The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has appealed to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), not to renege on its campaign promise of paying N5,000 to 25 million unemployed Nigerians.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant to the president’s wife on Media, Mrs Adebisi Ajayi, on Tuesday in Abuja.
She also urged the party to fulfill its promise of giving school children one free meal a day.
She stated this after the Senate voted against the motion calling on the Presidency to pay the N5,000 allowance. Read More →
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The media team of the immediate-past governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda, has expressed concern over a publication that the new state government recovered 11 cars from the immediate-past governor’s wife.
In a statement issued by the team leader, Mr Jeff Kachikwu in Abuja on Sunday, the team explained that the cars in question were allocated to the immediate-past governor and his official aides during his time in office, not to any of his wives.
It stressed that the cars were voluntarily handed over to the appropriate authority within a week after handing over ceremony by Yuguda. Read More →
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The senator-elect for Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, on Monday cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against making First Lady office flamboyant, saying that it is wrong and unconstitutional.
Mr. Sani, a member of the All Progressive Congress, APC, spoke in Kaduna when the executives of the Federecion Internationale De Agbogadas (FIDA) Kaduna Branch paid him a courtesy visit.
He also cautioned President Buhari against business tycoons who led former President Goodluck Jonathan to economic misfortune.
“I want to advice our own party members who are in government at the executive level to be very much cautious about making the office of the First Lady flamboyant,” he said. Read More →
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by JUSTIN TYOPUUSU
JUSTIN TYOPUUSU presents the woman behind the exploits of the Taraba State governor-elect, Arc. Darius Ishaku, Annah.
In just a matter of days from now, precisely on May 29, Nigerians would have a new government at the centre. In most states across the country, new faces in governance would emerge following the outcome of the just concluded general elections.
While many are looking forward to new policies and programmes the new government at the centre and across states would bring about to fast track development, only a few are paying attention to those that may be working behind the scene. Read More →
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Wife of the President, Patience Jonathan, on Sunday disclosed that she battled with another round of ill-health during the re-election campaigns of her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan.
Mrs Jonathan, who was flown abroad about two years ago on health grounds, said the latest was so severe that she had to be sneaked out of the country to Germany in January for a major surgery.
She spoke during a farewell service in honour of the Jonathan family at the Aso Villa Chapel. Read More →
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“Few would have believed that the taciturn, austere General Buhari had a soft, smiling and sweet woman at home,” the Vanguard daily said after the former military ruler was elected Nigeria’s next president.
Aisha Buhari remained in the shadows for most of the election campaign but could now impose a very different style from the current First Lady at the presidential villa Aso Rock in Abuja.
Little is known for now about the First Lady elect other than a few details in the Nigerian media: she is 44, married her 72-year-old husband in 1989 after he divorced his first wife the previous year, and they have five children together. Read More →
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The wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has not been seen in public since President Goodluck Jonathan lost the March 28 presidential election to Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress.
The President had last Tuesday conceded defeat and called Buhari on the telephone when it became clear from the results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission that he had lost his re-election bid.
Some dignitaries including serving and former government officials had visited Jonathan to commend him for conceding defeat and solidarise with him on his loss. Read More →
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