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Senator Ojudu

So who is Babafemi Ojudu?

The man fondly called Senator or Distinguished is no saint, but even his critics would agree that the moral compass and strong principles in character and political idealogy of this Omoluabi from Ekiti in South West Nigeria are as constant as the northern star. By Fejiro Johnson The pro democracy activist-journalist is not new NOT many may know, though few…

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Wale Adeboye , PhD writes…

You are an inspiration. I will never forget my visit to your office as a student journalist in 2000. Knowing and reading about you helped shaped my career.I feel honored to read your birthday wishes!Stumbled on this sir . It is a photograph I and my friends took with you when we visited you at The News magazine .I am…

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Ojudu: Tribute To A Distinguished Senator At 53

By Musbau Rasak When this writer was employed as a reporter in 1996 by the Independent Communications Network Limited (ICNL), publishers of The News/PM News, one of the persons I feared most was then Mr. Babafemi Ojudu. It was the height of the Abacha dictatorial rule and I was manning the foreign news desk monitoring news about Africa particularly Nigeria…

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Temitayo Odunlami in Babafemi Ojudu

In Nigerian politics, there will always be mortuary minds willing to undertake cold-hearted, destructive assignments for their desperate masters. This KOLAWOLE ONI or WOLE FATUKI or whatever his names are, is one. He has failed already, because SENATOR BABAFEMI OJUDU will flaunt heaps of testimonies attesting to his magnanimity and humaness generally, and the special brotherly attention he has been…

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The Phenomenon Called: BABAFEMI OJUDU

SA(POLITICAL MATTERS) TO THE VICE PRESIDENT. By Mrs Omobanle Idowu Dabiri CANDOUR, CHARISMA, COMMITMENT AND THE ADVENT OF A NEW EKITI As a thoroughbred Lagosian and a Nigerian, I never thought I would have to write an online review/appraisal about a Nigerian politician, An “OMO EKITI PATAKI” of note, a very positive review for that matter. This was not for…

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A Lamb Among Wolves

By Dr Peregrino BrimahSahara ReportersMarch 22, 2014 On December 13th, 2011, Senator Babafemi Ojudu while a Senator of the ACN party, read out a provoking speech in Akure during the marking of Nigerian Union of Journalists week, warning clearly about the impending fuel subsidy removal and advising Nigerian labor groups to be prepared for strike action. The senator in his…

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Ojudu: Tribute To A Distinguished Senator At 53

By Musbau Rasak When this writer was employed as a reporter in 1996 by the Independent Communications Network Limited (ICNL), publishers of The News/PM News, one of the persons I feared most was then Mr. Babafemi Ojudu. It was the height of the Abacha dictatorial rule and I was manning the foreign news desk monitoring news about Africa particularly Nigeria…

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Senator Babafemi Ojudu: Ojudu: A Sun Tzu at 55

By Segun Dipe Pray, how does one write about a seemingly enigmatic and energetic person like Babafemi Ojudu without having to goof one’s lines? The name Ojudu rings so many bells. The frequency is as high in the media as it is among the nation’s human rights activists. Ojudu is also not a rookie in politics; neither is he alien…

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Senator Babafemi Ojudu: Run, Ojudu run

By Segun Dele Dipe Truth be told, being the next governor of Ekiti State after a rough rider like Fayose is herculean and largely unrewarding. Such a person will be spending quality time clearing filthy stalls. It is thus not in my character to goad anyone into such unfulfilling terrain. But, according to my late dad, the two occasions when…

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BABAFEMI OJUDU: UNAPOLOGETIC FIGHTER FOR DEMOCRACY

BY DOTUN ADEKANMBI “I’ve noticed that some of you come to class and tutorials without asking or answering questions.” That was how our EGL 301 tutorial lecturer, Dr S.B Ajulo, signified his intention to make class very ‘hot’ that day. About 15 of us squeezed for space in his cramped office in Humanities Block 3 at then University of Ife.“Mr.…

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