Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist who served as the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.[1]

Femi Adesina
Born
NationalityNigeria
Citizenship Nigeria
EducationObafemi Awolowo University
Lagos Business School
Alma materObafemi Awolowo University
OccupationJournalist

EducationEdit

Adesina attended Obafemi Awolowo University Osun, State and then he was at Lagos Business School.[2]

CareerEdit

Femi Adeshina started his career in journalism as a writer for Radio Lagos, he then later joined Vanguard Newspapers.[3] Adesina wrote for Vanguard Newspapers and National Concord Newspapers before joining The Sun Newspaper, where he rose to editor-in-chief.[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.[7][8]

AwardsEdit

He was named Editor of the Year for 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards.[5][9]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Nwabueze, Chinenye. "Femi Adesina biography, personal life, education, career – MassMediaNG". Retrieved 2020-10-14.
  3. ^ "Profile Of A Media Guru Femi Adesina", 'newsdayonline', July 29, 2016
  4. ^ "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)
  5. ^ a b c d "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. ^ "On His Behalf". The Business Year. Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  9. ^ "Femi Adesina. Biography". Nigerian Biography. 10 November 2015.