News - Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari Empowers 2,200 Women In Kano

2 years ago /
Nation 

About 2,200 women in Kano State,  North-West Nigeria, have been empowered in various skills, under the Future Assured Foundation, headed by the wife of the Nigerian President, Mrs Aisha Buhari. In addition to the skills, the women were trained in areas such as health, education and several trades, which the organisation...

Nigeria Urges Investment In Africa’s Teenage Girls

2 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Population Commission (NPC), have called for urgent investment in Africa’s out-of-school teenage girls. Buhari and the commission, made the call at a side event organised by the Federal Government in collaboration with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) at the UN...

Aisha Buhari Urges Nigerians To Know Their Consumer Rights

2 years ago /
Nation 

The wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, has urged Nigerians to understand their rights as consumers, in order to stand up to market abuses that undermine those rights. She said the rights of the consumer must be protected and those on the wrong side of the law should be made...

Aisha Buhari Canvasses Gender Equality And Empowerment Of Women And Girls

2 years ago /
Nation 

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has challenged governments at all levels to rise to the global challenge of ensuring gender equality and empowerment of women and girls. Mrs Buhari gave the challenge in her message to mark this year’s International Women’s Day. She appealed all stakeholders to rise to...

Aisha Buhari Donates To Christians

3 years ago /
Nation 

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, donates some bags of rice and cartons of liquid milk to the Christian community in Abuja for Christmas. In her address on the occasion, she said that the donation was to support the Christian families of the First Baptist Church in FCT, Abuja. Aisha Buhari, who...

EFCC Tasks Women On Anti-Corruption War

3 years ago /
Nation 

Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has called on Nigerian women, to be at the forefront of the fight against corruption, given the effect of the menace on them. Mr Magu said this at the launch of the Nigerian Women Against Corruption Campaign in Abuja on...

"Leaders Must Fulfil Promises" - Aisha Buhari

3 years ago /
Nation 

The wife of Nigeria’s President,  Aisha Buhari, has stressed the need for leaders to keep to their campaign promises, as she flagged off the distribution of relief items for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Benisheikh, a liberated town in Borno State. Mrs. Buhari told reporters that the distribution of the relief...

Aisha Buhari Calls For President’s Cabinet Juggle

3 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, has warned that she may not back her husband’s re-election in 2019 unless he juggle his cabinet. In an interview with the BBC, Mrs. Buhari said that the President “does not know” most of the top officials he appointed to office. President Buhari has not indicated whether...

Abdulsalami, Aisha Buahri, Govs. Sympathise With Shinkafis' Family

3 years ago /
Nation 

Sympathisers have continued to troop to the residence of late Marafan Sokoto, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi who died in a London hospital last Wednesday, to pay their respects and console with his family over his death. Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar and wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, were...

Aisha Buhari Donates N55 Million Proceeds From Her Book To Parents Of Chibok Girls, Buni Yadi Boys

3 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development  Security 

Aisha Buhari, Wife of the President on Tuesday in Abuja, presented N55 million cheque to parents of the missing Chibok school girls and murdered Buni Yadi boys by Boko Haram members. She presented a cheque of N30 million to parents of the chibok girls and N25 million cheque to parents of...

Aisha Buhari hosts wives of Heads of Mission in Abuja

3 years ago /
International News  Nation 

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday, 12th of March, 2016, noted that poor access to health care is one of the biggest challenges women and children are facing in Nigeria. She made this note at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where she hosted the wives of the Heads of Mission...

Aisha Buhari seeks ban of imported tomato paste

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has called for a total ban of tomato paste importation into Nigeria to encourage local manufacturers and protect the health of Nigerian citizens. Also, the federal government has been urged to create a separate ministry for industry to promote local production. She made...

Aisha Buhari Urges Private Sector To Partner With FG For Economic Prosperity

4 years ago /
Nation 

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, on Sunday in Lagos, urged the private sector to partner with the Federal Government to build a strong and viable economy. She made the call at the investiture programme of Mrs Nike Akande as President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Represented by...

Aisha Buhari Urges State Governors To Establish Children’s Parliament

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called on state governors to establish children’s parliament with a view to build the capacity of the youths in leadership position. She made the call on Monday in Abuja at the inauguration of the 4th Assembly of FCT Children Parliament. Buhari, who was...

Aisha Buhari Pledges To Champion Public Advocacy Against Child Marriage

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday pledged to lead public advocacy for the legislation against child marriage in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Geoffery Njoku, the UNICEF Media and External Relations Officer, made available to newsmen in Abuja. According to the statement,...

Mrs Buhari Urges Development Partners To Support FG On Maternal Healthcare

4 years ago /
Health  Nation 

 Mrs Aisha Buhari, the Wife of the President, on Tuesday called for collaboration with developing partners to reduce the rate of maternal and child mortality in the country. Mrs Buhari made the appeal at an event organised by her office with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Society...

Aisha Buhari Urges Students To Use Education For National Development

4 years ago /
Education 

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Monday in Abuja called on Nigerian students to use education as a tool for national development. Aisha, who was represented by the Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, said this when the Chairman, Advisory Board, President’s School Debate Nigeria (PSDN),...

Aisha Buhari Donates Food Items To Orphans In FCT To Mark Sallah

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday donated food items to orphans at the FCT Unity Children’s Home in Gwagwalada to mark Eid el-Kabir. While presenting the food items to the home, Aisha said that she decided to celebrate Sallah with the children in order to give...

Aisha Buhari Wants Enforcement Of Law On Rape To Protect Women, Children

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu, has urged government at all levels to enforce the law on rape, to protect women and children in the country. Aisha stated this when she received some staff of the Ministry of Women Affairs, UNICEF and National Population Commission, led by the Permanent...