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Femi Adesina Biography

Femi Adesina
Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina is a Nigerian journalist and current Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.

He started his journalism career as a for Radio Lagos, before later joining Vanguard Newspapers. He has also written for National Concord Newspapers and The Sun Newspaper.

We’d be seeing Femi Adesina’s biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, wife, children, education, businesses, career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you’d love to know about him.
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Femi Adesina Profile

Before we continue, here’s a quick run down on Femi Adesina’s biography and a few things you’d love to know about him:

Full name: Femi Adesina
Date of birth:
Age:  
Place of birth:
Nationality: Nigeria
State of origin:
Spouse(s): Mrs. Nike Adesina
Children: Oluwatobi,
Occupation: Journalist
Net worth:

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Femi Adesina Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Not much is known about Femi Adesina’s early life and date of birth as they’ve not been published online as at the time of writing this article. After completing his primary and secondary education, Femi Adesina gained admission to study at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University in Osun State. He also attended other institutions of education including the Lagos Business School.

Career

Femi Adesina has worked for various newspapers, including Vanguard Newspapers, National Concord Newspapers and The Sun Newspaper.

He started his journalism career as a writer for Radio Lagos, before joining the Vanguard Newspapers. Adesina also wrote for National Concord Newspapers before joining The Sun Newspaper, where he rose to the position of editor-in-chief.

Prior to his appointment as the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Adesina also served a two-year term as president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors.
Even though he was re-elected for a second term as Guild president, he had to step down after receiving his government appointment. He also stepped as editor-in-chief of The Sun.

On the 31st of August, 2015, Femi Adesina was sworn-in as special adviser on media and publicity to Buhari alongside Babachi Lawal, who was appointed Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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Previous Appointments:

– Features Writer, Radio Lagos;
– Features Writer, Vanguard Newspaper;
– Features Editor, Weekend Concord, National Concord Newspaper;
– Title Editor, National Concord Newspaper;
– Member, Editorial Board, Nigerian Tribune;
– Title Editor, The Sun Newspaper (now Daily Sun);
– Executive Director, Daily Sun;
– Deputy Managing Director, Daily Sun;
– Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Daily Sun;
– President, Nigeria Guild of Editors.

Personal Life

Femi Adesina is married to Mrs. Nike Adesina and they have two children, Oluwatobi who is a professional pilot and another girl. He was residing with his family in Lagos until his appointment as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari. He currently lives in Abuja but travels to Lagos once in a while to meet his family.
About his religious belief, Femi Adesina is a Christian and member of the Foursquare Gospel Church.

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Femi Adesina is a Pastor in Four Square Bible Church and an Executive Member of the Full Gospel Business Fellowship.

Femi Adesina Net Worth

He has handled several positions, from working as a title editor in the National Concord Newspaper to managing director/editor in chief of the daily Sun. Prior to his appointment, he also served as the president, Nigeria Guild of Editors. His net worth is however not yet available, but we promise to update this article as soon as we get a reliable information from a credible source.

Awards

He was named Editor of the Year for 2007 by the Nigeria Media Merit Awards.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Femi Adesina on:
Facebook: Femi Adesina
Twitter @FemAdesina

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