Tags : Femi Adesina

FEC Approves New Poverty Reduction Strategy

The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy, submitted by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. The decision was taken on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the weekly meeting of the Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the Special Adviser to the President […]

Easter Message: President Buhari Pledges End To Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that insecurity will soon be a thing of the past with the renewed vigour of the defence and intelligence chiefs. He also cautioned Nigerians to be wary of mischief makers who were bent on causing disunity in the country and promoting ethnic and religious intolerance in the country. The […]

“Confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa As EFCC Boss”, Buhari Tells Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This was disclosed in a statement written on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. In a letter to the Senate […]

Insecurity: Buhari Meets Governors, Says More Equipment Are Being Procured

The Nigerian Government is procuring more equipment in its bid to overcome the security challenges in various parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. President Buhari disclosed this to members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) at a security meeting held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. His […]

Yakubu Hands Over INEC Leadership, Awaits Senate Confirmation For Reappointment

Professor Mahmood Yakubu has handed over his duties as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to an INEC National Commissioner, Air Vice Marshal Ahmed Muazu (rtd). He passed on the leadership mantle on Monday, November 9, 2020, at an event held at the Headquarters of the electoral umpire in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. […]

Presidency States Reasons For Low Keyed 2nd Term Anniversary

The Presidency has stated why the anniversary to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in Office was low keyed. This was disclosed in a statement posted by the President’s Spokesman, Mr Garba Shehu, on Friday, May 29, 2020. Mr Shehu, who did not give reasons for the decision, however, said the achievements of the current […]

ENEMIES OF THE STATE: Femi Adesina Reacts To Leaked Drafted

You have possibly watched the 1998 action-thriller film with the above title, starring Will Smith. It was the box office hit story about a group of people plotting to kill an American Congressman, and the tape of the plot was discovered. Well, an Enemy of the State struck in Nigeria on Monday, but this time, […]

Buhari’s Broadcast: Culprit Who Leaked Drafted Speech Arrested

The suspect who leaked the drafted speech of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast has been arrested. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, revealed this in a piece entitled ‘Enemies Of The State’. He said the suspect was responsible for leaking the draft speech of the President’s speech hours before […]

Tenure Of NDDC Interim Management Committee Extended

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from May 1 to December 31, 2020. According to a communique by the President’s Special Aide, Mr Femi Adesina, the extension is to cover the period of the forensic audit of the NDDC, […]

ECOWAS Leaders Call For Cancellation Of Debts Owed By African

The Presidents of ECOWAS Countries are calling for the cancellation of all debts owed by African Countries. They made the call on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the opening session of the ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit where the Leaders made their various contributions via a video conference call. The teleconference, which had President Muhammadu Buhari in […]