2021 Int’l Day of Girl-Child: Gombe First Lady celebrates with girls

…Reminds families on good parenting Umar Kaltungo Gombe State First Lady, Dr. Asma’u Inuwa Yahaya, celebrates with our girls, as the world marks this year’s international day of the girl-child, calling on families to put more attention on good parenting to guarantee a dignified future for our children. The governor’s wife stated this in a message to commemorate this auspicious Day of the Girl-child, internationally, lamented the increased social vices and gender-based violence that engulfed the girls in today’s contemporary world. Dr. Yahaya however, encouraged women not to relent in…

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Former First Lady, Hadiza Shagari, dies of Covid-19 in Abuja

…President Buhari mourns widow The wife of former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari, (GCFR), has died yesterday, in Abuja. According to a statement issued by her grandson, Bello Shagari, on his Facebook page, said the deceased died at the Gwagwalada Isolation Center in Abuja, around 3 a.m., after battling Covid-19 complications. A funeral prayer was held at the National Mosque Abuja. Her death is coming hours after the departure of Mohammed Fawehinmi, the son of the Late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi. Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family,…

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Insecurity: First Lady calls for recruitment of more security operatives

Nigeria’s First Lady, A’isha Buhari, has urged appropriate authorities to conclude the employment of more security officers to address the intractable security problems facing the nation. According to an issued statement by her Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Aliyu Abdullahi, she made the call while receiving wives of service chiefs during a courtesy visit at the State House, Abuja, yesterday. The statement was titled: ‘A’isha Buhari charges wives of Service Chiefs‘. Highlighting the role of women in nation-building, A’isha Buhari said as wives of senior public servants, they should…

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2023: Kano First Lady plans to contest for Senate in Jigawa

The wife of Kano State governor, Dr. Hafsat Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, popularly known as Goggo, is planning to contest for Senate in Jigawa North-East senatorial district. A source close to the First Lady confirmed this to newsmen that the University lecturer, who hails from Malam-Madori, in Jigawa State, is planning for the contest. According to a source, who preferred anonymity, “Goggo is indeed aspiring for the senate position, only that she didn’t reveal it to the public; but she will do so in the soonest”.  The source further said that…

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