Femi Adesina

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Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist and government official, the special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Adesina wrote for Vanguard Newspapers and National Concord Newspapers before joining the staff of The Sun Newspaper, where he rose to editor-in-chief.[3][4] He also served a two-year term as president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors.[5] Although re-elected for a second term as Guild president,[5] Adesina stepped down after receiving his government appointment.[6] He also stepped down as editor-in-chief of The Sun.[5] Adesina was sworn-in as special adviser on media and publicity to Buhari on August 31, 2015 alongside Babachi Lawal, the incumbent Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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Awards[edit]

He was named Editor of the Year for 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards.[8][9]

Education[edit]

Femi was a student of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State. He also attended Lagos Business School and other institutions of education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buhari Swears in Lawal, Monguno, Adesina". THISDAY LIVE. 31 August 2015. Archived from the original on September 1, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "Femi Adesina. Biography". www.nigerianbiography.com. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  3. ^ "Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity". Thisday. September 1, 2015. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  4. ^ "Femi Adesina. Biography". Nigerian Biography. 10 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b c "Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity". Thisday. September 1, 2015. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "Nigeria Guild of Editors elects new president to replace Femi Adesina". Premium Times. 1 September 2015.
  7. ^ "Buhari Swears in Lawal, Monguno, Adesina". THISDAY LIVE. 31 August 2015. Archived from the original on September 1, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  8. ^ "Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity". Thisday. September 1, 2015. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  9. ^ "Femi Adesina. Biography". Nigerian Biography. 10 November 2015.