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Mrs. Buhari’s Role Will Soon Become Clearer To All Nigerians – Presidency

The Presidency has said that Hajiya Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has not been assigned an official portfolio. The “First Lady’s office” was abolished under the present administration, renaming it “Office of the Wife of the President”. The Presidency, however, said Mrs. Buhari would, for now, be saddled …

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Mrs. Buhari Condoles With Yola Bomb Blast Victims

First Lady Aisha Buhari has condoled with victims of Yola bomb blast who are receiving treatment at the Specialist Hospital and Federal Medical Centre, Yola. Represented by Dr. Zainab Nyako, the First Lady condemned the incident and wished the victims speedy recovery. “The First Lady said I should tell you …

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Patience Jonathan’s Conduct In Rivers Was Unladylike – Pastor Suleiman

Apostle Johnson Suleiman, founder and President of Omega Fire Ministries in Auchi,Edo State said he was angry with President Goodluck Jonathan for allowing his wife to decimate the office of the Rivers State governor with impunity. “It was unladylike! In fact, a woman has to be a lady, first, before …

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AFLPM Presidency: Patience Jonathan Denies Scheming Out Aisha Buhari

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Tuesday denied speculations that she was plotting to prevent the  wife of the President-elect, Hajia Aisha Buhari, from replacing her as President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). She said that the hosting of the 8th AFLPM Summit slated for the …

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Pic: North Korea First Lady Makes First Public Appearance In 2015

People were beginning to think he’d killed her…:-). Well, he killed his uncle and girlfriend, so don’t blame anyone for thinking he may have done same to his wife. North Korea’s First Lady, Ri Sol-j, has been spotted out in public for the first time in 2015. The last time …

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Patience Jonathan Urges Nigerian Women To Support Buhari’s Wife

Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Wednesday congratulated the incoming first lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari, on her husband’s victory during the just concluded presidential election. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress defeated incumbent President Jonathan by about 2 million votes in official results announced by the …

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Patience Jonathan congratulates Mrs Buhari, urges Nigerian women to support her

She might have hauled insults at the president-elect Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the presidential elections, but Dame Patience Jonathan has followed her husband’s footstep of showing gracefulness in defeat by congratulating the wife of the man who took her husband’s seat. She congratulated Hajia Aisha Buhari today, on the election …

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Stay Back and Protect Their Votes on Election Day – Patience Jonathan

The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has appealed to Nigerians to guard against manipulations by opposition parties during forthcoming elections. She urged Nigerians to ensure their votes count during Saturday’s presidential polls, dismissing an earlier directive of the Inspector General of Police that voters leave polling units after casting their ballots. …

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Former Ivory Coast First Lady Sentenced To 20 Years Imprisonment

Former Ivorian First Lady, Mrs Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Ivorian court for organizing post election violence after her husband, Laurent Gbagbo lost out in the 2010 Presidential elections in Ivory Coast. In a unanimous judgement today March 10th, the court said Mrs Gbagbo …

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APC Condoles With Bayelsa Government, Patience Jonathan Over Women’s Death

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with the Government and people of Bayelsa State as well as the First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, over the death of 11 of her female supporters in a ghastly auto-crash on Saturday. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday by …

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Jonathan Put Women In Charge Of Nigeria’s Economy And They Performed – First Lady

Wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Wednesday said because of the trust her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan has in women, he put the fate of Nigeria’s economy in their hands. Two key ministries – Finance and Petroleum Resources – are headed by women. Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala sits …

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Mrs Jonathan Denies Collecting N3bn ‘Consultancy’ Fee From NDDC

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Monday denied a report by an online medium that she was paid N3billion by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to facilitate the agency’s 2015 Budget. The report had claimed that apart from the sum, the wife of the president colluded with the …

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How I’ll Operate As Nigeria’s First Lady – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has said her husband will not tamper with the office of the ‘First Lady,’ if it is constitutionally recognised. Mrs. Buhari told newsmen on the sidelines of the inaugural meeting of the APC women …

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Jonathan Has A Lot Despite Opposition Against His Govt – First Lady

The First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Friday urged Nigerian women not to vote for any politician who would not carry the womenfolk along in his or her administration. Mrs. Jonathan said this in her address at a civic reception organised in her honour by the Ohuhu clan, her maternal home …

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First Lady Advocates Elimination Of Harmful Widowhood Practices

First Lady, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan, on Wednesday canvassed for the elimination of harmful widowhood practices in the country. The first lady made appeal in Abuja when she received a delegation of women from Kogi, led by the Governor’s wife, Hajia Halima Wada, during a courtesy visit to the Presidential …

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I Didn’t Meddle In Oyo PDP Politics, Campaign For Ladoja – Mrs Jonathan

The wife of the president, Dame Patience Jonathan, has denied canvassing for the 2015 gubernatorial ambition of a former governor of Oyo State and chieftain of the Accord Party, Senator Rasheed Ladoja. The first lady was yesterday reacting to a report in some national dailies that she summoned Peoples Democratic …

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First Lady Anoints Wike As Preferred Choice For Rivers Governorship

Ahead of the 2015 governorship election in Rivers State, the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has expressed her support for the governorship ambition of former Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, saying he is well prepared for service in a ‘higher capacity’. Speaking when she paid a solidarity visit to …

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SCOAN Building Collapse: First Lady Commiserates With Victims’ Families

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has commiserated with families of the victims of last Friday’s building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations at Ikotun Egbe, Lagos A statement by her media assistant, Ayo Adewuyi, said the president’s wife was moved by the news that majority of those …

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NANS Endorses Jonathan For Second Term

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Thursday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan to run for a second term in office. The President of NANS, Yinka Gbadebo, who led the National Executive members of the association on a courtesy visit to the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, expressed their support at …

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I’m Not Related To Drowned Ijaw Youth – First Lady

The First Lady, Dame (Dr) Patience Jonathan, has denied reports in a section of the media that she is related to one Christopher Awai, who reportedly drowned under suspicious circumstances at the swimming pool of an Abuja hotel. Mrs Jonathan, in a statement yesterday by her spokesperson, Ayo Adewuyi, also …

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