nonsense you put down was based on the premise that he was really involved, shame on you.

You are even abusing the wife of Vasta who died some couple of months ago, you are indeed very very disgusting.

@BigB1,

I need not remind you that Vasta never planned any coup against IBB neither was he involved in the one that he was killed for.

If Vasta ever planned a coup against IBB it would have succeeded without any problems, it is common knowledge that IBB got rid of him because he has always seen Vasta as a friend that was more intelligent than himself.

I really learnt a lesson from the IBB/Vasta story, I always avoid people that feel I am more intelligent than them because history may repeat itself and every wise man out there should learn from the story.

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BIGBi please shut the hell up with your barbaric speech. Was VATSA ever incriminated in the damn coup? The chief of defense staff in charge of the tribunal publicly came out and said he think VATSA was killed erroneously. But on the other hand we all know military men take directions and instructions from their boss. WAS IBB not the DAMN BOSS?

Why was the longest serving general DOMKAT BALI forced to retired out of the force? Why was TOGUN given a double promotion for his entire nefarious errand for IBB? Please the memories are still fresh and stop preaching to us like we are some kind of dumb asses who don’t know our history

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Frankly I have not much regard for the coup plotter

nor the coup target

But the 86 coup was especially notorious because they were

a few decent officers amongst them most notably Lt Col Iyorche,

with concrete concerns over the state of the military

Espirit de Corps was being undermined by the Babangida regime

with the promotion of politics amongst the military classes and standards were

very low.

They perhaps represented the last hope at the time to halt the slide of the

military down into the abyss of mediocrity.

We should all be regretful that they failed I feel.

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Good point!

It is very important for one to purely understand the military protocol before jumping into this discussion.

There are many unanswered questions; and folks have already decided to come to a conclusion with very little information, just because of their despisedness of IBB.

Folks, simmer down, forget IBB for the moment and let's go a little deeper into understanding the meaning of a "COUP"

What is a "COUP"?

1. A brave or reckless deed performed in battle by a single warrior, as touching or striking an enemy warrior without sustaining injury oneself.

2. A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force.

3. A feat of bravery performed in battle, especially the touching of an enemy's body without causing injury.

4. To depose, as from a position of power; overcome, defeat, or vanquish.

5. To knock down and demolish or to put an end to by force, as a government or institution.

My questions are:

1. What are the military repercussions for a coup involvement?

2. Was Vasta ever involved?

FYI: Keep in mind that as a military top officer once you know about an actuality of a coup and you do not inform the head of state (your boss), it means you're directly involved (i.e you do not have to be the architect of the coup to be involved).

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the question here is surposed to be if vasta actually planned a coup. if the answer is yes, then we have to ask ourselves what is the punishment for a failed coup attempt in the military of which vasta was a part.

if there is another important question, it shld be, what will vasta do if he was in ibb's position?

who is here to tell me that if vasta in the process of looking for power sees a way to eliminate ibb, he will spare him.

we will not die for sympathy especially when a coup is a desperate act and vasta himself knew the thread he wanted to start.

in coup, lives and properties are lost so anyone who has the mind to plan a coup have decided on all the possibilities and been a good poet wld not have been any reason to spare a man with a gun wanting to kill others.

is vasta daeth the only controversial death in the history of nigeria? we know all the presidents do kill both military and civilians so who would have the gut to call the other a killer.

if obj had the gut to try ibb, by now, he would be on trials for all the political killings that took place in his eight years of leadership.

sympathizers here shld tell vasta's wife to shut-up her mouth and thank God she was not killed too because she was surposed to be the first lady if her husband succeeded.

has any of our first ladies both present and past call for nigerians to rejoice with her over her husband's loots from our wealth.

he gambled with his life and shld be able to accept his fate and that is what military is all about.

by the way, how many people died in the hands of vasta or how many death arrangements did he plan for his killer friend.

for the simple fact that vasta is a very good friend of ibb qualified him to die b4 he was killed because they were birds of a feather.

how many people are dying of hardship in nigeria, how many people are dying of accidents as a result of bad roads? how many people are dying in the hands of armed robbers(lack of security) and how many people are dying as a result of political thuggry? these are all the prices we have to pay for having bad leaders so why are we crying for a single selfish man who tried his luck and failed.

since we must put ourselves in the shoes of ibb, i will kill him 10 times, diya, obj and co and the lucky ones so they shld thank their stars.

if they died trying to be rulers and amzing wealth for their families, it is a good news what about people who died for no reasons.

pls take ur time and read vasta's wife, she is calling for appointment of which yar adua stands a better position to give her on maybe the speaker in the national assembly(senate) or minister of petrolium because her husband was a good poet who died trying.

ettah giwa had her share, yar adua was compensated for the brother who died trying so they shld go ahead and bring her back to power.

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Don't know who Vatsa is/was but IBB should be tried for being alive!

