Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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    Nigeria ‘can’t negotiate with Boko Haram from the position of weakness’

Nigeria ‘can’t negotiate with Boko Haram from the position of weakness’

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, says the willingness of the federal government to consider a peace deal with Boko Haram insurgents does not mean it would do so from "a position of weakness".Speaking in Abuja on Saturday, Adesina said the federal government will only negotiate with Boko Haram from the position of strength."Most wars, however furious [...]

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    Adesina: Buhari open to peace deal with B’Haram

Adesina: Buhari open to peace deal with B’Haram

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, says the federal government is open to negotiation with the Boko Haram sect in order to resolve the lingering insecurity in the country.Speaking during an interview with BBC on Friday, Adesina expressed the determination of the president to address insecurity and restore normalcy to the troubled parts of the [...]

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    Zakari’s appointment based on merit, says presidency

Zakari’s appointment based on merit, says presidency

The presidency has described as unfounded the allegation that Amina Zakari was appointed as the acting chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) because of being close to President Muhammadu Buhari.Olisa Metuh, national publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made the allegation, demanding for her immediate sack.Metuh said Zakari had sympathy for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    THE FILE: After one month, what does Nigeria look like under President Buhari?

THE FILE: After one month, what does Nigeria look like under President Buhari?

After 12 years of taking shots at the highest office in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari finally took over the reins of government exactly one month ago. The president rode to power on goodwill. Frustrated by endemic corruption, infrastructural decay, insecurity and unemployment in the country, Nigerians perceived Buhari as the messiah who would solve their problems.On his part, Buhari promised not [...]

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    Buhari cleaning PDP’s mess, Adesina tells Metuh

Buhari cleaning PDP’s mess, Adesina tells Metuh

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, has responded to the Peoples Democratic Party's scorching appraisal of President Muhammadu Buhari's first 30 days in office, saying the president has been preoccupied with "cleaning the mess" left behind by the PDP administration of Goodluck Jonathan.Reacting to the statement by Olisa Metuh, PDP's national publicity secretary, that Buhari's government was "all [...]

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    Buhari attends first Jumma’at prayer in presidential villa

Buhari attends first Jumma’at prayer in presidential villa

President Muhammadu Buhari and some Muslim faithful on Friday attended the Jumma’at prayer in the presidential villa main Mosque, Abuja.This is contained in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity.According to the statement, the president would now be observing most of the Jumma’at prayers at the Mosque in the villa.Adesina said the [...]

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    Buhari: Nigeria will continue supporting ECOWAS financially

Buhari: Nigeria will continue supporting ECOWAS financially

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) that Nigeria will continue fulfilling its financial obligation to the regional body.Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement he issued on Thursday.According to Adesina, Buhari made the promise during a meeting with Kadre Ouedraogohe, president of ECOWAS, at [...]

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    Buhari: I will recover stolen billions in 3 months

Buhari: I will recover stolen billions in 3 months

President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the rot in federal agencies under previous governments, vowing to work towards recovering "billions of dollars" in the next three months.Speaking on Tuesday during the meeting with the 36 states governors, Buhari said the days of mismanaging the resources of the country are over."There are financial and administrative instructions in every government parastatal and agency. [...]

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    Buhari not limited by old age, says presidency

Buhari not limited by old age, says presidency

The presidency has refuted the report that President Muhammadu Buhari would not be able to function effectively in office because age is not on his side.While interacting with the Nigerian community in South Africa on Monday, Buhari had said he wished he was given the opportunity to lead the country at a younger age.“How I wish I became head of [...]

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    Adesina re-elected NGE president

Adesina re-elected NGE president

Femi Adesina, managing director of The Sun Newspaper, has been re-elected as the president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).Adeshina, along with some executive members of the association were returned unopposed during the 2015 biennial convention of the NGE, which held in Lagos on Saturday.The other executive members re-elected were Garbadeen Mohammed,  (deputy president),  Suleiman Gaya, (vice president north); [...]

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    Editors condemn seizure of newspapers

Editors condemn seizure of newspapers

Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Friday condemned the seizure of newspapers meant to be sold to the general public in a statement issued by its president, Mr Femi Adesina.Leadership, the Nation and Daily Trust newspapers meant for the south-south, south-east and the north were seized by soldiers on Friday.The statement said the NGE was shocked by the conduct of [...]

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