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    ‘If Buhari is uncompromising, why is Adeosun still a minister?’ — Atiku’s aide tackles Femi Adesina

‘If Buhari is uncompromising, why is Adeosun still a minister?’ — Atiku’s aide tackles Femi Adesina

Paul Ibe, media adviser to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, says it is curious that President Muhammadu Buhari is deemed uncompromising while Kemi Adeosun, accused of certificate forgery, remains minister of finance.The former vice-president had said Buhari is “very uncompromising, power drunk (and) will not be ready to leave power without a fight".But Femi Adesina, the president's spokesman, said his principal [...]

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    Femi Adesina to Atiku: Mind your language against Buhari

Femi Adesina to Atiku: Mind your language against Buhari

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, has condemned a statement credited to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar that President Muhammadu Buhari is “power drunk”.Abubakar, who is a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was quoted as saying Buhari is “very uncompromising, power drunk (and) will not be ready to leave power without a fight.”Reacting on Wednesday, Adesina said it is true [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Only God knows when Leah Sharibu will be rescued

Femi Adesina: Only God knows when Leah Sharibu will be rescued

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, says only God knows when Leah Sharibu, the kidnapped Dapchi girl, will be rescued.TheCable had on Monday published a picture and audio of the teenager, who was kidnapped in February, begging the government for help.Despite the release of the other Dapchi schoolgirls, Sharibu was held back by her captors [...]

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    Femi Adesina: If you are a potential thief, you have every cause to worry about Buhari’s recent comment

Femi Adesina: If you are a potential thief, you have every cause to worry about Buhari’s recent comment

Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president remains committed to a just and transparent fight against corruption.Adesina said this when he made an appearance on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics.There have been reactions to Buhari's comment when he returned from his 10-day vacation to the UK.The president had vowed that to jail more "looters".“We are going to jail more [...]

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    Chibok parents: We are not aware Jonathan rescued some of our girls

Chibok parents: We are not aware Jonathan rescued some of our girls

The Chibok Parents' Association says former President Goodluck Jonathan did not rescue any of their abducted girls as claimed by Reuben Abati, his former aide.Daily Trust reports that Yakubu Nkeki, chairman of the association, said the claim could only make sense if the Jonathan administration kept the supposedly rescued girls away from their parents.Abati had said the former national security [...]

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    Abati: Jonathan secured release of some Chibok girls — but Dasuki said it should not be publicised

Abati: Jonathan secured release of some Chibok girls — but Dasuki said it should not be publicised

Reuben Abati says former President Goodluck Jonathan secured the release of some Chibok girls but did not to publicise it.The former media aide to Jonathan disclosed this on Wednesday during a show he anchored on ARISE TV.Abati interviewed Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, on the show.He said Sambo Dasuki, the then national security adviser (NSA), advised the government against [...]

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    ’10 working days is two weeks’ — Femi Adesina says Buhari to return weekend

’10 working days is two weeks’ — Femi Adesina says Buhari to return weekend

President Muhammadu Buhari will return from his vacation this weekend, says Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman.The president travelled to London, UK, for his vacation on August 3.During an Arise TV programme on Wednesday, Adesina said the president will return once his vacation expires."Nigerians will say anything. He is on holiday, 10 working days which translates to two weeks. He will be back [...]

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    Femi Adesina: How Buhari tackled nationwide killings

Femi Adesina: How Buhari tackled nationwide killings

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, has released details of the efforts the current administration has taken to curtail insecurity.Thousands of lives and properties worth millions of naira have been lost to wanton attacks and killings across the country, particularly in the northern region.President Muhammadu Buhari has come under heated criticisms for allegedly not doing [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Adeosun ran into Bakare at Aso Rock

Femi Adesina: Adeosun ran into Bakare at Aso Rock

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, ran into Tunde Bakare, senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.In a statement on Friday, Adesina said the pastor and the minister did not meet with the president.He said the pastor exchanged pleasantries and thanked Adeosun for attending his mother's [...]

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    Femi Adesina: My daughter almost cried when she read negative things about me on social media

Femi Adesina: My daughter almost cried when she read negative things about me on social media

Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, says his daughter “almost cried” over some “misconceptions” she reads about him online.In an interview with THISDAY, the presidential aide said most of the things said about him on social media are untrue, rather “fabrications” and “twists”.“I remember my daughter who was in the university then and she called me and was almost [...]

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    Buhari will sign Budget 2018 next week, says Femi Adesina

Buhari will sign Budget 2018 next week, says Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law next week, Femi Adesina, his spokesman, has said.Adesina disclosed this to state house correspondents on Wednesday after the federal executive council (FEC) meeting in Abuja.He, however, did not specify the date.“The budget will be signed next week,” he told journalists, adding: “We will give you the specific date when it [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Only the blind won’t see the good things happening under Buhari

Femi Adesina: Only the blind won’t see the good things happening under Buhari

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said that those who oppose the current administration have made it a point to harp on negative happenings in the country. Listing what he considered as the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, Adesina said the positive growth cannot be denied even by “naysayers.”He quoted figures from the National Bureau of Statistics, saying since Nigeria recovered from recession, the [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Buhari never promised not to receive treatment abroad

Femi Adesina: Buhari never promised not to receive treatment abroad

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president never promised not to receive medical treatment abroad.He said this in reaction to a statement in circulation quoting Buhari as making the promise while speaking as a presidential candidate at Chatham House, London.Buhari was alleged to have asked: “What is the difference between me and those who elected us to [...]

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    Femi Adesina: I want to believe Buhari will return on Saturday

Femi Adesina: I want to believe Buhari will return on Saturday

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal's trip to London is “just for a review” of his health.In a statement issued on Monday night, Garba Shehu, also a presidential spokesman, said the trip is at the instance of the president's doctor.“The doctor requested the president to return for a meeting (after an initial one) which he agreed [...]

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    Femi Adesina: House of reps can summon anybody, Buhari will respond accordingly

Femi Adesina: House of reps can summon anybody, Buhari will respond accordingly

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal will respond to the summon by the house of representatives "accordingly".On Wednesday, the house summoned Buhari over the incessant killings in the country, particularly the killing of 19 persons in Benue state.Suspected herdsmen had invaded a Catholic church in Benue, killing two priests and 17 worshippers.The lawmakers said Buhari should [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Buhari’s ‘one term’ statement of 2011 not applicable anymore

Femi Adesina: Buhari’s ‘one term’ statement of 2011 not applicable anymore

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal's 2011 statement that he will only be president for one term is not applicable anymore.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme on Tuesday, Adesina said Buhari entertained pleas for him to be president for the past one year before declaring his intention."The other one of running one term was [...]

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