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    Femi Adesina: Some critics of Buhari will complain about God if they mistakenly make heaven

Femi Adesina: Some critics of Buhari will complain about God if they mistakenly make heaven

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, says some of those criticising President Muhammadu Buhari will complain about God if they make it to heaven.Speaking in an interview he granted in New York during the 72nd United Nations general assembly (UNGA), Adesina described such persons as “professional critics” who will never see anything good in anything.He [...]

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    Buhari will spend four days in London, says Femi Adesina

Buhari will spend four days in London, says Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari will spend four days in London, Femi Adesina, his spokesman, has told BBC.Buhari returned to London on Thursday after attending the United Nations general assembly (UNGA) in New York.“He will be in the UK until Monday next week," Adesina told BBC Hausa.No explanation was given for the president’s current visit, but Adesina had earlier announced that Buhari [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Buhari to transit through London on US trip

Femi Adesina: Buhari to transit through London on US trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave for New York on Sunday to join other world leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said  “President Buhari will transit through London on his way back to the country”.Buhari returned to the country from the UK, where he received [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Bitterness, hate, diabolic thoughts… what’s the problem with some Nigerians?

Femi Adesina: Bitterness, hate, diabolic thoughts… what’s the problem with some Nigerians?

Femi Adesina, special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has raised concerns over the “hate and diabolic thoughts” some Nigerians are filled with.Writing on his Facebook page on Saturday, Adesina wondered why these Nigerians are always "in the gall of bitterness and bondage of iniquity," never expecting anything good to happen to the country.He said what such [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Exit from recession shows Buhari is working

Femi Adesina: Exit from recession shows Buhari is working

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says Nigeria’s exit from recession is a testimony that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is working for the progress and prosperity of citizens.On Tuesday, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced that the country had come out of recession – the worst in 29 years.According to a statement issued by Abiodun Oladunjoye, state house deputy director of [...]

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    Buhari meets Adeosun, Emefiele, says he’s happy with state of the economy

Buhari meets Adeosun, Emefiele, says he’s happy with state of the economy

President Muhammadu Buhari is delighted over the improving state of the economy, Femi Adesina, his spokesman, has said.In a statement on Monday, Adesina said Buhari spent about two hours receiving briefing from Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of national budget and planning; Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, and Godwin Emefiele, governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).He said Buhari reminded the [...]

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    Femi Adesina: No law says FEC meeting must be weekly

Femi Adesina: No law says FEC meeting must be weekly

Femi Adesina,  special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says there is no Nigerian law that requires the federal executive council (FEC) meeting to hold every week.Adesina said this in defence of the president's cancellation of the weekly meeting which holds in Abuja.In place of the meeting, Buhari, who is working from his residence, had received the [...]

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    Rats and rodents as threats to the lion king: Tapped phone conversation between Buhari’s media aides

Rats and rodents as threats to the lion king: Tapped phone conversation between Buhari’s media aides

BY MAYOR OKEY IKOROHA“Good morning, Oga. This is Lady L. I just sent you a message with my sister’s phone.”“Lady L, I got the message. That’s why I picked this call. You know I hardly pick calls from unknown numbers. Why aren’t you using your own phone?”“Rats! Rodents! Rats! Oga, rats oooo! I have been receiving endless calls, text messages, [...]

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    Femi Adesina: ‘Okechukwu’ Buhari won’t abandon south-east

Femi Adesina: ‘Okechukwu’ Buhari won’t abandon south-east

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari will complete the second Niger bridge and fix roads in the south-east.Speaking when a coalition of south-east youth visited the villa to declare support for Buhari, on Tuesday,  Adesina said the region would get its fair share from the government.He said the presence of the youth was an indication that the president [...]

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    Presidential aides, governors converge on Abuja airport

Presidential aides, governors converge on Abuja airport

Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu, presidential spokesmen, are among the aides of President Muhammadu Buhari currently at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja.Among the governors on ground are Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara) and Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano).Lai Mohammed, minister of information, and Babagana Mongunno, national security adviser, are also there, while journalists are [...]

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    REVEALED: APC tweets 2014 video as that of Buhari’s return

REVEALED: APC tweets 2014 video as that of Buhari’s return

The video tweeted by the APC United Kingdom when it wished President Muhammadu Buhari a safe trip to the country is from 2014 when former President Goodluck Jonathan was in power.Shortly after Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, announced that his principal would return “later today”, @APCUKingdom tweeted a video of the Nigerian presidential jet leaving [...]

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    Have you forgotten all you stood for as a journalist? Ezekwesili tackles Femi Adesina

Have you forgotten all you stood for as a journalist? Ezekwesili tackles Femi Adesina

Oby Ezekwesili, rights campaigner and former minister of education, has asked Femi Adesina, Buhari's special adviser on media and publicity, if he has "forgotten everything he once stood for as a journalist”.In a series of tweets on Thursday, Ezekwesili told the federal government to apologise over the manner it handled anti-Buhari protests.The president, who is currently away in the UK on medical [...]

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    You shouldn’t have protested in the market, Femi Adesina tells Charly Boy group

You shouldn’t have protested in the market, Femi Adesina tells Charly Boy group

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says the protesters led by Charles Oputa, better known as Charly Boy, were wrong to have taken a protest to Wuse market in Abuja.A mob attacked the anti-Buhari protesters at the market on Tuesday.The protesters were demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari either resume office or resign. But they have suspended further protests following alleged threats to [...]

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    Buhari’s reunion with his media team

Buhari’s reunion with his media team

I was really excited on Saturday when I received news of the eventual visit of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team to him in London. I had always felt that the exclusion of the media team from the London medical vacation and the various visits practically undermined the presidential media office, and created the space for the mismanagement of the communication [...]

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    Femi Adesina: I don’t know who’s paying for Buhari’s treatment

Femi Adesina: I don’t know who’s paying for Buhari’s treatment

Femi Adesina, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says he is not sure if it is the federal government that is responsible for the medical bill of his principal.Buhari has been receiving medical attention in London for the past 99 days and the issue of the cost has generated heated controversy between his supporters and opponents.Before [...]

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    Buhari hosts media team in London

Buhari hosts media team in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday hosted his media aides at the Abuja House in London.Present at the meeting were Femi Adesina, senior special adivser on media and publicity, Lai Mohammed, minister of information; Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity; Lauretta Onochie, personal assistant on digital/online media and Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant on diaspora matters.Below is the [...]

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