Tag: Femi Adesina

‘Buhari’s government has created lot of opportunities for Nigerian youths’ says Femi Adesina

Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina has defended the Buhari administration amidst criticism that the government has not done enough for Nigerian youths. Adesina spoke as a guest on Sunday Politics, a Channels Television programme. When asked about what the government because of increasing youth emigration[Read More…]

God will not answer the prayers of Oby Ezekwesili – says Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari has launched a scathing attack on a former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili for hating Nigeria and the Buhari-led administration. The spokesperson spoke through a statement on Thursday titled ‘Enemies of the country will lose las las’. The statement[Read More…]

Insecurity: Femi Adesina begs Nigerians to be patient with Govt

The Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, has urged Nigerians to continue to exercise patience with the Federal Government especially with regards to issues of insecurity in the country. The President’s media aide made the appeal during an appearance on Channels Television’s[Read More…]

Buhari is not stingy, he gave me dollars – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has refuted claims that President Muhammadu Buhari “is a stingy man.” The spokesman revealed two instances that Buhari has given him money through a congratulatory message on the President’s 78 birthday.  He wrote, “And in January 2017, I[Read More…]

Femi Adesina: All through the #EndSARS protest, President Buhari acted like a father

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, our own Hajia Amina Mohammed, led a team to visit President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. Many things agitated the minds of the UN team, which said it was visiting to highlight issues dear to the heart of the global body: COVID-19 and its ravages,[Read More…]

“If President Buhari hadn’t exercised restraint and tolerance … ” Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina on #EndSARS protest

President Buhari’s Spokesperson has claimed that the President acted as a father during the recent EndSARS protests. In the EndSARS protests, thousands of Nigerian youths marched to demand an end against Police brutality and the SARS unit accused of extrajudicial killings and abuses. The decentralised social movement against police brutality in Nigeria. The[Read More…]

Lekki Shooting: Presidency says Amnesty international report is wrong

The Presidency has said Amnesty International was wrong in its report on the movement of military men from the barracks to Lekki Tollgate, where peaceful #EndSARS protesters were shot at on Tuesday, October 20. Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said this on[Read More…]

#EndSARS: If Nigeria dies, hatred killed her says Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says the #EndSARS movement was a vehicle of hate messages. The President’s spokesman said this in an article on his verified Facebook page titled, ‘If Nigeria Dies, Hatred Killed Her Read the article below: What a week it[Read More…]

Nigeria has always been divided – and all efforts to unite Nigeria and Nigerians never worked – Presidency

Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesman, says right from amalgamation, Nigeria has been a divided country. Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Wednesday Adesina said the division in the country predates the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. He was reacting to comments made by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Wole Soyinka,[Read More…]

“Nigeria not doing bad”, Presidency reacts to –6.10% GDP decline

The Presidency has reacted to the second quarter (Q2) Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). According to the NBS report, Nigeria’s GDP fell by –6.10% (year-on-year) in real terms in the second quarter of 2020 while for the first half of 2020, real GDP declined by[Read More…]