Tag: Presidential Spokesman

Presidency says certificate forgery by Kemi Adeosun, more of a crime than Isa Pantami’s support for terrorism

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has argued that the certificate forgery by Kemi Adeosun, ex-minister of finance, is more of a crime than the earlier support for terror groups expressed by Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy. Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Friday, Shehu said the presidency’s[Read More…]

“Buhari is not a medical tourist” – Presidency issues disclaimer as Nigerian doctors set to begin Nationwide strike

The Nigerian Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu Tuesday says Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is not a medical tourist during an interview with Channels Television monitored by NewsWireNGR. A statement that goes in contradiction with Mr Shehu claims; as he in the same breath added, that the President has over the last[Read More…]

Femi Adesina says criticisms against Buhari does not change the fact that President is working

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says criticisms against the administration does not change the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari is working.  Speaking in an interview with Channels Television, Adesina said he believes the government is genuinely serving the country to the best of its ability. He said the Buhari administration has performed[Read More…]

“Mr. Magu was not immune” – Presidency breaks silence on the detention of former EFCC acting Chairman

Nigeria’s Presidential Spokesman, Mr Garba Shehu has finally reacted to the continued detention of former Chairman of Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption, Ibrahim Magu. In a series of tweets Saturday, Shehu noted that there’s been “a series of documented allegations made against the Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).”[Read More…]

‘Enemies Of The State’ – Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina on suspect with leaked Buhari speech

Mr Femi Adesina says the suspect who leaked the draft speech of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast has been arrested. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity revealed this in a piece entitled ‘Enemies Of The State’. He said the suspect was responsible for leaking the draft speech[Read More…]

Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina Says Nigerians Are Bitter and Hateful

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Saturday decried the “hate and diabolic thoughts” dominating the mind of some Nigerians, who he called “filthy dreamers”. In a post on his Facebook wall, he wondered why those Nigerians are always “in the gall of[Read More…]

Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu Says Hype About Constitutional Crisis Over Buhari’s Absence Unnecessary

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has dismissed an article by a Nigerian historian, Max Siollun, entitled “The Gentleman’s Agreement that Could Break Apart Nigeria,” published in the United States-based Foreign Policy magazine. The piece speculates that Nigeria faces imminent political and[Read More…]

“Why Should The President Be Talking About (Kaduna)?” – Femi Adesina’s Reaction After Massacre of Villagers

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal will not talk about the persistent killings in the southern Kaduna because Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, “is on top of the matter”. “Why should the president be talking about (Kaduna)? The governor el-Rufai is on top of things.” –  Femi[Read More…]

Raid On Judges Is A “Surgical Operation” According To The Presidency

The Presidency has described the current ‘attack’ on some judges as a “surgical operation” aimed at corruption and not the judiciary as an institution. Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) had last Friday invaded the homes of some judges across the country and arrested them based on allegations[Read More…]

Presidency Denies Freezing Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s Account

The allegation by demonstrators in Bayelsa State on Thursday that allowances due to a former President have been stopped and his bank accounts were frozen is patently untrue,Nigeria’s Presidency said in a statement signed by Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu. Though the statement did not mention the name of any former[Read More…]