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    Aisha Buhari: Women in military are psychologically oppressed

Aisha Buhari: Women in military are psychologically oppressed

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, says the Nigerian armed forces has psychologically oppressed military women by limiting their participation in the fight against insecurity.She said this during the opening ceremony of the defence headquarters maiden annual conference on women peace and security at the National Defence College, Abuja, on Thursday.She said some of the challenges being faced by [...]

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    How Aisha Buhari kicked against Lawan’s appointments

How Aisha Buhari kicked against Lawan’s appointments

Aisha Buhari, first lady, on Thursday threw her weight behind some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who opposed Senate President Ahmad Lawan's appointments.The senate  president had appointed Festus Adedayo, a columnist, as his spokesman, and also retained some aides of Bukola Saraki, his predecessor.But some members of the APC kicked, saying especially Adedayo had been too critical [...]

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    Celebrating four years of Dogara’s legislative reforms

Celebrating four years of Dogara’s legislative reforms

BY TURAKI HASSSANOn June 9, 2015, the 8th House of Representatives was inaugurated and Bauchi-born Barrister at Law, Hon Yakubu Dogara, emerged as the 14th Speaker following a keenly contested election which left many viewers on the edge of their seats.In his acceptance speech, Hon Dogara made a solemn declaration that under his leadership, the House “shall wage an unrelenting [...]

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    You spoke without having knowledge of SIP, Maryam Uwais replies Buhari’s wife

You spoke without having knowledge of SIP, Maryam Uwais replies Buhari’s wife

Maryam Uwais, senior special assistant to the president on social investment, has defended the federal government's social investment programmes (SIP).Uwais said Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari who criticised  SIP, would have been able to track all beneficiaries of the project if she had access to available data.Speaking on Channels Television, the presidential aide said about 250,000 beneficiaries from [...]

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    Aisha Buhari shares video on why presidents should stay off bad advisers

Aisha Buhari shares video on why presidents should stay off bad advisers

Aisha Buhari has shared a video on why presidents should listen to advice and not surround themselves with people telling them "what they want to hear".The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari took to Twitter on Friday to share the video of Julius Malema, an influential South African politician, advising President Cyril Ramaphosa against "prisoners".The development comes 72 hours after she [...]

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    PHOTOS: Dolapo Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari’s Aso Rock friendship

PHOTOS: Dolapo Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari’s Aso Rock friendship

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari visits victims of Lagos building collapse

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari visits victims of Lagos building collapse

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, visited victims of the building which collapsed in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island on Wednesday.Survivors of the incident are being treated at the Lagos Island General Hospital.Accompanied by some aides, the president's wife told them that the nation was with them in prayers.At least nine children died in the incident while many sustained [...]

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    Aisha Buhari: Only APC members should get political appointments

Aisha Buhari: Only APC members should get political appointments

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC), to consider only card-carrying members of the party for appointments into various political offices.She said this on Thursday, during a dinner to celebrate the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, at Daura, his home town in Katsina state.The event, which took place at the Daura Stadium, attracted [...]

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    Making sense of Aisha Buhari’s double standards

Making sense of Aisha Buhari’s double standards

BY ENIOLA DANIELAll I do as I look forward to the last minute to cast my vote for the next president of Nigeria, is to ‘sharpen’ my Permanent Voter Card (PVC), watch out for the latest comedy, as Nigeria itself has become a sort of home of comedy. Really, the country is just like the typical television series, Fuji House [...]

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    Anxiety mounts over Aisha Buhari’s health

Anxiety mounts over Aisha Buhari’s health

Where is Aisha Buhari, wife of the president?She has not been campaigning along with President Muhammadu in his re-election bid and this has raised concern as to her whereabouts.But TheCable understands that she is currently abroad for medical reasons, although her office has refused to confirm or deny the speculation.When TheCable contacted Suleiman Haruna, media aide to the president's wife, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday joined All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters at the women and youth 2019 presidential campaign rally in Kano.She was accompanied by Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje.The rally organised for the re-election bid of President Buhari held at Sani Abacha Stadium.Both the first lady and the Kano governor [...]

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    Dear Aisha Buhari, what has changed?

Dear Aisha Buhari, what has changed?

BY JEMILAT NASIRUA woman on the street I live most likely had a quarrel with her husband overnight, and as early as 6am, the street was echoing with her voice, cursing her husband. Apparently, the man was leaving the house in his car to avoid further trouble. “Useless man, na dat motor go kill you. I say you go die [...]

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    Chicason Group: How Aisha Buhari’s ‘impersonator’ welcomed our CEO to Aso Rock before defrauding him of N150m

Chicason Group: How Aisha Buhari’s ‘impersonator’ welcomed our CEO to Aso Rock before defrauding him of N150m

Chicason Group, a technology-driven company, has explained how Alexander Okafor, its chief executive office, got involved with Amina Mohammed, suspected impersonator of Aisha Buhari, wife of the president.In December, the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested Mohammed for allegedly impersonating Buhari’s wife and Rashida Bello, wife of Kogi governor.In a statement issued by Haruna Gamson, Chicason group head of corporate communications, [...]

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    Charged to court by EFCC, Orji Kalu appointed into Buhari’s re-election team (full list)

Charged to court by EFCC, Orji Kalu appointed into Buhari’s re-election team (full list)

Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state, has been appointed into the committee for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.Kalu, who is standing trial for corruption, has been out of the country on alleged health grounds.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed a N7.7 billion fraud trial against the ex-governor.The campaign team constituted by wife of the [...]

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    DSS releases Aisha Buhari’s ADC to police, speaks on fraud investigation

DSS releases Aisha Buhari’s ADC to police, speaks on fraud investigation

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has returned Sani Baba-Inna, Aisha Buhari's aide-de-camp (ADC), to the police.Peter Afunanya, public relations officer of the service, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.The police had on September 22 handed Baba-Inna to DSS for investigation over the alleged use of the first lady's office to defraud people of N2.5 billion.He [...]

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    VIDEO: Aisha Buhari asks Nigerians to fight the ‘two men hindering this government’

VIDEO: Aisha Buhari asks Nigerians to fight the ‘two men hindering this government’

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged Nigerian men to stand up to the two people who are allegedly hindering the progress of her husband's administration.The president's wife said this at a national women leadership summit organised by Project 4+4 for Buhari & Osinbajo 2019, a political group.Although she did not mention the names of the two persons, she [...]

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