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Women Rally: First Lady Visits Members Of Lagos Party Involved In Accident In Hospital

Some five women on Friday expressed appreciation to the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, for her prompt response after receiving news of their involvement in an accident. The women expressed their gratitude when Mrs Jonathan paid a visit to the Primus International Hospital, Abuja, where they were receiving treatment. The …

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Presidency Berates APC For Condemning First Lady’s Peace Rally

The Presidency has berated the All Progressives Congress (APC) for kicking against the recent peace rally organized by National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in conjunction with office of the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. The rally which held at the Eagles Square in Abuja on Thursday, August 15, was …

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Mother’s Assurance: I Don’t Begrudge Amaechi Or His Wife For Not Visiting Me In Abuja Or P/Harcourt, Says First Lady

The relationship between the government of Rivers State and Dame Patience Jonathan was yesterday dealt a further blow as the First Lady accused Governor Rotimi Amaechi and his wife, Judith, of lacking in compassion following her revelation that they did not pay her a condolence visit over the death of …

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I Bear No Grudge Towards Anyone; Leave My Name Out Of Rivers Politics – Patience Jonathan

Following comments condemning Dame Patience Jonathan’s shun of Rivers State government officials who were at the airport to receive her on her recent visit to the state, the country’s First Lady, yesterday, said that she should be left out of the political crisis rocking the state. In a statement by …

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Patience: No Official Of Rivers State Govt Has Paid The First Family Condolence Visit Over My Mum’s Death

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Monday appealed that her name should not be used to heat up the nation’s polity. This is contained in a statement released in Abuja and signed by Mrs Ayo Adesugba, a Director of Information in the presidency. According to the statement, reports that …

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Anyone Against First Lady’s Peace Rally, Unpatriotic – Presidency

The Presidency has reacted to the call by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan should be sanctioned by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for defying its ban on election campaigns for 2015, saying President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife did not organize any campaign rally. …

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Kwankwaso Snubs Jonathan, Sambo, Tukur At First Lady’s Event

The not-so-cordial relationship between the five aggrieved northern governors and the Presidency came to the fore on Friday night when one of the governors – Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso – of Kano State shunned President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, during an award/gala night organised by the National Council of Women Societies …

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Rivers’ Crisis: Female Politicians Tell Patience Jonathan To Preach Peace, Unity

The political fracas in Rivers State has attracted the attention of elected female local government officials and lawmakers in the state, who have resolved to write the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on the matter with a view to finding a lasting solution to the lingering crisis. The women, under …

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‘Try And Protect Me Since I’m Your Son’ – Amaechi Opens Up On Misunderstanding With First Lady

An end might be in sight to the ongoing controversy between the governor of Rivers State, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan as the governor has stated his own side of the story to what he perceives as the source of their misunderstanding. According to …

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Charity Oba Was A Lady Everyone Would Want To Have As Mother-In-Law – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said in Abuja on Monday that his family has lost a supportive benefactor by the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Charity Oba. Jonathan, who described the deceased as a pleasant woman who never complained, made the statement when he received two separate groups who paid condolence visits to the first …

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S-South PDP Leadership Passes Vote Of Confidence On Jonathan, Commiserates With First Lady

The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-South zone, has expressed satisfaction with President Goodluck Jonathan’s mid-term performance score-card just as it passed a vote of confidence on the President for stabilizing the national economy and enhancing security of lives and property. In a communiqué it issued after …

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First Lady Postpones Confab Indefinitely To Mourn Mum’s Passing

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Friday announced the postponement of the 2013 World Cyber Security Conference initially slated for Tuesday by her office. The First Lady cited the death in a ghastly auto crash of her foster mother; Mrs. Charity Oba on Monday, as reason for the indefinite …

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ACN Condoles With First Lady On Mum’s Death

The opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has joined other Nigerians in commiserating with the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, on the passing of her mother, Madam Charity Oba. In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the …

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Wike-Sponsored Group Accuses Amaechi Of Spending Rivers Funds On National Politics

A socio-political group in Rivers State, Grassroot Development Initiative (GDI), reportedly bankrolled by Minister of State for Education, Barrister Nyesom Wike, has accused Governor Rotimi Amaechi of being wasteful with the resources of the state. Addressing a press conference in Port Harcourt, the state capital, secretary of the group, Wonosike …

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Oshiomhole Expresses Shock Over ‘Mama Sisi’s’ Death, Condoles With First Lady

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State yesterday set aside his political differences with the Federal Government as he expressed great shock at the death of the foster mother of the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. Governor Oshiomhole, in a condolence letter to the First Lady, described the late Madam Charity Oba …

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My Mother-In-Law’s Death A Trauma For Us, Says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has described his late mother-in-law as a woman with rare attributes, who was always willing to share whatever she had, no matter how little with everyone. Mr. Jonathan said this in Abuja yesterday when members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), led by Vice President Mohammed Namadi …

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Expel Amaechi If He Refuses To Resign Honourably, S’South Elders Tell PDP

Frontline Ijaw leader and Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, some South-South elders and stakeholders have called on the leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to expel Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State if he refuses to resign honourably from the party. Calling on the governor to resign from …

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Death Of First Lady’s Mum A Great Loss – Judith Amaechi

Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s wife, Dame Judith, has commiserated with the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan over the death of her foster mother, Mrs Charity Iwari Oba (Sisi Mama). The Rivers State governor’s wife in a press statement signed by her media aide, Dike Bekwele, described the death of Mrs Oba …

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Rivers Police Confirm Death Of Jonathan’s Mother-In-Law, Minor In Ghastly Auto-Crash •First Lady Returns Home From Switzerland

The Rivers State police command has confirmed that the lady, who died in a ghastly auto crash along the Isiokpo-Elele Road on Monday around 4pm, is indeed Mrs. Charity Iwari-Oba (aka Sisi), the mother of Dame Patience Jonathan. Confirming the death, State Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers, DSP Agnes …

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NANS Gives Jonathan 14-Days Ultimatum To Resolve Rivers Crisis • Fingers First Lady, CP Mbu

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) yesterday fingered President Goodluck Jonathan in the ongoing political fracas in Rivers State and gave him a 14-day ultimatum to resolve the crisis or risks having the body paralyze the socio-economic and political activities of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It also described …

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