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Ramadan: Mrs Jonathan Urges Women To Spread Culture Of Peace

Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has enjoined Muslim women in Africa to spread the culture of peace and harmony in their communities as the Ramadan commences. Mrs Jonathan made this call in a statement signed by Mrs. Ayo Adesugba, the Director of Information, Office of the First Lady in …

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First Lady Enjoins Women To Intensify Prayers For Boko Haram Repentance At Ramadan

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Saturday urged Muslim women across Africa and especially those in Nigeria, to reflect on new ways to spread the culture of sustainable peace and harmonious coexistence in their communities. She made the call in her Ramadan message made available to journalists by her …

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Jonathan Unserious, Foot-Dragging Over Insurgency, Chibok Girls’ Abduction – ACF

The apex northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Thursday berated the Federal Government over its handling of the Boko Haram insurgency and the abduction of the over 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno Sate, saying President Goodluck Jonathan’s initial response smacked of a hidden agenda against the region. The pan-northern …

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Visit Chibok To Understand What Parents Are Passing Through – APC Women Leader To First Lady

All Progressive Congress (APC) national women leader, Barrister Sharon Ikeazor, has urged the first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, to visit the women whose children were abducted in Chibok, Borno State. Ikeazor, who was among the national leadership of the party that addressed a world press conference in Lagos weekend, said …

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Boko Haram: Women Rights Group Condemns Mrs Jonathan For Doubting Chibok School Girls’ Abduction

A group, BAOBAB for women’s right on Thursday called on the First lady, Dame Patience Jonathan to as a matter of urgency apologize to parents of the abducted Chibok school girls for expressing doubts the abduction took place. In a statement signed by its Borno State coordinator, Prof. Hauwa Abdu …

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Abike Dabiri Faults Mrs. Jonathan Over Summoning Of Public Officials

Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan acted unconstitutionally by summoning some Borno State government officials over the abduction of more than 200 school girls in Chibok, a member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said. Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa, who is the Chairperson of the House Committee on Diaspora, was …

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Abducted Girls: Stop Your Distracting, Absurd and Overbearing Show – APC Tells First Lady

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the melodramatic intervention of the first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, in the abduction of over 200 school girls as distracting, counter-productive and calibrated to make a scapegoat of others with the sole intention of exculpating her husband rather than finding the girls. “Make …

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Chibok Girls: Why I Didn’t Attend Meeting With First Lady – Borno Gov’s Wife

Borno governor’s wife, Hajiya Nana Shettima, said on Monday that her absence at Sunday’s meeting with the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, over the abduction of schoolgirls in Chibok, was not to disrespect the office of the First Lady. Mrs. Shettima’s explanation is contained in a statement signed by her spokesperson, Aisha Hassan, released …

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I Didn’t Order Arrest Of Chibok Girls Protest Leader – Mrs Jonathan

The Media Assistant to the First Lady, Mr Ayo Adewuyi, on Monday‎ said that Dame Patience Jonathan did not order the arrest of an alleged impersonator, Naomi Muriah. The media aide in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, said that the attention of Mrs. Jonathan had been drawn to reports that …

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Abducted Girls: First Lady Breaks Down In Tears, Tells Women To Stop Protests Over Borno Gov’s Wife Insensitivity

Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has said plans to make her a widow, in apparent reference to the pressure brought to bear on her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan, following the spate of killings in the country and abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Borno State, will not work. She …

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Governor Fayemi’s Wife Receives Defectors Into APC

The First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has said the rural areas and farmsteads will soon experience more government attention. Erelu Fayemi spoke during her visit to Ejiko and Aba Igbira in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area, as well as Asaride Farm, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the …

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Nyanya Blast Unwarranted Act Of Wickedness – First lady

The deadly blast in Nyanya, a suburb in Abuja early Monday morning that claimed 71 lives and left 124 with various degree of injuries, has been described by the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan as an unwarranted act of wickedness to fellow Nigerians. This is contained in a statement signed …

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Asari-Dokubo To Patience Jonathan: You Cannot Impose Wike On Rivers People

Ex-militant and leader of the defunct Niger-Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahedeen Asari Dokubo has flayed the recent statement attributed to the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan that she is solidly behind Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike’s quest to govern Rivers State come 2015. Asari-Dokubo warned that any attempt …

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2015: I’m Solidly Behind Wike For Rivers Guber, Says First Lady

What looks like a significant boost to the ambition of the supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, to succeed his arch-political rival, Governor Rotimi Amaechi in 2015, came his way on Monday when the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan declared that she was solidly behind him. Wike, who was once …

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We’re Committed To Nigeria’s Indivisibility – Sambo

President Goodluck Jonathan will never support any attempt to divide Nigeria, Vice-President Nnamadi Sambo has said. Sambo made this known on Saturday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, during the traditional wedding ceremony of Jonathan’s foster daughter, Faith Sakwe and Prince of Osimotu Kingdom in Abi, Cross River State, Godswill Osim. The …

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Nigerian Youths Are My Hope – First Lady

The First Lady and President of African First Ladies Peace Mission, Dame Patience Jonathan has called on Nigerian youths not to allow themselves to be used as political thugs or as tools to commit crimes as another election year approaches. Urging Nigerians to forgive one another and work in unity of …

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Balat For Burial Next Thursday In Kaduna

The remains of a former Minister of Works and Housing and aide to Vice President Namadi Sambo on Special Duties, Senator Isaiah Balat, will be committed to mother earth next Thursday. Chairman of the burial planning committee and former Kaduna State commissioner of finance, Dr John Ayuba, who made the …

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First Lady’s Visit To FCT Minister Quells Rumor Of Ill-Health, Overseas Treatment

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has decried recent media reports that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was secretly flown out of the country to Germany for medical treatment, saying no one should play God. Mohammed, who spoke on Sunday in Abuja, when President Gooduck Jonathan’s …

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First Lady Sneaked Out For Medical Treatment – Report

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, may have been flown abroad for another medical trip. This is according to a report by an online news portal, Sahara Reporters, on Saturday, which quoted two unnamed presidential sources as saying President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife was secretly flown out of the country for Germany …

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Actor Rotimi Makinde Names Child After Osun State First Lady

Nollywood actor turned politician, Rotimi Makinde got a beautiful Valentine gift yesterday. His ex-beauty Queen wife, Oyebanke Makinde put to bed a bouncing baby girl at the Baylor Medical Centre in Irving, Texas, United States. The law-maker made the announcement on his blackberry messenger. “I am glad to announce the …

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