First Lady

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 16th, 2013
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By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North, Alice Festus & Faith Gora ABUJA — Nigeria’s Federal Capital, Abuja, was literally grounded, yesterday, as about 30,000 women drawn from 36 states of the Federation, led by the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan,  held a rally to sensitise women in the count...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2013
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Like her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan, the First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, wields so much power and influence that now raise genuine concern amongst the citizenry, writes Olawale Olaleye It has become an issue of constitutional worry that any president of Nigeria is awesomely powerful. Of...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2013
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The President and the First Lady lay a wreath at Kigali Memorial Center. (photo Village Urugwiro) In the next 100 days, Rwandans will the 19th time commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis which cost more than one million lives. The hundred-day period kicked off on Sunday with the commemorati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Ogbuefi Ndigbo Nigerians are agaon asking: Where is the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria? There was anger two months ago when it emerged that the 2013 budget for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), contained a whopping N4 billion allocated to the construction of an office for the First L...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 17th, 2012
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The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has returned to Nigeria after about two months abroad where she went for medical check-up in Germany.   She was at the Horst Schmidt Klinik in Germany for an undisclosed ailment, which kept her there receiving treatment for several weeks. Wearing a multi-co...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 10th, 2012
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Abuja – According to latest report, the wife of Nigerian President  is expected home this week.  According to the report, a presidential jet has already left the capital Abuja and will bring the First Lady home on Thursday. Patience Jonathan has been away since the end of August and since then ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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The presidency yesterday declined further comment on reports that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was undergoing medical treatment abroad, following food poisoning even as on-line media reports said the ailment struck eleven days ago in Dubai where she had gone for a medical checkup of a diffe...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 16th, 2012
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After warning men across the country ‘go big’ this Valentine’s day, it appears President Obama took his own advice. He treated the First Lady to dinner at pricey restaurant Vermilion where plates of caviar, beef and chocolate truffle tarts were on offer. The president was photograph...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2012
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By Reuben Abati, Ph.D Dear Omoyele Sowore, RE: Sahara Reporters on “Culture of Waste and Insensitivity” and the 18th AU Summit I observe that you have made no effort, following my earlier explanations, to amend your story titled “Culture of Waste And Insensitivity Continues As Mrs. Jonathan Arrives A...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 23rd, 2010
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A Ugandan high court judge on Tuesday extended a ban on the publication in the media of pictures identifying people as homosexuals, sparking the ire of a leading anti-gay pastor. Judge Vincent Musoke-Kibuuka extended the ban at a Tuesday hearing in the case of homophobic tabloid Rolling Stone, which ...