EndSARS: Buhari Acted As A Father, If Not We’ll Be Talking Of Something Else – Femi Adesina

Presidential aide, Femi Adesina has said his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari’s fatherly role during and after the #EndSARS protests, prevented the country slumping into anarchy. “If President Buhari hadn’t exercised the restraint and tolerance of a father, at a time that even hitherto respected people instigated the protesters to carry on (and they promptly went underground when anarchy ensued), we would have been talking of something else in the country,” Adesina said in an article published on his website on Friday. “The rivers of Nigeria could have turned crimson, and mourning and lamentations would have suffused the land. But we

By |November 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

CAN Must Stop Misinforming Nigerians – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has asked leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop misinforming Nigerians as regards the state of affairs within the country.  In a statement on Wednesday, Mr Adesina urged CAN to desist from disinformation which can further divide Nigerians. Adesina’s comments come on the heels of allegations by the Christian association bordering around the payment or non-payment of ransom for the release of the Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls who were adopted by Boko Haram terrorists. The President’s spokesman reacted directly to reports which quoted CAN’s Director

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

No Law Compels Buhari To Publicly Declare His Assets, Says Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not under compulsion by any law, to declare his asset since his re-election in February 2019. Mr Adesina who was on Channels Television Politics Today on Monday confirmed that President Buhari has already declared his assets to the Code of Conduct Bureau. He questioned the Freedom of Information requests sent by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to the Presidency, asking that President Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and 36 state governors and their deputies should declare their assets within 7

By |January 7th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Buhari’s Govt Explains Why They Refused To Obey Court Order On Zakzakky’s Bail

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why it did not obey court order on the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzakky, Starnews reports. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television by Tuesday, Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said the government of Buhari has appealed the order of Justice Gabriel Kolawole which admitted Zakzakky to bail. While justifying the action taken by the federal government to have appealed the court order, Adesina said the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), would

By |July 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fani-Kayode Replies Adesina, Says Christian Leaders Supporting Buhari Are Pagans, Goblins, Vampires

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has taken a swipe on Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari’s special adviser on Media and Publicity for allegedly calling Christian leaders who are opposing Buhari and supporting chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment against the president as false prophets, witches, wizards and marabouts. Femi Adesina was alleged to have claimed in a statement that Christian Leaders who are supporting Obasanjo and opposing president Buhari are false prophets, witches, wizards and marabouts. Starnews reports that former President Olusegun Obasanjo had raised the alarm that Buhari’s administration is allegedly planning to ‘Islamise and Fulanise Nigeria’. The allegation raised

By |May 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Military Said They’ve Lost Buhari’s Certificates, Femi Adesina Hinted Nigerians

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says the military had admitted losing President Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate. In an interview with The Nation, Adesina was quoted as saying the issue is dead and those still discussing it are “idle”. Buhari had failed to submit his academic certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), claiming it is still with the military. The president’s claim had triggered a controversy on the matter, with some Nigerians insisting he must present his credentials. Adesina, however, said those raising the issue are the opposition parties whose defeat is “imminent” ahead of the 2019 elections. “The certificate saga

By |October 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nigerians Lampoon Femi Adesina For Saying Forgery Is Not Corruption

Nigerians on social media have lampoon  presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, for claiming that the alleged forgery of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun is not a corruption matter. DAILY POST had reported that the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Itse Sagay had said that Adeosun should not be sacked because she's brilliant. But Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesman, spoke with Channels TV and countered Sagay’s comment by saying it was his personal opinion and not the stance of the President. He was quoted as saying, “It will not be

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |1 Comment
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