Sunday, February 18, 2018

Tag "Aisha Buhari"

    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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    Minister, three professors treating Buhari’s son

Minister, three professors treating Buhari’s son

Apart from Isaac Adewole, minister of health, three professors are among the medical experts attending to Yusuf, the only son of President Muhammadu Buhari.Yusuf was involved in an accident while riding a bike in Abuja last month. He was taken to Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, where he underwent a surgery.He sustained a head injury and also broke a limb in the [...]

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    Silverbird to honour Wike, Aisha Buhari, Emefiele

Silverbird to honour Wike, Aisha Buhari, Emefiele

Silverbird Television has announced the winners of the 2017 edition of its yearly awards "instituted to recognise individuals who have affected the lives of Nigerians positively".In a statement issued on Thursday, the organisation said the public had voted Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, as the Silverbird Man of the Year for 2017."Wike was nominated for the award for embarking on [...]

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    Osinbajo on sexual abuse: We teach women how to behave but fail to caution men

Osinbajo on sexual abuse: We teach women how to behave but fail to caution men

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has questioned why girls and women are taught how to prevent sexual abuse while men and boys are not cautioned against perpetrating such acts.Speaking at a workshop on War Against Abuse in Nigeria, Osinbajo said the various forms of abuses in the country were disturbing.The workshop, held in Abuja on Saturday, was organised by Future Assured, a [...]

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    EXTRA: Aisha Buhari spotted inside ‘Keke NAPEP’

EXTRA: Aisha Buhari spotted inside ‘Keke NAPEP’

A picture of Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, inside the tricycle better known as ‘Keke NAPEP’, is trending on social media.She sat comfortably in the passengers’ corner and posed for photographs.It’s not clear when the picture was taken but there are unconfirmed reports that it was during her visit to Katsina to inaugurate children and maternity clinic at the [...]

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    ‘This is an ambush’ — Garba Shehu evades question on Misau’s allegation

‘This is an ambush’ — Garba Shehu evades question on Misau’s allegation

Garba Shehu, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, was caught unawares when he was asked about allegations made by Isah Misau during a live television programme.Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, had claimed that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), gave two SUVs to the president’s wife upon her request for a Sienna and Hiace.Although the president's wife denied the allegation. the police confirmed [...]

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    Misau: I didn’t make any allegation against ‘highly revered’ Aisha Buhari

Misau: I didn’t make any allegation against ‘highly revered’ Aisha Buhari

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, says he had no intention to attack Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari.Misau had claimed that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), gave two SUVs to the president's wife upon her request for a Sienna and Hiace.But the first lady denied the allegations, saying she had been using her personal cars.Although the police later confirmed [...]

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    Police: IGP allocated two vehicles to Aisha Buhari’s security personnel

Police: IGP allocated two vehicles to Aisha Buhari’s security personnel

Jimoh Moshood, police spokesperson, says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, allocated two vehicles to the security personnel of Aisha Buhari, wife of the President.Moshood said the vehicles were not for her "personal use" as alleged by Isah Misau, a senator representing Bauchi central.In a statement on Thursday, Moshood described Misau's claims as a deliberate attempt to misinform the public and drag [...]

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    ‘I’m still using my personal cars’ — Aisha Buhari denies Misau’s allegation

‘I’m still using my personal cars’ — Aisha Buhari denies Misau’s allegation

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has denied the allegation by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, gave her two cars.On Wednesday, Misau had told a senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris that Buhari’s wife had requested a Sienna and Hiace bus through her aide but Idris bought two SUVs for her.According [...]

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    IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has alleged that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, purchased two Prado sport utility vehicles (SUVs) for Aisha Buhari, wife of the President.According to Misau, the vehicle was purchased for her personal use and was "not part of appropriation".Speaking Wednesday before the senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris, Misau said Buhari's wife had [...]

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    Aisha Buhari and Nigeria’s ill health  

Aisha Buhari and Nigeria’s ill health  

The spouse of a President especially in a democracy like Nigeria’s is a powerful personality. So whether the wife is referred to as the first lady, as wives of Nigerian former presidents were being addressed in the time past, or she’s just being called the wife of the president, as demanded by President Buhari for his fixation on modesty, that [...]

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    Super Eagles stars meet Buhari, Erdogan in Turkey

Super Eagles stars meet Buhari, Erdogan in Turkey

Super Eagles duo of William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey.Troost-Ekong shared a picture of the meeting on Twitter, saying he was "honoured".President Buhari is on an official visit to Turkey.https://twitter.com/ngrpresident/status/921051460481245190He went on to describe how he felt in meeting President Buhari and his Turkish counterpart.Honoured 🙏🏽 🇳🇬🇹🇷@MBuhari [...]

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    Aisha Buhari: Why I refused to seek medical attention in London

Aisha Buhari: Why I refused to seek medical attention in London

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has disclosed that she rejected the advice to seek medical attention in London. This year alone, her husband has spent over 150 days in London, treating an undisclosed ailment.Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH+N), which held at the banquet hall of Aso Rock on Monday, the [...]

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