Mr Bayo Onanuga has been appointed as special adviser on information & strategy to President Bola Tinubu.
The president also appointed Delu Bulus Yakubu as senior special assistant on humanitarian affairs and poverty alleviation.
This was revealed by Ajuri Ngelale, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, in a statement on Friday.
Mr Onanuga is a veteran journalist and former Managing Director of News Agemcy of Nigeria (NAN).
Mr Ngelale said the appointments were part of efforts to “prioritize effective and efficient working synergy between the Presidency and Federal Ministries”.
“President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of professionals who have prior working experience within the architecture of the Federal Ministries they will be coordinating with, in addition to duties that will be carried out at the President’s discretion.”