Tag Archives: Femi Adesina

INEC Reappointment: Yakubu Handovers To Acting Chairman Following Tenure Expiration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be getting a new acting chairman who will oversee the affairs of the agency pending its Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu’s confirmation of his reappointment by the Senate. According to Guardian, the ceremony will be taking place Monday at the conference hall of the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. Although…

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#SARSMustGoNow: Presidential Panel Approves #EndSARS Protesters’ #5For5 Demands

In the light of #EndSARS protests across the country, Presidential Panel on the reform of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has approved the five-point demands put forward by concerned Nigerians. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘Presidential panel on police reforms swings into…

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Nigerians React As Buhari’s Aide Describes #RevolutionNow Protests As “Irritating”

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has been criticized for justifying the clampdown of #RevolutionNow protesters by security agents across the nation on Wednesday. Adesina, who appeared on Channels Television Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday, said the protest were just an irritation & a distraction. He also stated that if the arrests…

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June 12: President Buhari To Address The Nation On Democracy Day

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address Nigerians on Friday, June 12, 2020, to commemorate this year’s Democracy Day, according to the president’s media aides. Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Thursday, June 11, 2020, said Buhari will address the nation at 7 am. The statement reads, “To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day,…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Presidency Says Buhari Will No Longer Be Addressing Nigerians Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will no longer be addressing Nigerians on the next decision of the lockdown put in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina announced on Monday. Taking to Twitter, Adesina said the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 led by…

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Presidency Reveals Why FG Is Not Giving State Funds To Fight COVID-19

The Presidency has reveal why the federal government is not dispensing funds to states to battle against the Coronavirus pandemic. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina who spoke on a radio programme accused some Governors of prioritising the quest for money over the need to overcome the disease in the…

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Culprit Who Leaked Buhari’s Draft Speech Ahead Of Broadcast Apprehended

The suspect who leaked the draft speech of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast hours before his COVID-19 nationwide broadcast on Monday has been arrested, according to Mr Femi Adesina. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity revealed this in a piece entitled ‘Enemies Of The State’ where he noted that the suspect was responsible and…

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Buhari’s Aide Speaks On How April 27th Presidential Speech Got Leaked, Shared On Social Media

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has explained how the public was able to access a leaked full text speech of President Buhari’s nationwide broadcast via social media platforms on Monday April 27. Recall that Nigerians did video recordings of the 8pm broadcast showing how they were reading the speech alongside the President.…

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Breaking: President Buhari To Address The Nation At 8PM Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address Nigerians on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8pm, according to a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity. The media aide in his communique urged all television, radio and other electronic media stations to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television…

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Breaking! EU Supports Nigeria’s Battle Against Coronavirus With €50 million (N21 Billion)

The European Union has donated €50 million to Nigeria in order to fight the coronavirus disease which has killed at least 10 people and spread across 19 states. The donation was announced when President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience the EU Delegation at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja on Tuesday. The Presidency made this known via a tweet…

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