Tag: Garba Shehu

Amnesty International has no legal right to exist in Nigeria — Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has claimed international human right organisation, Amnesty International (AI), has no legal right to exist in Nigeria. Malam Shehu who was reacting to what he described as the organisation’s “latest salvo at Nigeria” said AI has[Read More…]

Garba Shehu says NDA attack might be politically motivated to embarrass Buhari

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the bandits’ attack might be politically motivated to embarrass President Muhammadu Buhari. “Is it political, did somebody want to embarrass the government by doing this?” he asked during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on[Read More…]

‘PDP grieves over #TwitterBan because they can no longer share fake news’ – Garba Shehu

The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the opposition People’s Democratic Party PDP is only aggrieved about the Buhari Administration’s Twitter suspension because they can no longer share ‘fake news’. Shehu made the comment as part of reactions to the PDP governors’ take on[Read More…]

Garba Shehu says Twitter is an agent of division in Nigeria

Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu has accused social media platform, Twitter of promoting division in Nigeria. Speaking when he featured on Good Morning Nigeria, a programme on the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), on Monday, Shehu justified the suspension of Twitter, saying the platform was being used to attack national cohesion and[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigerian govt doubles down on #TwitterBan

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENTIAL STATEMENT ON TWITTER SUSPENSION IN NIGERIA The temporary suspension of Twitter is not just a response to the removal of the President’s post. There has been a litany of problems with the social media platform in Nigeria, where misinformation and fake news spread through it[Read More…]

“Nigeria Is a Failed State” – John Campbell says government has lost control and Garba Shehu fires back

John Campell, the former US Ambassador to Nigeria in his Op-ed for Foreign Policy says “Nigeria has long teetered on the precipice of failure. But now, unable to keep its citizens safe and secure, Nigeria has become a fully failed state of critical geopolitical concern. Its failure matters because the[Read More…]

Garba Shehu says the President’s dislike for the closure of roads could be the reason for his absence at Ibrahim Attahiru’s funeral

The presidency seems to have finally hinted on why Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at the funeral of Ibrahim Attahiru, deceased chief of army staff, and 10 other military officers who died in an air crash. Attahiru, a lieutenant general, and 10 other officers were laid to rest at[Read More…]

Buhari has returned to Abuja after a four-day official visit to Paris

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a four-day official visit to Paris, France, to attend the African Finance Summit. Buhari left Abuja on Sunday and met with French President, Emmanuel Macron, and other world leaders at the event in Paris. The summit focused on reviewing the African[Read More…]

Yushau A. Shuaib: The Presidency, Pantami and Mbaka

By Yushau A. Shuaib In public relations practice, decision-making processes on an issue and crisis management are always the toughest before any act of communication can be effectively executed. Unlike journalism that feasts on bad news, which is what sells, the tradition of public relations or PR is to engage[Read More…]

Buhari “express disappointment and sadness” as Governor Samuel Ortom, “makes a litany of accusations against his person”

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Thursday said the President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “disappointment and sadness” to hear the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, make a litany of accusations against his person and his government following the recent unfortunate incidents in[Read More…]