Nigeria, May 14 -- President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide, Femi Adesina, has blamed 'evil forces' popularly referred to as 'Aiye' in Yoruba as the reason for insecurity in the country.

Mr Adesina, who compared Nigeria to Manchester City, an English Premier League (EPL) that recently won the 2020/21 title, said "God will help Buhari to restore" the country.

He said in his weekly titled "Lessons for Nigeria from EPL", on Thursday that "Nigeria will rise. And Aiye would lose."

"Recall what happened in the 2019/2020 season. Man City was eyeing a treble. Three back-to-back seasons as champions, and a record in English football. But the adversaries knew the record that was to be set, so they arrayed themselves against the team.

"Just as so...