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President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Members of The National Council for Women’s Societies in State House on 1st Nov 2018 2

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged to continue to be fair and just to women in terms of appointments and realisation of the 35 per cent affirmative action.
Aisha Alhassan, immediate past minister of women affairs, has joined the United Democratic Party (UDP).

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Aisha Alhassan, who resigned her appointment as women affairs minister and also dumped the APC on Saturday, has picked the United Democratic Party (UDP), nomination form to contest for the Taraba governorship seat.

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Minister of Women Affairs, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has exuded confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has the capacity to rule Nigeria forever.

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I won’t join ex-VP Atiku Abubakar in PDP – Aisha Alhassan

An ally of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has denied speculations that she is planning to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

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“Yes, that is why Alhaji Abubakar has been projecting himself as a man under pressure running from pillar to post, behaving like the only thing in his life is to become President.”

Alhassan’s tale and more cracks in APC

Mama Taraba also said: “If today Mr. President says he is running in 2019, I will go to him respectfully and thank him for giving me the opportunity to serve and then tell him that I have to resign because my political godfather may be running.”

Mama Taraba and the APC crisis

Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet, and arguably the most influential female politician in Taraba state today. She did something shocking and unusual in Nigerian politics during the last Eid-el-Kabir holidays.

Chibok girls: Fani-Kayode is a liar – Alhassan

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has accused a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, of telling lies against her.

Alhassan intimidated to deny El-Rufai’s involvement in Chibok girls’ saga – Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lambasted Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, after she came out to deny statements attributed to her, on the involvement of Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, in the kidnap of over 200 Chibok school girls in 2014.

Atiku’s aide commends Alhassan, urges others to speak up

Paul Ibe, Media Adviser, to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, aka Mama Taraba, over comments concerning the 2019 elections.

2019: APC chieftain warns Atiku, urges Alhassan to resign

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to statements by Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassann, that she would not support any re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 but would rather deploy her support for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, who she referred to as her godfather.

Aisha Alhassan never believed in Buhari – El-Rufai

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, never believed in President Muhammadu Buhari, Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said.

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