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IF YOU DONT LIKE THE WAY THINGS ARE , THEN CHANGE IT"

visit

http://www.againstbabangida.com./

and tell others

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Hugoboi , jackal Mark my word and read my lips IBB will never rule Nigeria again, you can take that to the bank and cash it, he had 8 years to replenish Nigeria and show us how strong of a leader he was. He is nothing but a dictator and scumbag the enriched his family and associates at the extent of every Nigerians. Remember Maradona the soccer player retired and he doesn't score goals any more, so tell IBB to set himself on fire, cause we don't want him. and as for Dele Giwa case, do you recall Gloria Okon case that was linked to Mariam? ha ha ha .

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USE YOUR HEAD!!!!

TRUE!!!!

I DOUBT!!! HISTORY PROVES OTHAWISE!!

THATS 4 SURE!!!!!

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@ topic,

yes coup plotting in a military era is an offence punishable by death.

but was the evidence against vasta conclusive? i dont think so?

on the other hand, was he completely innocent? i dont think so.

if i was Vasta, will i even entertain the thought of plotting against my best friend? NO!

if i was IBB will i kill my best friend under any circumstance? NO!

like IBB admitted(from the story), there's more to the both of them than surface friendship.

perhaps its more like a tale of unhealthy rivalry and deep seated envy.

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are you sure you are a Yoruba man and you speak of IBB like this? I go to Nigeria twice a year, and all I see is destruction that IBB left, I'm still appalled at your notes, but you are entitle to your opinion as well, I am a Yoruba boy as well, raised in Jos but lived in Lagos all my Tenage years. and I still remember like it was yesterday.

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I am Yoruba, stay in Lagos, and was in Nigeria last christmas.

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jackal what tribe are you from In Nigeria? and when was the last time you've been to Nigeria?

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@ Odeku,

OBJ is the man responsible for this new twist and u should have known that by now.

The people around OBJ are doing everything humanly possible to clog the wheels of IBB but it won't work.

A coup plotter is punishable by death and every military officer knows this so why over-flog this issue?

Maybe the Kutis should take OBJ to court as well for raiding Kalakutta and killing Fela's mum as a result.

I can't believe Nairalanders are tagging along with whatever bullsh*t the present administration feeds them with.

IBB brought OBJ from his misery into power and he will knock him out of it in style.

Vatsa, Dele Giwa and Ejigbo air-crash will definitely kick dusts but it is not enough to bring IBB down.

We are dealing with a genius that has got the most diabolical and devious mind the world is yet to see.

IBB wants to contest because he knows he will WIN. If there's any 1% doubt he might fail then he won't even declare any ambition.

He is an evil genius-He sees things before it comes.

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EMMM interesting, and thia are the people trying to rule us, IBB seems to forget Nigerians today are more educated compare to last time he left office, we use computer and emails now to get our message accrose.

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Mr. Big B, whether the vasta family are been engineered to bring up this issue or not is not the case here. The point is, is there an issue to bring up? Do they have a rigt to clarification on thier father's execution? Besides, did they conduct the interview where Gen Bali(who is por-IBB by the way) opened his big mouth to confess what they did? Look, your sins will always come to hunt you. So whether OBJ is happy or instigating them now is by the way as far as am concerned, but ask yourself, why has IBB himself not come out to deny or confirm the allegation?

I am not an OBJ fan, never have been. On the other hand, I have always liked IBB but I feel if he wants our mandate, He should come clean about certain things and stop pretending they never happened. That is very callous as far as am concerned.

And I beg to disagree, it does matter who rules Nigeria. If IBB is sincere then He should answer to the people. He had an oppurtunity during the oputa panel to set alot of things straight but he felt too big and even went to court to challenge thier right to invite him. Now he wants the people's mandate! HAAA!

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Or moreover, IBB should be treated like Samuel though, this is a man that ruled Nigeria for 8 years and never mention corruption, dude there is a website devoted to IBB its called against IBB. Goggle that site and you will find all you need to know about your HERO

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OK, I am done talking about this, are you for real? IBB should be put against the Way and shot to death for his atrocities, and that is all I have to say

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ODEKU: When are you going to realize that it doesn't matter who rules Nigeria, Nigeria will never be the same she used to be back in those beautiful days for a very very long time. But at the moment, there is no need to waste time with another joker; IBB is the answer, Let him come back and correct all his mistakes.

He has the strength, experience, charisma and well respected enough to get the job done effectively and efficiently.

I do not support or condone all his ways, especially the old ones; but I'm confident that he will perform for the people of Nigeria this time, Placing someone else in this position at this time is like trying to teach a month old baby how to walk to the kitchen to feed himself.

Nigeria as a country needs an emergency surgery and the only one to perform a successful one will be IBB.

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Odeku and Alheri: where are you guys from?, This is Nigeria and Nigerians we are talking about, Trust me, Vesta's family has been invited to bring up this issue at this time, and Mr president is happy to entertain the case.

Yes, you guys are right, this is an on going case, but don't be blindfolded and don't get it twisted, OBJ doesn't care about Vasta or his family, This group of people are more or less another source of tool or another political game designed by the president to bring down IBB, I just can't wait for these childish games to be over. Mr president needs to clean his Bottom before accusing the next man as being dirty.

Again, my prayer goes to Vasta's family, but I refuse to be brainwashed by the president and his vindictive behavior.

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