Patience Jonathan

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Aug 24th, 2013
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It is a painful thing to lose one’s loved one. It is more painful when such death is “sudden” in the sense that the deceased was not bedridden as a result of prolonged sickness or old age. This was what wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan went through when the news of the death […]...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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BY FRANCIS JAKPOR RIVERS State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reacted to the ongoing controversy between him and the first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, saying the  perceived misunder-standing arose out of his desire to provide a conducive lear...
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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
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Feb 17th, 2013
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Nigeria’s first lady has described details of a mystery illness she had that the country’s presidency refused to discuss. Patience Jonathan, wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, talked about the illness at a church service Sunday at Aso Rock, the nation’s presidential villa. Jonatha...
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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
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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 ...
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Sep 5th, 2012
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I am very upset with the Ethiopian Embassy in Abuja. However, before some people start insinuating different things, let me quickly say what precipitated my annoyance. On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, I received an invitation from the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and the International Federa...
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Sep 4th, 2012
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by Sonala Olumhense In an article last week, President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, went after his boss’ critics. By his definition, they included “all the cynics, the pestle-wielding critics, the unrelenting, self-appointed activists, the idle and i...
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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...
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Jul 20th, 2012
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Nigeria’s first lady was on Friday sworn into a senior government post in the oil-rich state of Bayelsa, an appointment tagged as scandalous by some opponents. Patience Jonathan, wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, was named a permanent secretary in Bayelsa by Governor Seriake Dickson. Dickson...