• Buhari’s anti-graft war not selective, says Adesina

    Buhari’s anti-graft war not selective, says Adesina

    It was gathered that the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to ‎President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, has debunked claims that his principal’s anti-corruption fight is selective.

    Adesina said the fact that chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and current political appointees are not being prosecuted does not suggest selective anti-graft campaign by the Buhari administration.

    The presidential spokesman said this when he appeared on The Podium, a flagship programme on Sweet FM, Abeokuta.

    According to him, no evidence of […]

  • Why FG scrapped Post-UTME – Adesina explains

    Why FG scrapped Post-UTME – Adesina explains

    The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Monday disclosed that the decision by the Federal Government to scrap post-University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) was informed by the need to make admission into tertiary institutions less cumbersome for Nigerian youths.

    He made this disclosure at Effurun, Delta State when he bagged an award from the students of Four Square Gospel Fellowship of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, (FUPRE) during the 2016 Four Square Gospel […]

  • No friend, no foe in anti-graft war, says Adesina

    No friend, no foe in anti-graft war, says Adesina

    President Muhamma­du Buhari’s Special Advis­er on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina has said there is no friend or foe in the campaign against cor­ruption.

    In an interview with Newsmen, the presidential spokesman also said the Buhari-led administra­tion would not hesitate to prosecute any member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) indicted for corruption.

    “On anti-corruption, of course, we know what has been uncovered in this country. I remember in the United Kingdom (UK) about two weeks ago, one foreign media […]

  • Buhari is not silent on herdsmen killings – Adesina

    Buhari is not silent on herdsmen killings – Adesina

    Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has assured that the government would not relent in its search for a lasting solution to the problem of killings by Fulani herdsmen in the country.

    He chided those claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari had kept mute over the herdsmen/farmers clashes, saying it was unfortunate that people only chose what they wanted to hear.

    He said, “It is not true that the President is sectional and that he has been […]

  • (Photo) Singer D’banj, meets Adesina

    (Photo) Singer D’banj, meets Adesina

    D’banj met African Development Bank President, Akin Adesina, on board a local flight

  • Olisa Metuh is sounding like a broken record – Adesina replies

    Olisa Metuh is sounding like a broken record – Adesina replies

    Ghen! Ghen!! LOL.. The Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has said that PDP National spokesperson, Olisa Metuh is sounding like a broken recorded following the latter’s accusation that President Buhari was hounding and arresting PDP former governors with his antigraft campaign and rewarding former APC governors that have been accused of corruption with ministerial nomination.

    “Mr Olisa Metuh is sounding like a broken record. It’s the same thing that he says all the time. But […]

  • You goofed on Jonathan’s agricultural programme, Adesina tells Oshimhole

    You goofed on Jonathan’s agricultural programme, Adesina tells Oshimhole

    Immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has slammed Edo State Governor, Adams Oshimhole, for describing the Agricultural Programme of former president Goodluck Jonathan as a scam.

    Adesina, who is warming up to assume office as the President of the African Development Bank next month, said it was unbecoming of Oshimhole to tag Jonathan’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda, ATA, as a dismal failure.

    In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Dr. Olukayode Oyeleye, the former minister […]