Crack in presidency as Aisha Buhari lashes out
Some indications of a fresh split in the presidency emerged yesterday with the First Lady accusing Senior Presidential Media Aide, Garba Shehu, of taking instructions from some people in government rather than from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Garba Shehu pushed for the sack of my media aides- Aisha Buhari
The wife of the Nigeria's president Aisha Buhari has accused the president’s spokesman Garba Shehu of pushing for the sack of her media aides because she addressed the press on her return to Nigeria on October 13th. "Mr. Shehu was privy and part of the plan and it’s execution and he was shocked when he…
Aisha says 'bad people' took over Nigeria from Buhari
Wife of Nigeria president Aisha Buhari has said 'bad people' took over the country from her husband President Muhammadu Buhari. “I think that we should not allow people that are nothing to override the innocent," Aisha said in a phone-in interview on Television Continental (TVC)’s ‘Journalists Hangout’ programme on Thursday. "I don’t know why people…
Aisha Buhari, Edo Deputy Governor Shuaibu, others bag AAU Sports Award
Prominent Nigerians, including the First Lady Aisha Buhari and Edo Deputy Governor Philip Shuaibu, have bagged the Maiden Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Pillar of Sports Award...
AAU to honour Aisha Buhari, Odion Ighalo, others
The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo says it will need about N500 million to construct a befitting mini stadium in the school environment in honour of the country’s sports men and women who graduated from the institution.
Backlash as Aisha Buhari begs for votes for Yahaya Bello
Nigeria's First Lady Aisha Buhari is facing criticisms after asking voters in Kogi State to forgive the state governor Yahaya Bello for not paying workers' salaries for more than 16 months. Mrs Buhari also asked voters to reelect Bello, All Progressive Congress candidate in the governorship election holding in the state on Saturday, despite this.…
Aisha Buhari, El-Rufai acknowledges Yahaya Bello's 'sins' in Kogi
With less than 48 hours to the governorship election in Kogi State, there has been a heightened wave of politicking and campaigns over who rules The Confluence State for the next four years. Expectedly, the two major political parties- the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) have been at…
Our political leaders and their wives
Despite lamentations over the widespread impunity carried out by all manner of authorities, especially the law enforcement and security agencies, a new form of curious impunity...
First Ladyism and impunity in Nigeria
The impetus for this piece is not the recent well-publicized spat between the ‘First Lady’ of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, and the daughter of the President’s nephew, Fatima Mamman Daura.
Aisha Buhari: The ‘wife’ of the Nigerian nation
Most recently, Aisha Buhari, the wife of the Nigerian President, came into the news again. This is not her first time. This is to say that she has been an uncharacteristic first lady whose “tenure” is expected to be as silent and uneventful as her husband would be turbulent.