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Aisha Buhari, the activist within

There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.
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PDP accuses Muhammadu Buhari of shielding Adams Oshiomole from alleged corruption prosecution

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari of shielding the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomole from being prosecuted over allegations of corruption.

Patience Jonathan asks court to jail bank chiefs for disobedience of court order

Former Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to commit the Chief Executive Officers of three major banks, First Bank, Skye Bank and Diamond Bank to prison for their persistent refusal to obey the court order that lifted the embargo placed on the various bank accounts owned by Mrs. Jonathan and her family members.

Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room

Long before anybody raised the issue, she was the first to observe that President Buhari has no business seeking a second term in office the way he was carrying on. She even added that she would not join him for any second term campaign.

Patience Jonathan accuses EFCC of witch hunt

Former Nigerian First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of targeting her family for a witch hunt and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene.

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