Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tag "Aisha Buhari"

    Agbakoba on 2019: Buhari is history… even his wife isn’t supporting him

Agbakoba on 2019: Buhari is history… even his wife isn’t supporting him

Olisa Agbakoba, former national president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), says President Muhammadu Buhari is history. Speaking with Daily Independent, Agbakoba said under Buhari's leadership, Nigeria is now "broken politically, strategically, morally, and completely bankrupt."He said the president had lost the goodwill with which he rode to power in 2015. He added that judging by performance, nothing stands Buhari out as a qualified [...]

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    Aisha Buhari condemns APC primaries, says impunity happening under Oshiomhole

Aisha Buhari condemns APC primaries, says impunity happening under Oshiomhole

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not fair to aspirants who partook in its primaries across the country.President Buhari emerged unopposed in a direct primary election, but the exercise in some states was marred by controversies.Commenting via Twitter on Sunday, the president’s wife expressed her disappointment over the way APC, led [...]

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    PDP asks Buhari to probe wife over N2.5bn scandal

PDP asks Buhari to probe wife over N2.5bn scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Aisha, his wife, over the N2.5 billion scandal.Sani Baban-Inna, aide de camp (ADC) to the president's wife, has been accused of using her name to collect money from unsuspecting associates and government officials.In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the PDP, said the scandal has vindicated [...]

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    ‘I won’t condone fraudulent behaviour’ — Aisha Buhari speaks on arrest of ADC

‘I won’t condone fraudulent behaviour’ — Aisha Buhari speaks on arrest of ADC

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has spoken on the arrest of Sani Baban-Inna, her aide de camp (ADC).In a statement issued on her behalf by Suleiman Haruna, her media aide, the president's wife said the police arrested Baban-Inna to investigate the allegations leveled against him.She alleged that he used his position to defraud unsuspecting associates and government officials.Buhari's wife [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari off to China with wife, daughter

PHOTOS: Buhari off to China with wife, daughter

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Halima, one of his daughters, accompanied him on his trip to China.Also in the delegation were nine governors, four senators and some presidential aides.While in China, Buhari is expected to attend the 7th summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation scheduled to hold from September 3 to September 4 in Beijing.Here are some pictures.[...]

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    Aisha Buhari: I’ll support female aspirants across party lines

Aisha Buhari: I’ll support female aspirants across party lines

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, has promised to support female politicians aspiring for political offices across party lines.According to a statement on Thursday by Suleiman Haruna, her spokesman, the president’s wife spoke while receiving members of a political group, the South-East Women for Buhari, at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday.She said Nigerian women should occupy political offices to [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari meets the Queen at Commonwealth dinner

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari meets the Queen at Commonwealth dinner

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, met with Queen Elizabeth II at the Commonwealth dinner held at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night.At the dinner, the wife of the president was seen having a brief conversation with the Queen, who is also the head of the Commonwealth, and a strong voice for the rights of women and girls across the Commonwealth."It [...]

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    TheCable live at London 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

TheCable live at London 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria on Monday -- after declaring his interest to run for office come 2019 -- to attend the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting  (CHOGM 2018) in London and Windsor, United Kingdom.At the meetings, the president is expected to discuss power, politics, business, youth and women development, and the future of the Commonwealth.The President and his team [...]

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    Buhari’s government has failed, says Bakare

Buhari’s government has failed, says Bakare

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly church, says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in terms of protecting Nigerians.Speaking at the 2nd annual Chibok girls lecture organised by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement in Abuja, on Saturday, Bakare said the current administration and the previous one did not do enough to prevent Boko Haram [...]

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    EXTRA: Aisha Buhari condemns foreign medical treatment

EXTRA: Aisha Buhari condemns foreign medical treatment

Aisha Buhari, Nigeria's first lady, has condemned the practice of spending the nation's resources abroad via medical tourism.She said she does not believe in Nigerians travelling abroad to receive treatment because “we have all it takes” for world-class medical services.Aisha said this on Wednesday when she inaugurated Cedarcrest Hospital — where Yusuf, her son, was once treated — in Abuja.“I [...]

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    PHOTOS: Tinubu, Osinbajo lead bigwigs to second leg of Ajimobi-Ganduje wedding

PHOTOS: Tinubu, Osinbajo lead bigwigs to second leg of Ajimobi-Ganduje wedding

One week after 22 governors stormed Kano, several political bigwigs converged on Oyo state for the second part of the wedding of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje.Fatima is the daughter of Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano state governor, while Idris is the son of Abiola Ajimobi, his Oyo state counterpart.Yemi Osinbajo, Vice-President; Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congres (APC); Aisha [...]

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    Aisha Buhari: I share in the agony of Dapchi parents

Aisha Buhari: I share in the agony of Dapchi parents

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, says she shares in the sorrow and agony of parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls and other abducted girls in the country.She expressed the concern in Abuja on Thursday while delivering a speech she titled: “Leave Our Daughters Alone’’, to mark the 2018 International Women's Day.“As a mother, I share (in) the sorrow and agony [...]

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    Why I cannot #StandwithAishaBuhari

Why I cannot #StandwithAishaBuhari

I will like to preface my commentary on the reported re-tweets by the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, of some uncomplimentary tweets about her husband’s government by Senators Ben Bruce and Isah Misau, with a story.  It was a story my roommate at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, told me during our undergraduate days in the 1980s. I am [...]

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    I stand with Aisha Buhari

I stand with Aisha Buhari

The decision of First Lady, Aisha Buhari, to retweet criticisms of the Buhari administration caused quite a stir last week. Not a few had hoped she would disclaim the handle or moan that it was hacked. But she didn’t.In a week when her husband was under the most severe attack in recent times for fiddling as widespread killings brought the country to its knees, [...]

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    Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room

Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room

Mrs Aisha M. Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari is probably the most loved person in Nigeria today, especially by critics of her husband’s administration. She first came to our notice in this regard when in the course of her ailing husband’s medical vacation in London, she famously declared through BBC Hausa Service that the Buhari administration had been [...]

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    TRENDING: Aisha Buhari shares videos ridiculing husband on social media

TRENDING: Aisha Buhari shares videos ridiculing husband on social media

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday re-posted videos of senators criticising her husband.In the video posted on Twitter, Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi-central and Ben Murray-Bruce, Bayelsa-east senator, criticised her husband's handling of government affairs.Misau said Ahmed Abubakar, the director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is incompetent, and that many ministers have not been functioning."Today, the DG NIA that [...]

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