Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Babafemi Ojudu"

    Buhari won’t interfere with INEC during 2019 elections, says Ojudu

Buhari won’t interfere with INEC during 2019 elections, says Ojudu

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the president on political matters, says President Muhammadu Buhari will not interfere with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the 2019 general election.Ojudu disclosed this while reading the president's speech at the 2018 annual Nigeria political parties summit held in Abuja on Thursday.According to him, Buhari gave an undertaking that he would ensure [...]

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    Misau describes Ojudu’s allegation against Saraki as a conspiracy theory

Misau describes Ojudu’s allegation against Saraki as a conspiracy theory

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has wondered how Senate President Bukola Saraki would work with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to undermine the Buhari administration.Misau said this in response to an article, 'Fifth Columnist in our recent history', written by Babafemi Ojudu, an aide of the president.But in a statement on Monday, Misau described Ojudu's allegation as a [...]

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    EFCC to Ojudu: We are NOT working with Saraki to undermine Buhari

EFCC to Ojudu: We are NOT working with Saraki to undermine Buhari

The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied acting out any script by Senate President Bukola Saraki.In a statement issued by Wilson Uwujaren, its spokesman, the commission alleged that Babafemi Ojodu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, is  attempting to "impute false motive to its investigative activities".In an article entitled: "Fifth Columnist in our recent history", Ojudu said [...]

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    Ojudu: PDP lawmakers drank whiskey inside n’assembly during DSS siege

Ojudu: PDP lawmakers drank whiskey inside n’assembly during DSS siege

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the president on political matters, says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers are attempting to "elicit public sympathy" with the security siege at the national assembly complex.He said while operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) barricaded the entrance of the complex, the PDP lawmakers were inside "holding (a) meeting and even drinking whiskey".The siege took [...]

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    Ojudu has announced his withdrawal from Ekiti guber race but Al-Makura says he’s still an aspirant

Ojudu has announced his withdrawal from Ekiti guber race but Al-Makura says he’s still an aspirant

Tanko Al-Makura, governor of Nasarawa state and chairman of the committee overseeing the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Ekiti state, says Babafemi Ojudu, one of the aspirants who announced his withdrawal on Thursday  would still be on the list for tomorrow’s exercise.Announcing his withdrawal on Thursday, Ojudu said he did not want to be associated with a mess.“From [...]

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    How they stand: Two ex-governors, three former lawmakers — the strong contenders in Ekiti APC primary election

How they stand: Two ex-governors, three former lawmakers — the strong contenders in Ekiti APC primary election

At the last count, 33 persons have shown interest in becoming the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July governorship election in Ekiti state. Despite being an opposition party in the state, pundits believe APC stands a chance of winning the election if the party picks the “right candidate”.The Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, venue [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Fayemi, Oni know I can get whatever I want, says Ojudu

INTERVIEW: Fayemi, Oni know I can get whatever I want, says Ojudu

The governorship election in Ekiti state is two months away, and a good number of aspirants have been declaring their intentions to run. Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, is one of the aspirants who thinks he is the best head for the Ekiti governorship crown.In this interview with TheCable, he talks about his agenda, if [...]

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    ‘In a saner clime, you should be in jail’ — Fayose, Ojudu lock horns on Twitter

‘In a saner clime, you should be in jail’ — Fayose, Ojudu lock horns on Twitter

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Tuesday, clashed with Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, on Twitter.Ojudu is seeking to be elected the next governor of Ekiti.Fayose had called for the arrest of Ojudu over his campaign billboards. He accused Ojudu of erecting the billboards illegally, by not paying the required fees for it.“In [...]

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    Ojudu: If elected, I’ll probe the ‘useless’ government of Fayose

Ojudu: If elected, I’ll probe the ‘useless’ government of Fayose

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the president on political matters, has promised to probe the “useless government” of Ayo Fayose, if he is elected governor of the state.Ojudu made his intention known while declaring his interest in the governorship race.Addressing the crowd at Ado Ekiti, the state capital, where his declaration rally held, Ojudu promised to touch many lives.“Today, I [...]

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    Ojudu says Atiku is playing his last political card

Ojudu says Atiku is playing his last political card

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the president on political matters, says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is playing his last political card.Ojudu said this when he appeared on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme.Describing the former vice-president as a serial defector, he accused Abubakar of being desperate with his presidential ambition.Abubakar had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after accusing [...]

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    Osinbajo to youth: Stop complaining about bad leadership… join politics

Osinbajo to youth: Stop complaining about bad leadership… join politics

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged youth in the country to join political parties instead of sitting back to complain about the leadership of the country.Osinbajo gave the advice at the emerging political leaders' summit which held in Abuja on Wednesday.Represented by Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the president on political affairs, Osinbajo said it was not enough for youth to [...]

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    Corrupt elements ganging up against Buhari, says presidential aide

Corrupt elements ganging up against Buhari, says presidential aide

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, says “corrupt, greedy and selfish” elements are ganging up against the president.Ojudu said this on Monday while addressing pro-Buhari protesters at the entrance of the presidential villa in Abuja.He also dismissed speculations that the presidency sponsored the group of Nigerians on solidarity protests in support of President Muhammadu Buhari.He [...]

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    Group queries Fayose over Ekiti’s exclusion from school feeding scheme

Group queries Fayose over Ekiti’s exclusion from school feeding scheme

The True Face of Ekiti, which says it is a non-partisan movement of Ekiti citizens seeking to protect the interest of the state, has asked Ayodele Fayose, the governor, to explain why the state was excluded from the federal government’s school feeding programme.According to the movement, Ekiti state was the only state excluded from the school feeding programme, recently flagged off [...]

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    Ojudu writes APC leaders on ‘dangers ahead’

Ojudu writes APC leaders on ‘dangers ahead’

TheCable is in possession of a letter written by Senator Babafemi Ojudu warning the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the danger signals as the party seeks to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 general election.The letter was sent to members of the interim national executive committee led by Chief Bisi Akande before the party [...]

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