Femi Adesina

Reflections from a wreath laying ceremony by Femi Adesina

Reflections from a wreath laying ceremony by Femi Adesina

There’s no year I attend the Wreath Laying Ceremony marking the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration that I don’t shed a tear or two. Secret tears. Yes, secret, as men don’t want to be seen giving way to emotions in public. But why not? Charles Dickens wrote: “Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of […]
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Presidency reacts to Q2 NBS figure, says no cause for alarm

Presidency reacts to Q2 NBS figure, says no cause for alarm

The Presidency says the Second Quarters 2020 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is relatively far better than many other countries recorded during the same quarter. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. […]

Why we need to calm down – Femi Adesina

Why we need to calm down – Femi Adesina

There’s this hilarious video that went viral recently. A boy had offended his mother, and was about to get a beating. Tearfully, even before he got whipped, the boy tried to plead his way out.

Jonathan meets Buhari: A lesson for bitter-enders by Femi Adesina

Jonathan meets Buhari: A lesson for bitter-enders by Femi Adesina

In the build-up to the 2015 general elections, the country was divided right down the middle. On one side were the Jonathanians, who supported the then incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan, and wanted him to continue in office for another term of four years.

Femi Adesina: Buhari and Arthur Who?

Femi Adesina: Buhari and Arthur Who?

By Obi Nwakanma Femi Adesina, the President’s Chichidodo – you all remember the bird in Ayi Kwei Armah’s grim novel, The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born? – well, he came again last week with a whopper: a big fat shit; an essay he titled, ‘Buhari and the South-East: Arthur Eze nails it.’ I really […]

Wike vindicates Buharists by Femi Adesina

Wike vindicates Buharists by Femi Adesina

It came like a bolt out of the blue. Early this week, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, issued an advertisement, which went in a completely different direction compared to what he had always said of President Muhammadu Buhari.